17 Feb 2021
Rigidity okay with compassionate motive: Dalai Lama to Indian Police
The Dalai Lama on Wednesday said it is okay for police to be rigid on their job as long as the motivation of their action is larger good. He was giving a talk on Empathy and Compassion in Policing at the request of the Indian Police Foundation.
28 Dec 2020
Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious
During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.
07 Sep 2020
BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet
In an unparalleled incident, the Indian Army on Monday accorded an honorable goodbye to a Tibetan soldier who died in Ladakh last month, reportedly after stepping on a landmine.
20 Aug 2020
QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?
Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.
21 Feb 2020
Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night
With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.
04 Jul 2019
Tourists visiting China are being forced to install 'data-stealing' malware
If you are a privacy freak (like me), visiting China shouldn't be on your travel bucket list.
28 Jun 2019
Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?
The 14th Dalai Lama is one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world, perceived as a figure of humanity and compassion.
08 May 2019
US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here
The trial of Keith Raniere, the leader of a suspected sex cult NXIVM (pronounced Nexium), began in New York on Tuesday.
14 Mar 2019
Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?
India has been fuming after China chose to side with Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar at United Nations Security Council.
17 Jan 2019
Former CBI-chief Verma to give keynote speech at SRCC event
Alok Verma, who was removed from his post of CBI director last week, has been invited to give a keynote speech at an event of Delhi University's SRCC college on February 14.
20 Dec 2018
Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest
US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.
12 Nov 2018
Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet
Today, Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, will be hosting a townhall meet in India.
10 Nov 2018
South Africa: Triple monument of Mandela, Sivananda, Zulu King unveiled
A triple monument, as a mark of respect to the former South African President Nelson Mandela, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini and spiritual leader Swami Sivananda, was unveiled in a public park in Durban on Thursday.
30 Oct 2018
Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue
Planning for a November vacation to Sikkim? Be sure to check out the 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, touted to be the world's tallest figurine of the Tibetan-Buddhist deity.
02 Oct 2018
Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal
Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian-Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence.
29 Sep 2018
India defeat Bangladesh to clinch Asia Cup: Here're records broken
India successfully defended the Asia Cup after beating Bangladesh in a thriller.
16 Sep 2018
Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama says he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".
17 Aug 2018
Vajpayee's demise: India lost 'eminent national leader', says Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has extended his condolences over the sad demise of India's former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the country has lost an "eminent national leader".
24 Jul 2018
China: Tibetan students banned from taking part in religious activities
Children in traditionally Buddhist Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays in China.
13 Jul 2018
Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'
As an extremely thoughtful measure, Delhi government schools will now have classes based on 'Happiness Curriculum', for students of Classes nursery to grade eight.
02 Jul 2018
Kejriwal, Dalai Lama introduce 'Happiness Curriculum' for Delhi govt schools
The Delhi government today launched "Happiness Curriculum" for its school students, with the Dalai Lama gracing the occasion and saying that India can lead the world by uniting the modern and ancient knowledge and help it overcome "negative emotions" of the mankind.
21 Jun 2018
8L students of Delhi's government schools to undergo "happiness curriculum"
From July, eight lakh government school students in Delhi will learn a new and unique course - "happiness curriculum."
13 Jun 2018
China needs to engage in direct-dialogue with Dalai Lama: Pompeo
Ahead of his Beijing visit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US should express publicly that China needs to engage in meaningful and direct dialogue with Dalai Lama or his representatives, without preconditions, to lower tensions.
01 May 2018
Anushka Sharma turns 30; announces she's opening an animal shelter
On her 30th birthday, Bollywood star Anushka Sharma today announced she is building an animal shelter on the outskirts of Mumbai.
27 Apr 2018
Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda
Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Wuhan yesterday for "informal" talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the outcome of which could impact a third of the global population.
06 Mar 2018
After India snub, Tibetans shift Dalai Lama event from Delhi
New Delhi's zeal to rebuild relations with Beijing has taken a toll on the anniversary celebrations of Dalai Lama's arrival in India.
02 Mar 2018
No change in stance on Dalai Lama, says Indian government
After media reports of Center asking its senior leaders to stay away from events marking 60 years in exile of the Dalai Lama, Ministry of External Affairs clarified that India's position on the Dalai Lama has not changed.
20 Jan 2018
Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama
A small explosion-like sound triggered a bomb chase at Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre. The security is beefed up as Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has been holding discourse there.
18 Jan 2018
'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union
If you thought 'PadMan' would face loses due to its clash with the most controversial movie of the year, 'Padmaavat', wait till you read about its recent feat.
28 Dec 2017
Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man
Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.
09 Dec 2017
Who is the female photojournalist featured in Google Doodle today?
We have all enjoyed with admiration, the photographs of India's first tri-color being hoisted or Lord Mountbatten's final salute while leaving India.
07 Dec 2017
Dalai Lama: China will follow India's lead on moral education
In today's world dominated by worrying levels of anger and violence, the Dalai Lama is a beacon of light and hope.
24 Nov 2017
Dalai Lama: Tibet doesn't seek independence from China
Speaking in Kolkata, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama stated that his people do not seek independence from China, but prefer "greater development."
12 Nov 2017
Not concerned with China's objection to my Arunachal visit: Sitharaman
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has dismissed China's objection to her visit to Arunachal Pradesh, claiming the state is Indian territory.
21 Oct 2017
No country can meet Dalai Lama without offending China
It's been 58 years since the Dalai Lama fled to India seeking refuge after an unsuccessful revolt against China, but the country is still bitter about the Tibetan spiritual leader, whom it considers a "separatist."
14 Sep 2017
Myanmar's Suu Kyi skipping UN General Assembly amid Rohingya outrage
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing widespread international criticism over the Rohingya crisis, will be missing next week's UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.
11 Sep 2017
UN: Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar 'seems like ethnic cleansing'
The UN human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein said Myanmar's security operation against the Rohingya "seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing"
09 Aug 2017
Dalai Lama invokes "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" over Doklam standoff
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama knows how difficult it is to deal with China.
07 Jul 2017
Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike
Bengalureans heaved a sigh of relief after Namma metro workers withdrew their strike and normal metro services were restored.
04 Jul 2017
India-China relations: A tale of clashing and co-operation
India and China are undoubtedly, two important power centres in today's international arena.