Category Archives: News
Anthony Fauci recommends India lockdown as cases surge
1 May 2021
India should go into lockdown for several weeks to arrest the current devastating surge in Covid cases, top US pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said in comments published Saturday. ...
Who is lying — Sikyong Sangay or US officials?
30 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Sikyong Lobsang Sangay travelled to the US for "a courtesy visit" to Washington DC to "meet with the newly elected members of the Biden administration" and to attend a thank you gala dinner organised by Tibetans in New York City. ...
Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia
29 April 2021 | Shaun Tandon
US President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was not seeking conflict with China or Russia as he put a renewed focus on diplomacy in his first address to Congress. ...
Tibetan Parliament to hold session on 20 May with concerning questions
28 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has announced that an extra session will be held on the 20th of May for one day. The session was convened to elect a new Chief Justice and two additional justices, following their dismissal last month. ...
Sangay appoints Lobsang Dakpa as Chinese Liaison Officer in Australia in apparent favour
27 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Lobsang Sangay and his Cabinet have appointed Lobsang Dakpa, the lawyer who represented the Cabinet in the famous Case no 20, as the new Chinese Liaison Officer at the Office of Tibet, Canberra, Australia. ...
Human rights situation in Tibet continues to be grave: Report
26 April 2021 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
he human rights situation in Tibet remains disturbing, marked by persistent and grave human rights violations, deprivation, and abuses, reports the exile Tibetan rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. ...
Panchen Lama and political prisoners will be among top agenda of new Sikyong
26 April 2021 | Vijay Kranti
Mr Penpa Tsering, Sikyong-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile, has announced that he and the Tibetan people will keep working tirelessly for the release of the Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and all other political prisoners. ...
ASEAN leaders tell Myanmar coup general to end killings
25 April 2021 | Niniek Karmini
ASEAN leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit Saturday with its top general and coup leader who, according to Malaysia's prime minister, did not reject them. ...
Coronavirus: “We’re calling it a wave, it’s a Tsunami”, says Delhi High Court
24 April 2021
The Delhi High Court asked the Centre about the preparedness to deal with the expected COVID-19 second wave peak in May, terming the massive rise in cases as a "Tsunami", and warned it will "hang" anyone obstructing oxygen supplies. ...
Coronavirus: Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record
23 April 2021 | Neha Mehrotra and Ashok Sharma
India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi begged on social media on Friday for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. India has confirmed 16 million cases so far. ...