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RSS Chief Calls On Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during his visit to McLeodganj near here, officials said.

Dalai Lama Row: China Sentences Writer Go Sherab Gyatso To 10-year Prison, Here’s Why

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A Chinese court in Tibet sentenced writer and educator Go Sherab Gyatso to a 10-year prison following his loyalty to Dalai Lama. A brief look at China's growing tension with Tibet and Dalai Lama.

Every Individual Should Act To Save The Earth From Climate Change: Dalai Lama.

The Dalai Lama underlines the importance of Tibetan plateau as source of Asia’s major rivers.

Penpa Tsering New President Of Tibetan Govt-In-Exile

May 14, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Penpa Tsering, who is considered an experienced administrator, had earlier also served as North America Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2016 for a year.

Tibetans To Vote For New PM Of Government-In-Exile; Penpa Tsering Front Runner

Penpa Tsering is facing competition from Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang, a close aide of the outgoing Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay who has already completed his two terms.

02 January, 2021

Ban On Tourism, Human Activity At Pong Dam Following Death Of 1,200 Migratory Birds

Ashwani Sharma

Wildlife department suspects infection, disease outbreak brought in by the migratory birds

31 December, 2020

China Completes Track-Laying For Sichuan-Tibet Railway Line Closea To Arunachal Pradesh


It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.

05 December, 2020

US Diplomat Lashes Out At China Over Restricting Access To Tibet


The United States is committed to helping Tibetans safeguard their way of life, American diplomat Robert A Destro said.

29 November, 2020

China To Build A Major Dam On Brahmaputra River In Tibet: Official


Yan Zhiyong said, the project could serve to maintain water resources and domestic security

01 November, 2020

China Gears Up For Construction Of Ya’an-Linzhi Section Close To India's Border


The Sichuan-Tibet Railway is the second such project in Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

20 September, 2020

On The Roof Of The World, The Shadow Of The Celestial Snow Lion

Gurdip Singh Uban

The shadow warriors of the Special Frontier Force now deployed in Ladakh gives India a distinct edge on the border.


11 November, 2019

'Our Internal Affair': China Accuses US Of Using UN To 'Meddle' In Tibet


The Chinese government has also indicated it is waiting out the Dalai Lama, believing his campaign for greater Tibetan autonomy will end with him.

20 February, 2019

China Bars Foreign Travellers From Tibet For Sensitive Anniversaries

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the foreigner travel ban is an annual occurrence, the occasion of the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet is drawing added attention.

29 July, 2018

Tibet An 'Inalienable Part' Of China, Says Premier Li Keqiang During Unannounced Visit To Sensitive Region

Outlook Web Bureau

Li talked with officials and residents and visited the famed Jokhang Temple and the upcoming Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway.

06 March, 2018

Dalai Lama’s Mega Events Cancelled After Government Asks Leaders, Officials To Keep Away To Please China

Outlook Web Bureau

The events to be attended by Dalai Lama have now been scaled down and moved comfortably away from the political capital of India to Dharamshala, some 500 km away.

02 March, 2018

'Very Sensitive Time': Centre Asks Officials To Refrain From Attending Dalai Lama Events

Outlook Web Bureau

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale had sent a letter dated February 22 to cabinet secretary PK Sinha regarding this, and four days later, Sinha issued the directive to all government functionaries.


12 December, 2017

China’s Water Diversion Is Not Responsible For Brahmaputra River Turning Black

Ashok Swain

A sub-regional strategy with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will only help India be able to bargain with China from a position of strength on water sharing issues.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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