July 12 - Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrives in Srinagar city, capital of northern India's Jammu and Kashmir state - his first visit in 25 years. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Srinagar city of northern India's Jammu and Kashmir state Thursday after 25 years for a week long visit. He was received at the airport by chief minister of the state, Omar Abdullah. The Dalai Lama will meet with Tibetan refugees residing in Kashmir. Recently, the Dalai Lama, who relinquished political power in the Tibetan government-in-exile, declined the offer to remain as its nominated symbolic head of the Tibetan people.