Tag Archives: McLeod Ganj

  • 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. ...

  • Dalai Lama temple in McLeod Ganj closed due to coronavirus

    The Dalai Lama temple, known as Tsuglakhang, situated in McLeod Ganj in the upper reaches of Dharamshala has been closed for public in view of the coronavirus pandemic, the office of the Dalai Lama said today. ...

  • McLeod Ganj bus station, used mostly by Tibetans, continues to be closed

    McLeod Ganj, a Himalayan village in northern India, is known as the abode of the Dalai Lama, and the headquarters of the Tibetans in exile. But the McLeod Ganj bus station has been closed for private buses since May last year. ...

  • Tibetans call on China to change its hardline policy in Tibet

    Despite the coronavirus scare, Tibetans gathered together in McLeod Ganj for the most important annual Tibetan event, marking the Tibetan uprising of 10 March 1959 against the invading Chinese. ...

  • Tibetans to march on Uprising anniversary despite coronavirus scare

    Exile Tibetans are marking the 10 March anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule at their base in McLeod Ganj despite the coronavirus scare. The route has been changed to grounds near Lower TCV School. ...

  • Free Spirit Film Festival grants Jury Award to Tailing Pond

    Free Spirit Film Festival last night concluded its 15th annual edition in the last three days of October in the Himalayan village of McLeod Ganj, to a packed house. ...

  • Shrutika Sharma wins Miss Himalaya Pageant 2019 crown

    Shrutika Sharma from Nainital, Uttrakhand, impressed the judges in the question and answer round to win the crown of the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2019 in a modest show in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Eight contestants for eighth edition Miss Himalaya Pageant

    Eight young women vying for the eighth edition of the Miss Himalaya Pageant crown were presented at a "Meet the Press" event earlier today. ...

  • Tibetans in Dharamshala elect new Settlement Officer

    Tibetans living in Dharamshala elected Kunga Tsering as their new Settlement Officer in Dharamshala in two phases of voting. ...

  • People and deities of Tibet offer long-life prayer to Dalai Lama

    With ceremonies, chants, and songs, the people and deities of Tibet prayed to the Dalai Lama for his long life. The Dalai Lama in turn said that he will live for more than 110 years. ...