Lhasa

  • 'Dalai Lama instigating self-immolation bids' 14-05-2013 01:31 PM

    Lhasa: Tibetans are committing self-immolations at the instigation of Dalai Lama, a top Tibetan official has alleged. "Since March 2012, there have been some cases of self immolation of monks at the instigation of the Dalai Lama," Tonga, Director general of Ethnic, Religious, Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee of...
  • Tibet: 83 mining workers buried in landslide 30-03-2013 08:59 AM

    Lhasa: As many as 83 workers were buried alive Friday when a major landslide hit a mining area in China's Tibet region, authorities said. The accident occurred at about 6 am in the capital Lhasa's Maizhokunggar county, Xinhua reported. The affected area of the landslide, caused by natural disasters, is...
  • Olympic torch in Lhasa under tight security 21-06-2008 11:48 AM

    India Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Unmukt Chand bags 2011 Castrol Junior Cricketer of the Year award on Wednesday night in Bangalore. ...
  • Buddhism and its place in Tibetan protests 03-05-2008 11:16 PM

    New Delhi: Following are a few little-known facts about Sachin Tendulkar, who became the first player to score a century of international hundreds on Friday. - Tendulkar has 13 coins from his coach Ramakant Achrekar. He would win a coin if he could get through an entire session of nets...
  • 'Dalai Lama should admit Tibet is part of China' 31-03-2008 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: In a significant move, the government of India made changes in the eligibility criteria for a person getting the Bharat Ratna. According to media reports, this move will pave way for Sachin Tendulkar to get the country's highest civilian honour. The Prime Minister's Office has accepted the Ministry...
  • Foreign diplomats visit Lhasa after riot 30-03-2008 06:26 PM

    Sydney: Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team. The 28-year-old Bravo arrived here on Monday following a 32-hour journey that started in his native Trinidad and took in stops in St.Lucia, London and...
  • World 360: The changing roof of the world 24-03-2008 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Umesh Yadav looked relaxed deep into the chair he had positioned along the boundary ropes at the Wankhede Stadium. In contrast, Varun Aaron after toiling for more than a day in Test cricket was a wicket-less bundle of nerves. The shadows had started creeping onto the ground after...
  • Dalai Lama threatens to quit if Tibet struggle turns violent 18-03-2008 04:26 PM

    London: Jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir could be deported from the UK after the completion of their prison terms. According to a report in The Daily Mail, the trio jailed for being involved in the spot-fixing scandal, could face deportation by the British Government on...
  • Tibetan protestors assemble at McLeodganj 16-03-2008 02:55 PM

    Bulawayo: New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 34 runs on a thrilling final day Saturday in the one-off cricket Test, overcoming a brilliant century by captain Brendan Taylor. Taylor led Zimbabwe to 265-3 at the tea break, needing 101 more runs to pull off a remarkable victory at Queens Sports Club,...
  • Tibet unrest: Dalai Lama calls for UN intervention 15-03-2008 08:24 PM

    Wellington: Former Test star Martin Crowe will take his first step towards a return to first-class cricket at the age of 49 when he plays in a second-division club match in Auckland on Saturday. Crowe, who was forced into retirement by injuries in 1995 after playing 77 Tests and 143...
  • China warns Tibet 'rioters' | India reacts | Time for UN? 15-03-2008 02:38 PM

    Dubai: In the backdrop of three Pakistani cricketers being jailed for spot-fixing on Thursday, the ICC's anti-corruption unit chief Ronnie Flanagan has vowed that the world body will remain vigilant against corruption in the game. Ronnie re-iterated ICC's resolve for zero tolerance against corruption and said the world body will...
  • 10 burnt to death in Lhasa protest: Beijing | Images 15-03-2008 11:54 AM

    New Delhi: The last time West Indies toured India for Tests was 2003. They were thrashed in the first Test in Mumbai, by an innings and 112 runs. In Chennai, they never got going; bowled out for 167 by Harbhajan Singh, they lost by eight wickets. In Kolkata they showed...
  • Tibet capital rocked by massive anti-China protests 14-03-2008 06:07 PM

    The people of Pakistan feel the verdict will act as a deterrent and help clean the country's cricket. ...