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Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in Tibet, China
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Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in Tibet, China

The is one of the deepest and longest canyons in the world. The Yarlung Zangpo River starts at Mount Kailash before reaching the juncture of Mainling and Medog counties, where it swerves around towering Namjagbarwa, the highest peak in the eastern ... Xinhua News Agency, 2 months ago

Tibet's Nyingchi prefecture: "Switzerland of the East"

Author: Long Shao In Tibetan, "Nyingchi" means "the throne of the sun". It is one of the important cradles of ancient Tibetan civilization which has been settled as early as four or five thousand years ago. It was under the domination of the Tupo ... days ago Tibet tourism, traffic recovering after Nepal quake  Ecns.cn4 days ago New city to be established in China's Tibet  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago Peach blossoms to welcome spring in Tibet months ago

CM wants Modi to raise dam concerns

GUWAHATI: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his three-day visit to China on Thursday, chief minister Tarun Gogoi urged him to take up with Beijing the issue of construction of dams by China on the Brahmaputra. Gogoi said there have been ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Nepal's devastating earthquake underlines the risks of China's Tibet dam-building binge

The earthquake that rattled Nepal on April 25, killing thousands, also cracked a hugehydroelectric dam and damaged many others . Things could have been much worse, though.The collapse of one of these could have let loose a delugeof water and debris ...
 Quartz1 week ago

China's Rising Influence In Bangladesh And Its Implications For India Analysis

By Jai Kumar Verma* There are no permanent friends or foes, only permanent interests in international relations. This maxim proves true about India-Bangladesh relations. Bangladesh was carved out from India in 1947 as part of Pakistan; again when ...
 Eurasia Review2 weeks ago

Full text: Tibet's path of development is driven by an irresistible historical tide (2)

Since a large proportion of the population were not engaged in economic activity and reproduction, but were used as tools of oppression by the religious power, there was an acute shortage of social resources, and demographic growth had remained ...
 Global Times2 weeks ago

Modi enters the dragon's lair

All tourists going to China are told by various tourism sites and books that they must visit three places: Xian (the past of China), Beijing (the present of China) and Shanghai (the future of China). Narendra Modi, who has made numerous successful ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago

Highway reaches last isolated frontier defense company in Medog of Tibet

MEDOG, May 7 (ChinaMil) -- A highway linking the last frontier defense company of the PLA inaccessible by road in the Medog County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, opened to traffic on April 26, 2015.   Since the frontier defense ...
 China Military Online2 weeks ago

Upper Assam most affected by 1950 earthquake

Ajit Patowary GUWAHATI, April 30 The earthquake on August 15, 1950, had caused extensive damage to the Upper Assam areas and Arunachal Pradesh, besides the Tibet region of China. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), that quake was more ...
 Assam Tribune3 weeks ago

The Race for Dams in the Great Himalaya

By Salman Rafi Sheikh China, Headline, India, Society The Brahmaputra free flowing but not for long Riparian countries dare an environmental nightmare in race for geostrategic advantage Last November, the biggest hydroelectric dam in Tibet ...
 Asia Sentinel3 weeks ago
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