China’s new ethnic identity law reflects its failure in Tibet, Xinjiang-style campaign may follow: analysts

A veteran China-watcher has said that the new ethnic identity law in Tibet is reflective of Beijing’s current insecurities in the region whose population they have so far failed to integrate into the mainstream Chinese identity, despite repeated claims from the Beijing leadership stating otherwise. 

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‘Filmmakers to pay more for shooting scenes at Dharamshala’

DHARAMSHALA: Shooting movie scenes at Buddhist temple at Mcleodganj (famously known as Dalai Lama temple), international cricket stadium and other landmark sites of this hill destination will be costlier from now on. Municipal Corporation has come up with the fee scheduled to be charged from the filmmakers coming to this hill town.

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Pentagon releases first images from raid that killed ISIS leader

Zachary Cohen, Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne | CNN | 31 October 2019.

Washington: The Pentagon released newly declassified video and images Wednesday of the daring, two hour raid targeting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi that shows US forces taking small arms fire from multiple locations as their helicopters approached the compound.

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