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  • Chinese PM Seeks Indian Tech Cooperation | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    repute as a hub of software professionals while China is strong on computer hardware Both countries cheap and plentiful labor has undercut the tech industry in America and other Western countries through outsourcing Wen appealed to Indian software companies to set up operations in China to tap the Chinese and global markets He later met scientists and visited the research facilities at the headquarters of the Indian Space Research Organization in Bangalore Last year China became the first Asian power to launch a man into orbit India has announced ambitions to send an unmanned craft to the moon The two countries have been improving ties despite decades of frosty relations and rivalry China is also a longtime ally and the main supplier of military hardware to Pakistan India s archrival I hope and believe that my visit will inject fresh vigor and vitality into relations Wen said in a statement distributed to reporters after his arrival During talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday the two countries are expected to sign nearly 30 agreements to promote political economic and cultural ties China is keen to develop a free trade area with a combined population total 2 billion which would make it the largest free trade area in the world India China trade reached 13 6 billion in 2004 with India recording a trade surplus of 1 75 billion Indian Commerce Ministry statistics show On other issues Wen and Singh are expected to discuss the more than 50 year old border dispute over their 650 mile frontier parts of which are not demarcated A solution is expected to be reached during Wen s four day visit Wen is also expected to discuss with Indian authorities the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama who lives in exile in India Chinese

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  • India-China may sign border pact | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    the documents on Guiding Principles for signatures tomorrow Sarna said Narayanan and Dai were nominated by India and China in 2003 to negotiate territorial claims as experts delineate the boundary on a map and then on the ground For the first time we see a commonality on both sides to find a solution Narayanan told India s Star TV yesterday In the past the problem was that the exchange of border maps had been impeded and now we are hopeful that once the agreed framework is in place then the question of maps will be redundant he said The dispute is the consequence of a brief but bitter border conflict in 1962 that left bilateral relations in shreds India says China occupies 38 000 square km of territory in Kashmir while Beijing claims 90 000 square km all of the remote northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh Earlier a Tibetan man Tenzin Tsundue breached tight security and embarrassed Indian security officials by reaching the top of the 45 metre tower in the southern city of Bangalore s Indian Institute of Science to shout anti China slogans as the Chinese premier passed by Free Tibet Wen Jiabao you cannot suppress the truth

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  • Tibetan breaches Wen security | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    in Tibet waved a flag of Tibet and unfurled a red banner that read Free Tibet We want to tell Wen Jiabao that there will be no peace in Tibet unless the Chinese leave and start living as a neighbour as they used to be for thousands of years So let there be peace in Tibet the pamphlets read His slogans in English were interspersed with statements in Hindi Tibet ki azadi hona chahiye Tibet should be set free and China pachas salon main hamare bahuth sare logon ko maar dala China killed several Tibetans over 50 years Tenzing who staged a similar protest atop Hotel Oberoi in Mumbai during the visit of Wen s predecessor Zhu Rongji was arrested after some wrestling with five policemen The city police and IISc director Goverdhan Mehta blamed each other for the security lapse This is unfortunate I got to know about it the Tibetan incident after the meeting It is the duty of the city police to sanitise the venue before VIPs arrival Mehta said Two additional commissioners of police who saw the protest said IISc had assured a thorough security check ahead of the meeting We have just taken him into

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  • Tibetan protestor breaches Wen Jiabao's security | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    the general secretary of the Friends of Tibet appeared on top of the Indian Institute of Science building He hoisted the Free Tibet banner in full glare of the international media There were tense moments as police feared the youth might jump from the building Though the police managed to arrest him the protestor had already strewn the campus with Free Tibet literature and rent the Sunday afternoon quiet with his slogan Azaadi hona chahiye we want freedom There is a lapse There is no doubt about it said Kishore Chandra joint commissioner of police Karnataka The 40 000 Tibetan refugees living in the southern state had been warned not to stage any protests during the Chinese Premier s visit to Karnataka Unfortunate incident MEA But the dramatic protest by a Tibetan activist on top of the IISc building was not just a huge security lapse It has also opened the Pandora s Box on the unresolved Tibet question between India and China just before Wen Jiabao s crucial visit to New Delhi Within a couple of hours of that incident the Indian foreign ministry said the miscreant had been caught While the state government is conducing an investigation a spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said This is an unfortunate incident Premier Wen Jiabao is an honoured guest of this country and all efforts are being made to ensure a complete success of this visit Exploring IT options The incident took place even as the Chinese premier was in a meeting with the directors of six top scientific institutions Wen Jiabao was discussing issues related to scientific cooperation between India and China He indicated certain areas in which China is very interested For example he mentioned about MEMS micro electronic mechanical system chip design nano science and technology

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  • Man protests from atop building as Wen addresses scientists | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    the securitymen by surprise Ten Zin Tsundue General Secretary of the Friends of Tibet emerged atop the building waving a Tibetan flag and threw pamphlets down with Let there be peace in Tibet written on them As the securitymen tried to grapple with the situation with the Chinese Premier addressing the scientists at a hall on the ground floor Ten also yelled out calling for freeing Tibet from China The

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  • Tibetan leaders detained ahead of Wen's visit to Bangalore | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    home to over 100 Tibetan families while nearly 500 students pursue their studies in the city Police have also stepped up security near the Tibetan hostel in Koramangala screening people who enter and venture out as a security measure during the two day stay of the Chinese leader in the city Members of the Friends of Tibet and RTYC yesterday said impromptu protests will be held in the city as

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  • Tulku Film Making Waves | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    a monk everywhere on the street walls shop windows cars and motor bikes Below it written Sentenced To Die As she went about asking more but why is this monk sentenced to die She met Tsering Ngodup a young man in his late twenties who has been responsible for those ubiquitous image of the monk Thus started Elinor s journey to know about the Tibetan story and her film project Tsering said the film Sentenced To Die was recently released in Germany In India it was released in Dharamsala few days back by Friends of Tibet India and Students for a Free Tibet Talking about the film Tsering said The film traces the life story of a Tibetan monk and social activist Tenzin Delek from the people who knew him in Tibet and in India as he studied for five years in a Buddhist monastery in Karnataka However much of this one hour documentary film talks about the controversy of the death sentence Few days back it was reported that the monk was sentenced to die on 2nd December as feared by the Tibetans is still live This new lease of life gave the Tibetans some respite The film which

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  • Free Tenzin, Shout Kochi's Tibetans | Media on FoT ~ Friends of Tibet (INDIA)
    which will begin at Menaka Junction at 7am Distribution of protest cards and collection of signatures will also be held on the occasion Tenzin Delek who survived the Chinese intrusion into culture was actively involved in the revival of Buddhism in Tibet He had spent five years in India with Dalai Lama and had returned to Tibet in 1987 He founded a Buddhist centre school and an orphanage and alarmed

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