tibet-post-header

Tibet: News TPI Short Takes Highway in Eastern Tibet Reopens After landslide

Highway in Eastern Tibet Reopens After landslide

E-mail Print
Dharamshala: - A crucial highway in Tibet was reopened to traffic on Tuesday, after a massive land slide the day before had resulted in the trapping of more than 100 people in nearly 60 vehicles. The landslide is believed to have occurred due to heavy rain in the past few days.

The highway links the so called Tibetan Autonomous Region with Eastern Tibet, the road was reopened to the public at 8:20 local time after rescue teams cleared the debris from the landslide that have coved almost 30 meters of the road. This is a mountainous of the country. Twenty five officers were mobilized to clear up the almost 900 cubic meters of debris, with an excavator and two loading machines.

In 2010, over 700 people are reported dead and 2,000 more were missing after devastating overnight floods and landslides hit Drugchu (Chinese name: Zhouqu), eastern Tibet.


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 June 2011 12:32 )  


......


President of Tibet condoles demise of former Sikkim CM Nar Bhandari

President of Tibet condoles demise of former Sikkim CM Nar Bhandari

Dharamshala — President Dr Lobsang Sangay expressed deep con...

Tibetan leader returns to Leh after visit to Nubra Valley

Tibetan leader returns to Leh after visit to Nubra Valley

Dharamshala   His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Samstenling M...

Torrential flooding causes damages In Dege County of Tibet

Torrential flooding causes damages In Dege County of Tibet

Dharamshala — Torrential rain and flood triggered a building...

Antelopes toll rises to over 200,000 in Jangthang, Tibet

Antelopes toll rises to over 200,000 in Jangthang, Tibet

Dharamshala — Tibetan antelope rams run at Jangthang (Ch: Ch...

Capitol Hill celebrates Tibetan spiritual leader's 82nd birthday

Capitol Hill celebrates Tibetan spiritual leader's 82nd birthday

Dharamshala — In accordance with His Holiness the Dalai Lama...

Tibetan leader sends condolences, aid to Sri Lankan flood victims

Tibetan leader sends condolences, aid to Sri Lankan flood victims

Dharamshala — In a letter to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka...

Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement In Focus

Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement In Focus

In a series of special features, Tibet Post journalist Tashi...

US Congressional delegation visits Tibetan settlements in Nepal

US Congressional delegation visits Tibetan settlements in Nepal

Dharamshala — Nancy Pelosi, long time Tibet supporter and cu...

More:

Work together for peace as a global citizen: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Work together for peace as a global citizen: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Dharamshala, HP, India — Expressing his strong commitment to...

The Art of Happiness: leader of Tibet on inner values for world peace

The Art of Happiness: leader of Tibet on inner values for world peace

New Delhi — His Holiness the Dalai Lama has called for great...

Totalitarianism defeated Marx’s ideals: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Totalitarianism defeated Marx’s ideals: Spiritual leader of Tibet

New Delhi — Emphasising that the best defence was to maintai...

Spiritual leader of Tibet reminds devotees to be 21st century Buddhists

Spiritual leader of Tibet reminds devotees to be 21st century Buddhists

Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — "Lately, I've been urging peop...

Warm-heartedness is the key factor that allows others to be happy

Warm-heartedness is the key factor that allows others to be happy

Nubra Valley, J&K, India — 'Warm-heartedness' and 'your ...

Historically Tibet was an independent country: Tibetan spiritual leader

Historically Tibet was an independent country: Tibetan spiritual leader

Boston, US — While explaining Tibet was historically a free ...

No longer violence, create a happier world: Tibet's leader urges youth

No longer violence, create a happier world: Tibet's leader urges youth

San Diego, CA, USA — Delivered the keynote address at the co...

Buddhism crucial benefit to future generations: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Buddhism crucial benefit to future generations: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Dharamshala — Urging young Tibetan people to keep Tibetan Bu...

More:
">
Currency: