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18 January, 2018 4:28 PM Tibetan leader cautions India against China’s ‘Doklam plans’

India should be worried about China’s continued military build up in Doklam, said Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration in India. Dr. Sangay made his observations on the Doklam issue while announcing the upcoming events to mark the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Dalai Lama and Tibetans in India. “India has to be cautious 18

28 December, 2017 4:56 PM Tibetan film-maker flees China, arrives in the U.S

Wangchen was jailed in 2009 after he made a documentary A Tibetan film-maker jailed in China for making a film about the Olympics and Tibet has escaped from China and arrived in the United States, according to an activist group which campaigned for his release. Dhondup Wangchen was jailed for six years in late 2009 in the western province of Qinghai 36

20 November, 2017 1:31 PM China complains again over Arunachal, this time over visit of President Ram Nath Kovind

China routinely objects to any senior Indian officials' visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Beijing: China on Monday objected to President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should refrain from "complicating" the border dispute when bilateral relations are at a "crucial moment". "The Chinese government never acknowledged the so-called 102

18 November, 2017 2:43 AM 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Arunachal Pradesh early on Saturday, media reports said. The tremor occurred around 4 am and its epicenter was located in Tibet's Nyingchi Prefecture, which is close to Arunachal. The strong quake was followed by a magnitude 5 tremor around the same place in Tibet. The first quake struck 50

18 November, 2017 2:22 AM 6.9-magnitude quake strikes Tibet

The quake struck Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture, located close to the Indian border. A strong intensity earthquake measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale hit Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture, located close to the Indian border, in the early hours of on November 18. The quake struck at 6.34 a.m. Beijing Time (4.04 a.m. IST), according to the China Earthquake Networks 46

31 October, 2017 11:16 AM India must have water-sharing agreement with China on Brahmaputra: Experts

China is eyeing to divert water from Brahmaputra river to its Xinjiang region since both countries don't have any water-sharing agreement India should have water-sharing agreement with China, said Indian defence experts on Tuesday. The experts opine that China is eyeing to divert water from River Brahmaputra to its Xinjiang region since both the countries 93

31 October, 2017 9:13 AM China denies plan to make 1,000-km tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters to Xinjiang

China on Tuesday denied a media report claiming that Chinese engineers had put forward a plan to build a 1,000 km tunnel to divert the Brahmaputra's waters to Xinjiang, saying it was "a false report". The report, in Monday's South China Morning Post, claimed that Chinese engineers had in March submitted a plan for what would be the world's longest tunnel 77

30 October, 2017 4:47 PM China plans to divert Brahmaputra waters to its Xinjiang region through 1,000-km long tunnel

BEIJING: China's top leadership is considering digging a 1,000-km long tunnel, which if completed would be the world's longest by a huge margin, to divert the waters of the Brahmaputra from Tibet to its dry Xinjiang region. The Brahmaputra, called the Yarlung Tsangpo in China, originates in Tibet and flows downstream into India's northeast and sustains 80

30 October, 2017 2:17 PM China Plans the World's Longest Water Tunnel to Create an Oasis in the Desert

Engineers in China are laying plans for what would be the world’s largest water tunnel at more than 600 miles. The tunnel, which would stretch from Tibet to the Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang province, would surpass the current record holder: a 85-mile tunnel that pipes water around New York City. The planned 621-mile tunnel (1,000 km), would transport 12

21 October, 2017 9:06 AM Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world leaders

BEIJING: China today warned that it would consider as a "major offence" if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a "separatist" trying to split Tibet from it. China routinely protests world leaders meeting the Dalai Lama. It also makes it mandatory for all the foreign governments to recognise 60