Tag Archives: Tibet

China-Nepal Railway: Fantasy or Reality?

The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities.

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Large-Scale Hydropower Will Fail in Tibet

Hydropower dams on the Tibetan plateau will be inefficient or inoperable because of freezing temperatures and power lines will wreck the region’s natural beauty and exacerbate climate changes, warns one geologist.

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Move Over, NATO and IMF: Eurasia is Coming

A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military dominance.

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‘History Wars’ Set Ablaze Again in India

Controversial school books present an extremely contentious view of Indian history rooted in the ideology of Hindutva, the Hindu nationalist political movement — and sometimes propagate pure fantasy

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