Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

  • Ten dead, 13 rescued as landslide hits Kinnaur yet again

    Ten people were killed, 13 rescued and several others feared buried under debris after a landslide trapped a bus and other vehicles in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Wednesday, officials said. ...

  • Rockslide kills nine tourists, injures three in Kinnaur

    At least nine tourists were crushed under massive boulders that slid down a hill following a landslide near Batsari in the tribal district of Kinnaur on Sunday. They were part of a group of 11 tourists who were on their way from Sangla. ...

  • Virbhadra Singh dedicated himself to the service of others: Dalai Lama

    The longest-serving chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, who dominated the political landscape of the state for 60 years, Virbhadra Singh, passed away early Thursday morning. He was 87. ...

  • Coronavirus: Himachal Pradesh imposes 10-day curfew to fight infection surge

    The government of Himachal Pradesh announced "Corona curfew" for 10 days due to the unprecedented surge in the number of Coronavirus infections and high fatality rate in the state. ...

  • Coronavirus claims first Tibetan victim; dies in Dharamshala

    A 69-year-old man became the first person in Himachal Pradesh, as well as the first Tibetan, to die of coronavirus in Dharamshala. A total lockdown of McLeod Ganj is in force, in which no one is allowed to leave their houses. ...

  • In a first, Tibetan is appointed councillor in Dharamshala Municipal Corporation

    Dawa Rinchen's appointment likely came as a result of the Government of India granting voting rights and citizenship rights to Tibetans recently. ...

  • Himachal Cabinet nod to Tibetan rehab policy

    Encroachments made by the Tibetan govt-in-exile would be regularised, while those made by Tibetans would be treated on a par with those made by residents. ...

  • Dalai Lama’s abode to be linked with ropeway

    Besides the Dharamshala-McLeod Ganj ropeway, two more are Shimla's Mall Road to be linked with Cart Road, and Chamunda temple with Aadi Himani Chamunda temple. ...

  • Tibetans seek regularization of encroachments

    Tibetan exiles have urged the state government to regularize encroached lands, stating that they have been living here since taking asylum in 1959. ...

  • “Clearing encroachments by Tibetans an uphill task”

    Illegal encroachments by Tibetans in McLeod Ganj area have become a troublesome affair for the forest department, as it has failed to execute HP High Court directions. ...