First Tibetan Terminology App Called TibTerm Launched

The Terminology Desk of Department of Education at the Central Tibetan Administration has recently launched a new Tibetan language App called ‘TibTerm’. This is the first of the kind Tibetan language app which is dedicated to the standardization of standard Tibetan Terms, already published by the official desk of CTA.

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In a Bold Move, Google Suspends Support to Leading Chinese Smartphones

In a bold move from the US tech firm, Google, it is suspending support to the leading Chinese smartphones brand according to the breaking news. Amidst the ongoing trade tensions between US and China, the US crackdown on the leading Chinese company is taking a serious toll as Google has announced to stop all interactions with the company.

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China Bans the Access of All Languages of Wikipedia

China in a progression of their strict censorship has put a ban on the access to all languages of Wikipedia. The online encyclopedia has been blocked from access in the country since late April this year. Wikipedia is one of the most popular community contributed online encyclopedias referred by a large number of people across the world.

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Beautiful Rainbow Captured Over Tibet’s Jokhang Temple

The most auspicious Tibetan Buddhist icon, Jokhang Temple in Tibet’s capital Lhasa has been captured through the lenses of Chinese media with a very beautiful rainbow hanging over it. These are recent images captured during the raining season in Tibet and the rain supplemented to clear the view of Lhasa’s beautiful view.

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‘In Diasporic Lands’, A Book on Tibetan Refugees in India

“In Diasporic Lands: Tibetan Refugees and their Transformation since the Exodus”, a book by Sudeep Basu, an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies in Social Management, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar is based on the author’s ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Darjeeling town, West Bengal dealing with refugee’s emergent culture in the midst of a foreign host’s setting.

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Dalai Lama Replies About His Favorite Team at World Cup

While the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was giving teachings to his followers recently in Riga, one of the followers during an interaction asked whether His Holiness had a favorite team he wished to win at the ongoing Fifa World Cup in Russia, the reply came in a very simple manner and you can read the complete reply below.

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Army Warns Chinese Hackers Using WhatsApp to Spy on Indians

The Indian army in a campaign on their social media platforms, published a videos revealing the threat of Chinese using all kinds platforms to break into the digital world. The video posted by the army alleges that WhatsApp, the popular micro messaging from United States is the new way for the Chinese hackers to spy on Indians.

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Opinion: Bitcoin Still Straining For Legitimacy

The status of bitcoin in Tibet has been interesting for the last few years. As cryptocurrency became a bigger phenomenon around the world, there was talk of it becoming particularly popular in Tibet and parts of China. The Washington Post, for that matter, even discussed Tibet as a hub for bitcoin mining, which is basically a complex computing process used to release original bitcoins to the blockchain network.

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Australia’s Defence Department Bans China’s Wechat

With growing concern over Chinese espionage, Australia’s Department of Defence bans the use or download of popular Chinese micro-messaging app WeChat among its staff. With limited access of Facebook and other social media apps still allowed among the staff, the Chinese app is suspected to contain spyware bugs.

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