Yearly Archives: 2018
India’s #MeToo movement takes off finally
10 October 2018
The year-old #MeToo movement has long failed to take root in India, but a Bollywood actress's accusations of sexual harassment appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last. ...
Ritika Sharma wins Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 crown
7 October 2018 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
Ritika Sharma, a medical student and radiation therapist, won the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 crown at a modest event held last night at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in McLeod Gan ...
Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 to kick off with seven contestants
4 October 2018 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
Seven young women are participating in this year’s Miss Himalaya Pageant, that will have the coronation ceremony at TIPA grounds in McLeod Ganj on 6th October evening. ...
Chinese bunkers at Lhasa airport, just 1,350 km from Delhi, worry India
3 October 2018 | Sudhi Ranjan Sen
China’s construction of underground bomb-proof shelters to house fighters at Lhasa’s Gonggar airport in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has New Delhi concerned. ...
Waiting for a new regime in Thimphu
3 October 2018 | Nava Thakuria
Bhutan is going for its third national (general) elections on 18 October. Two political parties are in the contest for the new regime in Thimphu. ...
Tibetans continue to face roadblocks in applying for Indian passport
1 October 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibetans in India eligible to apply for Indian passport continue to face harassment and roadblocks despite the court order to grant them passports. ...
Mahatma Gandhi: Ultimate benchmark for human beings
1 October 2018 | NS Venkataraman
Humans have a benchmark and standard for life that Mahatma Gandhi's way of living created. For worthy individuals wherever they are in the world, it should be a desirable goal to reach. ...
Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800
30 September 2018 | Harry Pearl
The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water. ...
Miss Tibet pageant facing American visa issue, postponed
30 September 2018 | Shri Puri
Miss Tibet beauty pageant - a western-style contest with a swimsuit round held within the traditional Tibetan exile community was shifted to America from McLeod Ganj for the year 2018. ...
Parliament disapproves one-time voting proposed by Cabinet
27 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile rejected the Cabinet's proposal to conduct exile Tibetan elections in one go in electing the CTA President and members of Parliament. ...