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Dharamsala,

town (2001 est. pop. 19,200), Himachal Pradesh, N India. Located on the slopes of the Kangra valley at the edge of Dhauladhar range in the outer Himalayas. Dharamsala is noted as the residence of the Dalai LamaDalai Lama
[Tibetan,=oceanic teacher], title of one of the main leaders of Tibetan Buddhism. Believed like his predecessors to be the incarnation of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, 1935–, was installed in 1940.
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. The lower section is a largely Indian market town; the upper section, also known as McLeod Ganj, is a former British hill station and site of the Tibetan government in exile since 1960. The 8th earl of ElginElgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of
, 1811–63, British statesman, son of the 7th earl. He served as governor of Jamaica (1842–46) and in 1847 was appointed governor-general of Canada.
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 is buried in the churchyard of St. John in the Wilderness in Upper Dharamsala.
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Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec 10 ( ANI ): Sri Lanka have won the toss and have asked India to bat first in the three-match series opener, here at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA).
Sridhar said putting the second- tier cvricket venues in the country on the world map was the primary reason behind the decision to host the high- profile clash in Dharamsala.
Earlier on Wednesday, ICC announced to change the venue of the match to be played between India and Pakistan on March 19 from Dharamsala s Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium to Kolkata s Eden Gardens.
However, Pakistan security team has arrived in Dharamsala for reviewing the security situation.
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In fact, the 31-year-old was seen playing football at the picturesque stadium at Dharamsala dispelling doubts about his participation in the final one-dayer.
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Hundreds of demonstrators carrying Tibetan and Indian flags marched through the streets of Dharamsala to pledge support for the Dalai Lama and criticise China's crackdown in the region.
Michael Blakey, 23, was found bludgeoned to death last month in a churchyard in Dharamsala, the home city of the Dalai Lama.
Since 1960, he has lived in Dharamsala, a town situated at the foothills of the Himalayas that has become the seat of the Tibetan government in exile and home to 10,000 of his fellow countrymen.
Claire Holmes, of Llanfairfechan, flew out to Dharamsala in northern India to teach English to exiled Tibetan immigrants.
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