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BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

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.

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

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.

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

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.

Tourists visiting China are being forced to install 'data-stealing' malware

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.

Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?

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.

US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here

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.

Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

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.

Former CBI-chief Verma to give keynote speech at SRCC event

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.

Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest

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.

Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet

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.

Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue

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.

Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

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.

India defeat Bangladesh to clinch Asia Cup: Here're records broken

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.

Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama

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".

China: Tibetan students banned from taking part in religious activities

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.

Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'

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.

Kejriwal, Dalai Lama introduce 'Happiness Curriculum' for Delhi govt schools

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.

8L students of Delhi's government schools to undergo "happiness curriculum"

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."

China needs to engage in direct-dialogue with Dalai Lama: Pompeo

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.

Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda

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.

After India snub, Tibetans shift Dalai Lama event from Delhi

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.

No change in stance on Dalai Lama, says Indian government

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.

Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama

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.

'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

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.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

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.

Who is the female photojournalist featured in Google Doodle today?

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.

Dalai Lama: China will follow India's lead on moral education

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.

Dalai Lama: Tibet doesn't seek independence from China

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."

Not concerned with China's objection to my Arunachal visit: Sitharaman

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.

No country can meet Dalai Lama without offending China

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."

Myanmar's Suu Kyi skipping UN General Assembly amid Rohingya outrage

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.

UN: Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar 'seems like ethnic cleansing'

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"

Dalai Lama invokes "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" over Doklam standoff

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.

Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike

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.

India-China relations: A tale of clashing and co-operation

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.

Tibetans unhappy over conditions for passports set by government

26 Jun 2017

Tibetans unhappy over conditions for passports set by government

The 14th Dalai Lama fled to India in 1959 and since then, about 1.5-2 lakh Tibetans have followed his footsteps.

3 years of Modi's foreign policy: Achievements, obstacles and more

25 May 2017

3 years of Modi's foreign policy: Achievements, obstacles and more

Modi government has redefined India's foreign policy through expanded, active engagement with various countries. It has further made its presence felt at many international forums.

Dalai would himself pick his successor, probably soon: Taiwanese President

22 May 2017

Dalai would himself pick his successor, probably soon: Taiwanese President

President of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, said the Dalai Lama would himself pick his successor, probably "soon".

Exercise vigilance against Chinese border transgressions: Rajnath Singh

21 May 2017

Exercise vigilance against Chinese border transgressions: Rajnath Singh

In the background of escalating tensions with China, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh asked the governments of Himalayan states and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) guarding these areas to remain vigilant.

Modi-Putin meet: India to link Kudankulam, NSG bid

17 May 2017

Modi-Putin meet: India to link Kudankulam, NSG bid

In a bid to make Russia more proactive in convincing Beijing to allow India to join the NSG, India may tell Russia it would reconsider the MoUs for Kudankulam Units 5 and 6.