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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.

Airfare from Dharamshala to Delhi dips

By Lalit Mohan

The airfares for Dharamshala remained high as bigger planes cannot land here.

Why McLeod Ganj is not worth your time any more

By Somya Abrol

If you’ve been planning to visit the abode of the Dalai Lama, you’d want to know what McLeod Ganj has turned into