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When India had a consulate general in Lhasa

China has just turned down India's proposal for an Indian consulate in Lhasa, Tibet. Claude Arpi reveals how India once had a full-fledged consulate general office in Lhasa, which was shut down......

Chinese expert slams Indian bid to open Tibet consulate

India's proposal to open a consulate in the Tibetan capital Lhasa has come under criticism, with a Chinese expert on South Asia alleging that the move was motivated more by political rather than......

Mission Lhasa for Chennai, as Indo-China row hots up

India and China are sparring over the opening of consulates in Lhasa in exchange for Chennai, in what amounts to a second round of diplomatic confrontation between Asia's largest powers, in the......

The significance of self-immolations in Lhasa

While Tibetans outside the TAR continue to defy the Chinese authorities, Tibetans of TAR, who were subjected to brutal suppression after the violent incidents of 2008, have continued to remain......

Protests spread to Tibet's Lhasa; 2 set themselves ablaze

A wave of self-immolations in protest against the Chinese government, which has rocked regions close to Tibet for several months, has now spread to Lhasa, where two Tibetans for the first time set......

Why big infra projects get delayed in India

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects, says Barun Roy. Image: Godavari Rail Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy,......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

India plans to bridge rising trade deficit with China

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will this week abandon the ongoing standoff in parliament over alleged massive losses in the allocation of coal mines by flying off to Iran to participate in the 16th......

China to build world's highest airport in Tibet

China plans to build the world's highest airport as part of a yuan 100 billion investment in Tibet in the next four years.According to media reports the airport will be at an altitude of 4,436......

Manali-Leh railway link soon

In a major move to push tourism in the hill states and counter Chinese expansion in the Tibetan region, the Railways ministry has prepared a blueprint to set up an ambitious 480 kilometre Manali -......

Factbox: Olympic torch's trip to Tibet

The Olympic torch passed through Tibet's capital Lhasa on Saturday for a one-day stop China hopes will showcase a calm city firmly back in the national fold three months after anti-Chinese protests......

Let us Waka Waka one last time

Claude Arpi captures the fan's passion for football in these entertaining e-mails to Ivan Crasto,'s Sports Editor. Read Claude's first e-mailHis secondHis thirdHis fourthHis 5th:......

Emotions high as Olympic torch scales Everest

The Olympic flame reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, an emotional moment for China and the crowning of the Beijing Olympics torch relay that was dogged by anti-Chinese protests on its......
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Is the country at a crossroad?

India has been calling for an institutional course correction to address the grievances of the large Nepalese population, mostly ethnic Indians,... ...
Tibet bids for more flights to boost tourism

Tibet will encourage airlines to launch more domestic and international flights serving the southwest Chinese region to boost its pillar tourism... ...
New Lower Parel eatery serves healthy vegetarian Asian cuisine

Prev By Dhara Vora | Posted 6 hours Lower Parel has another new eatery, Wok This Way that offers vegetarian Asian dishes whipped up in a... ...
50th anniversary of the establishment of the

Lhasa : 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibet San Sebastian : 63rd San Sebastian Film Festival Cairo:President Abdel-Fattah el-Siss... ...
Live from Lhasa

The way home may not be the way back. Tenzin Kunchok, 34, has never set foot in her homeland. Maybe someday, says Kunchok, who co-runs a travel... ...

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