Tibetans

  • Delhi: Nurse alleges rape at hotel by owner's personal staff 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old nurse, who hailed from Tibet was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in Hazrat Nizamuddin area of southeast Delhi, police said. The two accused, identified as Neeraj and Rajan, in their early 20s, have been arrested. "The 28-year-old nurse has alleged that she...
  • India-China bilateral talks begin, border issue top agenda June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The first round of bilateral talks between India and China after the Narendra Modi government took charge began on Sunday with the Chinese Foreign Minister calling upon Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. Several outstanding issues including the boundary issue, stapled visas, as well as India's...
  • Tibetans protest Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India has sparked protests amongst Tibetan community in the national capital. China's Wang Yi arrives on Sunday for a two-day visit during which he will meet Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The protestors are urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Tibet...
  • Chinese Foreign Minister to meet Swaraj today; meeting with PM on Monday June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who is visiting New Delhi as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping to establish political contacts with the new Indian government amid hopes here of an upswing in bilateral ties due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's familiarity with China will be meeting...
  • The struggle for freedom as elucidated in 'Windhorse' May 1, 2014

    One of the reasons as to why Windhorse is such a powerful novel is because of the topic it deals with. The occupation of Tibet by China exceeds into become more than a political move. It is a cultural occupancy, and it threatens to obliterate all that the natives of...
  • 22 children, who lost their homes in flash floods, leave for Delhi tour January 25, 2014

    Months after they experienced rains and flash floods that ravaged their homes and claimed several lives, twenty-two children from Uttarakhand are in Delhi as part of their first excursion outside their state. The initiative has been made by paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which itself was in thick of action rendering...
  • Dharamsala: Tibet museum celebrates 53rd anniversary of government-in-exile September 3, 2013

    The Tibetan government-in-exile, which came into existence formally in Dharamshala 53 years ago, on Monday asserted again its demand of equal rights for the people of Tibet in China, as enjoyed by other ethnic minorities there. To mark the 53rd anniversary of its democracy day in-exile, the Tibet museum in Dharamshala...
  • Kedarnath rescue operation complete, says ITBP June 28, 2013

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police rescue operation in Kedarnath Valley is complete. They are now evacuating and providing relief to locals who are badly affected. Rescue operations have resumed from Joshimath. ...
  • Son tops CBSE exam as father takes on Naxals in C'garh May 29, 2013

    Raipur: As his father takes on the Naxals in Chhattisgarh, Sopan Khosla has scored his own victory. Son of a senior paramilitary official undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the state, Sopan has topped the CBSE Class 12th exams in the Science stream with 99 per cent marks. The student, whose father is...
  • Tibetans protest against Li Keqiang's visit to India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Tibetan student activists are protesting outside the Taj Hotel in Central Delhi and outside the Parliament Street Police Station on Monday against the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to India. Protesters jumped a barricade and tried to break another barricade. Meanwhile at the hotel, Free Tibet activists...
  • China makes arrests as self-immolation by Tibetans continue January 18, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder - criminalizing the suicides, arresting protesters' friends and even confiscating thousands of satellite TV dishes. The harsh measures provide an early indication that the country's new leadership is not...
  • ITBP squad guarding Kasab to be called back November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The ITBP contingent guarding 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai will soon be "deinducted". According to procedure, once the specified task given to a special squad of a central force comes to an end, the Union Home Ministry issues an order asking the...
  • Tibetans protest against China Defence Minister visit September 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Three Tibetans were detained on Sunday afternoon when they tried to stage a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi to protest the visit of Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie. The protest was organised by 'Students for a Free Tibet' to highlight their demand for freedom of...
  • Maha Govt rejects Kasab's Rs 19 cr security bill April 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has refused to foot the Rs 19.28 crore bill sent by ITBP towards reimbursing expenses for guarding 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab lodged in the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai and wants Centre to waive the amount. Home Minister RR Patil on Wednesday said the state government has requested...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2012

    The Centre stays execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana after the Akali government appealed for clemency. ...
  • News 360: Centre stays hanging of Beant's co-assassin Rajoana March 28, 2012

    Centre stays hanging of Beant Singh's co-assassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, until the Supreme Court decides on his petition. ...
  • Tibetans try to storm hotel hosting Hu Jintao March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A group of protesting Tibetans on Wednesday attempted to storm a five-star hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao is staying but were detained by police who also picked up several other activists from the capital. Eleven activists were picked up from near Oberoi Hotel on Wednesday afternoon while eight...
  • BRICS summit: Tibetans taken into preventive custody March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The trade ministers of BRICS countries are meeting in Delhi on Wednesday to discuss ways to strengthen economic ties. Chinese President Hu Jintao landed in New Delhi on Wednesday amidst high security even as Delhi Police took scores of Tibetans into preventive custody after a youth who immolated...
  • Tibetan activist who set himself on fire dies March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A young Tibetan activist, who set himself ablaze during a protest against Chinese president Hu Jintao's India visit, died at a hospital in the national capital on Wednesday morning. Jamyang Yeshi (26) breathed his last in the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital at 7:30 am, Dr LK Makhija, who...
  • Dalai Lama followers plan self immolation: China March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: China has blamed the self immolation attempt by a Tibetan protestor on Delhi on people close to the Dalai Lama. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said, "All of their deeds show that a group of Dalai followers are responsible for planning the self immolation. Maiming and destroying...
  • Miss Tibet wants to draw attention to Tibet issue March 26, 2012

    Beijing: Struggling to gain entry to the top global beauty pageants due to objections from China, Miss Tibet 2011 Tenzin Yangkyi has said the best way for her to highlight the Tibetan question in the international arena is through participation in such contests. Yangkyi, a 19-year-old Tibetan student from Zurich, Switzerland,...
  • Tibetan sets himself on fire at anti-China protest March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A Tibetan protestor lit himself on fire at a demonstration on Monday in the national capital ahead of a visit by China's President Hu Jinta. The protestor was engulfed in flames as he ran near the speakers at the rally near the Indian Parliament. Fellow activists beat out...
  • Tibetans to protest against Hu Jintao's India visit March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Tibetans in exile are likely to take to the streets in the capital to protest against Chinese premier Hu Jintao's visit to India on Wednesday. Jintao will be arriving in India to attend the 2-day BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit. The protest march will...
  • China: Tibetan agitators get stiff sentences March 22, 2012

    Beijing: Chinese courts have handed down stiff sentences to 11 Tibetan agitators who took part in the recent protests even as self immolation attempts by Buddhist Monks calling for return of Dalai Lama continued in Tibetan areas. Eleven people have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from three to 13 years...
  • Tibetans hold protests against India-China talks March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: About a dozen Tibetans, including women, on Thursday staged a protest outside the Hyderabad House in New Delhi objecting to the border talks between India and China claiming that Beijing cannot discuss the issue before giving freedom to Tibet. Draped in Tibetan flags and carrying anti-China placards, the protesters...
  • Tibetan writer detained in China crackdown February 19, 2012

    Beijing: An overseas Tibetan news service says Chinese police have detained a Tibetan writer in a western county hit by anti-government protests as China's crackdown against persisting unrest spreads. The Voice of Tibet, which is based in Norway, says that more than 20 police officers took Gangkye Drubpa Kyab from...
  • Himachal court summons Karmapa over currency row February 16, 2012

    Shimla Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been summoned by a Himachal Pradesh court in March over the seizure of foreign currency worth Rs.70 million (over $1.4 million) from his monastery in 2011, police said on Thursday. Officials from the Karmapa's office based in Dharamsala said...
  • Ex-US speaker urges China for dialogue on Tibet February 9, 2012

    Dharamsala: Former US speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is a need for the Chinese government to change its repressive policies regarding Tibet, a statement said on Thursday. "In recent weeks, the Chinese government has intensified its crackdown; there have been reports of indiscriminate shootings by Chinese police forces resulting in...
  • Rs 16 crore spent on Kasab in 3 years November 23, 2011

    Mumbai: The clamour for speedily sending him to the gallows notwithstanding, a staggering Rs 16 crore has been shelled out for protecting the country's most high-profile prisoner Ajmal Kasab. Sentenced to death by the special anti-terror court, Kasab, in his mid-20s, is lodged in a special cell in Arthur Road jail,...
  • Saif Ali Khan takes over as Nawab of Pataudi November 1, 2011

    Here's sneak peek of Ranveer Singh starrer 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl' and Amitabh Bachchan unveils Deepti Naval's book 'The Mad Tibetan'. ...