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Tibet is Not an Internal Issue of China

By N.S.Venkataraman

( January 31, 2017, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) China has raised objections over the presence of Mr. Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of Tibetan government in exile, at a recent dinner hosted by the former US envoy to India in New Delhi.

Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peace

[AP] NEW DELHI, Jan 22: The Dalai Lama said he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will work together for global peace. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists said the world needed leaders with compassion. He made the remarks Saturday at a program in New Delhi organized by the women’s chapter of an industry group, […]

India’s Diplomatic Moves on Tibet

As China ignores India’s security concerns, Modi embraces the Dalai Lama. HARSH V. PANT, The Wall Street Journal | Jan 16, 2017 India recently announced that it will welcome the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who has lived in exile in India since 1959, at an international conference on Buddhism in the state of Bihar in March. Ignoring protests […]

India’s NSG membership can’t be farewell gift: China to US

[PTI ] BEIJING, Jan 16: China on Monday said admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG cannot be a “farewell gift” for countries to give to each other, a day after the outgoing Obama administration asserted that Beijing was an “outlier” in the efforts to make India a member of the elite nuclear club.

China to prosecute ex-spy chief for graft

[Reuters] BEIJING, Dec 31: China will prosecute one of its former spy chiefs after accusing him of bribery and abusing his power to interfere in law enforcement, the ruling Communist Party said yesterday.

Tibetans in anguish as Chinese mines pollute their sacred grasslands

Tibetans in anguish as Chinese mines pollute their sacred grasslands

Simon Denyer, The Washington Post | December 26, 2016

JIAJIKA, CHINA — High in western China’s Sichuan province, in the shadow of holy mountains, the Liqi River flows through a lush, grassy valley dotted with grazing yaks, small Tibetan villages and a Buddhist temple. But there’s poison here.

China wages cyber war via Dharamsala

China wages cyber war via Dharamsala

Rakesh K Singh, The New Indian Express | December 27, 2016

NEW DELHI: With a view to malign the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), China is remotely accessing the computer servers in Dharamsala, planting spywares and malwares and disguising the IP address to target computer systems across the globe, said Prime Minister of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay.

Tibetan from across border, chaiwala bag gold at MSU

Prashant Rupera, TNN | December 18, 2016

Vadodara: Stories of grit and struggle surfaced during the 65th annual convocation ceremony of MS University on Saturday as a Tibetan student who had crossed Indo-Nepal border in disguise and a Sindhi youth who had worked at a tea stall bagged gold medals at the convocation ceremony here.

After China Says It Will Return Seized US Naval Drone, Trump Tells Them To ‘Keep It’

Missy Ryan, Emily Rauhala, The Washington Post | December 19, 2016

The Chinese government said Saturday it will return a U.S. naval drone seized last week in the South China Sea, a step toward defusing maritime tensions between the two Pacific powers.

India among most generous towards refugees: UNHCR

PTI | December 16, 2016

NEW DELHI: India is one of the most generous countries for refugees, ensuring safety and employment to the displaced people in the best of her capacity, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday.