Nepalese journalist who reported on Chinese encroachment found dead

An undated photo of Nepalese journalist Balaram Baniya (Photo- New Indian Express)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, AUG 15: Balaram Baniya, the assistant editor of the Kantipur Daily and vocal Chinese critic was reportedly found dead on Tuesday at the banks of Bagmati River, Mandu area in Nepal. The 50-year-old journalist had recently reported the Chinese encroachment on Nepalese territories. China occupied a village in Gorkha district of Nepal bordering […]

Opinion: Tibet’s future?

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and former Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru (file photo)

By Phintso Thonden (Phundhon) Earlier this summer, following China and India’s deadly border skirmishes, there was a spike in public debate on Tibet’s legal status in the Indian news media. Many people claimed India did not have a common border with China, but only with Tibet, and that British India signed legal treaties regarding India’s […]