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Sharp rise in cloudbursts due to climate crisis, say experts

This monsoon has seen a spate of cloudbursts and mini cloudbursts over the Western Himalayas and the west coast revealing the deadly, unpredictable face of monsoon rains.
Vehicles trapped in flood water due to heavy rain after a cloudburst, at Mcleodganj near Dharamshala. (PTI)
Vehicles trapped in flood water due to heavy rain after a cloudburst, at Mcleodganj near Dharamshala. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 29, 2021 04:36 AM IST
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By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan take Taimur on a village walk in Palampur, enjoy tea tasting and lunch. See pics

Pictures of Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Taimur taking part in a ‘village walk’, and enjoying tea tasting, have been shared online. See here.
Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Taimur made the most of their time in Palampur.
Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Taimur made the most of their time in Palampur.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 11:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

Arjun Kapoor joins Malaika Arora in McLeodganj, impresses Kareena Kapoor as he turns Taimur’s personal photographer

Arjun Kapoor joined Malaika Arora and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ‘entourage’ in McLeodganj, and earned himself a photographer credit on Kareena’s latest post, featuring Saif Ali Khan and Taimur Ali Khan.
Saif Ali Khan gives Taimur a piggyback ride.
Saif Ali Khan gives Taimur a piggyback ride.
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 01:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

Tourism in Himachal’s McLeod Ganj faces adversity despite opening of borders-adventure sports amid Covid-19

Hoteliers, taxi travellers or people related to adventure sports activities in Himachal Pradesh’s McLeod Ganj become jobless as tourists refuse to come out of their homes or travel to places due to the scare of Covid-19
Tourism in McLeod Ganj continues to suffer despite opening of adventure sports(Twitter/ThruMyEyesPhoto)
Tourism in McLeod Ganj continues to suffer despite opening of adventure sports(Twitter/ThruMyEyesPhoto)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 11:25 AM IST
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Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

3-storeyed illegal building comes up in McLeodganj under MC’s nose

Located 250 metres from the Dalai Lama’s residence, Tibetan-origin hotel owner gets notice for not only encroaching land but also building structure without civic body and town planning department’s approval
The MC notice was issued last week on the complaint of a local resident, Ashok Rai, on whose plot (about 780 yards) the illegal construction was made during the lockdown.(HT Photo)
The MC notice was issued last week on the complaint of a local resident, Ashok Rai, on whose plot (about 780 yards) the illegal construction was made during the lockdown.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 12:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

McLeodganj’s iconic Nowrojee General Store to shut shop after 160 years

Business turns unviable for Delhi-based Parsi owner as one of the oldest stores of the British era in Himachal Pradesh closes down in September
Parvez Nowrojee at the 160-year-old Nowrojee & Sons General Store in McLeodganj town of Himachal Pradesh. He is from the sixth generation of the Parsi family and has sold the property after it became financially unviable to manage.(HT Photo)
Parvez Nowrojee at the 160-year-old Nowrojee & Sons General Store in McLeodganj town of Himachal Pradesh. He is from the sixth generation of the Parsi family and has sold the property after it became financially unviable to manage.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 24, 2020 02:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Naresh K Thakur

48 European tourists evacuated from McLeodganj

Those evacuated include 26 from France and rest from Germany, Belgium and other countries.
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Updated on Mar 31, 2020 07:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Body of Latvian trekker missing since Sept ’18 found near Manimahesh lake in Chamba

The 32-year-old was on a solo trek from Mcleodganj to Leh.
Aleksandra Cawa Ruzga was last seen near Indrahar Pass in Dhauladhar range on September 18, 2018.(HT Photo)
Aleksandra Cawa Ruzga was last seen near Indrahar Pass in Dhauladhar range on September 18, 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala

Delhi University college student goes missing in Mcleodganj

Himanshu Ahuja, a resident of Shahdara, was among the 40 students who travelled to McLeodganj on an excursion with five teachers.
A 20-year-old student of Maharaja Agrasen College went missing on Monday during a college tour in Himachal Pradesh. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A 20-year-old student of Maharaja Agrasen College went missing on Monday during a college tour in Himachal Pradesh. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 21, 2019 04:13 AM IST
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New Delhi/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent

Sonepat Captain killed, lieutenant injured as car falls into gorge in Dharamshala

The two were posted to 33 Mountain Division in Palampur.
(HT File)
(HT File)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent

The search for home: Why Tibetans are leaving India

For decades, Dharamshala has been the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile and a mini-Tibet in India. But now, the Tibetans are leaving.
Kunsang Tenzing (above), 33, moved to India when he was six. Growing up, a close group of six friends became his family. But now, they have migrated to the West, and Tenzing hopes to do the same.(Anushree Fadnavis, Hindustan Times)
Kunsang Tenzing (above), 33, moved to India when he was six. Growing up, a close group of six friends became his family. But now, they have migrated to the West, and Tenzing hopes to do the same.(Anushree Fadnavis, Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 09:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kunal Purohit

Guard who escorted Dalai Lama in 1959 to be guest at ‘Thank You India’ event

In 1959, Naren Chandra Das and his colleagues were ordered to move to the international border to receive a special guest and bring him to India safely. They were instructed not to talk with the Dalai Lama, who was disguised as a soldier.
Dalai Lama had met Naren Chandra Das for the first time in 58 years during the ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ river festival organised by the Assam government in 2017.(PTI File Photo)
Dalai Lama had met Naren Chandra Das for the first time in 58 years during the ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ river festival organised by the Assam government in 2017.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 11:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur

Dalai Lama event shifted from Dharamshala to McLeodganj

CTA had shown keen interest to host the event at HPCA cricket stadium, but the sports body reportedly rejected request of the exile authority.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama addressing a conference in Dharamshala on Friday.(Shyam Sharma/HT)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama addressing a conference in Dharamshala on Friday.(Shyam Sharma/HT)
Updated on Mar 17, 2018 10:06 AM IST
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