When Nazis tried to trace Aryan race myth in Tibet

By Vaibhav Purandare | BBC | 16 September 2021. 
In 1938, Heinrich Himmler, a leading member of Germany’s Nazi party and a key architect of the Holocaust, sent a five-member team to Tibet to search for the origins of the supposed Aryan race. Author Vaibhav Purandare recounts the fascinating story of this expedition, which passed through India.

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CBSE and ICSE cancel remaining board exams

Amit Anand Choudhary & Manash Pratim Gohain | TNN | 26 June 2020
NEW DELHI: In view of increasing Covid-19 infections across the country, CBSE has decided to cancel the remaining Board exams for Class XII and X which were scheduled to be held in July. The Board told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Class XII students, not happy with the marks to be accorded to the pending papers, will also be given an option of taking the exam to be conducted when the atmosphere becomes “conducive” while the re-exam option will not be available for Class X.

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China further restricts Tibet’s links with outside world following coronavirus crisis

By John Jones | Free Tibet | 13 June 2020.
London UK: Influential Tibetan exiles have been blocked from contacting their relatives inside Tibet. Free Tibet’s research partner, Tibet Watch, has found that those using WeChat, a Chinese digital communication tool which is usually their method for contacting friends and family in Tibet, have been blocked.

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