The Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020, passed by the US Senate last week, calls for the establishment of a US consulate in Lhasa and reaffirms the absolute right of Tibetans to choose a successor to the Dalai Lama
In an illustrated biography, Tenzin Geyche Tethong looks at Dalai Lama's perilous journey from Tibet to India
The 352-page-book titled His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography has been in the making for nearly five years and is written by Tenzin Geyche Tethong, one of the Dalai Lama's closest aid and trusted advisor of over 40 years. It includes nearly 400 photographs and documents, many of which have never been seen before or published.
'Never recognised so-called Arunachal Pradesh', says China: A look at Beijing's past efforts to lay claim over state
In recent years, Beijing has frequently upped its expansionist rhetoric over Arunachal Pradesh and sought to needle India over the issue
Xi Jinping's assertions on Tibet come in backdrop of LAC tensions, impending polls for government-in exile
Xi Jinping's recent remarks that China must build an “impregnable fortress” to maintain stability in Tibet and protect national unity are part of Beijing's attempts to make its position clear ahead of polls to elect the Tibetan government-in-exile
India should take lead in raising Tibet issue with China, says president of Tibetan government-in-exile
Lobsang Sangay, president of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in the northern Indian hill town of Dharamsala, said China’s expansionist policy had resulted in a renewed focus on the Tibetans’ struggle for autonomy and India had a unique role to play.
US asks China to reveal whereabouts of Tibet's Panchen Lama, who has been missing for 25 years after being abducted at the age of six
US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Monday called on China to immediately make public the whereabouts of Panchen Lama and said that his country remains deeply concerned about China's ongoing campaign to eliminate the religious, linguistic and cultural identity of Tibetans
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US warns China against meddling in Dalai Lama's succession, announces financial and travel sanctions against officials
Under the draft legislation, Washington would freeze any American asset and ban US travel of Chinese officials if they are found to be involved in 'identifying or installing' a Dalai Lama approved by Beijing.
Richard Gere's pictures on the internet show the 70-year-old actor interacting with other devotees, and attending the prayer sessions.
Tibetan Buddhists have power of truth, China's communist regime has power of guns, says Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya
The Dalai Lama made the statement at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya near Gaya, during his annual fortnight-long visit of the pilgrim town
Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019: International and national social crusaders to be recognised at prestigous award ceremony
Every year, Harmony Foundation focuses on a theme, which for 2019 is Combating Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Dalai Lama says he 'enjoys freedom by living in India', claims he can teach Chinese how to practice democracy
Tibetan leader in exile, Dalai Lama on Sunday said he "enjoys freedom by living in India".
Hong Kong protests: Xi Jinping says any attempt to divide China will end in 'crushed bodies and shattered bones'
Xi Jinping warned that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong.
Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping expected to agree on new border security steps during 'informal' summit talks in Mamallapuram today
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree on new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit on Friday
After visiting the dam site at Kevadiya, Modi would address a gathering. After his address, Modi is also expected to inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and the Statue of Unity.
The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided in China and any interference by India will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said
Congress expresses concern over reports of Chinese Army crossing Line of Actual Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh
Congress expressed strong concern over reports of the Chinese Army crossing the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh division of Jammu and Kashmir.
Acting on pressure from Chinese mission, Nepal denies Tibetan community's request to hold Dalai Lama's birthday celebration
Acting on the pressure from the Chinese mission, the Government of Nepal has denied the Tibetan community in the country the permission of holding events to mark the 84th birthday of spiritual leader Dalai Lama.
Dalai Lama apologises for comment on women, says he has ‘always supported gender equality' and opposed objectification
The Dalai Lama on Tuesday apologised for his comment on women in a recent BBC interview, with his office saying that the Tibetan spiritual leader has always opposed their objectification.
Without clarity on the idea of what it is about a culture and a people that requires a homeland, thorny questions surrounding migration and identity will continue to trouble the world.