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Pollution shrouds Tibetan capital, grounding flights

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 15:17

China`s pollution reached new heights today, as the Tibetan capital of Lhasa was shrouded in a cloud of dust that halted flights and rendered one of its most-recognisable landmarks nearly invisible.

Lhasa undergoes USD 243 mn renovations

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 19:33

Tibet`s provincial capital Lhasa has completed renovating its old city at a whopping cost of USD 243 million.

First body found after Tibet landslide buries 83

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 11:21

Nearly 36 hours after a massive landslide buried 83 gold mine workers in Tibet, Chinese authorities today recovered one body even as no signs of life have been detected.

China to finish Tibet rail line close to Indian border soon

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:28

China will finish its rail network in Tibet up to Xigaze near Indian border by next year, allowing its military to move men and material besides beefing up transportation in Himalayan region.

Japanese lawmakers call Chinese action in Tibet `ruthless`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 19:51

Terming as "ruthless" the action of China, Japanese parliamentarians supported Tibetan leader Dalai Lama, who blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation protests in Tibet.

Chinese expert attacks Indian proposal to open Lhasa consulate

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 23:40

India`s proposal to open a consulate in the Tibetan capital Lhasa has come under criticism.

Tibetan sets himself on fire outside Lhasa

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 16:41

A US broadcaster says a Tibetan man protesting against Chinese rule set himself on fire.

China plans to build massive tourist park in Lhasa

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 00:45

The park, with a planned area of 800 hectares, will be located at a village 2-km from downtown Lhasa.

China to increase train services to Tibet

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 15:29

Trains will travel daily between Guangzhou, capital of south China`s Guangdong province, and Lhasa starting from July 09.

Ancient Tibetan scripture found in Lhasa

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 11:28

Cultural specialists in China`s Tibet region have found over 100 pages of Tibetan scripture dating back to the 13th century, according to authorities.

Alleged Tibetan immolation photos show man ablaze

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 18:38

There have been more than three dozen Tibetan self-immolations in China since March last year.

China detains hundreds of Tibetans: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 15:31

China has branded the self-immolators "terrorists" and criminals and has blamed exiled Tibetans and the Dalai Lama for inciting them.