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Dr Yeshi Dhonden, famous for curing cancer, closes his practice

By Lobsang Wangyal

Known for curing cancer, Dr Yeshi Dhonden has stopped seeing patients due to his advancing age and declining health, according to a notice from his clinic.

Tourists follow Spring to McLeod Ganj

By Lobsang Wangyal

Birds are chirping and rhododendron flowers are in full bloom. McLeod Ganj is beginning to experience the warmth and freshness of Spring weather, though nights are still a bit chilly. Tourists are trickling in after this year’s long and harsh cold Winter. One of McLeod’s favourite attractions — the trek to Triund — is now […]

McLeod Ganj finally gets attention from local authorities

By Lobsang Wangyal

Unless the local people cooperate we cannot turn McLeod Ganj into the nice place they can imagine to live in.

A Himalayan Mess: Growing garbage pile a threat to mountain ecosystem

By KumKum Dasgupta

Indians are getting adventurous. But as more of them take to trekking, the trash they invariably leave behind on the mountains spells disaster for the environment

Reprieve for McLeodganj hotels facing power disconnection

By Lalit Mohan

The one-week reprieve to big hotels has been criticised by owners of small hotels and guest houses whose power connections were cut about a month ago.

Heavy rain lashes McLeod Ganj

By Lobsang Wangyal

Heavy rain lashed McLeod Ganj, with dense fog across the valley reducing the visibility to 100 metres at times.

Court orders closure of 55 hotels in Dharamshala

By Lobsang Wangyal

The Himachal High Court ordered Dharamshala to shut down 55 hotels and establishments running illegally in Dharamshala and the surrounding areas of McLeod Ganj and Naddi.

Are Triund and Khajjiar going the Rohtang way?

By Avay Shukla

The livelihoods of hoteliers and taxi unions are not more important than the preservation of our natural heritage for future generations.

Action against illegal hotels in McLeod Ganj area

By Lalit Mohan

The security experts had written regarding the threat posed to the security of the Dalai Lama due to the illegal buildings in Upper Dharamshala area.

Sudhir Sharma visits Belarus to discuss skyway construction

By Lobsang Wangyal

A 12-km-long skyway is planned between lower Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj, with construction possibly to start in 2018.