Civil society gears up ahead of Panchen Lama’s 25th year of disappearance

Portrait of the 11th Panchen Lama aged six (Photo Courtesy- Financial Times)

Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Apr. 22: Days ahead of the 25th anniversary of 11th Panchen Lama’s disappearance, many organizations, NGOs, concerned monasteries, activist groups prepare for a campaign against China’s abduction of the high-ranking monk. As the all-India lockdown is extended till May 3, following the increased number of COVID-19 cases, the mode of campaign by concerned outfits […]

Opinion: Language of kindness

Rajesh Kumar, a local Indian who lives in Gamru Village, Dharamshala.

By Tenzin Deden As my family was going through the unimaginable period of loss, I was anxious for the taxi driver who drove my parents from Delhi to Dharamshala. While we were in quarantine abiding government and hospital advise, I was told by a friend that our driver and his family was being blamed and […]