Tag Archives: Society

  • Fields of fire drive Delhi’s air quality to unhealthy levels

    When it comes to air quality there are few worse places to live on the planet than New Delhi, and driving north out the Indian capital it is easy to see why, as plumes of smoke rise. ...

  • Tibetan graduates need to ‘expose and criticise Dalai Lama’ for Chinese govt jobs

    New qualifications required of Tibet Autonomous Region graduates applying for government jobs include criticism of the Dalai Lama and firm pro-Communist Party of China political principles. ...

  • Supreme Court ends hearing on Hindu-Muslim land dispute, decision in weeks

    The SC ordered an end to hearings in a long-running dispute between Hindus and Muslims over a place of worship, laying the ground for a verdict that could lead to further divisions. ...

  • Preservation of Tibetan language most urgent: Pema Jungney

    Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney expressed concern over degradation of the Tibetan language, and said that the issue must be urgently dealt with. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Fire ravages entire winter business merchandise of 12 Tibetan families

    A major fire at a godown has destroyed the merchandise of 12 Tibetan families. It was the entire stock of merchandise for the upcoming winter business in Dhule in Maharashtra. ...

  • Fighting mars Euro-Tibet Cup 2019 celebrations

    A group fight between Tibetans from Antwerpen (Belgium) and Paris has left a few Tibetan youths from both sides injured. Police have started an investigation into the matter. ...

  • US gunman kills 12 in Virginia Beach; suspect shot dead

    A municipal employee sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex on Friday in the US state of Virginia, police said, killing 12 people and wounding four in the latest ...

  • Mungod wins opening match of GCM Football Tournament 2019

    The biggest Tibetan sporting event, the annual Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup Football Tournament, got under way today with 23 teams participating. This year is its 25th anniversary. ...

  • No applicants makes no Miss Tibet Pageant 2019

    The organisers of the Miss Tibet Pageant announced that there will be no Pageant this year due to lack of applicants. ...