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Blinken's tough message to China: Meets Dalai Lama's aide amid succession buzz

Updated on Jul 28, 2021 08:35 PM IST

News updates from HT: Rahul Gandhi calls Pegasus project a 'treason'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah of using Pegasus spyware against “India, its institutions and its democracy”, and said that the only word for this is “treason”.
Updated on Jul 23, 2021 05:05 PM IST

China's Xi Jinping makes surprise visit to Tibet

Chinese president Xi Jinping
Published on Jul 23, 2021 06:41 AM IST

Concerns raised about China at UN

A Chinese flag flutters above surveillance cameras in Lhasa, Tibet.
Published on Jun 23, 2021 06:37 AM IST

Tibet tourism boom poses risks to region's environment and historic sites

The number of visitors is limited to 5,000 per day at Potala Palace in Tibet, the former home of the Dalai Lamas.
Published on Jun 20, 2021 05:14 PM IST

'Xi Jinping is my spiritual leader': China's education drive in Tibet

Tibetan Buddhist monks attend a class during a government-organised media tour in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China.
Published on Jun 11, 2021 05:53 PM IST

China says to uphold leadership of Communist Party in Tibet

In December, Congress passed the Tibet Policy and Support Act, which calls for the right of the Tibetans to select the next Dalai Lama.
Published on May 22, 2021 12:25 PM IST

New US Bill to counter China includes policies for Tibet, Xinjiang

China’s military has recently stepped up efforts to recruit more Tibetans. (Representative image/AP)
Published on Apr 22, 2021 10:42 AM IST

Five new animal species discovered in Tibet Autonomous region

From monkeys to snakes and frogs, the species were discovered as a result of an eight-year investigation of the terrestrial wildlife. (representational image)
Published on Apr 18, 2021 05:09 PM IST

China to build important 'passageway' to South Asia through Tibet: Report

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders attend the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Published on Mar 05, 2021 08:53 PM IST

China asks US to stop 'smearing' CPC, halt support to 'separatist forces'

The relations between China and the US are at an all time low.
Published on Feb 22, 2021 10:49 AM IST

Tibetan tourist guide dies following torture in Chinese prison, sparks fury

Kunchok Jinpa died in a hospital in Lhasa in the Tibetan Autonomous Region on February 6, 2021, less than three months after being transferred there from prison without his family's knowledge.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 03:49 PM IST

China ramping up military infra in Tibet, Xinjiang for LAC operations

Paramilitary police officers swap positions during a change of guard in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa.
Published on Feb 09, 2021 01:56 AM IST

Dalai Lama's 'The Little Book of Encouragement' highlights the key to happiness

Dalai Lama's 'The Little Book of Encouragement' highlights the key to happiness
Updated on Feb 02, 2021 11:40 AM IST

Satellite imagery shows China creating new military logistics hub in Tibet

Infrastructure upgrades south of Xigaze Airport.
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 10:29 PM IST

China flies choppers over Lhasa in military drill to tame Tibet

The military drills in Tibet’s capital city of Lhasa - also home to the Potala Palace, the historic seat of the Dalai Lama - were designed to message to Tibetans not to cross the red line
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 06:38 PM IST

Tibetans in exile vote as polling for Phase 1 of Sikyong election begins

Due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation, polling stations are being sanitised regularly, voters have to ensure social distancing while casting their votes and wearing masks is mandatory. Votes are being cast through the paper ballot system.
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 12:06 PM IST

China violates border agreements with India, swears by 2003 pact on Tibet | Analysis

China’s People’s Liberation Army has violated all the agreements to maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 01:55 PM IST

China cautions against use of ‘Tibet card’, says it will damage bilateral ties

File photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 09:50 PM IST

Last surviving bodyguard of Dalai Lama dies in Minnesota

Tibetan Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 05:43 AM IST

US Congress stings China with new Tibet law on the next Dalai Lama

The US Congress has passed a law that reaffirms the right of Tibetans to select the successor to His Holiness Dalai Lama.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Saif Ali Khan joins Kareena Kapoor Khan-Taimur on a village walk in Palampur, here are its 5 tourist attractions

5 tourist attractions of Palampur, the Himachal town that Saif-Kareena-Taimur visited
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 05:09 PM IST

China is using Tibet’s waters against India | Analysis

The new dam’s ability to generate hydropower could be three times that of central China’s Three Gorges Dam (above), which has the largest installed hydropower capacity in the world
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 08:46 PM IST

Travel Thursday: As Milind Soman goes trekking on Sandakphu, here are 3 attractions of West Bengal’s highest peak

As Milind Soman goes trekking on Sandakphu, here are 3 attractions of West Bengal’s highest peak
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 01:20 PM IST

Tibetan administration head Lobsang Sangay invited to White House

The visit by Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), to the White House, was described by the Tibet.net website run by CTA as a “historic feat”.
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 04:12 PM IST

US House passes bipartisan resolution on ‘autonomous Tibet’

The US House of Representatives is seen in this file photo. The house has passed a bipartisan resolution recognising the cultural and religious significance of an autonomous Tibet and seeking peaceful solutions to the conflict.
Published on Nov 20, 2020 07:57 AM IST
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