tibet region

Ancient Tibetan scripture found in Lhasa


June 14th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, June 14 (IANS) Cultural specialists in China's Tibet region have found over 100 pages of Tibetan scripture dating back to the 13th century, according to authorities.According to Tashi Gyatso, ... Read more...

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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...

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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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More money for Tibet health care


February 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Feb 5 (IANS) China will considerably increase spending on health services in the Tibet region, an official said Sunday.The expenditure will go up by about 30 percent to 1.4 ... Read more...

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Tibet wetlands boost tourism potential


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Plenty of wetlands in China's Tibet region have raised its tourism potential. It is home to 6.5 million hectares of wetland, Global Times reported Friday.Tibet has ... Read more...

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Tibet draws over 6mn tourists this year


September 13th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) China's Tibet region is experiencing a good tourism season with both arrivals and revenue witnessing a record high in the first eight months of the year.Tibet ... Read more...

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Make roads first, rail tracks later: Arunachal residents


August 10th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Aug 10 (IANS) India's massive plans to build three railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh for strategic reasons - the northeastern state borders China - has evoked a muted ... Read more...

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Beijing, Shanghai top China’s well-being index


June 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin cities of China have topped the list of the country's well-being index prepared by scholars as part of an academic report.The report, ... Read more...

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Expert panel set up to probe Tawang chopper crash


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Saturday appointed an expert committee to probe the April 19 helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang town, a statement said. Seventeen ... Read more...

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Four army officers dead in Sikkim chopper crash (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 22 (IANS) Four army personnel, including two majors, were found dead in Sikkim Friday, with the wreckage of their helicopter being found a day after it went missing ... Read more...

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Two-member team starts probe into chopper crash


April 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A two-member central team of aviation experts Wednesday launched a probe into Tuesday's helicopter crash in the mountainous state of Arunachal Pradesh in which ... Read more...

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17 killed in Arunachal chopper crash, six survive (Fourth Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived miraculously when a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames Tuesday just before landing ... Read more...

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17 die in Arunachal chopper crash (Third Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived after a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames just before landing at a ... Read more...

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17 killed in Arunachal chopper crash in (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived after a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames just before landing at a ... Read more...

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Helicopter with 23 aboard crashes in Arunachal Pradesh (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) A commercial helicopter carrying 23 people, including five crew members, crashed into a hill and went up in flames Tuesday while landing at one of India's ... Read more...

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Karmapa cash row: Enforcement Directorate scans records (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday reached Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama's place of residence the Gyuto Tantric University and Monastery near here and scanned documents and questioned functionaries for ... Read more...

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Karmapa cash row: Enforcement Directorate begins probe


February 1st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday reached Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama's place of residence the Gyuto Tantric University and Monastery near here to begin their investigation into last week's ... Read more...

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Karmapa asked 50 questions, denies allegations (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 30 (IANS) Tibetan religious leader, the Karmapa, was asked a set of 50 questions by police Sunday about nearly Rs.70 million worth of unaccounted foreign and Indian currency being found ... Read more...

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Karmapa cash row: Hotelier, banker held


January 30th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 30 (IANS) Dharamsala businessman and hotelier K.P. Bhardwaj, who is believed to have struck a land deal with the Karmapa's trust, and a bank manager from Haryana have been arrested ... Read more...

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More raids follow as agencies probe Karmapa money links (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 29 (IANS) A string of central government agencies got into the picture Saturday to get to the bottom of the recovery of unaccounted foreign and Indian currency from the ... Read more...

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12 defence personnel killed as IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal (Lead, changing dateline)


November 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 19 (IANS) Twelve Indian defence personnel - 11 of them from the air force - were killed in a helicopter crash Friday in Arunachal Pradesh close to the ... Read more...

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Himachal Govt. to conserve endangered snow horse ‘Chamurthi’


November 11th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanRampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov. 11 (ANI): The Himachal Pradesh Government has undertaken an initiative to conserve 'Chamurthi', one of four recognised indigenous horse breeds in India.'Chamurthi', or snow horse, ... Read more...

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Snow horse in Himachal, endangered


November 11th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanRampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov. 11 (ANI): The Himachal Pradesh government has taken an initiative to preserve 'Chamurthi', one of four recognised indigenous horse breeds in India.'Chamurthi', or snow horse, ... Read more...

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Rare bone disease hits Tibet


October 16th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) A rare bone disease is posing a health risk to about 170,000 residents in southwest China's Tibet region, a medical survey has found.At least 14,662 people have been ... Read more...

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Brahmaputra crosses danger mark, Assam flood situation critical


September 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam turned critical Tuesday with the main river Brahmaputra crossing the danger level at several places, taking the total number of displaced people to ... Read more...

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Himachal Chief Minister expresses concern over Chinese threat


September 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Sep.12 (ANI): In the wake of many strange developments in the recent past with China, the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Prem Kumar Dhumal has voiced his concern over the threat posed ... Read more...

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10 killed, thousands displaced in northeast floods


September 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Itanagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed and about 300,000 displaced in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the northeastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, officials said ... Read more...

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Assam’s concerns on big dams: PM to be told


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh Friday said he would apprise Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about concerns of the people of Assam regarding the construction ... Read more...

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One killed, thousands displaced in Assam floods


September 10th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 30,000 displaced in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Assam's Lakhimpur district. A vast stretch of the internationally-famed Kaziranga ... Read more...

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50,000 displaced in Assam floods


August 21st, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy monsoon rains triggered flash floods in Assam Saturday, displacing at least 50,000 people in the state's Lakhimpur district, officials said. No casualties have been reported. A government spokesperson ... Read more...

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Arunachal lawmakers want power projects to stay


August 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress lawmakers from India's northeastern state of Arunchal Pradesh have locked horns with New Delhi over construction of mega dams to generate energy, saying any ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress protests China’s plans of dam over Brahmaputra


June 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) China's reported plans of construction of a dam over the Brahmaputra river and diverting water to its arid regions were Tuesday strongly opposed by Congress legislators in ... Read more...

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Tenzin Norzom is Miss Tibet


June 7th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 7 (IANS) Promising to remain committed to the Tibetan cause, 23-year-old Tenzin Norzom has won the Kingfisher Miss Tibet Pageant 2010 at McLeodganj near this Himachal Pradesh hill town, an ... Read more...

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Walking the ramp for Tibet, their lost homeland


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, June 2 (IANS) They will never make it to a global beauty pageant. But four exiled Tibetan women will still sashay down the ramp here as a "peaceful protest" ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama offers prayers for Tibet earthquake victims


April 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): The Dalai Lama and hundreds of Tibetan monks and nuns offered prayers in Dharamsala here on Tuesday for victims of the recent Tibet earthquake.Prayers were ... Read more...

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