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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.

How to cook delicious Tibetan-style thukpa noodle soup

14 Jul 2020

How to cook delicious Tibetan-style thukpa noodle soup

Thukpa is a popular noodle soup dish cooked with lots of boiled vegetables or chicken.

Tibetan protesters detained from hotel where Xi Jinping will stay

11 Oct 2019

Tibetan protesters detained from hotel where Xi Jinping will stay

Tamil Nadu police have detained five Tibetan students from the hotel where Chinese President Xi Jinping will be staying during his two-day visit to India.

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.

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.

China to ban 'eco-unfriendly' tourist vehicles near Mt. Everest base-camp

22 Oct 2018

China to ban 'eco-unfriendly' tourist vehicles near Mt. Everest base-camp

China is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.

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.

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

29 Jun 2018

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

Two days ago, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) carried out drills to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration, the first such exercise in Tibet since the Doklam standoff.

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.

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.

Now, China's PLA accuses Indian troops of being aggressive

01 Jan 2018

Now, China's PLA accuses Indian troops of being aggressive

India and China ended 2017 on a positive note by declaring truce along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) after the special representative (SR) dialogue.

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."

Magnitude-6.9 earthquake hits Tibet, tremors felt in Arunachal Pradesh

18 Nov 2017

Magnitude-6.9 earthquake hits Tibet, tremors felt in Arunachal Pradesh

A powerful earthquake struck Tibet's Nyingchi prefecture, located close to the border with Arunachal Pradesh, at 4:04 am IST.

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."

Report: Indian Air Force warplanes have major advantage over China's

09 Aug 2017

Report: Indian Air Force warplanes have major advantage over China's

Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets will have significant advantages if they are required to operate against Chinese aircraft over Tibet in the event of hostilities.

PLA exercises in Tibet: Is China preparing for war?

18 Jul 2017

PLA exercises in Tibet: Is China preparing for war?

China's state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported that the People's Liberation Army conducted a military drill near the Arunachal border, focusing on quick troop movement and targeting enemy aircraft.

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.

China plans scientific expedition to Tibet after nearly 40 years

18 Jun 2017

China plans scientific expedition to Tibet after nearly 40 years

China has included the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, an area earmarked under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of a scientific expedition to study climatic, environmental and biodiversity changes in the region over the past few decades.

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".

China objects to US delegation's visit to China

11 May 2017

China objects to US delegation's visit to China

Beijing has condemned the recent meeting of a US Congress delegation with the Dalai Lama saying the move "sent a very wrong signal to the world about Tibet independence."

Tibet Issue: CPC finds officials guilty of funding Dalai Lama

02 May 2017

Tibet Issue: CPC finds officials guilty of funding Dalai Lama

In an untoward development, the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) revealed that some of its officials had been funding the Dalai Lama, "undermining the fight against separatists".

India: China has no right to rename Indian cities

21 Apr 2017

India: China has no right to rename Indian cities

Responding to China's renaming of 6 regions in Arunachal Pradesh, union information and broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu said no foreign country has the right to rename Indian cities.

Dalai Lama visit: China renames 6 Arunachal regions in retaliation

19 Apr 2017

Dalai Lama visit: China renames 6 Arunachal regions in retaliation

In retaliation to the recent visit by the 14th Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh, China has renamed 6 places in Arunachal Pradesh in standard Chinese.

Man delivers letters at 14,000 feet between India and China

16 Apr 2017

Man delivers letters at 14,000 feet between India and China

Bhim Bahadur Tamang, a postal departmental employee, physically delivers letters every Thursday between India and China at the Nathu La pass in Sikkim, all this in the age of social media and digital communication.

Dalai Lama's Reincarnation: China claims it will choose the successor

13 Apr 2017

Dalai Lama's Reincarnation: China claims it will choose the successor

China said it will traditionally select the next Dalai Lama by drawing lots from a sacred urn at Lhasa's Dachau Temple.

China wants to stop Dalai Lama's ongoing tour in India

06 Apr 2017

China wants to stop Dalai Lama's ongoing tour in India

On Wednesday, China initiated a diplomatic attack against India for arranging the 14th Dalai Lama's trip to the "disputed" region of Arunachal Pradesh.