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Dalai Lama, 79, still longing for his homeland

Fifty-six years in exile in India and still longing for his homeland: spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said the spirit of Tibetans in Tibet is still very strong.

Not a degree of freedom for Tibetans within China: US diplomat

Tibetans within China do not enjoy freedom within the Communist nation, a top US diplomat has said after meeting Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal.

Tibetans to get US help to fight tuberculosis

 The Tibetans in exile will now get funds to fight with one of the biggest health problems, tuberculosis (TB).

Tibetans stage protest against Xi Jinping's visit outside Taj Palace

Scores of Tibetans staged a protest Friday morning outside Hotel Taj Palace where Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife are staying.

India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama
India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday appreciated Chinese President Xi Jinping as being open-minded and realistic, while expressing hope that he can take the India-China bilateral relations forward.

Tibetans protest Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit

Tibetan refugees on Thursday staged a protest in south Delhi's Dhaula Kuan area against Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to India, police said.

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Delhi Police detain Tibetans protesting against Xi Jinping's visit

Delhi Police on Wednesday detained Tibetan Youth Congress protesters who were agitating against Chinese President Xi Jinping's three-day visit to India beginning from Wednesday. They were protesting outside the Chinese Embassy here.

8,000-year-old gene key to Tibetans` high altitude adaptation

In a major breakthrough, US researchers have found a genetic cause - a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000 years - that contributes to the Tibetans` ability to live in low-oxygen conditions.

`Extinct human gene helped Tibetans survive high altitudes`

In a ground breaking discovery, researchers have found that Tibetans were able to adapt to high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of humans they helped push to extinction.

Why Tibetans easily adapt to high-altitudes

Researchers have suggested that genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau likely originated around 30,000 years ago in peoples related to contemporary Sherpa.

Tibetans still recognise the McMahon line: Lobsang Sangay

Tibetans still recognise the McMahon line that the erstwhile British rulers drew to demarcate the boundary between India and Tibet, Tibetan PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said.

Mutation in key gene helps Tibetans thrive at high altitude

A team of researchers have suggested that a red blood cell production controlling gene evolved quickly to enable Tibetans to tolerate high altitudes.

China must befriend Tibet monks to build `impenetrable defence`: Official

Chinese officials in Tibet must build an "impenetrable defense" against separatism and befriend monks and nuns in the restive and remote region, a senior official said in remarks published on Friday.

Confrontation with China cannot solve Tibet issue: Dalai Lama

Tibetans are not insisting on independence as any confrontation with China cannot solve the issue and autonomy for the region will be mutually beneficial for both sides, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Sunday.

Exiled Tibetans promote their culture, traditions in Dharamsala

Tensions have mounted between Tibet and China since 2008, after riots that broke out in the Tibet Autonomous Region and the Tibetan parts of China, which led to a government crackdown.

Sixteen Chinese arrested for crossing over to India

At least 16 Chinese nationals, mostly Tibetans, were arrested along the Sino-Indian border for illegally crossing over to India in the last two years.

Tibetan Task Force meet on negotiation with China begins

A three-day meeting of the Task Force of Exiled Tibetans began on Thursday.

Tibetans mark 53 years of government-in-exile

The Tibetan government-in-exile on Monday asserted again its demand of equal rights for the people of Tibet in China.

China police fire on Tibetans honouring Dalai Lama

Chinese police opened fire on Tibetans marking the Dalai Lama`s 78th birthday, shooting at least one monk in the head and seriously wounding several other people, two overseas groups said on Tuesday.