China warns India against Dalai Lama border visit

China on Friday rebuked India for inviting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit a contested stretch of land on the India-China border, warning that it would harm relations between the neighbours. China claims more than 90,000 square kilometres of territory disputed by India in the eastern sector of the Himalayas. Much of… Read More China warns India against Dalai Lama border visit

‘Tibet will outlive China with its principles … India gave us political space but doesn’t have comprehensive Tibet policy’

Tibetan activist, writer and poet Tenzin Tsundue was recently arrested during the Brics summit in Goa for protesting against Chinese President Xi Jinping. He jumped in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s motorcade with ‘Free Tibet’ posters and ended up spending three nights in Goa’s Sada jail. Tsundue, who has been protesting against the Chinese… Read More ‘Tibet will outlive China with its principles … India gave us political space but doesn’t have comprehensive Tibet policy’

Bhutan blamed for devastation in Manas National Park

Mubina Akhtar                      _____________________________________ The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve suffered huge loss as flood waters of river Beki inundated 60 per cent of the Park since the last four days. Floodwaters entered the Park breaching the embankment at Panchmile under the Bansbari Range and submerged large areas of National Park on Wednesday night. The… Read More Bhutan blamed for devastation in Manas National Park

Dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet won’t affect flow in India: China

The damming of a Yarlung Zangbo River tributary in Tibet will have no impact downstream when the river flows into Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, China said trying to assuage New Delhi’s concern that dams on the Yarlung could dry up the river system in northeast India and affect millions of lives. China, has, in fact,… Read More Dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet won’t affect flow in India: China