Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:37
Nepal on Tuesday denied that it had caved in to diplomatic pressure from China by denying permission for a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu in accordance with his wishes.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 18:29
The monk, 43, "committed self-immolation," in Gansu province, which has a heavy ethnic Tibetan population, state-run news service Xinhua said on a social media account.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 11:10
A well-known Tibetan monk, who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Europe, has been killed in southwest China`s Chengdu city.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 15:53
A Tibetan monk died on Tuesday after setting himself on fire at one of the holiest Buddhist shrines in Nepal, in an apparent protest against Chinese rule in Tibet.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 20:09
A Buddhist monk has been arrested in China for allegedly "fabricating" the suicide of a Tibetan herdsman into a case of self-immolation protesting against Chinese rule in Tibet.
Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 22:41
A Tibetan monk, who was recently arrested for abetting self-immolations, has said that he was instigated by two India-based monks who promised him an iPhone, Chinese official media claimed.
Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 18:51
Enforcement Directorate has seized properties worth Rs 1.68 crore acquired by a Tibetan monk here allegedly in contravention of money laundering laws, and launched a probe against him.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012, 12:22
A 38-year-old British man has become the first Western Tibetan Buddhist monk to die by self-immolation at a monastery in southwestern France.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 13:40
The-18-year-old monk, identified as Lobsang Lozin, burnt himself to death in China’s south-west Sichuan province.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 00:22
A 20-year-old Tibetan monk in western China has become the latest to set himself on fire in protest
against Chinese rule, Tibetan exiles said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:42
Lobsang Gyatso, a 19-year-old monk from the Kirti monastery in Sichuan province`s Aba prefecture, set himself ablaze on Aba`s main street.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 21:41
Lama Sobha, also known as Sonam Wangyal, was the most
senior of 16 Tibetan clerics and former monks to have set
themselves alight in the past year.
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