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Dalai Lama taken to hospital in India.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 4: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama during a press conference at Hotel Andaz, in Aerocity, on April 4, 2019 in New Delhi, India. The Dalai Lama reiterated that he is not seeking independence for Tibet, but would prefer a "reunion" with China under mutually acceptable terms. The 83-year-old Dalai Lama has been living in exile in India since a failed 1959 uprising in Tibet. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in the Indian capital, Delhi, with a chest infection, but is reported to be in a stable condition.His private aide Tenzin Taklha said he was flown to Delhi from his hill town base after complaining of discomfort.

The 83-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader fled to India 60 years ago after a failed uprising against Chinese rule.The Nobel peace laureate is a hugely popular speaker but has cut down his global engagements in recent years.