Category Archives: News

  • India, China begin disengagement process in Ladakh

    The disengagement process in eastern Ladakh’s Panggong Tso area is in full swing, with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army knocking down military structures it had built since the border standoff began last May. ...

  • Armoured vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests

    Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw hundreds of thousands on the streets. ...

  • Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

    An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes. ...

  • EU calls on China to reverse ban on BBC World News channel

    The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed in apparent retaliation for Britain’s pulling of the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN. ...

  • Legendary batsman Vivian Richards backs Tibet’s freedom movement in latest tweet

    Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Vivian Richards posted a tweet on Saturday lending support to Tibet's freedom movement, #FreedomforTibet. The tweet has generated quite a lot of buzz online. ...

  • 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. ...