Tibet Current Affairs - 2019

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Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu claims discovery of footprints of snowman ‘Yeti’

Indian Army posted photographs of “mysterious footprints” that measure about 32×15 inches, on Twitter claiming that its Mountaineering Expedition team to Mt Makalu (8485m, is 5th highest mountain in world) sighted “the mythical beast Yeti”. Yeti It is a mythical creature who is believed to exist in Himalayan areas of India, Nepal and Tibet. The Read More…

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Tibetan Activists Mark National Uprising Day

Hundreds of Tibetan activists staged a protest and submitted a memorandum to the Office of United Nations India to mark the 60th anniversary of their National Uprising Day. National Uprising Day: Tibet March 10 which commemorates the 1959 Tibetan Uprising is observed as the National Uprising Day by Tibetan activists. On March 10 1959, thousands Read More…

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International conference on Guru Padmasambhava in New Delhi

An International Conference on 8th century Himalayan sage Guru Padmasambhava was held in New Delhi. The conference was organised as part of events to commemorate 50-years of formalization of diplomatic ties between India and Bhutan. Guru Padmasambhava Guru Padmasambhava was born in India and travelled all across Himalayan region in the 8th century to spread Buddhism and Buddhist teachings. Guru Padmasambhava is highly revered Read More…

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India and ADB sign Loan Agreement of $60 million for Assam

Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $60 million for financing project for renovation, protection and community-based flood risk management activities along the Brahmaputra river in Assam. The objective of the program is to enhance the reliability and effectiveness of flood and river bank erosion risk management systems Read More…

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China announces names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh

China has unilaterally announced ‘standardised’ names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh. It is felt that Chinese move comes as a retaliation against Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Experts feel that China’s announcement is aimed at reaffirming its territorial sovereignty over the region. According to the Chinese foreign ministry, change of names was a Read More…

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Lobsang Sangey re-elected as PM of Tibetan Government-in-exile

The Tibetan government-in-exile has re-elected Lobsang Sangey (48) as the Prime Minister for a second consecutive term. The election result was announced by the Tibetan election officials in the northern Indian town of Dharmsala which is the headquarters of the government-in-exile. Sangey secured about 58 percent of the 58,740 votes cast. He defeated his only Read More…

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China opens Nathu La border post as 2nd route for Kailash-Mansarovar yatra

China has opened 2nd land border crossing in Tibet via Nathu La, Sikkim to allow the Indian pilgrims for Kailash-Mansarovar yatra. The new route is in addition and alternative to the existing Lipulekh Pass route located in Uttarakhand which was only route earlier. This route was damaged in the devastating Uttarakhand floods in 2013. The Read More…

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