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Dalai Lama's video asking boy to ‘suck his tongue’ sparks outcry

A video depicting the Dalai Lama purportedly kissing a boy on his lips and then requesting the child to “suck his tongue" has caused a public outcry.

The widely circulated footage shows the Dalai Lama extending his tongue and asking the boy to suck on it during an interaction in which the child was paying his respects. (Source: Twitter/Video grab)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 01:53 PM IST

Excerpt: Understanding the India China Border by Manoj Joshi

This edited extract from a new book on the border issue looks at what led to the Galwan clash

A signboard seen from the Indian side of the Indo-China border at Bumla, in Arunachal Pradesh in a picture dated November 11, 2009. (Adnan Abidi /REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 01:09 PM IST

Rescue operations resume at Sikkim avalanche scene

Around half-a-dozen vehicles carrying close to 30 tourists to Nathu La pass between Sikkim and Tibet were stuck under the snow when the avalanche hit

Rescue operations were called off on Tuesday evening due to heavy snowfall. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 10:54 AM IST

7 tourists die in Sikkim avalanche, 8 still critical

Seven bodies were brought out of the snow and 23 people were rescued alive, including six tourists from a deep valley.

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 12:16 AM IST

China's train to Tibet along Line of Actual Control, disputed Aksai Chin region

Designed to start in Shigatse, Tibet, the proposed rail line will run northwest along the Nepal border before piercing North via Aksai Chin and ending at China's Hotan in Xinjiang. The planned route will travel through Rutog and around Pangong Lake on the Chinese side of the LAC.

China's train to Tibet along Line of Actual Control, disputed Aksai Chin region (File Photo by Twitter/ug4432149)
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 08:54 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Lhasa [tibet]
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