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Himachal Shimla heavy snowfall

State of Himachal, Shimla to witness heavy snowfall

The cold wave will intensify in state with widespread rain and snow forecast in the coming days by the Met Office here on Friday. The precipitation is likely to last till January 16. “Certain areas are likely to experience heavy spells of snow and rain till Sunday,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told media.

Now, Dalai Lama events to kick-start from Dharamsala

Now, Dalai Lama events to kick-start from Dharamsala. After cancelling events in the national capital, the Tibetan government-in-exile will now start the pan-India programmes to mark the beginning of the 60th year of the Dalai Lama stepping on Indian soil, from its headquarters here, organisers said on Saturday. “The CTA (Central Tibetan Administration) will be

HP High Court orders

HP High Court orders closure of 116 hotels in Dharamsala

The HP High Court orders has asked state authorities to initiate action against 116 more hotels and guesthouses operating illegally in and around Dharamsala town and also to immediately disconnect their water and electricity connections. This comes after authorities had conducted inspections at 309 hotels and found that 116 hotels were violating rules. The court

Ancient Tibetan Manuscripts

Ancient Tibetan Manuscripts may be shifted from Dharamsala to Karnataka

Ancient Tibetan Manuscripts may be shifted: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), one of the most important libraries and institutions of Tibetan works in the world, will set up its first preservation centre near Bengaluru due to concerned over the safety of nearly 80,000 ancient Buddhist manuscripts. The main LTWA is in Dharamsala, Himachal

Kejriwal reaches Dharamsala for vipassana course

Dharamsala: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday reached this Himalayan hill station for 10 days of ‘vipassana’ meditation course. He will stay in the Himachal Vipassana Centre in Dharamkot — a tourist spot on the suburbs and close to the Dalai Lama’s abode — till August 12, centre in-charge Pawan Sharma told IANS. Sharma

BCCI’s 1st annual conclave begins in Dharamsala

Dharamsala: BCCI President Anurag Thakur on Tuesday inaugurated the cricket board’s first ever annual conclave at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium here. “Proud to announce the first ever BCCI conclave open! Annual BCCI cricket conclave begins in Dharamsala,” Thakur said on Twitter. The conclave, from June 21-24, is the first ever the Board