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China reports completion of all 120 bridges, 47 tunnels on new strategic railway in occupied Tibet

June 21, 2020 8:32 pm0 comments
China reports completion of all 120 bridges, 47 tunnels on new strategic railway in occupied Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21’20) – Reporting further progress in the building of the Lhasa-Nyingchi railway in occupied Tibet, China said Jun 21 that the building of all its 120 bridges and 47 tunnels had now been completed. Once put into operation in 2021, it will be the Chinese railway, having both military […]

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China denies seizing Indian soldiers, lays claim to Galwan valley, talks peace

June 20, 2020 10:58 pm0 comments
China denies seizing Indian soldiers, lays claim to Galwan valley, talks peace

(TibetanReview.net, Jun20’20) – After handing over on Jun 18 evening 10 Indian soldiers it had seized after a night raid on an Indian patrol team with deadly improvised weapons in Ladakh’s Galwan valley on Jun 15, China has claimed Jun 19 that it had not seized any Indian personnel. The […]

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India seeing new rise in daily increases in Covid-19 cases?

June 19, 2020 11:02 pm0 comments
India seeing new rise in daily increases in Covid-19 cases?

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’20) – The daily increases in the number of Covid-19 cases in India appears to have assumed a much steeper trajectory, with the country reporting more than 13,000 new cases on Jun 19 morning after registering a sharp increase to more than 12,000 in the preceding 24-hour period. The […]

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China returns 10 Indian soldiers after Ladakh border clash, says situation stable, controllable

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China returns 10 Indian soldiers after Ladakh border clash, says situation stable, controllable

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’20) – Ten Indian soldiers, including four officers, were on Jun 18 evening handed over by the Chinese who had taken them away during the Jun 15 night attack on the Indian side with deadly improvised weapons of rods wrapped in barbed wire and clubs studded with nails. This […]

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Deadly Ladakh border skirmish occurred after China reneged on disengagement deal

June 17, 2020 10:55 pm0 comments
Deadly Ladakh border skirmish occurred after China reneged on disengagement deal

(TibetanReview.net, Jun17’20) – The number of Indian soldiers, including an officer, who died following the Jun 15-16 night skirmish at Galwan Valley of Ladakh has risen to 20 after 17 more succumbed to their injuries. China has admitted casualties but not divulged figures. Indian intercepts were reported as saying the […]

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Three Indian soldiers dead in clash with Chinese on Ladakh border, situation being diffused

June 16, 2020 11:19 pm0 comments
Three Indian soldiers dead in clash with Chinese on Ladakh border, situation being diffused

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16’20) – Three Indian soldiers, including an officer, have died in a clash with Chinese soldiers in the night of Jun 15 during their withdrawals to de-escalate a six-week border standoff on the Ladakh-Tibet border. The clash was said to have involved the use of rods and stones and […]

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China says its ‘unrivalled’ lightweight and main battle tanks held series of drills in Tibet

June 15, 2020 11:33 pm0 comments
China says its ‘unrivalled’ lightweight and main battle tanks held series of drills in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun15’20) – In yet another indication that it is preparing for conflict even as talks continued over the Ladakh border dispute with India, China said an infantry battalion of its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Region recently organized infantry-tank cooperation drills at an undisclosed location at an elevation […]

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China blocking Tibetan exiles with contact in Tibet from WeChat

June 14, 2020 12:20 am0 comments
China blocking Tibetan exiles with contact in Tibet from WeChat

(TibetanReview.net, Jun13’20) – May be activists do not need to urge exile Tibetans to boycott WeChat, a popular Chinese digital communication tool, because Beijing is said to be doing just that the other way: blocking them from the App to prevent them from contacting friends and family in Tibet. Monks […]

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US report slams China for continued religious abuses in Tibet in 2019

June 13, 2020 11:56 pm0 comments
US report slams China for continued religious abuses in Tibet in 2019

(TibetanReview.net, Jun12’20) – The US State Department has criticized China for a series of religious repressions, violations, violence and discrimination it had carried out in occupied Tibet in its 2019 Report on International Religious Freedom. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the report on Jun 10. The report said, in […]

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India’s Tibet Policy: Time to turn back the clock?

June 12, 2020 11:35 pm0 comments
India’s Tibet Policy: Time to turn back the clock?

Apa Lhamo* contends that India bought for itself a geopolitical mess for its naïve policy of embracing China by recognizing Tibet as part of China and suggests that it reset its Tibet policy from the time before its independence from Britain. (TibetanReview.net, Jun12’20) – When power dynamics in India (1947) […]

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