Jul 29, 2021 04:34 PM IST
China’s civilian infrastructure build-up in TAR or Xinjiang is almost always seen in India as being also of military use, as indeed they could be. But their other uses must not be ignored
- Jul 27, 2021 03:04 PM IST
When it comes to development on the Tibetan plateau, Xi Jinping has ambitions to stand out from China’s previous leaders
- Jul 27, 2021 08:19 AM IST
Xi on Wednesday last made an unannounced three-day trip to Nyingchi in Tibet, close to the border with Arunachal Pradesh. Xi, who is also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, met top officials of the Tibet Military Command and reviewed development projects in the region.
- Jul 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST
China is concerned about a possible alignment of views between India and the US and the re-emergence of the so-called 'Tibet card' in the political and diplomatic spheres
- Jul 23, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Xi Jinping arrived at the Nyingchi Mainling Airport on Wednesday and was warmly welcomed by local people and officials of various ethnic groups, Xinhua news agency reported.
- Jul 06, 2021 05:19 PM IST
President of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Penpa Tsering asked China to utilise the opportunity offered by the "mutually beneficial Middle Way Approach" to foster a harmonious environment where Tibetans and Chinese can co-exist amicably.
- Jun 25, 2021 12:45 PM IST
The 435.5-km Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway has been inaugurated ahead of the centenary celebrations of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) on July 1.
- Jun 24, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Long defined by its Buddhist culture, the region is facing a push for assimilation and political orthodoxy under China’s ruling Communist Party. Tibetans and other minorities are seeing the use of their languages downgraded in schools and old ways of living eroded for the promise of better quality of life through mobile phones, online shopping, higher education and improved health care.
- Jun 22, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The number of visitors is limited to 5,000 per day at the Potala Palace, the former home of the Dalai Lamas. Balancing tourist demand with the need to minimize wear and tear on the massive hillside structure is a constant challenge, said Gonggar Tashi, the head administrator.
- Jun 21, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region’s fragile environment and historic sites.
- Jun 16, 2021 02:15 PM IST
“Xi Jinping’s new socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics is the guide for the whole party and all nationalities to fight for the great rejuvenation of China,” the sign proclaims in Tibetan and Chinese script, referring to China’s leader, who has sought to put his imprint on virtually every aspect of life across the vast county.
- Jun 16, 2021 12:00 PM IST
Across the street, a red banner spells out a new belief system, one being enforced with increasing fervour, of China''s ruling Communist Party.
- May 21, 2021 04:25 PM IST
The Tibet Autonomous Region borders with the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
- Mar 11, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and other senior leaders, the NPC approved a development blueprint which contains 60 proposals for speeding up China's development.
- Mar 08, 2021 01:49 PM IST
China could build up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of generation capacity on the Brahmaputra river.
- Feb 27, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Tenzin Tsundue is at the forefront of public advocacy against Chinese occupation.
- Jan 23, 2021 09:36 AM IST
TPSA indicates that the new American administration is keen to magnify its confrontationist approach towards China. Will New Delhi up the ante on Beijing?
- Jan 03, 2021 07:45 PM IST
In this first phase of voting, two candidates for the top government post of president will be shortlisted, including 90 parliamentarians. The second and final round of voting will take place in April.
- Dec 08, 2020 02:45 PM IST
Contrary to the concerns raised by some quarters, the water flow in the Brahmaputra River is unlikely to be affected to a noticeable degree, given that glacial melt in the river flow contributes only about 12 percent of the total volume of water
- Nov 08, 2020 07:42 PM IST
The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway line into Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway project. It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas, according to the Chinese official media.
- Sep 21, 2020 01:55 PM IST
Humla district administration has informed the Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Sep 04, 2020 05:58 PM IST
The renewed push to step-up development of the remote and impoverished southwestern region signals Beijing's intent to bolster frontier security amid heightened border tensions with India in recent months, two of the sources said.
- Sep 02, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Amitabh Mathur, a former Indian government adviser on Tibetan affairs, said the SFF were "crack troops", especially in the context of mountain climbing and high-altitude warfare.
- Aug 29, 2020 05:08 PM IST
At a senior Communist Party meeting on Tibet's future governance ending, Xi lauded achievements made and praised frontline officials but said more efforts were needed to enrich, rejuvenate and strengthen unity in the region.
- Aug 24, 2020 04:16 PM IST
The Dalai Lama found it difficult to locate Khunu Lama as the latter kept a low profile and shunned attention and had a habit of disappearing whenever his reputation caught up with him.