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More crack down on social media sites in China

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 11: Chinese cyber-security regulators have placed China’s major social networking sites under investigation for potential violations.

Beijing will stay neutral if North Korea attacks US first, not the other way round: Global Times

Beijing will stay neutral if North Korea attacks US first, not the other way round: Global Times

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 11: China will stay neutral if North Korea launches an attack on the United States but will stop United States if it attacks first and tries to overthrow North Korea’s regime, says Chinese state-run media.

Residences of monks and nuns at Larung Gar demolished to pave way for Chinese tourists

Residences of monks and nuns at Larung Gar demolished to pave way for Chinese tourists

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 11: A year after China’s forced demolition at Larung Gar, the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institute, the residences of monks and nuns has now been replaced with new roads and staircases to attract tourists, says Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).

Xi visit brings new opportunities amid old challenges

                                                                        By Vijay Kranti New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Irrespective of the final outcome of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s maiden visit to India, it surely marks a unique and qualitative change in the India-China relations. Hitherto, this relationship has been known more for its vocal than the real, vital content. Observers of India-China relations who had got used to watching India […]

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Tibetan Parliament concludes budget session

DHARAMSALA, Mar 22: The seventh session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile concluded today after finalising the budget allocation for the fiscal year 2014-2015.

Dalai Lama regales Delhi students with teachings on compassion

[PTI] NEW DELHI, Mar 22: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has exhorted students to practise genuine compassion and a sense of respect for others in order to create a peaceful world which shuns war and violence.

World Organisation Against Torture and TCHRD delivers joint statement at HRC’s 25th session

DHARAMSALA, Mar 21: In a joint oral statement delivered at the 25th session of the Human Rights Council, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemned China

In China, Michelle Obama calls for universal rights

BEIJING, Mar 21: First lady Michelle Obama called on China Saturday to respect universal rights including freedom of expression and religion, and open access to information.

Chinese authorities arrest four Tibetans in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, Mar 17: Continuing with its repressive rule in Tibet, Chinese authorities have arrested four Tibetans, including two monks of Drilda monastery in Sog County on Mar 13-14.

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

DHARAMSALA, Mar 16: A young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in restive Ngaba County to protest Chinese occupation of Tibet.