tibet autonomous region

Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China’s respect for freedom in Tibet deteriorated: US report


July 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 31 (IANS) The US State Department has said there was a marked deterioration in the Chinese government's respect for and protection of Buddhist religious freedom in Tibet and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tibet virtually again out of bounds, say exiles


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 9 (IANS) Tibet is virtually again out of bounds for overseas visitors and the Chinese have stepped up major crackdowns against suspected dissidents in Tibet after two self-immolations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Self-immolations in Tibet politically motivated: Lawmaker


May 16th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Self-immolations by monks were part of the scheme of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's clique to internationalize the Tibet issue, a Tibetan legislator has said.In ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Czech deputy PM concerned over Tibet situation


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 2 (IANS) Czech Deputy Prime Minister Karel Schwarzenberg has expressed concern over the grim situation in Tibet at the UN Human Rights meeting in Geneva, the Central ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Journalists banned from entering Tibet: Media organisation


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (IANS) China's Tibet Autonomous Region is out of bounds for foreign journalists. This causes media persons to resort to clandestine methods to get into the region, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tibetans fined for unauthorised protest


February 25th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court has fined office-bearers of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest pro-independence group in exile, for holding a protest here against China without ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Losar will be a muted in McLeodganj this year


February 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 18 (IANS) It will be a muted Tibetan New Year or Losar in Dharamsala's suburb of Mcleodganj this year as the community expresses solidarity with those suffering under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Heavy snow disrupts traffic on China-Nepal highway


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) Heavy snow Thursday halted traffic on a section of the China-Nepal highway, which links southwest China's Tibet autonomous region and Nepal, said traffic officials.According Zhao Chun, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN asks China to suspend resettlement of Tibetan nomads


February 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 1 (IANS) The UN has asked China to suspend non-voluntary resettlement of Tibetan nomadic herders from their traditional lands and to support them with rural extension programmes.UN special ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Qinghai-Tibet railway carries 6.5 mn people in 2011


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 3 (IANS) China's Qinghai-Tibet railway, the world's highest altitude railway, has transported over 6.5 million people in 2011, the rail company said Tuesday.The railway connects Xining, the capital ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Compassion key to happiness: Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday said anger was harmful and compassion was the key to happiness."During the crisis in 2008, I wished I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Did Ice Age giants’ ancestors originate in Tibet?


September 5th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) A new fossil assemblage found in China's Tibet Autonomous Region has suggested ancestors of some giant Ice Age mammals may have evolved in Tibet before the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dalai Lama a symbol of peace: Dhumal


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is a symbol of peace, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tibet government head rules out talks with `exile government’


May 19th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) Tibet's top government official Thursday called the Dalai Lama's "exile government" an illegal organisation and ruled out talks with it.Padma Choling, chairman of the Tibet Autonomous ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dalai Lama’s claim of retirement a ‘farce’: Living Buddha


March 29th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa, Mar.29 (ANI): The Dalai Lama's plan to step down as the political head of the "exiled Tibetan government" is "a self-directed and played out farce", said Shingtsa Tenzinchodrak, the vice chairman ... Read more...

Posted in World |

16 killed, 21 injured in road accident in Tibet


March 15th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
LHASA, TIBET (BNO NEWS) -- A road accident on Monday left at least 16 people dead and 21 others injured in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet


March 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing "safety concerns".The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Dalai Lama’s death will not affect Tibet’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): A high-ranking Chinese official has said that the Dalai Lama's death will not affect the Tibet autonomous region's overall situation, but will likely have some minor impacts."As ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China has built 58,000 km roads, five airfields in Tibet: Antony


March 7th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A total of 58,000 km of roads and five airfields have come up in Tibet, indicating the extent of infrastructure development by China in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Huge source of oil, gas found in South China Sea


January 17th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) Chinese geologists have detected "super-thick" oil and gas-rich strata in the South China Sea and also identified 38 offshore oil and gas basins, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians want upgrade on trade with China on Silk Route


November 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Nathu La (Sikkim), Nov 16 (IANS) Indian traders have urged the government to review the list of items tradable with China to boost business through the fabled Silk Route."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China inaugurates first international luxury hotel in Tibet


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): Chinese tourism authorities are expecting a boom in the country's tourism sector, following the inauguration of the first luxury hotel in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Huge traffic jam may again haunt China


September 6th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) The monster traffic jam on the Beijing-Tibet highway, which was eased Sunday after a number of emergency measures taken by the authorities in China, is likely to recur ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Han Chinese migrants causing unrest in Tibet


July 25th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 25 (ANI): Tibet is in a state of unrest after Han Chinese migrants including workers, investors, merchants, teachers and soldiers poured into a remote part of the country.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China bans plastic bags in ecologically fragile Tibet


July 16th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, July 16 (IANS) China has banned ultra-thin plastic bags in ecologically fragile southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region. In a circular Friday, the government ordered all prefectures and counties to replace these bags with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nirupama Rao concludes Dharamsala visit


July 11th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 11 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Sunday flew back to Delhi after holding talks with the Dalai Lama here, an official said. There was no indication of the nature of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Panchen Lama tonsures reincarnation of Tibet’s fifth Living Buddha Dezhub


July 5th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa (Tibet), July 5 (ANI): The 11th Panchen Lama has tonsured the reincarnation of Tibet's fifth Living Buddha Dezhub in Lhasa in observance of the Tibetan Buddhist rituals.The tonsure ceremony began ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Reincarnation of fifth Living Buddha Dezhub selected in Tibet


July 4th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa (Tibet), July 4 (ANI): Reincarnation of the fifth Living Buddha Dezhub was chosen following a lot-drawing ceremony here.Losang Doje was selected as the reincarnation in accordance with a regulation on reincarnation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China opens fourth airport in Tibet


July 1st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) A new airport became operational in Tibet Thursday, with the landing of a passenger plane of Air China, making it the fourth commercial airport in the region. An Airbus ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China says Brahmaputra Canyon ready for world visitors


June 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): The Tibetan autonomous government will work with local tourist companies investing huge amounts of money to further develop the Brahmaputra Grand Canyon tourist area into a world-class ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Army’s road-building wing to focus on border areas


May 11th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army's road-building wing has been asked to focus on strategic infrastructure development in the border areas, particularly along the frontier with China, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indo-China trade begins through Nathula today


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, May 3 (ANI): Border trade between India and China through Nathula in Sikkim will begin from Monday.In 2006, both India and China agreed to reopen the traditional trade route after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China quake toll mounts to 1,484


April 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18(ANI): The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck a Tibetan area in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 1,484 on Sunday morning, with another 312 declared missing.Wednesday's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe