Shimla Govt to Rehabilitate Tibetan Families to Permanent Houses from Shacks

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet in a recent meeting has approved the project to rehabilitate Tibetan families living in shacks to permanent houses by Shimla authorities. According to the local reports, 71 Tibetan refugee families will be shifted and rehabilitated from Sanjauli to Maliana or Mehli area under the Prime Minister Awas Yojna.

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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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Tibetan Settlements Receive Rs. 30 Million Grant-in-Aid from Karnataka Govt.

The Tibetan settlements in the state has received Rs. 3 crore grant-in-aid from Karnataka government. Tibetan settlements in the state will benefit from the aid as the support will greatly help in the administrative expenses as well as other benefits. The aid has been a much needed timely support from the host authorities to the Tibetans in the state.

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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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More than 100 Tibetan Refugees Suffering Without Shelter in Paris

More than a 100 of Tibetan refugees are suffering without a shelter to stay during the night time in the French capital city of Paris. Tibetan refugee immigrants have been setting up makeshift tent houses to shelter themselves in several locations around the city of Paris. The situation is worse without the basic amenities.

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JNU Instructs Tibetans to Pay Same Tuition Fee as International Students

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi has revised its fee structure regarding foreign students applying for the university. Tibetan students, whose diasporic status was previously recognized by the university, have not been exempted from the newly revised fee structure. Under this revision of the tuition fee, the annual tuition fee for Tibetan students have increased almost twenty-fold compared to previous years.

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Major Fire Accident Brings Tragedy at Tibetan Market in Paonta

A sudden fire accident has occurred at a Tibetan market in the Paonta Sahib district of Himachal Pradesh. According to sources, the fire accident has brought tragedy to the Tibetan refugees by bringing thousands of rupees loss from the incident. However, a timely support from a group Sikh youth on pilgrimage march helped douse the fire.

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A Young Tibetan Refugee is Helping Rural Himalayas Develop

A young Tibetan woman raised in one of the Tibetan refugee camps located in the rural Himalayan regions is helping the communities from her native develop. The young leader has initiated sustainable livelihood projects in the region providing great opportunities in these rural places.

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