China should grant "genuine" autonomy to Tibet: Sangay

By Lalit K JhaWashington, May 25 China should grant "genuine" autonomy to Tibet within the framework of the Chinese Constitution and the Dalai Lama is not an "obstacle" to resolving the vexed issue,...

May 25, 2017 5:42 PM | Newsscroll

China did not succeed in destroying Buddhism in Tibet: Sangay

By Lalit K JhaWashington, May 25 Tibetans have foiled China's attempts to "destroy" Buddhism in the remote Himalayan region with the help of nearly 30,000 monks and nuns "educated" in India who...

May 25, 2017 3:00 PM | Newsscroll

China says no info on Indian jet, asks New Delhi to stick to

arrangementsFrom K J M VarmaBeijing, May 24 China said today it has no information on the missing Indian Air Force Sukhoi fighter jet with two pilots on board and asked India to stick to the...

May 24, 2017 1:56 PM | Newsscroll

Everest climber accused of 'illegal' Tibet-Nepal traverse

Kathmandu, May 24 A Polish climber who claims to have traversed from Tibet to Nepal at the summit of Mount Everest may have crossed "illegally", authorities in Nepal said today.Janusz Adam Adamski...

May 24, 2017 12:43 PM | Newsscroll

Spanish climber sets new Everest record: team

Kathmandu, May 23 Spanish mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a record for the fastest ascent of Mount Everest without fixed ropes or supplementary oxygen, climbing the world's highest peak in just 26...

May 23, 2017 8:49 PM | Newsscroll

Everest permit-dodger released on $10 bail

Kathmandu, May 22 A South African who was detained in Nepal for trying to climb Mount Everest without a permit was released on bail today after paying a USD 10 bond.Ryan Sean Davy, 43, spent six...

May 22, 2017 8:45 PM | Newsscroll

American climber dies on Everest

Kathmandu, May 21 An American climber died today on his way to the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said, the latest death to mar the ongoing climbing season.The 50-year-old...

May 21, 2017 5:33 PM | Newsscroll

Dalai Lama may pick his successor 'soon': Sangay

New Delhi, May 20 The Dalai Lama will himself pick his successor, which may happen "soon", President of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay today said, asserting China does not have any...

May 20, 2017 9:19 PM | Newsscroll

Sikkim monks seek early permission for Karmapa's visit

Gangtok, May 20 A delegation of monks of various monasteries of Sikkim met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh urging early permission for Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit the state.The monks...

May 20, 2017 5:28 PM | Newsscroll

Everest permit dodger says he was ready to face jail

Kathmandu, May 18 A South African caught attempting to climb Mount Everest without an USD 11,000 permit said today that he couldn't afford the hefty fee but had always planned to turn himself in and...

May 18, 2017 9:24 PM | Newsscroll