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7 May, 2018 10:25 AM China slams U.S. criticism of its Taiwan demand

China has dismissed White House criticism of its demand that foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying companies operating in China must respect its sovereignty. “Whatever the U.S. says will never change the objective fact that there is only one China in the world and the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions are an inalienable 45

30 April, 2018 5:22 PM Modi honours Tibetan institute

₹360 cr. to develop Buddhist circuit in 5 States Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday honoured a prominent institute of Tibetan studies as part of celebrations to mark Buddha Purnima. At an event held in New Delhi, Mr. Modi said the issues facing the world can be solved by following the path of the Buddha. “We are fortunate to have the teachings of Lord Buddha 66

29 April, 2018 5:29 PM I thought it was all over: Rahul Gandhi on mid-air scare

Seeks leave to go to Kailash Mansarovar after the polls Days after a mid-air scare while heading for the Karnataka election campaign, Congress president Rahul Gandhi spoke about it at the party rally here on Sunday for the first time, saying he had thought it was all over as his aircraft dipped 8,000 feet. The Congress chief said the experience made him realise 53

26 April, 2018 7:03 PM Chinese air force has increased deployment in Tibet: IAF chief

Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to land in China in an attempt to reset ties with the communist neighbour, the Indian Air Force chief said the Chinese air force had significantly increased its deployment in Tibet across the border from India. Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said he had told his Chinese counterpart that they should frequently 113

11 April, 2018 4:30 PM Sweden charges Chinese man with spying on Tibetans

The man was identified in the charge sheet as Dorjee Gyantsan Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday charged a 49-year-old Chinese man with espionage for allegedly gathering intelligence on Tibetan refugees in Sweden and Norway for China. The man, identified in the charge sheet as Dorjee Gyantsan, is accused of infiltrating the Tibetan community to pass information 89

30 March, 2018 5:31 PM Karmapa allowed to visit Sikkim

But no nod to visit his Rumtek seat The second highest Tibetan spiritual leader and 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who lives in the Gyuto Monastery at Sidhbari in Dharamsala, has been allowed to visit Sikkim. But he has not been allowed to go to Rumtek, the seat of the Karmapa, where a majority of his disciples live. Permission for his trip to Sikkim 168

29 March, 2018 11:10 AM Picturesque lakes of Ladakh

The stunning lakes of Ladakh keep fauna and flora alive The Trans-Himalayan cold desert, also known as the Tibetan Himalayan region lies in the rain shadow area receiving an annual rainfall of just five cm. Life in this region is sustained by the melting snow in summer. Zanskar, Ladakh and Karakoram are the three major ranges of this part of the Himalaya 46

22 February, 2018 6:15 AM Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

New Delhi: The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes after China said it would allow the Nathu 66

18 January, 2018 4:28 PM Tibetan leader cautions India against China’s ‘Doklam plans’

India should be worried about China’s continued military build up in Doklam, said Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration in India. Dr. Sangay made his observations on the Doklam issue while announcing the upcoming events to mark the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Dalai Lama and Tibetans in India. “India has to be cautious 21

28 December, 2017 4:56 PM Tibetan film-maker flees China, arrives in the U.S

Wangchen was jailed in 2009 after he made a documentary A Tibetan film-maker jailed in China for making a film about the Olympics and Tibet has escaped from China and arrived in the United States, according to an activist group which campaigned for his release. Dhondup Wangchen was jailed for six years in late 2009 in the western province of Qinghai 40