International call for probe into origin of Covid-19, China irate

China's President Xi Jinping irked (Photo credit THOMAS PETER/AFP/Getty Images)

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, May 18: More than 60 nations have joined in support for an “impartial, independent and comprehensive” probe into the “zoonotic source” of the Covid-19 and its spread towards becoming a pandemic, ahead of the ongoing 73rd session of the World Health Assembly held in Geneva (May 18-19). The draft supported by […]

Exile Tibetans commemorate 11th Panchen Lama’s 25th year of disappearance

The seat of the Panchen Lama Tashi Lhunpo Monastary in Bylakuppe commemorates the day Photo- TLM

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 18: Tibetans across the world commemorated the 25th year marking the disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, on Sunday. Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), parliamentarians, Tibet Support Groups (TSGs) and prominent international organizations voiced their support for an immediate release of the second-highest-ranking lama in Tibet, and also urged China […]

Dalai Lama stresses on compassion and interdependence in maiden teaching since pandemic

His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking during his first virtual teaching on May 16 (Photo Courtesy- OHHDL)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 18: The exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave his first-ever virtual teaching on Nagarjuna’s “Precious Garland” from his residence on Saturday. Dalai Lama emphasized on the need to be compassionate in this interdependent world as it confronts a crisis like COVID-19. The two-day public teaching online is […]