Two large-scale studies done earlier this year unveil robust scientific data on animal’s population for the first time.
Beijing marks 70th anniversary of founding of Tibet Autonomous Region, with a call to accept the Communist Party’s rule.
President’s visit comes as China faces increased security concerns due to clashes with India, US withdrawal from Kabul.
Indian leaders have generally been circumspect about public contact with Tibetan leader to avoid upsetting China.
Officials say balancing tourist demand with the need to minimise wear and tear is a constant challenge.
Students at Tibetan Buddhist College, one of Earth’s highest places of learning, study under Xi Jinping’s benign gaze.
The 85-year-old was inoculated with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and encouraged others to get vaccinated.
The dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo is part of China’s ‘green’ initiatives but there are concerns about its effect.
Tibet’s government-in-exile was formed in Dharamshala in 1959 after a failed uprising against the Chinese rule.
China seized control of Tibet in 1950 and claims its leaders have the right to choose the Dalai Lama’s successor.
Beijing has refused to deal with the US coordinator, seeing the role as interference in its internal affairs.
Chinese leader tells senior Communist Party officials that Beijing must plant ‘seeds of loving China’ among Tibetans.
Beijing urges Washington to stop interfering in ‘internal affairs’ after US imposed travel bans on Chinese officials.
Dispute began after India’s inauguration of a Himalayan road that lies at a three-way junction with Tibet and China.