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Dharamshala: Parents crawl to protest against children’s accident

Dharamshala: Parents crawl to protest against children’s accident. Parents of 26 students, who died after their school bus fell into a deep gorge in Kangra’s Nurpur, crawled at the office of District administration in Dharamshala as a mark of protest on Monday. They demanded CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) enquiry into the accident that killed their children on April 9. The parents protested to show their dissatisfaction over the

Himachal Assembly elections:

Himachal Assembly elections: Over 50 lakh voters to cast vote

Himachal Assembly elections: The Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections began across 7,525 booths in a single phase on Thursday. The polling began at 8:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. A total of 337 candidates, including 19 women, are in the fray. As many as 50,25,941 voters are eligible to cast their votes and 37,605  polling  personnel have been

'Kerala film industry changed due to exposure to world cinema'

‘Kerala film industry changed due to exposure to world cinema’

Kerala film industry changed due to exposure to world cinema: The Kerala film industry went through ups and downs from the 1970s to the 1980s and then a downfall phase in 1990s. However, the industry has started reviving in the recent years with films being made by the state’s younger generation. Director of “Angamaly Diaries” , Lijo

HP polls: Palampur set for interesting contest from Dharamshala

HP polls: Palampur set for interesting contest from Dharamshala

HP polls: Palampur set for interesting contest from Dharamshala: Palampur in Himachal Pradesh is set to witness an interesting contest in the Assembly polls scheduled for November 9, when two new faces from the ruling Congress party and the opposition BJP will fight a former MLA. The BJP has fielded the state president of the party’s

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China protests to US over American delegation meeting Dalai Lama

China today lodged a diplomatic protest with the US over a Congressional delegation’s meeting with the Dalai Lama in India, saying the move violated America’s commitment not to support Tibet’s independence.“The meeting has sent very wrong signal to the world about supporting Tibetan independence,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. “The meeting violated the

Dharamshala film fest to be held in November

Dharamsala: The fifth Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will be held from November 3-6 at McLeodganj, Dharamsala. DIFF is presented by White Crane Arts & Media, a trust founded by veteran filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam to promote contemporary cinema, art and independent media practices in the Himalayan region of India. “This is our

Still young at 81, it’s to do with peace of mind, says Dalai Lama

Dharamsala: Eighty-one and still young, the Dalai Lama believes it’s to do with peace of mind. Turning 81 on July 6, his age is no bar to campaign for global peace, happiness and, of course, saving the small blue planet from the effects of climate change. His Holiness, an honorific given by his followers, starts

BCCI to host mini IPL overseas in September

Dharamsala: The BCCI is set to introducea new Twenty20 event, to be branded as mini IPL, outside India in September. “In the month of September, the BCCI is willing to host a mini IPL or IPL overseas with all the eight teams participating,” BCCI president Anurag Thakur said at the conclusion of the Board’s Working

Shimla now connected by air to Chandigarh, Dharamshala

 Shimla: Flights in Jubbarhatti airport near Shimla resumed on Thursday again after a gap of three and a half years due to consistent efforts of state government. Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma flagged off a flight of Air Himalayas from Shimla to Gaggal at Jubbarhatti Airport here. He also boarded the flight to mark the

Finally,Dharamshala in the list of Smart Cities

Shimla: Dharamshala is finally made it to the second list of smart cities, declared by Government of India.The 13 winners of the Fast Track Smart Cities were declared by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi on Tuesday. The other cities include Lucknow, Warangal, Dharamsala, Chandigarh, Raipur, New Town Kolkata, Bhagalpur, Panaji, Port