Category Archives: News
UN says major funding needed to help southern Africa after cyclone
21 March 2019
The United Nations said Wednesday it will be seeking a "large" amount of funding from member-states to help deal with the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai. ...
China says next Dalai Lama must be approved by Beijing
20 March 2019
China Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama's assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying he must comply with Chinese laws. ...
Exile Tibetan budget for 2019-20 likely to be 4.5 billion rupees
20 March 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
The budget was presented by Minister of Finance Karma Yeshi in the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile for the consideration by 43 members from India, Nepal, US, Europe, and Australia. ...
Dalai Lama says his incarnation could be found in India
19 March 2019 | Krishna N Das and Sunil Kataria
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived in exile for 60 years. ...
CTA announces long-life offering for Dalai Lama to pacify obstacles
19 March 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
As the Dalai Lama turns 84 in July, Tibetans consider this to be an obstacle year. The long-life offering and prayer ceremonies are to pacify obstacles and to fulfill all his wishes. ...
Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque
17 March 2019 | Glenda Kwek
When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find -- a hand-held credit card ...
Students around the world join protest for climate change
16 March 2019 | AFP Bureaux
Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders. ...
Tibetans from around the world to meet for brainstorming session in October
16 March 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
A meeting on strategies to sustain the exile Tibetan community and their struggle for a free Tibet will take place in McLeod Ganj with Tibetan leaders and activists from around the world. ...
New Zealand mosque massacre sparks global horror
16 March 2019
Attacks on two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday -- the Muslim day of prayer -- have sparked horror, revulsion and dismay around the world. ...
Pakistan journalist compares Dalai Lama with Masood Azhar
14 March 2019 | HP Correspondent
A senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir on Wednesday stoked a controversy when he compared Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar to Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama. ...