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In a first for Dalai Lama, only virtual audience, no crowds

May 15, 2020 11:10 am

In February-end, all his public and private audiences were canceled due to the pandemic.

Tibetan language learning eroded under China's 'bilingual education': Rights group

March 05, 2020 4:24 pm

In practice, the policy means Chinese is the main medium of instruction, with only one class dedicated to Tibetan, the rights group said, adding that the next generations' fluency in Tibetan was at risk.

Explained: Tibet passes law to make ‘ethnic unity’ mandatory. What does it mean?

January 16, 2020 8:35 am

The law makes it clear that Tibet has been an inalienable part of China since ancient times and that it is the common responsibility of the people of all ethnic groups to safeguard national reunification and take a clear stand against separatism

China's PLA begins major military exercises in Tibet

January 06, 2020 2:42 pm

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command started its New Year exercises in which it has deployed helicopters, armoured vehicles, heavy artillery and anti-aircraft missiles across the region from Lhasa.

On his reincarnation, Dalai Lama’s answer: Why hurry?

November 30, 2019 7:34 am

At the conference, which ended Friday, the leaders unanimously passed a resolution that a decision on the reincarnation, including the announcement venue and timing, vests solely in the Dalai Lama.

‘Only Dalai Lama will decide his reincarnation; no govt has any right to interfere in his selection’

November 29, 2019 12:50 am

The president of the Central Tibetan Administration (Sikyong) Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Tibetan parliament in exile tells The Indian Express that reincarnation is a matter of faith and no government has any right to interfere in the selection process of the Dalai Lama.

Explained: Kalapani, a small area on the India map that bothers Nepal

November 12, 2019 6:48 am

Mapped within Uttarakhand is a 372-sq km area called Kalapani, bordering far-west Nepal and Tibet. While the Nepal government and political parties have protested, India has said the new map does not revise the existing boundary with Nepal.

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

July 29, 2019 5:15 pm

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

May 20, 2019 10:54 am

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

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

February 20, 2019 10:23 am

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


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

April 21, 2015 10:13 am

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