Category Archives: News
India-Pakistan nuclear war may kill 125 million people: Study
4 October 2019
An India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill 50-125 million people in less than a week -- more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, and lead to global climate catastrophe. ...
Exile Tibetans hold three-day brainstorming meeting for their future
3 October 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
The issue of the Dalai Lama's succession tops China's agenda today. Although an atheist government, it has been trying to meddle in the reincarnation process of the next Dalai Lama. ...
China could take ‘much harder’ line against Hong Kong after celebrations
2 October 2019 | Weizhen Tan
Now that China’s 70th anniversary celebrations are over, Beijing could take a “much harder” line on Hong Kong if violence continues to mount, says a professor at Cornell University. ...
Chinese government is the most brutal regime on this planet: CTA
1 October 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
As China celebrated the 70th anniversary of its rule on Tuesday with pomp and pageantry, the CTA in a scathing diatribe called China 'the most brutal regime on this planet.' ...
More than 1,600 die in India’s heaviest monsoon season for 25 years
1 October 2019 | Devjyot Ghoshal and Saurabh Sharma
The heaviest monsoon rains to lash India in 25 years have killed more than 1,600 people since June, government data showed on Tuesday, as authorities battled floods in two northern states. ...
Preservation of Tibetan language most urgent: Pema Jungney
30 September 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney expressed concern over degradation of the Tibetan language, and said that the issue must be urgently dealt with. ...
Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy
30 September 2019
Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview aired Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival ...
Hong Kong crisis threatens to spoil China’s 70th party
29 September 2019 | Poornima Weerasekara
China's tightly choreographed 70th birthday bash next week risks being upstaged by pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, casting a shadow over China's momentous anniversary celebrations. ...
Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests
28 September 2019 | Eileen Ng
Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2014 protest movement. ...
Book on daily life practice of Tibetan Buddhism released
28 September 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
A new book A Happy Family by Tulku Sonam Gawa, dealing with daily life practice of Tibetan Buddhism, was released today by Geshe Lhakdor of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives ...