Category Archives: News

  • ‘Moment of truth’ at key UN climate summit

    World leaders came together at the UN Monday for a "climate emergency" summit aimed at reinvigorating the faltering Paris agreement, at a time when mankind is releasing more greenhouse gases ...

  • Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for PM Modi

    Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by US President Donald Trump. ...

  • Millions protest in youth-led global climate strike

    Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning," ahead of a UN youth summit she will particip ...

  • Tibetan Parliament: China has no role in selecting next Dalai Lama

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile affirmed that China has no role in selecting the next Dalai Lama, as it is a matter that concerns only Tibetan beliefs and traditions. ...

  • Dalai Lama supports global climate strike

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday supported the global climate strike, saying the younger generation is being very realistic about the future. ...

  • US lays down line with China on next Dalai Lama

    As Tibetans start grappling with the once unthinkable prospect of the octogenarian Dalai Lama's passing, the US is looking to lay down a red line against China handpicking his successor. ...

  • India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

    India announced on Wednesday a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco. ...

  • Experts raise human rights violations by China in Tibet

    Experts and human rights activists have come down hard against Beijing for gross human rights violations in Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong. ...

  • Hong Kong activists take cause to US Congress

    Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on Tuesday appealed to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China. ...

  • Restore normal life to Kashmir, Supreme Court tells government

    India’s top court said on Monday the federal government should restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible, as a partial shutdown of the disputed region entered its 42nd day. ...