India markets close in 1 hour 17 minutes
  • BSE SENSEX

    52,710.86
    +267.15 (+0.51%)
     
  • Nifty 50

    15,796.65
    +87.25 (+0.56%)
     
  • USD/INR

    74.2550
    -0.2450 (-0.33%)
     
  • Dow

    34,930.93
    -127.59 (-0.36%)
     
  • Nasdaq

    14,762.58
    +102.01 (+0.70%)
     
  • BTC-INR

    2,967,665.50
    +31,887.75 (+1.09%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    935.20
    +5.27 (+0.57%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    26,315.32
    +841.44 (+3.30%)
     
  • Nikkei

    27,782.42
    +200.76 (+0.73%)
     
  • EUR/INR

    88.1852
    -0.0735 (-0.08%)
     
  • GBP/INR

    103.6897
    +0.0996 (+0.10%)
     
  • AED/INR

    20.1710
    -0.0680 (-0.34%)
     
  • INR/JPY

    1.4754
    +0.0029 (+0.20%)
     
  • SGD/INR

    54.8640
    -0.0770 (-0.14%)
     

Tibet's tourism boom poses risks to the country's fragile environment, historic sites

The growing numbers of tourists appear unconcerned by political controversies long circling Tibet. China’s communist forces entered the region in 1951, and the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s traditional spiritual and political leader, fled to India during an abortive uprising against Chinese rule in 1959.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting