Category Archives: News

  • First batch of Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrims reaches Tibet

    Fifty one members of the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims crossed over to Tibet on Wednesday from 17,500 feet high Lipulekh Pass in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. ...

  • Riots kill 27 in East Turkistan

    Riots in China's ethnically divided East Turkistan have left at least 27 dead in the latest outbreak of violence in the troubled western region, according to state media which said police opened fire on "knife-wielding mobs". ...

  • Delhi government plans wall along Tibetan colony to keep away water

    The Delhi Government has started evaluating the option of building a flood wall along the the Tibet Monastery market so that the river water does not enter the area again. ...

  • Nelson Mandela now in critical condition

    The family of critically ill anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela gathered around his hospital bedside on Monday as millions in South Africa and across the world feared for the worst. ...

  • US left helpless as Snowden takes flight

    US threats that China and Russia face "consequences" if leaker Edward Snowden evades capture may prove just hot air, experts say, with Washington powerless in a game of cat-and-mouse. ...

  • Myanmar condemns Time magazine cover

    Myanmar's President Office issued a press release on Sunday's night, lashing out at the TIME magazine for featuring a Buddhist monk as "Buddhist Terror" on the cover of its July issue. ...

  • US hacks Chinese mobile phone messages: Snowden

    The US government is hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages, former intelligence technician Edward Snowden told the Sunday Morning Post. ...

  • CTA rejects China claims of inciting self-immolations

    The Central Tibetan Administration dismissed Chinese claims that it was behind the cycle of self-immolations in Tibet as "disseminating Chinese propaganda" and "a futile exercise". ...

  • US charges Edward Snowden with espionage

    US authorities have filed espionage charges against rogue intelligence technician Edward Snowden and have asked Hong Kong to detain him, a US official told AFP. ...

  • India races to rescue thousands of flood victims

    Thousands of pilgrims and tourists were sheltering in forests Friday awaiting rescue, almost a week after flash floods and landslides hit northern India, wiping out villages and leaving at least 150 dead. ...