Category Archives: News

  • Tibetan Elections: New voter registration opportunity announced

    The Tibetan Election Commission announced new voter registration for those who missed the last two registration dates. The new dates will be for five days, from 23 to 28 December. ...

  • Taiwan hopes for close US cooperation with Biden

    Taiwan hopes to continue its close cooperation with the United States, the island’s de facto US ambassador told Antony Blinken, a longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, as Taiwan moves to shore up ties with the new administration. ...

  • Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire, at least 15 dead

    At least 10 civilians and five security personnel were killed in cross-border shelling between India and Pakistan on Friday, in one of this year’s deadliest days along the heavily militarised frontier separating the nuclear-armed rivals. ...

  • China congratulates Biden, but few US policy changes seen

    China on Friday became one of the last major countries to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden, who is expected to make few changes to US policy in conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and security. ...

  • India’s festive mood raises fears of surge of coronavirus

    The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India’s distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a massive coronavirus upsurge. ...

  • China proposes pullback at Pangong, India considers offer

    Six months after PLA troops came in 8 km west of the point which India says marks the Line of Actual Control on the north bank of Pangong Tso to trigger a military standoff in Ladakh, China has proposed moving its troops back to Finger 8. ...

  • India planning around $20 billion of new stimulus: sources

    India is planning to announce a fresh round of stimulus totalling about $20 billion this week to help pull the economy out of its historic contraction, government officials said on Wednesday. ...

  • 16th edition of Free Spirit Film Festival underway online

    The 16th edition of the Free Spirit Film Festival kick-started online at Festhome TV on Wednesday and will go on till Monday, the 16th November. ...

  • States cite smooth election, despite Trump’s baseless claims

    The 2020 election unfolded smoothly across the country and without any widespread irregularities, according to state officials and election experts, a stark contrast to the baseless claims of fraud being levelled by President Donald Trump. ...

  • Sangay on US tour to seek support for Tibet Policy and Support Act

    Lobsang Sangay, President of CTA, will tour the US from next week to seek support for moving forward the Tibet Policy and Support Act, to eventually have President Donald Trump sign it into law before he leaves the White House. ...