Category Archives: News
Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 situation turning from ‘bad to worse’
30 March 2021
The Centre on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation is turning from "bad to worse" and is a huge cause for worry, especially for some states, warning that the whole country is at risk and any complacency at this stage will have "heavy costs" ...
Pakistan PM Khan desires peace with arch-rival India
30 March 2021 | Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday replied to a letter written by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, and said Islamabad desires peaceful relations with New Delhi, an official source told Reuters. ...
Member of Parliament condemns ousting of Tibetan Justices
29 March 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
A member of the exile Tibetan Parliament has condemned the ousting of the Chief Justice and two Justice Commissioners of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission, saying it was "as unwise as it is unjust". ...
Global condemnation after bloodiest day since Myanmar coup
28 March 2021
Defence chiefs from a dozen countries on Sunday jointly condemned the bloodbath in Myanmar a day earlier, when at least 107 people -- including seven children -- were killed as security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters. ...
China sanctions US and Canadian bodies over Xinjiang
27 March 2021 | Reuters Staff
China on Saturday imposed sanctions against two American religious rights officials and one Canadian lawmaker in response to sanctions imposed by the United States and Canada over Xinjiang. ...
Tibetan Justices resign accepting Parliament’s decision, deny wrongdoing
26 March 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Chief Justice and two Justice Commissioners of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission announced abdication from their posts following their dismissal by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile on charges of abuse of power. ...
Tibetan Parliament sacks Chief Justice and two other commissioners
25 March 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile dismissed the Chief Justice Commissioner and the two other Justice Commissioners from their posts with immediate effect, for "infringing the rules", bringing on a constitutional crisis. ...
Coronavirus: India detects new variant of coronavirus; experts urge caution
24 March 2021 | Aniruddha Ghosal
A new and potentially troublesome variant of the coronavirus has been detected in India, as have variants first detected in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil, health officials said Wednesday. ...
West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU
23 March 2021 | Robin Emmott and David Brunnstrom
The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden. ...
Russia’s top diplomat starts China visit with call to reduce US dollar use
22 March 2021 | Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Andrew Osborn
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov began a visit to China on Monday with a call for Moscow and Beijing to reduce their dependence on the US dollar and Western payment systems to push back against "West’s ideological agenda". ...