Category Archives: News

  • India moves infantry regiment to Ladakh to counter Chinese incursion

    Days after reports surfaced that the Chinese troops had intruded 10 kilometres deep inside Indian territory in Ladakh and set up a tented post there, the Indian Army has moved in more troops in the region. ...

  • Buddhist temples attacked in Bangladesh

    Mystery shrouds arson attacks on Buddhist temple and orphanage at Patiya, and looting and vandalism at another temple at Boalkhali in the last three days. ...

  • Dalai Lama pleads for Myanmar monks to end violence

    Amid a damning new report showing official Myanmar complicity in ethnically cleansing entire Muslim towns and villages, the world's foremost Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama has pleaded to end violence. ...

  • China rejects allegation of its army’s intrusion into Ladakh

    China on Monday rejected reports of intrusion by its troops in Ladakh, saying the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers patrolled the Chinese side of Line of Actual Control (LAC) without "trespassing" into it. ...

  • HRW accuses Myanmar of ‘ethnic cleansing’

    Myanmar has waged "a campaign of ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims, a leading rights watchdog said Monday, citing evidence of mass graves and forced displacement. ...

  • China hits back at US in annual human rights survey

    China accused the United States on Sunday of spying on its own citizens, discriminating against women and ethnic minorities and allowing gun crime to run out of control. ...

  • China’s Sichuan quake leaves more than 100 dead

    At least 160 people were killed and 6,700 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on Saturday, destroying thousands of homes and triggering landslides. ...

  • Chinese soldiers set up post in Indian territory

    Several dozen Chinese soldiers have set up a remote camp some 10 km inside territory claimed by India in the high altitude Himalayan desert of Ladakh, Indian police sources said. ...

  • Dalai Lama supports targeting of ‘real trouble-makers’

    Joking and smiling after having breakfast with Chris Dobson, Master of St John's, the Dalai Lama gave his first press conference in Cambridge. ...

  • Dalai Lama says he expects to return to his native Tibet someday

    China is changing, becoming more open and now, with 400 million followers, had the largest Buddhist population in the world. "Definitely in my lifetime I will have the opportunity to return to Tibet," the Dalai Lama said. ...