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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China


August 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday again insisted on early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue, but he blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation ... Read more...

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In China, volunteer lawyers helping the poor


July 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS)In a drive worth emulating by lawyers in other parts of the world, volunteer lawyers and law students have come forward in China to offer assistance to ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash China


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Heavy rains will continue to lash southern China over the next three days, the National Meteorological Centre said Sunday.The regions south of the Yangtze river and ... Read more...

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UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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Exiles seek UN intervention in Tibet


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Worried over the increasing number of self immolation by Buddhist monks, Tibetan exiles here are asking the UN to intervene in Tibet.Concerned over what he thinks ... Read more...

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Self-immolations: China warns Dalai Lama


March 7th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's attempts to "split" China are "doomed to fail", said an official following a string of self-immolations in recent months.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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China braces for big freeze


February 4th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) Temperatures in most parts of China will drop by up to 14 degrees Celsius in the next three days, further intensifying the cold front sweeping the ... Read more...

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China warns US on exploiting Tibet issue


January 12th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beining, Jan 12 (IANS) In a clear reference to the US, China has said it is opposed to foreign countries that use Tibet-related issues to interfere in its domestic affairs.The ... Read more...

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China disasters affected 430 mn people in 2010


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Various disasters in China affected over 430 million people last year, according to a government report.A total of 7,844 people were dead or missing, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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At least 107 killed in China torrential rains


July 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): At least 107 people have been killed and 59 are missing following torrential rains and severe flooding in ten provinces along the Yangtze River in China.According ... Read more...

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Genes explain why Tibetans thrive at high altitudes


May 14th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Utah School of Medicine and Qinghai University Medical School in the People's Republic of China claim to have found an answer to why ... Read more...

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Mental disorders major health issue in China


April 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): A national survey has found that mental disorders are becoming a major public health problem in China, with about 17.5 percent of Chinese adults suffering from different ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan in earthquake charity concert


April 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Jackie Chan and more than hundred stars from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan participated in a charity concert to raise money for earthquake victims in China.The five-hour concert ... Read more...

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Famed Tibetan writer held for organizing Yushu quake donations


April 27th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.27 (ANI): The leading Tibetan intellectual, a writer, publisher and philosopher, long seen as close to China's ruling Communist Party, has been arrested after organizing private donations for this month's earthquake. ... Read more...

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Severe sandstorm plagues Beijing


March 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 20 (ANI): A severe sandstorm hit Beijing on Friday night, packing the Chinese capital with strong winds and tonnes of sand.On Saturday morning, the Beijing residents woke up to see ... Read more...

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China sends Tibetan singer to labour camp: report


March 8th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (DPA) Chinese authorities sentenced a popular Tibetan singer to 15 months of "re-education through labour" after he released an album containing lyrics deemed political, US-based Radio Free Asia said ... Read more...

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China chalks out plan for lasting stability in Tibet


January 24th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) China has formulated a plan for lasting stability in Tibet, it was announced at a high-level meeting held here. The meeting, attended by Chinese President Hu Jintao and other ... Read more...

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Dharamsala releases video appeal about plight of Tibetans


August 29th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Aug 29 (ANI): In an attempt to bring plight of the Tibetans to the notice of the international community, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) in Dharamsala has ... Read more...

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Plague outbreak takes third life in China


August 4th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (DPA) An outbreak of pneumonic plague in northwest China has claimed a third victim, local health authorities reported, as they continued to cordon off a town. The man was identified ... Read more...

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Monks lead Tibetan `civil disobedience’ in China


March 9th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Rebkong (China), March 9 (DPA) "We are not celebrating the New Year this year," said a burgundy-clad Tibetan monk at the Rongwo Buddhist monastery in China's western province of Qinghai."We ... Read more...

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Two Tibetan women arrested after protests


March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Two Tibetan women were arrested for staging separate protests that were critical of China in the Chinese province of Sichuan, an advocacy group for Tibet said Saturday. A nun ... Read more...

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China to divert water from rivers to ease drought: official


February 8th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (Xinhua) China will divert water from its two longest rivers to irrigate the drought-hit areas in the country's north, an official said. Water from the country's longest river, the ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits northwest China


November 10th, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit China's remote northwestern province of Qinghai Monday, the State Seismological Bureau said.The quake struck at 9:22 a.m. with ... Read more...

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Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes Western Xizang


September 10th, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
An earth quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook Western Xizang at Wednesday, September 10, at 9.28 AM local time, reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.How ever there are no immediate ... Read more...

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Few Chinese presidents ever visited Tibet in five decades


July 20th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Tibet may well be an "inalienable" part of the People's Republic of China, but few Chinese presidents or its paramount leaders have ever visited the region ... Read more...

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Expansionist China a threat to India: BJP leader


June 28th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) Underlining solidarity with the Tibetan people, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Saturday warned that China was emerging as a "threat" to India and the world ... Read more...

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BJP plays up China threat, accuses government of appeasement


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In a hawkish document on foreign policy, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday attacked the "slavish attitude" of the government in appeasing Beijing that was reflected in ... Read more...

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Gateway to Tibet is a virtual war zone, closed as unrest continues


March 26th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.26 (ANI): The gateway to the Tibetan plateau, Chengdu, a city of 10 million people in the middle of China, has been blocked off at various points by police ... Read more...

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Melting glaciers will shrink harvests in India, China


March 21st, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 21 (IANS) Shrinking Himalayan glaciers will turn the Ganga in India and the Yangtze in China into seasonal rivers that dry up in summers, massively reducing grain harvests, and ... Read more...

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