Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Sangey Menla

    What do we poor mortals do in the midst of this frightening situation? We are told to maintain social distance, but man is a social animal, and when politics is in the air, they become unstoppable Gesars. ...

  • Coronavirus: Serso Kalsang, icon of McLeod Ganj, dies at 81

    Tsewang Kalsang, popularly known as "Serso Kalsang", renowned goldsmith in McLeod Ganj, has passed away due to Covid-19 complications in the wee hours today morning. He was 81 years old. ...

  • NS Venkataraman COVID 19 and now second wave — Is it god made or man made?

    It is necessary that India take the initiative to organize a world team to investigate about the origin of COVID-19 and the second wave. One can be sure that researchers around the world will be willing to help. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Let India’s morale be kept high in this hour of crisis

    When bad events take place such as the virus that is spreading now, what is important is that the morale of the people must be kept high and they should be fed with hopes that bright days would not be far away. ...

  • Coronavirus: Dekiling records 138 cases; settlement under lockdown

    The Tibetan settlement of Dekiling has been put under indefinite lockdown after 138 infections of coronavirus cases in the last one week were recorded. Four elders are on ventilator support, and many others showed mild symptoms. ...

  • Coronavirus: Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million amid new infections resurgence

    Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe. ...

  • Dalai Lama receives Covid vaccine

    The Dalai Lama received his first dose of Coronavirus vaccine at Zonal Hospital in Dharamshala on Saturday morning. Authorities had planned to administer the vaccine at his residence in McLeod Ganj, but he preferred to go to the hospitital ...

  • Coronavirus: Gyuto Monastery out of bounds after 150 monks test positive

    As many as 153 monks at Gyuto Monastery in Sidhbari near Dharamshala have tested positive for coronavirus since the last week of February. The outbreak started after Losar, the Tibetan New Year, on 13 February. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • Coronavirus: Voting threatened for Tibetans living in Europe

    Concerns over a new more infectious variant of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom is making voting in the elections tricky for the Tibetans living there. ...