Tibetan Refugees Can Now Appear in Indian Public Service Exams

According to the latest announcement, Tibetan refugees can now appear in the Indian public service exams. While the eligibility does not apply for all Tibetan refugees, those Tibetans who moved to India before 1962 are now eligible. More than a hundred thousand Tibetans are living in India as refugees over the past sixty years.

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Haryana to Frame Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy, Facilities for Tibetan Children

The state of Haryana is going to frame the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy for the refugees. The state has sought approval to provide facilities and benefits to the Tibetan refugee children. The Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy framed by the union government of India in 2014 aims to provide sustainable rehabilitation support for Tibetan refugees.

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Fire Accident at Tibetan Market in Agra

In a breaking report, a fire has broke out at the Tibetan market in Agra on late Saturday night. Tibetan refugees who have set up their temporary winter markets in Agra has suffered a fire accident. The incident of fire gave a panic mode to the Tibetans who have set their stalls adjacent to the Agra Fort near powerhouse bus stand.

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Himachal Governor Assures All Necessary Help to Tibetan Refugees

The governor of Himachal Pradesh who visited Dharamshala on Monday has assured that the Tibetan refugees will get all the necessary assistance to improve their lives. The governor called upon the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the visit while also making a brief visit to Central Tibetan Administration.

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Tribals Demand Cancellation of Land Lease for Tibetan Refugees

Tribals from a group of villages in Gajapati district of Odhisha has made a demand for cancellation of the land lease for the Tibetan refugees in the district. The Tibetan refugee settlement was setup in the district in the 1960s with the generous help from the government of India. The settlement is legally bound by a land lease agreement with the government.

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Tibetans Refugees Escaping to India Count Almost Diminishing

The number of Tibetans refugees escaping to India from the Chinese regime in Tibet is almost diminishing. The fresh reports suggest that there is a 97% drop in the number of Tibetans arriving in India to seek refugee from Chinese regime in Tibet in the past year, 2017.

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Sikkim State To Adopt the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy 2014

In a pleasant news from the Northern state of India, Sikkim, the Cabinet of the state government in a meeting has unanimously decided to adopt the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy 2014. The policy formulated by the Central government in 2014 aims to provide better livelihood opportunities for the Tibetan refugees in the country.

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Tibetans Availing Indian Passports Should Move Out of Refugee Settlements

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a circular to all the passport issuing authorities in India and abroad mentioned that Tibetan refugees availing the Indian Passports should declare to not stay in any Tibetan refugee settlements or enjoying any Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) benefits, privileges or subsidies.

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India Outlines Tibetan RCs/ICs Surrender Procedure to Apply for Passport

The Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India has issued a directive to all the passport issuing authorities on Monday to accept the surrender of Registration Certificates (RCs) and Identity Certificates (ICs) of Tibetan Refugees eligible to apply for Indian passports. The memorandum from the ministry has come in response to a Delhi High court order.

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