General News

  • Prayers to Chinese Pop: The Story of Larung Gar Nuns

    Marking the first anniversary since the demolitions at Larung Gar began, the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is releasing a 2-min video titled “Prayers to Chinese Pop: The Story of Larung Gar Nuns.” Watch the video here. On July 20 last year, the Chinese authorities began the demolition of Larung […]

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  • 82nd Birthday Of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Marked In French Senate In Paris

    Panelists at the debate after screening of film, Tibet, Ombre et Lumieres. PARIS: The 82nd birthday celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama was held in French Senate yesterday in Paris. Organised by the Tibet Group in the upper chamber of French Parliament and Office of Tibet, it was attended by about 50 participants, comprising […]

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  • India should support Tibet’s historical status as an Independent country: Former Defence Minister

    (L) Mulayam Singh Yadav speaking in Lok Sabha, (R) Map/FreeTibet New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader and former Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday raised the issue of Tibet in the Parliament. India’s former Defence Minister said that India’s stand on Tibet, a reference to its acceptance that the region was part of China, was a “mistake” and the time […]

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  • Why China censors banned Winnie the Pooh

    Stephen McDonell, BBC, 17 July 2017 Read original story here The blocking of Winnie the Pooh might seem like a bizarre move by the Chinese authorities but it is part of a struggle to restrict clever bloggers from getting around their country’s censorship. When is a set of wrist watches not just a set of […]

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  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama Addresses Muslim Community in Zanskar

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing students and members of the Muslim community in Zanskar. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR Zanskar: His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with the Muslim community in Zanskar during a talk organised by Anjumane Moen Ul Islam, Padum Zanskar at Model Public School. His Holiness mentioned that he heard about tension between Buddhist […]

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  • China’s great game: Tibet occupation means strategic depth and control over Asia river waters

    Thubten Samphel, India Today, 14 July 2017 Read the original story here Illustration by Tanmoy Chakraborty The Chinese occupation of Tibet gives Beijing great strategic depth and control over river waters in Asia. The stand-off between India and Bhutan on one side and China on the other at Doklam, a tri-junction once between India, Tibet […]

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