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Penpa Tsering New President Of Tibetan Govt-In-Exile

May 14, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Penpa Tsering, who is considered an experienced administrator, had earlier also served as North America Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2016 for a year.

Tibetans To Vote For New PM Of Government-In-Exile; Penpa Tsering Front Runner

Apr 10, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Penpa Tsering is facing competition from Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang, a close aide of the outgoing Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay who has already completed his two terms.


Ban On Tourism, Human Activity At Pong Dam Following Death Of 1,200 Migratory Birds

Wildlife department suspects infection, disease outbreak brought in by the migratory birds

China Completes Track-Laying For Sichuan-Tibet Railway Line Closea To Arunachal Pradesh

Dec 31, 2020 PTI

It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.


US Diplomat Lashes Out At China Over Restricting Access To Tibet

The United States is committed to helping Tibetans safeguard their way of life, American diplomat Robert A Destro said.

29 November, 2020

China To Build A Major Dam On Brahmaputra River In Tibet: Official

PTI

Yan Zhiyong said, the project could serve to maintain water resources and domestic security


01 November, 2020

China Gears Up For Construction Of Ya’an-Linzhi Section Close To India's Border

PTI

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway is the second such project in Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.


20 September, 2020

On The Roof Of The World, The Shadow Of The Celestial Snow Lion

Gurdip Singh Uban

The shadow warriors of the Special Frontier Force now deployed in Ladakh gives India a distinct edge on the border.


11 November, 2019

'Our Internal Affair': China Accuses US Of Using UN To 'Meddle' In Tibet

AFP

The Chinese government has also indicated it is waiting out the Dalai Lama, believing his campaign for greater Tibetan autonomy will end with him.


20 February, 2019

China Bars Foreign Travellers From Tibet For Sensitive Anniversaries

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the foreigner travel ban is an annual occurrence, the occasion of the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet is drawing added attention.


29 July, 2018

Tibet An 'Inalienable Part' Of China, Says Premier Li Keqiang During Unannounced Visit To Sensitive Region

Outlook Web Bureau

Li talked with officials and residents and visited the famed Jokhang Temple and the upcoming Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway.



06 March, 2018

Dalai Lama’s Mega Events Cancelled After Government Asks Leaders, Officials To Keep Away To Please China

Outlook Web Bureau

The events to be attended by Dalai Lama have now been scaled down and moved comfortably away from the political capital of India to Dharamshala, some 500 km away.


02 March, 2018

'Very Sensitive Time': Centre Asks Officials To Refrain From Attending Dalai Lama Events

Outlook Web Bureau

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale had sent a letter dated February 22 to cabinet secretary PK Sinha regarding this, and four days later, Sinha issued the directive to all government functionaries.


12 December, 2017

China’s Water Diversion Is Not Responsible For Brahmaputra River Turning Black

Ashok Swain

A sub-regional strategy with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will only help India be able to bargain with China from a position of strength on water sharing issues.


30 October, 2017

China Mulls World's Longest 1,000-KM Tunnel To Carry Brahmaputra Water From Tibet To Xinjiang

Outlook Web Bureau

The move, that is expected to "turn Xinjiang into California", has raised concerns among environmentalists about its likely impact on the Himalayan region


21 October, 2017

Meeting Dalai Lama Major Offence, China Warns World Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

It also protested that when the Tibetan spiritual leader was permitted by India to visit various areas in the north- east, including Arunachal Pradesh, this year.


09 August, 2017

To Kill With A Borrowed Sword

Sankar. R

Dispelling the Darkness is a brilliant translation of two extraordinary works by the 17th century Jesuit priest Ippolito Desideri.


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Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

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