Tibet

Premier Li makes unannounced visit to Tibet, claims it as 'inalienable part' of China

Premier Li makes unannounced visit to Tibet, claims it as 'inalienable part' of China

Li Keqiang said China is committed to supporting education of skilled workers and train more talented workers in the disputed region the country claims as its own.

Jul 29, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
China sets up unmanned weather station in Tibet for help in 'live-fire conflict' with India

China sets up unmanned weather station in Tibet for help in 'live-fire conflict' with India

This unmanned automatic weather observation station has been set up in Yumai township, in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region near the Indian border. 

Jul 18, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
China's PLA holds high altitude drill in Tibet to test military-civilian integration

China's PLA holds high altitude drill in Tibet to test military-civilian integration

An important component of the drill was the military-civilian integration strategy, a key component in Tibet where the Dalai Lama's legacy still lingers on.

Jun 29, 2018, 21:35 PM IST
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli begins 6-day China tour

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli begins 6-day China tour

China and Nepal will reach an understanding to undertake a survey and prepare a detailed project report of a Trans-Himalayan economic corridor.
 

Jun 19, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
China remains 'very' troubling country on religious freedom: US

China remains 'very' troubling country on religious freedom: US

Observing that Tibetan Buddhists continue to be in a very difficult situation, a top American diplomat today said that China remains a "very troubling" country on religious freedom.

May 30, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
China jails Tibetan language activist for five years, human rights bodies cry foul

China jails Tibetan language activist for five years, human rights bodies cry foul

Tashi Wangchuk, according to Chinese authorities, is guilty of inciting separatism. All that Wangchuk wants, however, is to preserve the Tibetan language.

May 22, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Tibet can be in China if Beijing recognises our culture, says Dalai Lama

Tibet can be in China if Beijing recognises our culture, says Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said that Tibet can remain in China, only if Beijing recognised and respected the region`s distinct culture and autonomy.

Apr 23, 2018, 06:26 AM IST
To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

The rain-making systems being placed high on Tibetan mountains could bring rainfall to an area roughly three times the size of Spain.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
China's fighter jets in Tibet overcome high-altitude engine problems: Report

China's fighter jets in Tibet overcome high-altitude engine problems: Report

China's third generation fighter jets seem to have overcome their engine problems plaguing them while flying over high-altitude regions in Tibet bordering India.

Mar 16, 2018, 00:47 AM IST
Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire, no reports of casualties

Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire, no reports of casualties

One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and the extent of the damage was unclear.

Feb 18, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
China flexes muscles near border with India, Tibet; gives a warning to US

China flexes muscles near border with India, Tibet; gives a warning to US

In a brazen display of its military might, the neighbouring country has stationed its fighter jets and warships near Tibet.

Feb 05, 2018, 07:59 AM IST
India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay

India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay

Sangay underlined that an independent or autonomous Tibet was in the interest of both India and China as it provided a buffer between the two big nations that have mutual "mistrust and suspicion" due to their long border.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
India should stop treating smaller neighbours as mistresses: Chinese daily

India should stop treating smaller neighbours as mistresses: Chinese daily

China has disputes and conflicts with its neighbours galore but a state-run daily here instead accuses India of being pensive when it comes to its neighbours.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
China to maintain communication with India on artifical lakes

China to maintain communication with India on artifical lakes

China will maintain communication with India to deal with massive lakes formed by landslides on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Pay attention to ancient Indian knowledge: Dalai Lama's message for youngsters

Pay attention to ancient Indian knowledge: Dalai Lama's message for youngsters

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama today said the younger generation needs to focus and learn more about the ancient knowledge of the country in order to move forward.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
India need not be 'touchy' over Tibet hydropower plan: Chinese media

India need not be 'touchy' over Tibet hydropower plan: Chinese media

Funds for the new hydropower project in Tibet has already been sanctioned.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Tibet wants development, not independence from China: Dalai Lama

Tibet wants development, not independence from China: Dalai Lama

Pointing out how China has become more open to the outside world, the Dalai Lama said the country has to put the development of Tibetan plateau on the high priority list.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
China puts up routine objection over Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China puts up routine objection over Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China today objected to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying her tour of the "disputed area" is not conducive to the peace and tranquillity in the region.

Nov 06, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
China hurries to deny 1,000-km Brahmaputra tunnel reports, promises cross-border river cooperation

China hurries to deny 1,000-km Brahmaputra tunnel reports, promises cross-border river cooperation

Beijing’s swift denial comes after Indian news media picked up on the report published by the South China Morning Post, a popular English daily based in Hong Kong. 

Oct 31, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
China mulling 1,000-km tunnel to divert Brahmaputra water from Tibet to Xinjiang: Reports

China mulling 1,000-km tunnel to divert Brahmaputra water from Tibet to Xinjiang: Reports

India has flagged its concerns to Beijing about various dams being built by it on Brahmaputra river.

Oct 30, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

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