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New York Fashion Week events rock out

 The Badgley Mischka Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Tuesday. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Minaj, Spears keep company with leading designers like Mischka, Wang Nicki Minaj will go from the front row to front and centre at Fashion Rocks.
And Britney Spears takes the leap to fashion designer as she rolls out her first lingerie line.

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Top model Crystal Renn on career highs, being a role model and her wish for yoga domination

Crystal Renn, styled by Aurelia Donaldson Photo: ALEX CAYLEYAmerican supermodel Crystal Renn also spills the beans on writing a book and picking up a camera.

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The grim history of the real-life Shangri-La

The grim history of the real-life Shangri-LaIn ‘Tibet’, Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper look behind a tragic past and uncertain future. Tibet: An Unfinished Story’, by Lezlee Brown Halper and Stefan Halper, Hurst, RRP£20/$29.95

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Tibet Accessory at British Designer's Show

A model walks the ramp with the Tibet Bag. (Photo: Reuters)British Designer used a Tibet bag as an accessory in her Spring 2009 collection at the recent Paris Fashion Show.

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Traditional Dresss, Food & Drink in Tibet

Tibetans usually treat guests to mutton, beef, vegetables, and Qingke wine, as in this restaurant in Lhasa on June 10, 2008. photo: File

Traditional Tibetan food consist mainly barley, meat and dairy products. Vegetables are scarce in the high altitude. Tsampa is the staple food of Tibetan people, which is consumed daily. It is actually barley flour made from parched barley, unhusked and ground into fine flour. Put some flour with salted butter tea in a bowl, rotate the bowl with the left hand and mix the food with your fingers of your right hand, roll it into small lumps, then squeeze it into your mouth with your fingers. Other ingredients may also be added to add flavor.

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Modern Tibetan Fashion Keeps Traditional Values

Tibetan models showcase newest fashions, Dharamshala, India on 30th October 2010. Photo: TPI/James Dunn

Dharamshala: A Fashion show was held at Tibetan Institute of Performance Arts (TIPA) on Saturday evening (30th October) to showcase the work of the Tibetan Modern-Traditional Fashionable Costume Shop. The fashion show also included music performances by many different Tibetan singers, including Soshol Dhargye.

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Historical Tibetan Traditional Medicine

Traditional Tibetan Medicine

With a history of more than 2,000 years, Tibetan Medicine had already developed into a branch of the medical filed. According to the records, Tibetan had realized the functions of the herbs, animals and minerals on the people’s health since that time.

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Tenzin Yangkyi From Switzerland Wins Miss Tibet 2011

Tenzin Yangkyi, a 17 year-old Tibetan girl from Switzerland was crowned Miss T...ibet 2011. Photo: The Tibet Post International

Dharamshala: - The youngest participant in the Miss Tibet pageant , Tenzin Yangkyi was crowned as Miss Tibet-2011 on Sunday evening. She won the title defeating the other five participants in the contest. Ngadhup Dolma from Australia was crowned the first runner up and Dolma Tsering from Bangalore, South India was crowned second runner up. Tenzin Yangkyi was also crowned Miss Photogenic based on the votes that were cast on the website of the pageant.

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Tibetan Customs; Dialectic and Language

Tibetan Customs

Tibetan is a language abundant in dialects. Some of these dialects are similar, but some are so different that a Tibetan speaker may be confused when speaking with a Tibetan from another region. To reduce the difficulty in communication, some scholars are calling for the standardization of Tibetan.

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