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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday called for the revival of the ancient Indian traditions and for integrating them with the modern ... The Nalanda University, which attracted students and teachers from across the Indian subcontinent as well as China, Central Asia, and Tibet, was the most ...
Despite six decades of Chinese rule, maintaining domestic stability in Tibet is a challenge for Beijing, JNU professor Swaran Singh tells Sapna Singh in an ... expressways, starting regular flights and, above all, operationalizing the rail link between Beijing and Lhasa which is being extended to other cities.

Previous to his arrest, Wangchuk, a Tibetan herder turned shopkeeper, lived a quiet life in Yushu city in Qinghai Province (formerly Amdo, northeast of what ... he began looking for a school for his two nieces and couldn't find one that taught Tibetan, even though nearly everyone living in his town is Tibetan.
A map of Qinghai province's Golog (Guoluo) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, where several Chinese plainclothes security agents in took pilgrim Lhamo Dolkar away ... “In 2012, a monk named Sangye Gyatso staged a protest in the street of Bora village, calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
A Buddhist lama and his local volunteers search for a solution to the growing piles of rubbish on the remote Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau .... said that centralised systems, where waste is collected at the village level and transported to the county town for treatment, make economic sense in more populous areas, ...
Swedish authorities said Thursday they have charged a man with spying for China, on suspicion that he gathered information on Tibetans who had fled to Sweden. Dorjee Gyantsan, a 49-year old Tibetan who worked for the pro-Tibetan radio station "Voice of Tibet," was charged with "gross illegal ...

LHASA, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region lifted 1,705 villages out of poverty last year, according to local authorities. A total of 150,000 people were pulled out of poverty last year, bringing the impoverished population in the region from 590,000 in 2015 to 330,000 last year.
The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile urged his compatriots Saturday to strengthen efforts to make the return of the Dalai ... The Dalai Lama and Sangay spoke at a public event in the northern Indian town of Dharmsala marking the beginning of the 60th year of the spiritual ...
Penpa Tsering, Communist Party secretary of the village, said Khesum is one of the most developed villages under the jurisdiction of Changzhu Township in the city of Shannan. It has 55 students attending the local kindergarten and school. Over half of the families have cars. Per capita annual income in ...
LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Two hours of drive southeast from Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, brings one to Khesum village, situated ... Party secretary of the village, said Khesum is one of the most developed villages under the jurisdiction of Changzhu Township in the city of Shannan.
Tibetans around the world marked Tibetan National Uprising Day on March 10, with functions and marches happening across European and North American cities. Topic. How did China occupy Tibet? Office of Tibet in US discusses Middle Way Approach with Chinese students · China systematically ...
There's Budapest, described as "a discovery of copper in Budapest architecture," to Tibet, labeled as "a humble selflessness amongst the sands, rocks, and gusts of Tibet. ... (Roofs Of Beni Isguen, for example, is described only as "a walk through alleyways of the roofless North African town of Beni Isguen.
Tsekho Tukchak, set himself ablaze in Ngaba's Meruma township at about 5 p.m. local time and died at the scene, said Meuruma Kungyam, a Tibetan political prisoner living in Australia who is from the same town as Tukchak. “At the time of his self-immolation, Tsekho called out, 'Long live His Holiness the ...
In China, where most rivers are deprived of large mammals due to habitat destruction and over-exploitation, a healthy population of Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra) was recently found to thrive right in a city of over 200,000 people, due mainly to the joint support of conservation initiatives and Tibetan Buddhism.
I'd managed to escape from my office on a six-month leave of absence, and soon after arriving in China, I'd become aware that Tibet was now open to foreigners ... When at last we pulled into a ragged courtyard, the 'City of the Sun' disclosed itself as a little town of whitewashed houses gathered around the ...
LHASA, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Tibet will strive to make highways reach all townships and administrative villages by 2020 in a bid to boost rural development, said the regional transport authorities. By 2020, all townships which meet necessary conditions and 80 percent of administrative ...
We had traveled high into the mountains of the Tibetan plateau last week to write about holiday traditions in that part of China. By detaining ... The figures were even higher in sensitive regions: the mostly Muslim area of Xinjiang in the west, for example, or the cities along the tense border with North Korea.

17 (Xinhua) -- From a beggars' conclave to a boomtown, Paryu Village in Nagqu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, has undergone a complete facelift over the past ten years. Located ... "Paryu used to be a shantytown for men in rags, now it has become a clean, beautiful, and prospering town," he said.
A large fire has damaged one of the holiest and most politically sensitive sites in Tibet, the Jokhang temple, stirring an outpouring of grief and concern among ... he said, it was not even acknowledged by China's heavily controlled media, “even though you could see it from miles away across the whole city”.
When he was in his 40s, he suddenly left his family, went to Tibet, and spent four years there as a pilgrim and “wandering monk.” Luo, who now divides her time between New York City and Beijing, says that she was close to her grandfather when she was a small child, growing up in a village in southern ...
A Buddhist lama and his local volunteers search for a solution to the growing piles of rubbish on the remote Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau .... said that centralised systems, where waste is collected at the village level and transported to the county town for treatment, make economic sense in more populous areas, ...


 

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