Keechan, a world heritage site, is a small town in Jodhpur district, Rajasthan, which sees many visitors between October and March every year. The three-foot tall Demoiselle cranes, which boast of a distinctly loud call, fly thousands of kilometres over China, Russia and the Himalayas to get here0
Since 1989, the Nepalese government has not recognised Tibetans as refugees
I never expected this building to be so dangerous, said Tenzin Paljor. Standing in the crumbled remains of the former weaving hall, the secretary of the Jawalakhel Handicraft Centre is dejected. The centre, which has played a pivotal role in the lives of the Tibetan refugees living next to it, is now unusable.
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