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AS I SEE IT -“Our Nation Is like None Other; President Trump Is like None Other; Our Election Was like None Other; and 2020 Civil War Continues, As China Grabs Lands and Assets.”

The Presidential Election on November 3, 2020 between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, in a perverse way, was somewhat akin to 9/11 – albeit, the conflict was internal – as our Republic was convulsing, our […]

Asia

China setting up world’s highest-altitude data centre in Tibet

Beijing/Lhasa (Tibet) (TIP): China is building the world’s highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet that will meet the data storage needs of the country and South Asian nations like Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan, official […]

World

Beijing sends conciliatory signals after Doval’s first meeting with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi

BEIJING (TIP): In the first official meeting between top Indian and Chinese officials since the Doklam stand-off+ became public, national security adviser Ajit Doval met state councillor Yang Jiechi here on July 27, offering the possibility of serious diplomatic efforts to deescalate […]

World

China steps up warning to Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

BEIJING (TIP): China stepped up its warning to Botswana on July 27 over a planned visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama next month, demanding the African nation respect China’s core interests. The Dalai Lama, reviled […]

Asia

Nepal in talks with China to build $8 bn cross-border rail link

BEIJING (TIP): Nepal is in talks with China to build a cross-border rail link that may cost up to $8 billion, and funding could be expected after Nepal formally signed up to Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative, a […]

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UTTARAKHAND Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas

UTTARAKHAND Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful northern states of India located on the southern slope of the Himalayan range. Mighty Himalayan peaks and glaciers are on its north where it […]

Thaye Dorje (upper left) and Rinchen Yangzom (lower left) were married in a private ceremony in Delhi. (Picture courtesy:Karmapa.org)
India

Tibetan lama gives up monkhood to marry childhood friend

NEW DELHI (TIP): A senior Tibetan lama based in India, who is one of the claimants to the title of Karmapa Lama, has married a childhood friend and abandoned monkhood, his office announced on Marck […]

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MUST-VISIT DESTINATIONS IN #UTTARAKHAND

Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful northern states of India located on the southern slope of the Himalayan range. Mighty Himalayan peaks and glaciers are on its north where it borders Tibet. Nepal is […]

Asia

Chinese military equips all ground forces with new attack helicopters

BEIJING (TIP): China‘s military has equipped all of its ground forces with advanced WZ-10 combat helicopters which will be used to target battle tanks and air-to-air combat missions, a strategic move which could have implications […]

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Supporting India’s Entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group

The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a 48-nation exclusive export control regime dedicated to curbing nuclear arms proliferation while promoting safe international nuclear commerce for civil nuclear energy. After receiving a country-specific waiver for the India–United […]

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MUSSOORIE

A charming hill station cocooned at an altitude of 1880 m in the Garhwal hills, Mussoorie is the ideal getaway for city-dwellers. If you’re in a rush with only 24 hours to spare, we help you manoeuvre […]

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NELONG VALLEY: LADAKH IN UTTARAKHAND HIMALAYAS

The spectacular Nelong Valley – a cold desert like area – tucked in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, close to the Indo-China border, was opened to tourists earlier this year after 53 years of remaining out of bounds […]

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KALPA: UNTOUCHED BEAUTY IN THE LAP OF HILLS

Huddled under a blanket, a drowsy opening of the eyes as the curtain is pulled back: and there stands the mighty Kinnaur Kailash mountain range in Himachal Pradesh – in one word, breathtaking! The mountain range, […]

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ESCAPE TO DHARAMSALA AND MCLEODGANJ

Who says you can’t escape to the hills when winter hits? After all, what better place to escape the smog and the crowd of the Capital than the quaint mountains and valleys of Himachal Pradesh? While […]

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China’s Ocean Hegemony and Implications for India

The fifth generation of CCP leadership under Xi Jinping has de facto abandoned the Deng doctrine of keeping low profile internationally. China has become more ambitious of becoming a superpower and has been extending its sovereignty […]

Europe

2000-year-old Ashoka stupa restored in China

NANGCHEN (TIP): A 2000-year-old lost stupa, one of the 19 built with Lord Buddha’s relics sent by Emperor Ashoka to China, has been renovated and restored with religious rites by an Indian monk in this […]

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Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday at Southern California summit

The Dalai Lama celebrated his 80th birthday last weekend in Southern California, with hundreds of well-wishers attending a three-day Global Compassion Summit to mark the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s big day, with events being held at Anaheim’s […]

Asia

4 moderate tremors jolt Nepal

KATHMANDU (TIP): Four moderate earthquakes with magnitudes between 4 and 5.2 jolted Nepal early on June 17, taking the total number of aftershocks to 320 after the devastating earthquake struck the country on April 25. […]

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK – ROMANTIC GETAWAYS FOR COUPLES

Goa, Shimla, Lonavala – trying to plan a trip with your partner, but stuck with these names in your head? Go beyond the usual, and explore some beautiful locations across the country that can serve as […]

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GANGTOK: A FRIENDLY HILL STATION

Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through […]

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Business & Economics

A FORTHRIGHT MODI IN CHINA

During his China visit, Prime Minister Modi has been unusually forthright in speaking about the problems that hold back the India-China relationship. He probably feels that his desire to strengthen ties with China being so clear, […]

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Asia

New Nepal quake cuts off China-Nepal highway

BEIJING (TIP) : Chinese authorities are trying to reopen a section of ChinaNepal highway which was blocked by 40,000 cubic meters of debris in the latest 7.3-magnitude temblor that struck Nepal. Over 120 police officers […]

Beijing pulls up PLA over India's swift rescue operations
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Beijing pulls up PLA over India’s swift rescue operations

BEIJING (TIP): The Indian military’s swift evacuation of thousands of Indians from earthquake-hit Nepal has put China‘s PLA on the defensive with questions raised as to why its efforts to rescue stranded Chinese nationals did […]

Alarm bells for India? China plans to build rail link with Nepal
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Alarm bells for India? China plans to build rail link with Nepal through Mt Everest

BEIJING (TIP): China is planning to build a tunnel under Mount Everest, called Qomolangma in Tibetan, as part of its plan to extend its rail link to Nepal, the state run China Daily said on […]

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Business & Economics

GUEST COMMENT – BUILDING BRIDGES

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj‘s visit to China has created a positive atmosphere. President Xi Jinping met her in an unusual departure from protocol. China joined Russia in recommending India‘s membership to the Asia-Pacific Economic […]