Category Archives: News

  • Tibetan film fest begins in McLeod Ganj from Wednesday

    Seven films on the lives of Tibetans will be showcased this week in this Himachal Pradesh town that has been home to thousands of Tibetan exiles ...

  • Tibetan burns himself to death in China protest

    A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire near a Buddhist monastery in northwest China in the latest self-immolation protest against Beijing's hardline rule. ...

  • India remembers 1962 China war martyrs

    India on Saturday for the first time remembered the martyrs of the 1962 Indo-China war. ...

  • China flexes muscles with drills amid island row

    China dispatched naval vessels, aircraft and helicopters to the East China Sea on Friday, flexing its muscles in exercises. ...

  • Dalai Lama calls for dialogue to solve problems

    The Dalai Lama called for a focus on dialogue rather than force to solve problems so that this century can be marked by peace rather than the bloodshed. ...

  • Dalai Lama calls for ‘century of compassion’

    The Dalai Lama has called for a century of compassion and peace in which the gap between the rich and poor narrows and environmental stewardship is a priority. ...

  • US ambassador visited restive Tibetan region

    The State Department says the US ambassador to China last month visited a restive region where ethnic Tibetans have set fire to themselves to protest Chinese rule. ...

  • Dalai Lama imparts wisdom of happiness, compassion

    The Dalai Lama's first lecture during his three-day visit to Boston was filled with laughter and discussion on the meaning of interfaith harmony. ...

  • Rinchen Dolma is Miss Himalaya 2012

    Twenty-three-year-old Rinchen Dolma from Sikkim was crowned the Miss Himalaya 2012 at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in McLeod Ganj on Saturday night. ...

  • New Tibetan self-immolation: rights groups

    The grandfather of a revered Tibetan Buddhist figure has burned to death in northwest China after setting himself on fire in protest at Beijing's rule in the restive region. ...