Tag Archives: Environment

McLeod Ganj finally gets attention from local authorities

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

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

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

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Reprieve for McLeodganj hotels facing power disconnection

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.

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Heavy rain lashes McLeod Ganj

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

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Court orders closure of 55 hotels in Dharamshala

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.

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Are Triund and Khajjiar going the Rohtang way?

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

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Why McLeod Ganj is not worth your time any more

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

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Dalai Lama’s abode turning into concrete jungle

“McLeod Ganj and its nearby villages fall in the highly-sliding zone. The construction of multi-storied buildings is not advisable in this area.”

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Dharamshala gets first instalment for Smart City Project

Now the development works as proposed in the plan submitted to the union minister of urban development under the Smart City project would be started.

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Smart city can wait: First fix the basics

Before the dream of a Smart City, we would rather have the basics fixed.

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