Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus

    The Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 has been cancelled due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, organisers said in a press release. The 2020 Pageant was to be held in McLeod Ganj from 5 to 7 June. ...

  • Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount

    Harsh lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the coronavirus pandemic extended worldwide Monday as the death toll soared past 37,600 amid new waves of US outbreaks. ...

  • Modi seeks ‘forgiveness’ from India’s poor over coronavirus lockdown

    Indian PM Narendra Modi asked the nation’s poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and criticism mounts about a lack of adequate planning ahead of the decision. ...

  • Coronavirus could take up to 200,000 US lives says health expert Fauci

    Senior US scientist Dr Anthony Fauci issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives in the US, as officials described increasingly desperate shortages in hard-pressed hospitals. ...

  • Obituary: Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa in three different worlds

    Our dear friend Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa was taken from us in the night on Tuesday, becoming the second Tibetan elder to succumb to the Coronavirus. Jamchoe la's destiny had unfolded in three different worlds. ...

  • Coronavirus quarantines lead to massive drop in air pollution

    As coronavirus quickly spreads around the world, it’s forcing people to stay put, and wreaking havoc on the economy. Millions are either out of a job or working from home. ...

  • US leads global coronavirus cases, count crosses 100,000

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States reached 100,040 on Friday, the highest number in the world, a Reuters tally showed. Italy is second with 86,498 cases and China is third with 81,340 confirmed cases. ...

  • Xi tells Trump China and US must ‘unite to fight virus’

    China and the United States should "unite to fight" the deadly coronavirus pandemic, President Xi Jinping said in a call with Donald Trump on Friday, as he called for the US to improve relations. ...

  • British PM Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

    The two men leading Britain's fight against the coronavirus -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock -- both announced Friday they had tested positive for COVID-19. ...

  • Dalai Lama provides aid for essential supplies as India under lockdown

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama announced financial assistance to Himachal Pradesh to provide essential supplies such as food and medicine for the needy as India goes under complete lockdown to fight the global pandemic. ...