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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Dipping Temperatures Might Mean Better Business for Tibetan Sweater-Sellers

The arrival of New Year has brought with it, perhaps, good news for Tibetan sweater-sellers. Tibetan sweater-sellers who are struggling to make sales might see a rise in the purchase after Skymet Weather said that the winter chill will continue. Tibetan sellers were earlier concerned about the onset of a late winter, resulting in warmer climate even during the month of December.

Read more

India Grants One Year Multi Entry Visa To Tibetan IC Holders To Ease Foreign Travel

The Government of India has granted one year multi entry visa to Tibetan IC holders to ease their foreign travels at the request of the Central Tibetan Administration as announced today. Tibetans holding IC have been facing issues of humiliation and unnecessary hassles while traveling abroad and entry/return visa is one of them.

Read more

Tibetan Markets Woolens More Expensive With GST But Crowd Continues

It is the season of approaching cold and the Tibetan markets are gearing up for their annual winter business across India however this year the woolens have become little more expensive thanks to the implementation of GST. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) implemented earlier this year have taken its toll across the country and the Tibetan markets are no exceptions.

Read more

Foreign Travels For Tibetans In India To Get Easier

Foreign travels for Tibetans in India to get easier says a report in the Hindu as published this Sunday. Tibetan refugees in India are bound a complex sequences of paper works to travels to any foreign country and this is all set to get easier as the Home Ministry is processing to do away with this complex procedure Tibetan refugees’ foreign travels.

Read more

Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy Adopted By Arunachal Assembly

Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy adopted by Arunachal Pradesh state assembly today after the Parliamentary affairs minister, Bamang Felix moved it in the assembly. The Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy 2014 was strongly protested by several student groups in the state and the assembly today adopted to implement the policy in the state.

Read more

Tibetan Refugees Must Surrender Citizenship: APACACT

Tibetan refugees must surrender citizenship said the Arunachal Pradesh Anti Corruption Andolan Committee (APACAC) according to the report in The Arunachal Times. The organization demanded that the Tibetan refugees possessing Indian citizen and seeking benefits under ST quotas be surrendered at the earliest.

Read more