Category Archives: News
India summons Pakistani diplomat over Kashmir gun battle
21 November 2020 | Sanjeev Miglani and Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam
India on Saturday summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat over what New Delhi said was a foiled attack this week in the frontier territory of Jammu and Kashmir by a Pakistan-based militant group, a charge the neighbouring country denied. ...
Malabar exercise of ‘Quad’ concludes with clear message for China
20 November 2020 | Rajat Pandit
The power-packed second phase of the top-notch Malabar naval exercise, with two aircraft carriers, fighter jets and ten other warships from India, the US, Japan and Australia, came to an end in the Arabian Sea on Friday. ...
US House of Representatives passes bipartisan resolution on Tibet
19 November 2020
A bipartisan resolution recognising the cultural and religious significance of an autonomous Tibet and seeking peaceful solutions to the conflict was passed by the US House of Representatives. ...
TYC members embark on motorcycle rally for Tibet
18 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Fifty-six Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) members left McLeod Ganj on a three-day motorcycle rally to highlight and seek support for the Tibetan cause. The rally is being held to seek India's recognition for an independent Tibet. ...
Coronavirus: Two cases reported at exile Tibetan headquarters
17 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Two staff members of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) have been infected with Coronavirus at its headquarters in Dharamshala, according to the Secretary of the Department of Health, Palden Dhondup. ...
Tibetan Elections: New voter registration opportunity announced
16 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan Election Commission announced new voter registration for those who missed the last two registration dates. The new dates will be for five days, from 23 to 28 December. ...
Taiwan hopes for close US cooperation with Biden
15 November 2020 | Reuters Staff
Taiwan hopes to continue its close cooperation with the United States, the island’s de facto US ambassador told Antony Blinken, a longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, as Taiwan moves to shore up ties with the new administration. ...
Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire, at least 15 dead
14 November 2020 | Fayaz Bukhari and Abu Arqam Naqash
At least 10 civilians and five security personnel were killed in cross-border shelling between India and Pakistan on Friday, in one of this year’s deadliest days along the heavily militarised frontier separating the nuclear-armed rivals. ...
China congratulates Biden, but few US policy changes seen
13 November 2020 | Joe McDonald
China on Friday became one of the last major countries to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden, who is expected to make few changes to US policy in conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and security. ...
India’s festive mood raises fears of surge of coronavirus
13 November 2020 | Ashok Sharma and Shonal Ganguly
The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India’s distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a massive coronavirus upsurge. ...