Tag Archives: McLeod Ganj

  • Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round votes cast around the world

    Tibetans around the world cast their votes to elect a new Sikyong (political leader) and members of their 17th Parliament. Voters lined up in droves at polling stations in the exile capital McLeod Ganj to cast their ballots. ...

  • Another Time, Another Place

    The book is essentially about a period of time -- 1995 through 1999 -- which carried, within the span of a mere four years, the full weight of Tibetan history. ...

  • Coronavirus: Fifteen Tibetans infected in McLeod Ganj

    Six Tibetans have been found infected with Coronavirus in the last few days in McLeod Ganj, with nine fresh cases today, according to Tibetan Settlement officer Kunga Tsering. ...

  • First and original Miss Tibet crown has a new owner

    The first and the original crown of the Miss Tibet Pageant has a new owner in Karma Kunsang of Snow Region Enterprises in Majnu ka Tilla. ...

  • SFF soldier Nyima Tenzin remembered

    The Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association organised an event in remembrance of Nyima Tenzin, the Tibetan soldier killed in a landmine blast at the India-China border a month ago. ...

  • 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. ...