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China opens new highway in Tibet close to Arunachal border

China on Sunday opened a 409-km new expressway costing about USD 5.8 billion linking Tibet's provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to Arunachal Pradesh border. The 409-km toll-free expressway has linked the two major cities which are also tourist attractions in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The expressway cuts Lhasa-Nyingchi travel time from eight to five hours at a speed limit of 80 km per hour. The construction cost 38 billion yuan (USD 5.8 billion), according ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Google Doodle celebrates Nain Singh Rawat's 187th birthday: Who was he?

Disguised as a Tibetan monk, Rawat determined exact location and altitude of Tibetan capital Lhasa BS Web Team & Agencies | New Delhi Last Updated at October 21, 2017 15:48 IST Google on Saturday celebrated the 187th birthday of Nain Singh Rawat, a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago New Google Doodle: Who was Nain Singh Rawat?  Prokerala1 month ago
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China opens strategic highway to Nepal via Tibet, can be used for military purpose

China has opened a highway in Tibet to the Nepal border that runs parallel with the Xigaze-Lhasa railway. Representational pic Beijing: China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes.
 Zee News2 months ago China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet  Mathrubhumi2 months ago

The blind woman who creates entrepreneurs and game changers

Shobha Warrier meets Sabriye Tenberken who is changing lives in India. Blindness didn't stop Sabriye Tenberken from seeking adventure. In fact, it motivated her to get others like her -- the marginalised -- to do the same. Her dream brought her to Kerala, where she and her partner Paul Kronenberg launched kanthari, a leadership programme that empowers those from the marginalised parts of society from all over the world to initiate social change as entrepreneurs, innovators, and activists. I ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates centenary celebrations of Ladakh Buddhist saint Kushok Bakula

[India], Nov.24 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the centenary celebrations of the 19th Kushok Bakula, Lobzang Thupten Chognor at Mavlankar Hall, Constitution Club in New Delhi on November 23. Suresh Soni, General Secretary of the ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Is only Delhi's air polluted?

'The answer is no, the entire country's is.''So why such obsession with Delhi?''But the most powerful people in India live here: The prime minister, civil servants, Supreme Court judges, MPs, diplomats, dadas of the media...''If they can't deal with their own problem, what chance does the rest of the country have, with its foul air, dying rivers, frothing lakes, and crumbling mountains?' says Shekhar Gupta. We used to have a hirsute Lhasa terrier called Teddy. It never had to look for food, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

This picture of Shraddha Kapoor with her pet is the cutest thing you will see on the internet today

Shraddha Kapoor, who was last seen in the film Haseena Parkar , is currently having a grueling schedule juggling between Saina Nehwal biopic and her South debut Saaho . The actress, however, seems to have found some ‘me’ time as she decided to spend it ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago
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Resolution introduced to accord importance to Tibetans in US-

A bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced a resolution in the US Congress which seeks treatment of Tibetans as an important factor in America's ties with China, ahead of President Donald Trump's visit there during his maiden Asia trip.The resolution ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Hardliners will dominate China's Tibet policy

Statements emanating from the recent Chinese Communist party congress suggest potentially increasing pressure on India with regard to the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, notes former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade. IMAGE: Cadres at the Chinese Communist party's new central committee secretariat and politburo with a background of Tibet affairs, says Jayadeva Ranade, will have substantive inputs on China's policy on Tibet.The secretariat is headed by Wang ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Army readying for next Chinese intrusion in Uttarakhand

So far, the Central Sector has never seen active hostilities, remaining peaceful even through the 1962 war.A reason for the Central Sector having remained peaceful is the towering Himalayan watershed that defines the border.Ajai Shukla reports. In August, knife-edge diplomacy between New Delhi and Beijing managed to defuse a tense 71-day confrontation between border troops at Doklam, near the border tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. But now, India is readying for possible Chinese ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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