US thanks India for principled generosity in hosting Dalai Lama
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8:28 AM
The US thanked India for "principled generosity" in hosting the Dalai Lama as it commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Tibetan spiritual leader receiving the Noble Prize. Thirty years ago, the Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize on work preserving heritage of Tibetan people, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells, said in a tweet on Friday.
Scrapping Article 370 India's Internal Matter: Tibetan President-In-Exile
Thursday, August 8, 2019, 9:17 PM
Echoing the stance maintained by the UAE, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, President of the Tibetan government-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay said that Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370 that provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir is India's "internal matter." Responding to a question on China's opposition to the Centre's move on Kashmir, Sangay said, "We do not comment on the internal matters of India."
China province defends ban on Tibetan lessons
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:36 AM
Chinese authorities defended a ban on schoolchildren attending informal Tibetan language classes taught by Buddhist monks in western China, as religious and cultural freedoms in the country come under increasing pressure. A county in western Qinghai a province with large Tibetan population that is mostly Buddhist in December ordered an immediate halt to informal language classes taught by monks during the winter school holidays.