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.
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The Dalai Lama underlines the importance of Tibetan plateau as source of Asia’s major rivers.
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.
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.
Wildlife department suspects infection, disease outbreak brought in by the migratory birds
It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.
The United States is committed to helping Tibetans safeguard their way of life, American diplomat Robert A Destro said.
Yan Zhiyong said, the project could serve to maintain water resources and domestic security
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.
The shadow warriors of the Special Frontier Force now deployed in Ladakh gives India a distinct edge on the border.
The Chinese government has also indicated it is waiting out the Dalai Lama, believing his campaign for greater Tibetan autonomy will end with him.
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.
Li talked with officials and residents and visited the famed Jokhang Temple and the upcoming Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway.
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.
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.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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
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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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