Category Archives: News

  • Earthquake rattles buildings in northern India

    A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck parts of northern India on Wednesday, rattling buildings in the capital New Delhi, a government official and witnesses said. ...

  • Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

    The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix abdicated in favour of her eldest son Willem-Alexander, who became Europe's youngest monarch on Tuesday, celebrated by a massive orange-themed party. ...

  • Mulayam Singh says China is India’s biggest enemy

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav termed China as India's "biggest enemy" and lashed out at the government alleging it was “doing nothing” and acting in a "cowardly" manner in dealing with Chinese intrusion. ...

  • China punishes British PM over Dalai Lama meeting

    British Prime Minister David Cameron was forced to abandon trip to China: Beijing won't grant meetings with senior figures, punishing him for meeting with Dalai Lama. ...

  • Likely change in TYC’s independence stand

    Members of the four Regional Tibetan Youth Congress chapters of South India have called on the TYC central office to convene an emergency meeting to discuss the recent speech by the Dalai Lama in Salugara. ...

  • As Panchen Lama turns 24, Tibetans called for his release

    As Tibetans marked the 24th birth anniversary of detained Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the XIth Panchen Lama of Tibet, they called on China to release him immediately and unconditionally. ...

  • French president urged to raise Tibet human rights on China trip

    A survey by a leading French poll house shows that almost 70% of the French people want their president to raise the situation of human rights and civil liberties with his counterpart in China. ...

  • Indian FM to visit China amid border spat

    India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said Thursday he would visit China on 9 May amid high tensions between the neighbours due to a flare-up at their disputed border. ...

  • US presses China on Uyghur rights after unrest

    The United States on Wednesday urged China to safeguard the rights of its Uyghur minority and carry out a transparent probe of the latest violence in which 21 people died. ...

  • Two monks die after self-immolation in Amdo

    Two monks set themselves on fire on Wednesday in Tibet's Amdo region in protest against Chinese rule, according to a source among exile Tibetans. ...