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China urges US to lift restrictions on trade, stop 'interference' in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet
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China urges US to lift restrictions on trade, stop 'interference' in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet

The Chinese foreign ministry's comments come as Beijing pressures President Joe Biden to drop many of the confrontational measures adopted by his predecessor Donald Trump

Donald Trump signs bill to stop China’s interference in selection of Dalai Lama’s successor
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Donald Trump signs bill to stop China’s interference in selection of Dalai Lama’s successor

The Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020, passed by the US Senate last week, calls for the establishment of a US consulate in Lhasa and reaffirms the absolute right of Tibetans to choose a successor to the Dalai Lama

In an illustrated biography, Tenzin Geyche Tethong looks at Dalai Lama's perilous journey from Tibet to India
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In an illustrated biography, Tenzin Geyche Tethong looks at Dalai Lama's perilous journey from Tibet to India

The 352-page-book titled His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography has been in the making for nearly five years and is written by Tenzin Geyche Tethong, one of the Dalai Lama's closest aid and trusted advisor of over 40 years. It includes nearly 400 photographs and documents, many of which have never been seen before or published.

Damming Brahmaputra: With mega-dam plans, China might end up hurting itself more than India
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Damming Brahmaputra: With mega-dam plans, China might end up hurting itself more than India

The true idea of a river is not of a single stream of water between two banks, but a nervous system of watery arteries and capillaries that form the circulatory system of a living ecosystem in a particular river basin.

Border disputes emerge between China and Nepal: A primer on historical context, attempts to resolve differences
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Border disputes emerge between China and Nepal: A primer on historical context, attempts to resolve differences

Nepal and China have both denied the encroachments that were mentioned in the recent reported survey and they have decided to solve the dispute in an amicable way

China to build major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet, local reports claim
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China to build major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet, local reports claim

Exploitation of the Yarlung Zangbo river could be a major source of clean electricity, playing a significant role in realising China's goal of reaching a carbon emissions peak by 2030

Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet
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Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet

The United States, many European countries, Japan and others called on China to allow “unfettered access” to Xinjiang for independent observers

Tibetan-origin soldier with Indian special forces killed in clash with China along LAC, reports AFP
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Tibetan-origin soldier with Indian special forces killed in clash with China along LAC, reports AFP

Although neither side has announced any casualties, a member of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile said that the soldier was 'martyred during the clash'

Xi Jinping's assertions on Tibet come in backdrop of LAC tensions, impending polls for government-in exile
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Xi Jinping's assertions on Tibet come in backdrop of LAC tensions, impending polls for government-in exile

Xi Jinping's recent remarks that China must build an “impregnable fortress” to maintain stability in Tibet and protect national unity are part of Beijing's attempts to make its position clear ahead of polls to elect the Tibetan government-in-exile

China's foreign minister Wang Yi makes rare Tibet visit; emphasises security and stability
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China's foreign minister Wang Yi makes rare Tibet visit; emphasises security and stability

Top Chinese leaders and officials visit Tibet annually, but it is rare for foreign minister Wang Yi to visit the remote region

Blindsided in Ladakh: Seeds of Galwan crisis sown by China in 5-year-old white paper
India

Blindsided in Ladakh: Seeds of Galwan crisis sown by China in 5-year-old white paper

The white paper showed that China would focus on cyber and space warfare and joint military operation; develop "long-range, precise, smart, stealthy and unmanned weapons"; and prioritise local and informationisation wars as "in the foreseeable future, a world war is unlikely"

Rafale jets will give India strategic advantage in aerial combat with China, says ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa
India

Rafale jets will give India strategic advantage in aerial combat with China, says ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa said the Dassault Rafale, with its electronic warfare suite and manoeuvrability, will be able to use the mountainous terrain in Tibet to its advantage

As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
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As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying

Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased

From surveillance cameras along LAC to fistfights, Ladakhis, retired soldiers say China's aggression has been building up for years
India

From surveillance cameras along LAC to fistfights, Ladakhis, retired soldiers say China's aggression has been building up for years

Many analysts say that China’s actions in Ladakh mirror the more assertive approach it has taken across Asia, especially in the South China Sea.

India should take lead in raising Tibet issue with China, says president of Tibetan government-in-exile
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India should take lead in raising Tibet issue with China, says president of Tibetan government-in-exile

Lobsang Sangay, president of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in the northern Indian hill town of Dharamsala, said China’s expansionist policy had resulted in a renewed focus on the Tibetans’ struggle for autonomy and India had a unique role to play.

US asks China to reveal whereabouts of Tibet's Panchen Lama, who has been missing for 25 years after being abducted at the age of six
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US asks China to reveal whereabouts of Tibet's Panchen Lama, who has been missing for 25 years after being abducted at the age of six

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Monday called on China to immediately make public the whereabouts of Panchen Lama and said that his country remains deeply concerned about China's ongoing campaign to eliminate the religious, linguistic and cultural identity of Tibetans

China objects to Amit Shah's Arunachal Pradesh visit on its 34th Statehood Day, claims home minister violated 'territorial sovereignty'
India

China objects to Amit Shah's Arunachal Pradesh visit on its 34th Statehood Day, claims home minister violated 'territorial sovereignty'

China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet and the two countries have so far held 22 rounds of Special Representatives talks to resolve the border dispute.

Despite India-China bilateral agreement, water data on Brahmaputra might be inadequate
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Despite India-China bilateral agreement, water data on Brahmaputra might be inadequate

While much of the flow in the Yarlung Tsangpo that enters Arunachal Pradesh in India as Siang is generated in the south aspect of the Himalaya, there seems to be an absence of flow data in the stretch of the river from the crestline to the China-India border.