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Yesterday | DNA India

Do not 'over interpret' development in border areas: China to India

China on Thursday asked India not to "over interpret" its extensive infrastructure development along the disputed border saying the effort is aimed at economic upliftment of the local populace.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Times of India

Blog: More border areas may threaten to go to China

I don't know how many of you read a report in last week's Times of India, where the residents of Pin valley, which borders China, have threatened to seek China's help if the state government in Himachal does not wake up to their plight .

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Switched

'The All-Knowing Buddha': An Exhibition That Takes Us To The Heart Of Tibetan Meditation

Tibetan Buddhist deity Sarvavid Vairocana, also referred to as the All-knowing Buddha, embodies a visualization practice that is said to lead meditators to enlightenment.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Nerve News

China used force to quell 2008 Tibet protests: Rights group

Chinese security forces used machine guns to quell protests in Tibetan capital Lhasa in March 2008, a human rights watchdog here has said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

China Daily

Balance Tibet's development with eco-protection

The Chinese central government's unflinching stand has been that the Tibet autonomous region should implement tailor-made development policies.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rediff.com

Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NatureNews

Double threat for Tibet

Hot, dry weather and progressive urbanization are turning grasslands into sand near the headwaters of the Yellow, Yangtze and Mekong rivers.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Weather, Environment

MYREPUBLICA.com

Himalaya Airlines to start int l flights from October

Himalaya Airlines, formerly Yeti Airlines International, is starting scheduled operation from October 28. The airline is promoted by Yeti World Investment and HIF Aviation Investment Company from Nepal and Tibet Airlines from the Peoples Republic of China.

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Arab Times

'A Fuller Life' a loving tribute to filmmaker

For those absolutely convinced of the genius of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's "Leviathan," along comes J.P. Sniadecki with his sensory documentary "The Iron Ministry."

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Times of India

China inaugurates new rail link in Tibet, close to Indian border in Sikkim

BEIJING: China on Friday inaugurated its second railway line in Tibet, built at a cost of $2.16 billion, close to Indian border in Sikkim, enhancing mobility of its military in the remote and strategic Himalayan region.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

China Digital Times

Learning to Forget Tibet in China

Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser was born in Lhasa, but attended high school and university in Chengdu, Sichuan, in the early stages of China's 'Help Tibet' campaign.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newsday

UK politician's Tibet visit under fire

Given that the UK Labour Party says that it is "deeply concerned" about the human rights situation in Tibet, it might seem odd that one of its senior politicians is in Lhasa at all.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Xinhuanet

Tibet development forum wraps up in Lhasa

Scholars, politicians and journalists from China and abroad wrapped up the Tibet forum in the "holy city" of Lhasa, forging consensus on development of the Chinese autonomous region.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Skift

Tibet Capital is Magnet for Chinese Millennial Tourists

Student tourists in China have their own style, are up for a challenge, and are crowding into the Tibet capital this summer.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Suria

Tibet bus accident kills 44 people,...

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.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Wave

Tattooist draws upon art to seek freedom

CONTROLLED BY CHINA: Tibet has been occupied by China since the 1951 Invasion of Tibet, called the Liberation of Tibet by China.

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Russia Taday

India warms up to Nepal - is China feeling the heat?

Jhinuk Chowdhury is a former journalist based in India and is currently working as an independent writer.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Newkerala.com

World's highest railway track stretches closer to Mt. Everest

The world's highest railway track now reaches even closer to Mount Everest, as China stretches the track connecting Tibetan cities of Lhasa and Shigatse.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Nerve News

Only nine Chinese cities reach air quality standards

Only nine of 161 Chinese cities reached the new -- and stricter -- air quality monitoring standards in the first half of this year, according to the ministry of environmental protection .

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Nerve News

It's in Chinese interest to give Tibetans more autonomy: Lobsang Sangay

Dharamsala, Aug 4 - Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay says the people in Tibet will be happy if are given more autonomy by China within the Chinese constitution.

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