Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

  • 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. ...

  • Virbhadra Singh to be Himachal CM for sixth time

    Virbhadra Singh, who steered Congress to power in Himachal Pradesh, will be sworn in as Chief Minister for the sixth time in a function at historic Ridge ground here on 25 December. ...

  • Congress wins Himachal Pradesh elections

    The Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party by a handsome margin on Thursday. ...

  • Miss Himalaya beauty pageant to be organized in TIPA

    Himalaya's first beauty pageant "Miss Himalaya" is to be held in Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) on 12 and 13 October. ...