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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. Reuters photo BEIJING: One of the most sacred locations in ... Zee News, 1 month ago

China denies arson in Tibetian temple fire

[China], Feb 23 (ANI): China has denied arson as the cause of a fire at a Tibetian Buddhist temple in Lhasa, its state media reported on Thursday. The report further said that the Buddha statue did not suffer any damage. According to Xinhua, the fire broke ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

China permits helicopter tourism in Tibet

Tourists visiting Tibet can take now helicopter rides to have a bird-eye view of the provincial capital Lhasa, according to a media report.
 DNA2 months ago
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Lhasa's Jokhang temple normalise after fire

Lhasa's Jokhang Temple, one of the most renowned and sacred temples in Tibetan Buddhism, has returned to its normal activities after a fire broke out at its premises over the weekend with no casualties, authorities said on Monday.Barkhor market, which ...
 Prokerala4 weeks ago Chinese officials rule out arson in Tibet Buddhist temple fire  Business Standard3 weeks ago Huge fire at Tibet's revered temple sparks fears of its future  Deccan Herald1 month ago Tibet's most sacred Buddhist temple catches fire  Business Standard1 month ago

Sangay asks Xi to resolve Tibet issue peacefully

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Saturday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve the issue of Tibet through dialogue.He also demanded a Unesco fact-finding mission to visit the holiest Jokhang shrine in Lhasa in Tibet and investigate a ...
 Prokerala1 week ago Tibetans-in-exile commemorate 1959 uprising in capital  catchnews.com1 week ago

Dalai Lama snub and India's plans to reset China ties

'If, as appears to be the case, India is on way to 'mending fences' with China, and China is equally desirous to 'reset' the relationship, this could be a self-reflexive moment in India's positioning vis-a-vis not just the Dalai Lama, but also the Tibetan issue and China as a whole,' points out China expert Alka Acharya. IMAGE: The Dalai Lama during his visit to Arunachal Pradesh in April 2017. His Holiness stopped between Tawang and Bomdila to consecrate the Thupsung Dhargyeling monastery in ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago The Indian Village in Tibet  Rediff.com1 month ago India-China tele hotline soon  Deccan Herald1 month ago Unlike India, China was fully prepared for the 1962 War  Rediff.com2 months ago

More Chinese turning vegetarian

China - the world's largest market for beef, pork and poultry - is steadily growing wary of meat as health-conscious Chinese are taking to a vegetarian diet that has sparked mushrooming of vegan restaurants in the world's most populous country.China's ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets d'Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the 'Oscars of climbing'. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. "It was just a day-long trek," ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Ties with US, China top agenda for 2018

New Delhi cannot match Beijing’s resources, but it will have to refocus its policies towards neighbours in South Asia to draw them into a closer embrace The New Year will bring fresh opportunities and challenges for India’s foreign policy as it starts the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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