Tibet News

At home in surrogate homeland: Basic Education Policy system for Tibetan children in exile

To keep the Tibetan children born in India connected to their roots, the education begins in their own language — right from day one.

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

China tightly restricts access to Tibet by foreigners, especially journalists and diplomats.


China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Travel agencies contacted Wednesday said foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.

India says ready to offer visa, but Karmapa Ogyen yet to respond

While Dorje is recognised by the Dalai Lama as the Karmapa, head of the Kagyu sect, India does not officially recognise him as such. Dorje came to India in 2000, after a dramatic escape from Tibet. He was around 14 years old then.

China builds air assets in Tibet, Indian missile units head east

For the contentious eastern border with China, the IAF also plans to deploy a squadron each of Chinook and Apache helicopters, besides the Russian S-400 missile system and a squadron of the Rafale fighter aircraft.

Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest

Sponsors of the bill alleged that when it comes to Tibet, China does not reciprocate. Although Chinese citizens travel freely throughout the US, Chinese authorities severely restrict Americans' ability to access Tibet.


US would oppose Chinese effort to impose its own Dalai Lama, says official

Laura Stone, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, said the Senate asking such a question was an important signal in itself to China that this was the kind of issue that the US was watching very closely.

'Tibetan refugees down from 1.5 lakh to 85,000 in 7 years'

“Their numbers could be approximately 85,000, but we will get the exact figure once all of them are registered online. In the past two years, the government has simplified the process and made everything accessible on the internet,” government’s advisor on Tibet Affairs Amitabh Mathur said.

US Congressional committee passes crucial bill on Tibet

The Committee Chairman said the Chinese government has severely limited access to the region by foreign nationals to prevent any documentation of the religious freedom restriction and human rights abuses.

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

The policy appears to reflect increasingly harsh restrictions on the Himalayan region's traditional Buddhist culture, largely aimed at reducing the influence of the region's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who lives in exile in India.

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Attractive Tibetan couple's photos takes Chinese social media by a storm

A juxtaposition of the urban and modern, this photo shoot went viral in China.