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  • Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet is a threat to India, says senior US Congressman Jul 27, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet is a threat to India, says senior US Congressman

    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.

  • Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh Jul 23, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

    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.

  • China should recognise that Dalai Lama is key to resolving Sino-Tibetan conflict: Head of Tibetan-govt-in exile Jul 06, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    China should recognise that Dalai Lama is key to resolving Sino-Tibetan conflict: Head of Tibetan-govt-in exile

    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.

  • China launches first bullet train in Tibet, close to Arunachal Pradesh Jun 25, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    China launches first bullet train in Tibet, close to Arunachal Pradesh

    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.

  • China offers glimpse of Tibetan life without the Dalai Lama Jun 16, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    China offers glimpse of Tibetan life without the Dalai Lama

    Across the street, a red banner spells out a new belief system, one being enforced with increasing fervour, of China''s ruling Communist Party.

  • China giving preference for 'infrastructure construction' in villages along Tibet border, disputed with India, Bhutan May 21, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    China giving preference for 'infrastructure construction' in villages along Tibet border, disputed with India, Bhutan

    The Tibet Autonomous Region borders with the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

  • China's Parliament approves 14th Five-Year Plan to build dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet Mar 11, 2021 03:38 PM IST

    China's Parliament approves 14th Five-Year Plan to build dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet

    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.

  • Tibet official urges China to start construction on Brahmaputra dam within year Mar 08, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    Tibet official urges China to start construction on Brahmaputra dam within year

    China could build up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of generation capacity on the Brahmaputra river.

  • Meet the Tibetan poet who wants India to repeal its ‘One China’ policy Feb 27, 2021 08:10 AM IST

    Meet the Tibetan poet who wants India to repeal its ‘One China’ policy

    Tenzin Tsundue is at the forefront of public advocacy against Chinese occupation.

  • New US policy on Tibet can imply a strategic shift in India’s Himalayan intentions Jan 23, 2021 09:36 AM IST

    New US policy on Tibet can imply a strategic shift in India’s Himalayan intentions

    TPSA indicates that the new American administration is keen to magnify its confrontationist approach towards China. Will New Delhi up the ante on Beijing?

  • Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader Jan 03, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader

    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.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping orders advancing construction of rail line in Tibet, close to Arunachal Pradesh Nov 08, 2020 07:42 PM IST

    Chinese President Xi Jinping orders advancing construction of rail line in Tibet, close to Arunachal Pradesh

    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.

  • China encroaches into Nepal's land, erects nine buildings: Report Sep 21, 2020 01:55 PM IST

    China encroaches into Nepal's land, erects nine buildings: Report

    Humla district administration has informed the Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • China planning building spree in Tibet as India tensions rise Sep 04, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    China planning building spree in Tibet as India tensions rise

    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.

  • Tibetan soldier's death near tense India-China border sheds light on covert unit Sep 02, 2020 10:54 PM IST

    Tibetan soldier's death near tense India-China border sheds light on covert unit

    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.

  • Xi Jinping says China to step up efforts to fight 'splittism' in Tibet Aug 29, 2020 05:08 PM IST

    Xi Jinping says China to step up efforts to fight 'splittism' in Tibet

    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.

  • How Dalai Lama traced teacher Khunu Lama in India! Aug 24, 2020 04:16 PM IST

    How Dalai Lama traced teacher Khunu Lama in India!

    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.

  • China says boy picked by Dalai Lama now a college graduate May 20, 2020 07:46 AM IST

    China says boy picked by Dalai Lama now a college graduate

    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.

  • US House passes bill on sanctions against Chinese officials for meddling in Dalai Lama's succession Jan 29, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    US House passes bill on sanctions against Chinese officials for meddling in Dalai Lama's succession

    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.

  • Tibetan issue no longer struggle for political independence: Dalai Lama Jul 04, 2019 05:25 PM IST

    Tibetan issue no longer struggle for political independence: Dalai Lama

    Political independence is mainly meant for the happiness of the people, but does it alone guarantee happiness, the Tibetan spiritual leader asked.

  • China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile government Mar 27, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile government

    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.

  • China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries Feb 20, 2019 09:09 AM IST

    China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

    Travel agencies contacted on February 20 said foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1.

  • From Tibet to the 'Nine Dragons', Vietnam's Mekong Delta is losing sand Jan 14, 2019 09:25 AM IST

    From Tibet to the 'Nine Dragons', Vietnam's Mekong Delta is losing sand

    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.

  • Tibetans not to be taken by Dalai Lama's lies: China Dec 14, 2018 05:02 PM IST

    Tibetans not to be taken by Dalai Lama's lies: China

    The Dalai Lama, the highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, fled into exile to India in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule.

  • Tibet visa legislation to help restore measure of reciprocity to US' ties with China Dec 14, 2018 12:04 PM IST

    Tibet visa legislation to help restore measure of reciprocity to US' ties with China

    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.

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