China pulls back Tibetan herdsmen after another Ladakh incursion

July 29, 2014 12:29 pm0 comments
China pulls back Tibetan herdsmen after another Ladakh incursion

(TibetanReview.net, Jul29, 2014) –Chinese soldiers had intruded into the Demchok area of Ladakh on Jul 22 in India’s Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) state and pulled down tents put up by Indian herdsmen while at another location in the same area around the same time herdsmen from across the border had […]

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China agrees to allow India to monitor Yarlung Tsangpo flows

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China agrees to allow India to monitor Yarlung Tsangpo flows

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02, 2014) –China has for the first time formally agreed, on Jun 30, to allow Indian hydrological experts to conduct study tours in occupied Tibet to monitor the flows on the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra, reported thehindu.com Jul 1. It remains to be seen, however, whether the agreement […]

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India reiterates Arunachal stand as China launches new cartographic empire dream

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India reiterates Arunachal stand as China launches new cartographic empire dream

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30, 2014) –Following the publication of a new map on Jun 23 by China, laying claim to vast swaths of land and sea territories from much of its neighbouring countries, India on Jun 28 reiterated its sovereignty over its state of Arunachal Pradesh. The state is claimed by China […]

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Lhasa among 12 PRC cities to host Indian cultural fest

May 20, 2014 6:06 pm0 comments
Lhasa among 12 PRC cities to host Indian cultural fest

(TibetanReview.net, May06, 2014) – Tibet’s capital Lhasa will be one of the 12 cities in the People’s Republic of China where Indian cultural festivals will be held this year, beginning May 7, to mark improvement in relations between the two countries, reported the PTI news agency May 5. The festival, […]

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Former defence minister says Indian PMs cowered to China on Tibet

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(TibetanReview.net, May02, 2014) India’s former Defence Minister and leader of the Samajwati Party has on Apr 30 accused successive prime ministers of India of having been too weak to defend India’s strategic interest with regard to the issue of Tibet against China, reported indianexpress.com May 01. Speaking at an election […]

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India cancels annual youth delegation to China after Arunachal row

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr23, 2014) – India on Apr 21 decided to cancel an annual youth exchange delegation’s visit to China after the latter had warned that it should not include any nominee from the Tibet-bordering state of Arunachal Pradesh, reported the Indian Express Apr 22. China claims that the state belongs […]

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China kicks up Arunachal row, scuttling Indian youth exchange delegation

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr21, 2014) India has expressed anger at being told by China not to include nominations from its Tibet-bordering state of Arunachal Pradesh in its annual youth exchange delegation for May 2014. It has provoked the county’s Youth Affairs Minister, Mr Jitendra Singh, to shot off a strongly worded letter […]

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Lhasa proposed as a venue for Indian festival

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb06, 2014) India is seeking to include Tibet’s capital Lhasa in a cultural extravaganza meant to mark 2014 as the “Year of Friendship and Exchange for India and China,” reported IANS news service Feb 4. The two-month festival, being organized by India’s ministry of culture, will be held at […]

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Assertive China brings other two Asian giants closer

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan27, 2014) China’s rise as a global power and its determination to assert it to make others yield to its land and sea territorial claims appears to have brought India and Japan more close to each other than ever before, with the former’s Prime Minister being the chief guest […]

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Arunachal tribal leaders urge India to strengthen border security

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(TibetanReview.net, Dec25, 2013) Expressing concern at continuing intrusions by the Chinese army along the border with occupied Tibet, a delegation of a social organization from the state of Arunachal Pradesh has asked New Delhi to strengthen the security there, including by replacing the border police with the army, reported timesofindia.indiatimes.com […]

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