Olympic torch arrives at heart of Tibetan exile community in India

Chinese cheerleaders and Tibetan protesters greeted the Olympic flame Thursday amid massive security for the latest leg of the international torch relay in India, the heart of the world's Tibetan exile community. The flame arrived at a New Delhi airport from Pakistan where Chinese officials handed it over to the head of the Indian Olympic Association as flag-waving traditional Indian dancers and Chinese cheerleaders performed in welcome. Some two dozen Tibetan exiles protested along a busy highway as the torch made its way into town, chanting anti-China slogans. Several of them were forcibly detained by police and taken away in police vans. Thousands of police have been deployed across New Delhi with India desperate to avoid the chaos that has plagued the torch runs in London, Paris and other Western cities.