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Dharamsala Tibetan self-immolator identified

Dharamsala Tibetan self-immolator identified

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 31: The Tibetan man who died after burning himself on the circumambulation path around His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamshala on July 29 has been identified.

Image: Gu-Chu-Sum

Tibetan self-immolation survivor released after over six years in Chinese prison

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 31: A Tibetan political prisoner whose whereabouts and conditions remained unknown following his self-immolation protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet in 2011 has been released by Chinese authorities.

Unidentified Tibetan man sets self on fire in Dharamsala

Unidentified Tibetan man sets self on fire in Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 29: An unidentified Tibetan man has burnt himself today in Dharamshala on the circumambulation path around the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence.

India's External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj. Image: Times of India

India raised Tibet issue with China, says India’s External Affairs Minister

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, July 29: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said India raised the issue of Tibet with China in their bilateral meetings. “India has not been sitting as a mute spectator, we raised the Tibet issue with China in bilateral meetings, whenever there are differences, we raise them,” a report by The Times of India quoted […]

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 29: The cover of the latest edition of India Today magazine has infuriated Chinese social media users, garnering thick and fast backlash.

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Indian parliamentarian questions Dalai Lama and Tibetans’ silence over India-China border dispute

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 27: A BJP Parliamentarian from Bihar has cautioned the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetans living in India for remaining silent amidst escalating tension between India and China over border dispute.

Botswana defies China, confirms Dalai Lama visit

Botswana defies China, confirms Dalai Lama visit

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 26: Botswana has confirmed it will receive the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in August as a ‘foreign dignitary’ despite Chinese objection.

Indian writer releases debut novel on Tibetan nationality crisis [Updated]

Indian writer releases debut novel on Tibetan nationality crisis [Updated]

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 26: An Indian writer has released a fiction-novel titled ‘Mountains to Manhattan’, a book about life and culture of Tibetans in India and Tibetan nationality crisis in English.

Hundreds attend Tibetan teen self-immolator Tenzin Choeying’s cremation

Hundreds attend Tibetan teen self-immolator Tenzin Choeying’s cremation

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 26: Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala attended the funeral procession of Tenzin Choeying, the 19-yr-old Tibetan student who set himself on fire for the cause of the Tibetan people.

Chelsea FC player sent home from China tour over social media post

Chelsea FC player sent home from China tour over social media post

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, JULY 25: English football club Chelsea FC has sent home its player, Robert Kenedy Nunes Nascimento from the club’s tour of China after the player’s messages on social media received backlash from Chinese people and netizens.