USA’s House of Representatives passed the bill against Uighur camps in China
USA’s lower House of the Parliament, the House of Representatives, passed the Uighur Act of 2019. It is considered as a stronger version of the bill passed earlier in September in the upper house, Senate. The act urges the US ..
Tags: Asia • Central Asia • Continents • Geography • Inner Asia
PM Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga have jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing in New Delhi. The monastery is a prominent centre of Mongolian Buddhists and ..
Tags: Battulga • Continents • East Asia • Eurasian Steppe • Gandan
China blocks border with Mongolia post visit of Dalai Lama
China has blocked a key border crossing with Mongolia after Dalai Lama’s visit. The move has left hundreds of trucks for the mining conglomerate Rio Tinto stuck at the Gants Mod crossing in the southeastern part of Mongolia in freezing ..
Tags: Buyant Ukhaa Sport Palace • Continents • Dalai • East Asia • Geography
Xinjiang evinces interest to trade directly with India
China’s Muslim dominated, Xinjiang Uyghur province looks effervescent to open up direct border trade with India. Currently, trade is carried out through Pakistan as there are no border posts. India and Xinjiang traders meet annually at Rawalpindi to discuss the ..
Tags: Asia • Continents • Geography • Inner Asia • Kashgar
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012