Category Archives: News
Xi Jinping hits out, asks US not to meddle in others’ internal affairs
20 April 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday hit out at the US, saying there should be no "bossing" and "meddling" in the internal affairs of other countries as Beijing is increasingly coming under pressure from Washington and its allies. ...
Coronavirus: Dekiling records 138 cases; settlement under lockdown
19 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan settlement of Dekiling has been put under indefinite lockdown after 138 infections of coronavirus cases in the last one week were recorded. Four elders are on ventilator support, and many others showed mild symptoms. ...
‘Dire need of beds, oxygen’: India’s capital under siege from COVID-19
18 April 2021 | Mayank Bhardwaj and Aditya Kalra
India’s capital New Delhi recorded 25,500 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, with about one in three people tested returning a positive result, its chief minister said, urging the federal government to provide more hospital beds. ...
Covid death toll passes three million as India cases surge
17 April 2021 | AFP bureaus
The global Covid-19 death toll passed three million on Saturday as the pandemic speeds up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiralling infection numbers. ...
Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber queen sits alone
17 April 2021 | Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless
As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest Saturday in a funeral ceremony that honoured his lifetime of service to the UK, the crown and his wife the Queen. ...
Beijing warns US, Japan against collusion vs China
16 April 2021
China said Friday it has expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan over what it calls negative moves and collusion between the two countries against China. ...
Penpa Tsering to lead Tibetans as new Sikyong
15 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Penpa Tsering has won the race for the position of Sikyong, or the Tibetan political leader, in the just-concluded Tibetan elections, gaining more votes than his competitor Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang. ...
Tibetan Elections: Sikyong 2021 final round results
12 April 2021
Live coverage of the final round results of Sikyong 2021 election held on 11 April 2021. Here’s who is leading:
Penpa Tsering .................... 34,348 Kaydor Aukatsang .............. 28,764 ...
Tibetans around the world cast ballots to elect a new leader
11 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibetans living in exile in 25 countries around the world voted to elect a new political leader called Sikyong in the final round of voting. Ballots were also cast to elect 45 lawmakers of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile. ...
Dalai Lama sends condolences for passing of Prince Philip
10 April 2021 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama expressed his sympathies and condolences to the Queen of Britain and the royal family for the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. ...