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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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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...

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Two self-immolations in Tibet


March 5th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) A woman and a schoolgirl died after they set themselves afire in Tibet in the past two days to protest China's policies and to demand freedom ... Read more...

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‘Tom and Jerry’ now in Tibetan language


January 14th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) American cartoon series "Tom and Jerry" is among 1,500 hours of English and Chinese TV programmes translated into Tibetan language and on show daily through a ... Read more...

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First five-star hotel opens in Tibet


May 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) The first-ever five-star hotel in Tibet opened Saturday in the capital Lhasa, in a bid to attract more tourists to the region.The St. Regis Hotel opened ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama hands a democracy prescription to China


March 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) After having dissuaded exiled Tibetans from taking any harsh stand or action against China, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Thursday took Beijing and ... Read more...

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Tibetans in exile demonstrate against China in New Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9(ANI): Scores of Tibetans in exile on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi against China.The protestors accused China of violating human rights. ... Read more...

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China begins extension of Tibet railway


September 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) China has begun work on an extension to the world's highest rail link which will connect the Tibetan capital of Lhasa to the region's second largest city Xigaze. ... Read more...

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Tibetan environmentalist jailed for five years in China


July 4th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): China has sent a Tibetan environmentalist to jail for five years on a charge of inciting separatism in the country, in the latest sign of what human rights ... Read more...

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China cuts Tibet-Nepal links ahead of uprising anniversary


March 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Determined to prevent anti-China demonstrations in Tibet Wednesday, the 51st anniversary of a failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese annexation, Beijing has snapped most links between the ... Read more...

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China, India broadens ties with Nepal for its geopolitical significance


February 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 18(ANI): Analysts believe that China, which once regarded Nepal with intermittent interest, is now exerting itself more due to concerns that Nepal could become a place of Tibetan agitation."Nepal ... Read more...

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Sino-India border dispute hots up over use of multilateral institution, says NYT


September 6th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep.6 (ANI): A new twist has been introduced into the vexed land border dispute between India and China, with the latter trying to block a 2.9 billion dollar Asian ... Read more...

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India can open consulate in Lhasa: Chinese official


August 25th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Lhasa, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 40 years after bad blood between India and China closed down the Indian consulate in Tibetan capital Lhasa, a Chinese foreign ministry official ... Read more...

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China’s Panchen Lama urges Tibetans to back communist rule


March 15th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 15 (Xinhua) The 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu, the state-appointed Tibetan Buddhist leader, Sunday called on the Tibetans to support the Communist Party leadership of China to "achieve progress and ... Read more...

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China silences Tibet on Lhasa riot anniversary


March 14th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (DPA) Troops in full battle dress patrolled Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, Saturday as the anniversary of last year's anti-Chinese protests and rioting in the city was marked largely ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama leads hundreds of Tibetans in special prayers


March 8th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of monks in red robes and with shaven heads converged alongwith scores of other Tibetans at the Tsuglagkhang main temple early Sunday to ... Read more...

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76 convicted over Lhasa violence


February 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Feb 11 (Xinhua) Courts have handed out sentences to 76 people involved in last year's riots in the Tibetan capital Lhasa, an official said. Nyima Cering of the regional People's Congress ... Read more...

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China increases troop strength in Lhasa


November 8th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa (Tibet), Nov.8 (ANI): China has increased its military presence in Tibetan capital Lhasa amid fears that "separatist" supporters of the Dalai Lama plan a repeat of the bloody March 2008 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts Tibet


October 6th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 6 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Tibetan capital Lhasa Monday afternoon, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, officials said.The epicentre of the ... Read more...

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Rapid reforms could have led to riots in Tibet


July 17th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing/Lhasa, July 17 (IANS) China's rapid economic reforms could have been one of the main reasons for the violent riots in Tibet in March in which Buddhist monks played a ... Read more...

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Four months after riots, Lhasa limps back to normal


July 13th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Lhasa, July 13 (IANS) Four months after the March 14 riots for a "free Tibet" that left 18 people dead, 800 injured and destroyed property worth millions of dollars, life ... Read more...

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China arrests thousands of Tibetan monks ahead of Dalai Lamas bday


July 7th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 7 (ANI): Fears over the possible occurrence of fresh unrests in Tibet on the occasion of the birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, have prompted ... Read more...

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Tibetans in exile protest in Dharamsala as Olympic torch passes through Lhasa


June 21st, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, June 21 (ANI): Tibetans in exile in Dharamsala took out a protest march as the Beijing Olympic torch passes through the Tibetan capital Lhasa on Saturday.The protest organised by the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges supporters to not disturb Olympic torch relay in Lhasa


June 12th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 12 (ANI): On a five-day visit to Australia, the Dalai Lama today appealed to his supporters to not disturb the relay in the Tibetan capital Lhasa next week as ... Read more...

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30 jailed over Lhasa violence (Second lead)


April 29th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, April 29 (Xinhua) A Chinese court here Tuesday sentenced 30 people to jail terms ranging from three years to life for involvement in the March 14 riot in the Tibetan capital. ... Read more...

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17 jailed over Lhasa violence (Lead)


April 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, April 29 (Xinhua) A court here Tuesday sentenced 17 people to jail terms ranging from three years to life for involvement in the March 14 riot in the Tibetan capital. The ... Read more...

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17 jailed for Lhasa violence


April 29th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, April 29 (Xinhua) Seventeen people were sentenced Tuesday to jail terms ranging from three years to life for their involvement in the March 14 violence in the Tibetan capital. The Intermediate ... Read more...

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China police looking for 88 Lhasa rioters


April 18th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa (China), April 18 (Xinhua) The Chinese police are still looking for 88 suspects in the March 14 riot in the Tibetan capital, a public security official said here Friday. "We have ... Read more...

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Kalmadi rules out bar on Tibetan protests


April 15th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday said that there would be no bar on peaceful Tibetan protests during the April 17 relay of the ... Read more...

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Tibetan freedom marchers reach New Delhi


April 10th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Over one hundred exiled Tibetans in Dharamsala staged a demonstration after participating in a freedom march to New Delhi on Thursday. They are also protesting against ... Read more...

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953 detained for Lhasa riots


April 9th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 9 (Xinhua) At least 953 people have been detained in connection with the March 14 violence in the Tibetan capital Lhasa. Of these, 403 were formally arrested, Qiangba Puncog, chairman ... Read more...

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Lhasa Police says most Tibetan riot victims still alive


April 7th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Police in Tibetan capital Lhasa have claimed that the list of Tibetan rioters declared dead by the "Dalai Clique" is fabricated, saying that most of those named ... Read more...

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Some 150 Tibetan protesters arrested in Nepal


March 31st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 31 (DPA) Nepalese police Monday detained nearly 150 anti-China demonstrators in the capital as Tibetan exiles kept up their protests against repression in their homeland. The demonstrators were rounded up ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese officials discuss common concerns


March 30th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Beijing, March 30 (IANS) India's National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan and Chinese State Councillor Dai Bingguo Sunday had a telephonic conversation, discussing issues of common concern including the situation in Tibet. ... Read more...

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Lhasa protests continue as monks face punishment


March 30th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Beijing, March 30 (DPA) Massive security measures by Chinese authorities failed to prevent new protests in Lhasa as foreign diplomats departed the Tibetan capital, the exiled government said Sunday. Thousands protested against ... Read more...

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