Tibet

Tibetans in India support ‘zero COVID’ protesters in China

The demonstration in New Delhi was organized by the Tibetan Youth Congress, which supports the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Protests become frequent as Tibet witnesses 'Gulag, Gestapo-like policies' under China

Tibetans have raised the banner of affirmative opposition to Beijing since 1949. The latest oppression in Tibet is because of the Zero-Covid policy which has resulted in outrage amongst Tibetans.

published on : 9th November 2022

China strengthens surveillance network in Tibet, opens data centre in Lhasa

In 2020, CCP declared to build the world's highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet to "meet the data storage needs of China and South Asian nations like Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan."

published on : 8th November 2022

Most Tibetans stay away from voter list in Dalai Lama’s Mcleodganj 

Most of the more than 9,000 Tibetans living in the Dharamsala constituency are eligible to vote. However, they have not registered themselves amid a fear that it could affect their refugee status.

published on : 7th November 2022

Tibet has fallen off the international agenda, warns expert

Benedict Rogers, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Watch, is coming up with a new book titled: "The China Nexus: Thirty Years In and Around the Chinese Communist Party's Tyranny".

published on : 17th October 2022

Two die of 'rodent plague' in Tibet; China warns residents to stay at home

A strict lockdown is now in force in Tsona, with county residents being told not to leave their homes, the source said, RFA reported.

published on : 12th October 2022

China-Nepal rail project finds little support in landlocked nation

The proposed 170 km railway is part of China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative. Once built, it will connect the Kerung Gyrong in southern Tibet.

published on : 26th September 2022

China gathering DNA samples across Tibet including from kindergarten children: Report

The report described the campaign as "intrusive policing", taking samples from all residents of some villages, including those as young as five, or of all male residents.

published on : 5th September 2022

6.8-magnitude earthquake hits China's Sichuan province, kills 21

The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 12:25 pm local time, was monitored at 29.59 degrees north latitude and 102.08 degrees east longitude at a depth of 16 km.

published on : 5th September 2022

Two monks in Tibet jailed for exercising right to freedom of expression

Dhargay and Rigtse are from Sershul County in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Both had been detained incommunicado for almost two years and sentenced on an unknown date in June this year.

published on : 29th August 2022

‘Climate change to impact 2 billion people’

Irreversible decline in freshwater storage could affect population living downstream of Tibetan Plateau: Study

published on : 22nd August 2022

80 per cent water loss projected in the Indus basin by mid-century due to Climate change: Research

Terrestrial water storage over the Tibetan Plateau, a major global water tower, is crucial in determining water transport and availability to a large downstream Asian population.

published on : 21st August 2022

MPs' forum seeks Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama; few of them express solidarity with Taiwan

The forum, which comprises 22 MPs, is planning to meet the Dalai Lama at Dharamshala on September 2, Tibetan Democracy Day.

published on : 20th August 2022

Portraits of resilience and longing

On World Photography Day, we speak to Serena Chopra whose recently released photobook offers an insight into the lives of the Tibetan community residing in the city

published on : 19th August 2022

Rain cripples life in Tibetan camps in Mysuru

Incessant rain has crippled normal life in Tibetan camps and several villages in Periyapatna and other taluks in Mysuru district.

published on : 5th August 2022

Tibetan boy’s samples sent to VRDL from Karnataka's Hubballi

The child came to India with his parents and a Tibetan priest on July 1. He had arrived in Delhi and visited a Tibetan camp at Himachal Pradesh, and Nagpur in Maharashtra.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Chinese authorities forcibly moving Tibetans to Indian border to bolster control

The Chinese government has been giving training to civilian and military personnel to achieve an organic, powerful, and comprehensive national system of strategies.

published on : 30th July 2022

ITBP jawan shoots three colleagues, kills self

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawan fired at three of his colleagues before shooting himself dead at a camp in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.  

published on : 17th July 2022

Dalai Lama turns 87; Tibetans in exile celebrate his birthday in Dharamshala

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) of the Tibetan government-in-exile organized the Dalai Lama's 87th birthday in Dharamshala. The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama turned 87 on Wednesday.

published on : 6th July 2022

The vibe that is 'Majnu Ka Tilla' in Delhi's mini-Tibet

For all of us who have come to Delhi from other places and found love in the city, there might have been seminal moments that have warmed us up.

published on : 30th June 2022
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