India paying ’special attention’ to China border

August 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With China planning to develop a tourist hub in Tibet, India said Thursday that it was paying "special attention" to the development of infrastructure in ... Read more...

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The lost art of Tibetan knife-making

August 29th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A 62-year-old man from Tibet's Xigaze prefecture is perhaps one of the last exponents of a lost art - that of making knives the Tibetan way.Tsedan ... 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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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...

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Chinese build airport in Mount Everest region

April 12th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, April 12 (IANS) An airport under construction in a Tibetan region which is home to the Mount Everest is expected to be operational in October, an aviation official said. Construction of the ... Read more...

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6.8-magnitude earthquake rocks Tibet

August 26th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit Zhongba County, Xigaze prefecture in Tibet on Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. There were ... Read more...

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China launches largest ever Tibet cultural relic preservation

April 19th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.19 (ANI): China on Friday launched a 570 million yuan (81.43 million dollar) project to preserve 22 historical and cultural relics in the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region. The project, China's ... Read more...

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Qinghai-Tibet railway extension construction to begin soon

January 19th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Tibet plans to invest 28 billion Yuan (3.7 billion U.S. dollars) in ten key construction projects this year, including an extension of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, said Qiangba Puncog, ... Read more...

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