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Get Indian passport and become homeless for a second time

Get Indian passport and become homeless for a second time

Becoming homeless for a second time, Tibetans in India who are applying for an Indian passport have been told to leave the settlements where they were born and lived their…

Sixty years after fleeing Tibet, refugees in India get passports, not property

Event organiser Lobsang Wangyal has to travel overseas often, but as a Tibetan refugee born in India, he did not have a passport and sometimes had to wait days to…

Chinese media sees red as US university calls Dalai Lama ‘a man of peace’

Dalai Lama visit to US: A US university calling Tibetan spiritual guru Dalai Lama “a man of peace” has not gone down well with Chinese state media. Recently, Dalai Lama…

World peace must be achieved through inner peace: Dalai Lama

On 17 June, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, delivered the commencement speech at the University of California, San Diego. His central theme throughout the speech was the idea that…

End of an era — Lobsang Wangyal’s Miss Tibet

Dear Lobsang Wangyal, This will be my last piece of writing on Miss Tibet pageant … and an end of an era for you! Although, except for the 10th edition,…

Dalai Lama visits San Diego

The 14th Dalai Lama Friday will share a message about embracing diversity and living lives filled with kindness and compassion when he speaks at UC San Diego in La Jolla…

Preposterous persuasion by our President for a meeting between Trump and the Great Dalai Lama

Preposterous persuasion by our President for a meeting between Trump and the Great Dalai Lama

Ugyen Gyalpo By Ugyen Gyalpo NEW YORK, US, 14 June 2017 At a time not long ago, when wintry chill was swaddling over the autumn breeze and when the political…

China deploys new tank in Tibet, near India border

China deployed its latest military tank, the Xinqingtan, in an area of Tibet near the Indian border. Chinese news site Guancha reported Monday Beijing is increasing military buildup in Tibet…

A Strategy for Tibetans and their sympathisers

A Strategy for Tibetans and their sympathisers

NS Venkataraman By NS Venkataraman CHENNAI, India, 11 June 2017 While it has been more than six decades since China forcibly occupied Tibet, the Tibetans living around the world as…

Tibet-bordering Indian region turns safer for journalists

Tibet-bordering Indian region turns safer for journalists

Nava Thakuria By Nava Thakuria GUWAHATI, India, 7 June 2017 Often receiving media headlines for relentless violence and troubles, northeast Indian provinces have avoided journalist-murder incidents in the last three-and…

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