Tag Archives: Infrastructure

  • China planning building spree in Tibet as India tensions rise, sources say

    China is planning a more than 1 trillion yuan ($146 billion) push to accelerate infrastructure investment in Tibet, including new and previously announced projects, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. ...

  • Dam collapse in China could point to a ‘black swan’ disaster

    The dam at a small reservoir in China’s Guangxi region gave way last month after days of heavy rain in a collapse that could be a harbinger of sterner tests for many of the country’s 94,000 aging dams as the weather gets more extreme. ...

  • McLeod Ganj bus station, used mostly by Tibetans, continues to be closed

    McLeod Ganj, a Himalayan village in northern India, is known as the abode of the Dalai Lama, and the headquarters of the Tibetans in exile. But the McLeod Ganj bus station has been closed for private buses since May last year. ...

  • The 97 kms between China and mastery of the Mekong

    Ninety-seven km of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from Tibet through five countries before emptying into the South China Sea. ...

  • India loses contact with Moon lander on final descent

    India's space programme suffered a huge setback Saturday after losing contact with an unmanned spacecraft moments before it was due to make a historic soft landing on the Moon. ...

  • China tells India, no activities on dams happening in Tibet

    China has assured India that it will not do anything vis-a-vis constructions of dams in Tibet and other regions that could adversely impact in terms of floods and calamities in India. ...

  • India successfully launched moon mission Chandrayaan-2

    India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, the country’s most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as space power. ...

  • World’s highest highway tunnel opens to traffic in Tibet

    China has opened the world’s highest motorway tunnel on the Tibetan plateau after construction workers endured frigid temperatures, frequent floods and thin air over the four years and four ...

  • China signs $64 billion worth deals at Belt and Road Forum

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday announced that his country has signed USD 64 billion worth of deals during the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF). ...

  • China plans international airport in Tibet to facilitate Mansarovar visit

    China is planning to upgrade a domestic airport to an international one in Ali prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region seeking to facilitate travel of foreign tourists, including Kailash. ...