PUNCHING HOLES IN TIBETAN SKIES – Rukor Admin (August 20, 2018)

Official China is fixated on controlling everything, including the weather, even when science struggles to provide methods for doing so. China boasts of doing...

The litter-collecting monk of Tibet

- Feng Hao (4/13/18) Source: Chinadialogue.net https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/10562-The-litter-collecting-monk-of-Tibet Government waste collection only covers the highways in this remote corner of the Tibetan plateau. (Image:Feng Hao) A Buddhist lama and his...

THE BLACK BRAHMAPUTRA: LOOKING AT POSSIBLE CAUSES – Dechen Palmo

Slag in Brahmaputra water. Photo credit: Times of India The issue of Brahmaputra river pollution comes at a time of deteriorating ties between India and...

Climate change: Himalayan glaciers at low altitude melting at faster rate – Chetan Chauhan

146 glaciers in Chandra basin lost one-fifth of the estimated volume of water since 1984. INDIA Updated: Sep 04, 2017 23:35 IST SOURCE URL  Chetan Chauhan Source:...

Nepal’s OBOR railway dreams

“Good morning, sir,” the Nepal Armed Police Force officer stamped his boot on the ground while keeping his right hand at his forehead. The...

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Copper – Gabriel Laffite

  Copper Source: https://rukor.org/copper-the-civilising-mission/  ………. Rising demand for copper (and lithium, also abundant in Tibet) means not only more intensive copper mining, but also further globalisation of Tibet,...

If not from COVID 19, then death by beating !

(Their Lives Also Matter) Ever wonder what is happening in Tibet while the whole world is being kept busy fighting and saving...

Big Brother really is watching: China’s grand plan for smart surveillance in Tibet

Tenzin Tsuiltrim (TPI): 31 March 2019  Source: Hong Kong Free Press: The Chinese government is rapidly increasing the role of big datain maintaining Beijing’s technological grip...

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Latest DIIR Publication: Environment and Development In Tibet – A Crucial Issue 2008Environement and Development Desk, DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).TIBET: Enduring Spirit, Exploited Landdescribes the relationship of Tibetan nomads and farmers with the environment, and to publish related environmental news on the region