Category Archives: News

  • China bans BBC news broadcasts in apparent retaliation

    China has banned the BBC World News television channel from the few outlets where it could be seen in the country in possible retaliation after British regulators revoked the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN. ...

  • China planning to build world’s biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet: Report

    In yet another example where China has run into rough waters with its neighbours, the country has planned to build the world's biggest dam on River Brahmaputra -- a 60-gigawatt mega-dam in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). ...

  • WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

    The coronavirus most likely first appeared in humans after jumping from an animal, a team of international and Chinese scientists looking for the origins of COVID-19 said Tuesday, saying an alternate theory that the virus leaked from a Chin ...

  • Biden administration plans to continue to seek extradition of WikiLeaks’ Assange

    President Joe Biden’s administration plans to continue to seek to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States to face hacking conspiracy charges, the US Justice Department said. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Official preliminary round 2021 results

    The Election Commission of CTA announced the results of the preliminary round of the 2021 Tibetan Elections on 8 February 2021. The polling was held on 3 January to elect candidates for the final voting for Sikyong and 45 Chitues. ...

  • Xi Jinping asks PLA to be battle ready as India-China border tension simmers

    Emphasising that control over information is key to victory in modern warfare, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People’s Liberation Army to be “combat ready” as nine rounds of talks to resolve military faceoff in eastern Ladakh ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round results and fallout

    With much enthusiasm and excitement, more than 60 thousand Tibetans in over 30 countries took part in the preliminary round of elections to choose their new leader known as Sikyong and the members of the Tibetan exile Parliament. ...

  • Antony Blinken raises Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong in his first call with China

    US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Friday raised human rights violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet in his first conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi. ...

  • Indian protests against agriculture reforms attract new supporters

    Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped. ...

  • McLeod Ganj Tibetans to get a new hall

    President of CTA Lobsang Sangay laid the foundation stone of a new hall for Tibetans in McLeod Ganj. The new hall, named Phuntsok Khangsar, will be built Tibetan style architecture, and is expected to be ready in nine months. ...