Tag Archives: India

  • 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 ...

  • Global freedom watchdog report downgrades India from ‘free’ to ‘partly free’

    Washington-based noted think tank Freedom House has demoted India’s freedom score from “free” to “partly free”, saying rights and civil liberties “have been eroding since Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in 2014”. ...

  • Indian PM Modi takes Covid-19 vaccine shot at AIIMS in Delhi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was vaccinated against Covid-19 Monday, but a glitch in an online booking system meant thousands were turned away from hospitals across the country. ...

  • NS Venkataraman India and China/Pakistan: A suspicious peace

    The sudden peace moves between India and China/Pakistan have caused surprise to people both in India and Pakistan, and perhaps even in other countries. ...

  • India, China complete troop pullout from Ladakh

    Indian and Chinese troops have completed a pullout from a lake area on their disputed border in the western Himalayas, setting the scene for disengagement at other friction points, the two countries said on Sunday. ...

  • India’s dramatic fall in virus cases leaves experts stumped

    When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed dramatically for months and at one point India looked like it might ...

  • India, China begin disengagement process in Ladakh

    The disengagement process in eastern Ladakh’s Panggong Tso area is in full swing, with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army knocking down military structures it had built since the border standoff began last May. ...

  • Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

    An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes. ...

  • China planning to build world’s biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet: Report

    In yet another example where China has run into rough waters with its neighbours, the country has planned to build the world's biggest dam on River Brahmaputra -- a 60-gigawatt mega-dam in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). ...

  • Xi Jinping asks PLA to be battle ready as India-China border tension simmers

    Emphasising that control over information is key to victory in modern warfare, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People’s Liberation Army to be “combat ready” as nine rounds of talks to resolve military faceoff in eastern Ladakh ...