Tibetans No Longer Require NORI for IC Application

The Tibetan political head in exile, President Dr. Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday announced that the Central Government of India has exempted Tibetans from requiring the NORI certificate to apply for Identity Certificate (IC). This has been enabled through a change in the policy guideline of the Tibetan Identity Certificate.

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Nepal Delays Sending 8 Tibetan Refugees to Dharamsala

While Nepal government had agreed to send 8 Tibetan refugees in their custody to Dharamsala, the Indian town where the exile Tibetan headquarter is situated on last Friday, it is now learnt that the government has halted the process which turns out likely due to the fact that the information was leaked in the media prior to its execution.

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Nepal Agrees to Send 8 Tibetan Refugees to Dharamsala

Following the recent incident of arresting two Tibetan refugees trying to enter into Tibet without proper permits, Nepal government is now all set to send eight other Tibetan refugees to the Indian town of Dharamsala, the exile headquarter of Tibetan refugees on Saturday. The government is coordinating with its Indian counterpart and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in this matter.

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Student Body’s Leaders Detained for Extortion During Protest Against Tibetans

The Arunachal Pradesh police on Tuesday detained the leaders of the student body for allegedly involving in extortion during their protest rallies against the Tibetan refugees carried out recently in Bomdila. The detention order issued by the West Kameng deputy commissioner has been made under Section 3(i) of the Arunachal Pradesh Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 2014.

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Two ‘Tibetan Refugees’ Detained by Nepal Border Police

Two Tibetans hailing from Lhasa were detained by Nepal border police when they trying to return to Tibet from Nepal on Tuesday night. Two Tibetans who have identified themselves as ‘Tibetan Refugees’ along with a Chinese man from Shigatse were trying to cross the border on expired visa in an illegal manner according to the border police.

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Arunachal Student Group Holds Rally Against Tibetan Refugees

The Arunachal Student group who met the West Kemang Deputy Commissioner on Monday demanding deportation of Tibetans refugees into the the demarcated refugee camps among other demands on Friday carried out a rally in Bomdila. The rally was calling for the roll back of Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy 2014 from the state.

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Tibetans are the Most Successful Refugee Community: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Monday told to a group of young Tibetans volunteering at various fields of Central Tibetan Administration that the Tibetans as the most successful refugee community. His Holiness explained that this is true because Tibetans have carried out their responsibilities with sincerity.

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Buried Fortune Buried Dreams

This was one monsoon season, some twenty summers ago, where the hills of Darjeeling were soaked by non stop rain and surprised by sudden break of sunlight, refracting picturesque rainbows and people welcoming the sun-shower with folkloric songs of the foxes marriages. The fresh crystal rain drops from the washed green needles of the pine trees dip and where flash floods across the other side of hill, erupts into sudden waterfalls, a sight everyone, every time of this year yearns to see from my side of the village called Bhutia Busti.

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Tibetans in Karnataka Won’t Vote to Retain Refugee Status

While the state of Karnataka is gripped by the election fever, it is reported that the Indian state with largest number of Tibetan refugees does not seem to impact the Tibetans. It is reported that while there are a large number of Tibetans eligible to take part in the elections, they seem to have decided to continue retaining their refugee status rather than citizenship.

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Sweden Arrests Chinese for Spying on Tibetan Refugees

A Chinese man is reported to have been arrested and charged in Sweden for spying on the Tibetan refugees in the country and around. The mid aged man is charged for infiltrating into Tibetan refugee community in Sweden and elsewhere in Europe to gather details as required by the Chinese government.

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