Monk Proposes Self Immolation Over Politics in Tibetan Exile

A Tibetan refugee monk from South India has proposed of self immolation over the rising dirty politics in the Tibetan exile community according to a press briefing on Friday morning. The monk explained three factors relating to the Tibetan exile community that lead to his intention to self immolate for the greater cause of Tibetan struggle.

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China Expels 3 Tibetans with Valid Visas After 8 Hours Detainment at Airport

Three foreign based Tibetans holding valid visas on their foreign passports were expelled after eight hours of detainment at the airport blocking their entry to the country for meeting their relatives. The Tibetans were intensively questioned and searched by the officials at the airport before expelling them from the country.

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Guide on Police Order to Surrender RCs of Tibetans with Voter ID

According to a police order from the office of Superintendent of police (SP), Kangra district, Tibetans in the district were told to surrender their Refugee Certificates if they have obtained the Indian voter IDs from the Elections Commission as it poses some security complications, according to the office.

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Police Directs Tibetans Holding Voter ID to Return Their RC

The Indian police has issued a directive to some of Tibetan settlement offices which informs Tibetans holding Indian voter IDs to return their refugee Registration Certificates (RC) for security reasons. The notice informs Tibetans who are holding voter IDs need to return their RCs within a period of one month.

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Regionalism Biggest Internal Challenge of Tibetan Community: President Sangay

The president of Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala while speaking to the Tibetan community in Belgium on Sunday told that regionalism is the biggest internal challenge for the Tibetan community. The political head of Tibetan people, Dr. Lobsang Sangay, who is on a three nation tour to Europe warned against the practice of regionalism among the Tibetan communities.

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Tibetan Sweater Sellers Donate Warmth Among Orphans

The Tibetan sweater sellers in the Indian state of Maharashtra has taken up the noble act of spreading their love by donating warm cloths among the orphans in the state. Tibetan sweater sellers has carried out this donation on Wednesday, the blessed day of His Holiness to help the poor keep themselves warm with dipping temperature.

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Tibetan Winter Business Hoping Recovery of Demonetization Loss This Year

A large number of Tibetan refugees in India depend on the seasonal sales of warm clothing in Indian cities as a source of their livelihoods. This year Tibetans are hope to sell the leftover stocks remaining from the sales impact incurred due to demonetization at the end of the year 2016 so that they do go into losses.

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Only 60 Tibetans Escaped Into Exile During 2017

With the declining number of Tibetans arriving into exile from Tibet with the passing year, only around 60 people have been registered to have escaped into exile in the past year according to the register of the Tibetan Reception Centre for New Arrivals, Dharamshala. This is around 40% less than the number people that have escape in the previous year.

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Tibetans In Exile Source Of Hope To Brothers And Sisters In Tibet: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama while speaking to the Tibetans and people from Himalayan regions in Bengaluru told that the Tibetans living freely in exile are the source of hope to the brothers and sisters in Tibet. The crowd of more than 2500 people gathered to the talk were mostly young students on Monday.

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Will Tibetans Opting Indian Citizenship Weaken The Freedom Struggle?

Over the recent past, many Tibetans have appreciated the ruling from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs to allow all eligible Tibetans opting Indian citizenship. The effect came in following the Delhi High Court ruling to give citizenship to Tibetans born in India between 1950 and 1987 as per the law and those born from these parents.

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