Category Archives: News

  • Tibetan government-in-exile launches anti-China campaign

    The Tibetan government-in-exile launched a campaign to urge the UN to send fact-finding teams to Tibet, mounting global pressure on China to end human rights violations in the Himalayan nation. ...

  • India should treat Tibet as core issue: Sangay

    The Tibetan government-in-exile Tuesday sought the international community's intervention against "continued repression of Tibetan people" and urged India to treat Tibet as a core issue in its talks with China. ...

  • China appoints new Tibet governor, hardline policies to remain

    China appointed a new governor for remote and restive Tibet on Tuesday, naming a hardline ethnic Tibetan in a signal that the government has no plans to ease up on its tight control on the Himalayan region. ...

  • Beijing’s Tibet lama choice enters politics: report

    China's choice as one of the most important figures in the Tibetan religious hierarchy has been given his first political appointment, state media said Monday, aged just 16. ...

  • India test fires ballistic missile from underwater platform

    Moving a step closer to completing its nuclear triad, India on 26 January successfully test fired a ballistic missile, with a strike range of around 1500 kilometres, from an underwater platform in Bay of Bengal. ...

  • ‘China tries two Tibetan self-immolation inciters’

    Two Tibetans in southwest China stood trial for murder on Saturday for allegedly inciting others to self-immolate, state media said, as authorities aim to crack down on this form of protest. ...

  • North Korea threatens war with South over UN sanctions

    North Korea threatened to attack rival South Korea if Seoul joined a new round of tightened UN sanctions, as Washington unveiled more of its own economic restrictions. ...

  • Dalai Lama steals limelight at Jaipur Literature Festival

    Stealing the limelight at the Jaipur Literature Festival the Dalai Lama today spoke about India's immense contribution to learning since ancient days beginning with the Nalanda University. ...

  • China arrests Tibetan in new tactic against self-immolation

    Chinese police have arrested a Tibetan man for allegedly encouraging a monk to burn himself to death, state media said on Thursday, as part of a new tactic to discourage suicide protests. ...

  • Sikyong Sangay appeals for no Losar celebrations

    The political head of the Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay appealed to the Tibetan people not to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year. ...