South Asia and Beyond

Surya Gangadharan

Thirty eight years in journalism, widely travelled, history buff with a preference for Old Monk Rum. Current interest/focus spans China, Technology and Trade. Recent reads: Steven Colls Directorate S and Alexander Frater's Chasing the Monsoon. Netflix/Prime video junkie. Loves animal videos on Facebook. Reluctant tweeter.

Dalai Lama’s Not-So-Subtle Nudge To China

NEW DELHI: Earlier this month, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama anointed an 8-year-old Mongolian boy as the reincarnation of a deceased lama. The boy is now the 10th Khalka Jetsun Dhampa Rinpoche and will, when he comes of age, head the Jonang Monastery in Shimla. Tibet scholars and watchers say the move is guaranteed […]Read More

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