But Chinese travelers and trade goods cross without delays, a local source says.
Tibetan drivers will now be checked for proper documents as China prepares for top-level Party meetings in faraway Beijing.
The event follows other religious gatherings held without interference by authorities in recent years.
'Consequences' are threatened for anyone caught viewing or sharing politically sensitive material ahead of an important Party Congress.
No one may enter Tibet during top-level Party meetings scheduled next month in Beijing.
The move restricts travel by the Tibetan minority group despite official guarantees against discrimination.
Chinese soldiers and civilian officials ask locals' help to extend road farther into Nepal.
Chinese authorities order them to leave without explanation, threatening fines and jail for failing to comply.
Villagers enjoying an outing 'on their own land' are searched and attacked without explanation, sources say.
Kardze prefecture authorities have appointed six ruling Chinese Communist Party members to supervise the study center's affairs.
Atruk Lopo had also called for the release of his uncle, prominent political prisoner Ronggye Adrak.
Around 2,000 monks and nuns are to be expelled from the complex by year’s end.
Gomar Choephel had been convicted on charges related to ‘subverting the state.’
Temblor shakes tourists in the popular Jiuzhaigou nature reserve in the quake-prone largely Tibetan region of Ngaba
Jampa Choegyal was held for two days on suspicion of contacting his relative in Australia.
Lobsang Kalsang had set himself ablaze in a Ngaba protest calling for freedom from rule by China.
The protest by a Tibetan man in Dharamsala follows a burning by a college student in Varanasi earlier in July.