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Tibet's GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Tibet’s GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Beijing: Tibet’s 2018 GDP has reached $22 billion — about 191 times more than the 1959 figure calculated at comparable prices, said a white paper released on Wednesday by China. The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama had fled the country in 1959. And in the next 60 years, the hard[Read More…]

Earthquake with 5.6 magnitude jolts Assam, tremors felt in other parts of Northeast

5.8-magnitude quake hits Tibet

Lhasa: A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Xigaze city in Tibet autonomous region early on Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC). No casualties have been reported. The epicentre was Xaitongmoin county as the quake struck at a depth of 8 km, Xinhua quoted CENC as saying. Some cracks were[Read More…]

Dalai Lama arrives at Bomdila

Dalai Lama arrived at Bomdila in West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday evening, marking the beginning of his nine-day visit amid the Chinese objections. He arrived by road as his chopper could not take off from Guwahati due to unpleasant weather. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and[Read More…]

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