Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts central China

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central China on Wednesday, the U.S Geological Survey said.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Lhasa - between heaven and earth

Lhasa - between heaven and earth

If there is anything between heaven and earth, it's Qinghai - the Tibet Plateau in southwestern China.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

China`s largest salt lake Qinghai expands

The area of Qinghai Lake, China`s largest salt lake, has expanded by 124 square kilometers in the past four years due to grassland restoration and reforestation, according to a latest survey.

Jul 27, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Qinghai-Tibet Railway expands its reach

Seven years after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway began operation, the "roof of the world" is about to see more railway lines connecting it to other parts of China.

Jul 06, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Man in China sentenced for inciting self-immolation

A court in northwest China`s Qinghai Province sentenced a man to 13 years in jail for goading a monk to self-immolate and inciting split of the state.

Feb 08, 2013, 15:09 PM IST

Panchen Lama expresses sorrow over earthquake

The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen
Erdini Qoigyijabu, who is projected by China as the spiritual
leader of Tibetan Buddhists Friday expressed sorrow over the destruction caused by the earthquake in Tibetan
province of Qinghai.

Apr 16, 2010, 21:58 PM IST