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 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 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.
- 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.
- May 20, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Very little information has been given about Gedhun Choekyi Nyima or his family since he went missing at age 6 shortly after being named the 11th Panchen Lama.
- Jan 29, 2020 07:45 PM IST
According to the bill, the succession or reincarnation of Tibetan Buddhist leaders, including a future 15th Dalai Lama, is an exclusively religious matter that should be decided solely by the Tibetan Buddhist community.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Political independence is mainly meant for the happiness of the people, but does it alone guarantee happiness, the Tibetan spiritual leader asked.
- Mar 27, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Executive vice governor Norbu Dondrup on March 27 reviewed gains in the economy, health care and education since 1959 and castigated the self-declared government-in-exile established by Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama as illegitimate.
- Feb 20, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Travel agencies contacted on February 20 said foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.
- Jan 14, 2019 09:25 AM IST
Upstream damming and extensive mining of the Mekong's riverbed for sand is causing the land between the sprawling network of rivers and channels near the mouth of one of the world's great rivers to sink at a pace of around 2 cm (0.75 inches) a year, experts and officials said.
- Dec 14, 2018 05:02 PM IST
The Dalai Lama, the highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, fled into exile to India in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule.
- Dec 14, 2018 12:04 PM IST
The US Senate on December 11 passed 'The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act', that seeks to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to Tibet.