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2012-07-22 23:01:44

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa travel agency, currently offers cultural tours for travelers interested in discovering Tibetan art, music, religion and history. “From the relics of the ancient dynasties to the color and liveliness of the annual Buddhist festivals, these tours will take travelers on a journey of discovery,” Explore Tibet. “The culture of Tibet is as unique as the landscape, and opportunities abound for the curious traveler.” (PRWEB) July 23, 2012...

2005-12-01 06:21:16

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Several Tibetan monks have been detained for opposition to a Chinese political campaign they were forced to participate in, sparking a rare mass protest, two advocacy groups said on Thursday. The Dharamsala-based Center for Human Rights and Democracy said five monks at the Drepung monastery, on the outskirts of the capital Lhasa, were expelled from the monastery and detained after refusing to sign a document denouncing the Dalai Lama as a...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.