Category Archives: News

  • Denied passport, Tibet poet can’t receive US award

    The United States would like to present an outspoken Tibetan author with an award for courage but the activist will be unable to travel to receive the honour. ...

  • Tsetan Dorjee plans India-Tibet march again

    Langtsa Tsetan Dorjee will march from McLeod Ganj to Tibet starting on 10 March to send a message to the Chinese government that China and Tibet need to have a conversation. ...

  • Students’ group calls on Nepal to return self-immolator’s body

    Activists of a pro-Tibet students' group held a signature campaign on Wednesday demanding the Nepalese government return a Tibetan self-immolator's body to his family members for cremation. ...

  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies at 58

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer, his death silencing the leading voice of the Latin American left and putting the oil-rich nation on a path to early elections. ...

  • India to raise 30,000 troops for border with China

    Working towards upgrading its military infrastructure along border with China, India will raise another 30,000 troops for the infantry battalions of its Army, Rajya Sabha was told today. ...

  • Exile Tibetans gear up for uprising day anniversary

    Exile Tibetans are gearing up for their national uprising anniversary which falls on 10 March. Social media site Facebook is abuzz with entries calling for people to join protests in various parts of the world. ...

  • Sikyong congratulates Tibetan poet for US award

    Tibetan prime minister in exile Lobsang Sangay Tuesday congratulated Tibetan author and poet Tsering Woeser, the winner of the 2013 International Women of Courage Award of the US State Department. ...

  • China parliament opens with growth and graft pledges

    China targeted 2013 economic growth of 7.5 percent and vowed an unwavering fight against corruption Tuesday at the start of an annual parliamentary session that will seal its transition to new leadership. ...

  • Tibetan PM-in-exile allowed red beacon on vehicle

    The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay to use a red beacon atop his official car, an official said here on Monday. ...

  • Tibetans want release of protester’s body in Nepal

    Nepalese officials say the body of a Tibetan man who set himself on fire to protest China's rule over Tibet can only be released to the man's family. ...