Tag Archives: Refugees

  • More than 50 million displaced worldwide, UN says

    More than 50 million people were forcibly uprooted worldwide at the end of last year, the highest level since after World War Two, as people fled crises from Syria to South Sudan. ...

  • Meghalaya groups oppose Tibetan refugees enrolment as voters

    Meghalaya's powerful pressure groups - the Khasi Students' Union and the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People - Friday opposed inclusion of Tibetan refugees in the electoral rolls of the northeastern state. ...

  • Four Tibetans held with explosives‚ detonators

    Four Tibetan refugees, who entered Nepal illegally, were arrested from Lakhanpur VDC in Jhapa yesterday evening. Police had arrested the Tibetans during security checking at Lakhanpur. ...

  • Tibetans in India get voting rights after 55 years

    The Election Commission of India has ordered all states to include children of Tibetan refugees in the electoral list. This is for the first time in 55 years that voting rights will be conferred on Tibetans. ...

  • Tibetan refugees seek better life in Vancouver

    Kelsang Choden shifted nervously in her chair, her eyes darting towards her sponsor sitting nearby. "I'm hoping to become a nurse," she said, when asked what her dreams are for her life in Canada. ...

  • US senators approve 5,000 visas for Tibetan refugees

    US lawmakers debating a landmark immigration bill on Monday approved the provision of 5,000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the United States over the next three years. ...

  • Tibetan stabs police, self in McLeod Ganj

    A Tibetan refugee stabbed a state police constable in McLeod Ganj on Sunday afternoon. ...

  • Tibetan arrested for residing without registration

    A Tibetan national was arrested from Hamirpur for residing without mandatory registration certificate and for obtaining Indian voter I-card and ration card. ...

  • Dhumal asks Centre to introduce ID cards for Tibetans

    The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal has asked the government of India to introduce photo identity cards to Tibetans living in the state, ...