Officials summoned over tree felling in McLeodganj

Acting tough against the illegal felling of trees in McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top government officials next month.

Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala
Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will jointly inaugurate the two-day International Himalyan Festival at Mcleodganj here on December 10.

Madras Regiment's ace unit accomplishes 150 km expedition

The Madras Regiment's ace unit took 150 km 'adventure trekking expedition' in Himachal Pradesh hills to infuse the spirit of sportsmanship and encourage adventure activities.

Dharamsala gears up for film fest

The three-day Free Spirit Film Festival will be held in this Himachal Pradesh hill station beginning Monday, organisers said Sunday.

Suspected Chinese spy arrested from Dharamsala

Police claimed to have arrested a suspected Chinese spy from McLeodganj.

Ahead of festival, eerie silence in Dalai Lama`s abode

An eerie silence prevails at McLeodganj near Dharamsala, where thousands of Tibetans and their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, have been living for over half a century, ahead of the sacred Losar festival, beginning Monday.

Nirupama Rao holds talks with Dalai Lama

A week after National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon visited Beijing, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao held closed-door talks with the Dalai Lama here Saturday, with a Tibetan official saying "issues of common interest" were discussed.