Yearly Archives: 2018
Remembering Palden Gyatso
6 December 2018 | Francisca van Holthoon
"I want to make use of the little time I have left. I am being treated like an old man who has to rest. But how can I take it easy when there is still so much work left to be done?" ...
After fallout, Tibetans in Sydney to have new event for Dalai Lama’s Nobel
3 December 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan Information Office in Canberra, Australia, announced that they will organise an event to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize on the Dalai Lama 29 years ago. ...
Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests
2 December 2018 | Philip Pullella
Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life. ...
Communist China facilitating World Buddhist forum: Ironic and deceitful
2 December 2018 | NS Venkataraman
It is not clear whether Buddhists around the world have protested adequately against this act of the Chinese government in facilitating the Buddhist forum meeting in China. ...
Tibetans in Sydney cancel Dalai Lama Nobel commemoration event
1 December 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan community in Sydney will not celebrate the 29th anniversary of conferment of Nobel Peace Prize on the Dalai Lama due to squabbles over the visit of the President Lobsang Sangay. ...
Tibetan freedom fighter Palden Gyatso passes away
30 November 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
He remained active in the Tibetan freedom struggle up until his last breath. Even at an advanced age, he traveled the world raising his voice in various platforms for a free Tibet. ...
Modi and Xi aim to build on thaw in ties at G20 meeting
28 November 2018 | Sanjeev Miglani and Neha Dasgupta
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting this week, aiming to build on a thaw in ties after a military standoff. ...
McLeod Ganj finally gets attention from local authorities
27 November 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Local authorities are at last taking the initiative to clean up McLeod Ganj. Sanitation Supervisor Surindar Shukla said there are proposals for improvements, including adding recycling. ...
US fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants
26 November 2018 | Lizbeth Diaz
US authorities shut the country’s busiest border crossing and fired tear gas into Mexico on Sunday to repel Central American migrants approaching the border. ...
Tibetans raise $7,236 for California wildfire victims
25 November 2018 | Tsering Choedup
Tibetan Association of Northern California raised $7,236 for California wildfire victims. Richmond Mayor Tom Butt gave appreciation to TANC, and thanked everyone for their supportive hands. ...