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Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

DHARAMSALA, April 21: A senior Indian government official has expressed his anger in protest against Beijing’s demand not to include youth from Arunachal Pradesh in the annual youth exchange delegation next month.

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

DHARAMSALA, April 19: An avalanche on Friday killed at least 12 Sherpa guides and left several others missing in the single deadliest accident so far on Mount Everest, Nepali officials said.

satellite image show a Russian military airborne Special Forces brigade at Yeysk in southern Russia, near its border with Ukraine

Talks to be held next week over Ukraine crisis

DHARAMSALA, April 11: Amid ever increasing possibility of military conflict between Russia and Ukraine that threatens to divide and plunge the world into cold war era, the United States, the European Union,

Secretary Kerry raises Tibet issue with Chinese leaders

DHARAMSALA, Feb 15: In his latest visit to China, US Secretary of State, John Kerry on Feb 14 raised concern over deteriorating human rights condition in Tibet and Xinjiang with senior Chinese leaders among other issues of US concern such as denuclearization of North Korea

Chinese activist Hu Jia remains under house arrest

DHARAMSALA, Jan 28: Within hours after prominent Chinese human rights lawyer, Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years jail term for “disruption of public order” on Jan 26,

Tibet House US Benefit Concert to be held on March 11th

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: Eagle’s guitarist Joe Walsh, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and English rock band New Order are all slated to perform at the 24th annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert.

International musicians call for Tibetan singers’ release

DHARAMSALA, Dec 17: Peter Gabriel, Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tjinder Singh (Cornershop) were the first ones to sign a petition launched by Free Tibet

US Ambassador to China Gary Locke to step down early next year

DHARAMSALA, Nov 21: The American Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American to hold the post said Wednesday that he will step down in early 2014

Sharon Stone gets Nobel Peace Summit Award from His Holiness

DHARAMSALA, Oct 25: Hollywood actress, Sharon Stone of the 1992 thriller, Basic Instinct fame was presented with the Nobel Peace Summit award by the Tibetan Spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama