Tibet bus accident kills 44 people, injures 11: Xinhua

A tour bus plunged into a Tibetan valley on Saturday after hitting two vehicles, killing 44 people and injuring 11, China`s official news agency Xinhua reported.

Pollution shrouds Tibetan capital, grounding flights

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

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

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.

Tibetan sets himself on fire outside Lhasa

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

China plans to build massive tourist park in Lhasa

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

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

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

China detains hundreds of Tibetans: Report

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

Tibetan mother dies after self-immolating

Rechok, a nomad in her 30s, died outside the Jonang Dzamthang monastery in Barma Township.

Tibetan Admin express concerns over twin self-immolations

The Central Tibetan Administration has expressed its concern over the self- immolation of two Tibetans in Lhasa.

`China cut Internet in area of Tibetan unrest`

China has admitted to cutting off mobile phone and Internet connections in areas where Tibetans were shot dead last month.

Kathmandu-Tibet direct bus service to resume from February

Nepal and Tibet on Sunday agreed to resume direct bus services between Kathmandu and Lhasa from February next year to promote tourism between the two regions.

Top Indian Generals on week-long trip to China

In a confidence building
measure, three top Indian generals are on a week-long visit to
China beginning today which would include a rare conducted
tour of Tibet`s capital Lhasa.

India can open consulate in Lhasa: Chinese official

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 says New Delhi can re-open it any time it wants.