Dharamsala

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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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The SFT activists gathered at the Main Square of Mcleodganj here and screened a short film on Wangchuk to make the people aware about the issue.
Darini to BTS site at Mecleodganj & 15 KVA DEA set from BTS site mcleodganj to Darini i/c ITC at Both sites under SSA Dharamshala (HP) EMD value : INR 1298 Opening date : 17 Nov 2017 Period of contract : 7days
The actress, who speaks fondly of McCluskieganj, says people often confuse it as McLeodganj but she always knew that the place would play an important role in her story.
Other attractions are Mcleodganj the seat of Dalai Lama, Bhagsunath, Chamunda Devi Temple, Brijeshwari Temple, Jawalamukhi Temple.
Kangra police is also investigating whether the three men stayed in a Mcleodganj hotel.
Dharamshala Film Festival HIMACHAL PRADESH: Film aficionados, it's time to head up North, as the popular hill town of Mcleodganj gears up to host the annual Dharamshala International Film Festival from Oct 30-Nov 2, 2014.
So we retraced our steps to McLeodganj where we had a sumptuous lunch at the Tibet Kitchen, including classic pork recipes of Tibet and Bhutan.
We recommend our clients to stay in the tourist destinations in the outskirts of the town as Dharamsala and McLeodganj are already jam-packed and tourists may face problems finding accommodation these days,O said Nehria.
New Delhi, Delhi, May 24 -- Local citizens, business communities in HP, and domestic and international travelers to tourist destinations like Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, Mandi, Sunder Nagar, Shimla and Baddi can now avail Idea's 3G services to connect with the world of faster Internet, Video Conferencing, Mobile TV, IdeaMall Application Store, besides many other infotainment services.
Last week, two friends of mine, who both worked for the news media in New Delhi, quit their jobs to try and run a cafe in Dharamkot (may the force be with them), a village barely 20 minutes walk up from Mcleodganj.
In 2002, when she was 27, she arrived to teach English at a school in Mcleodganj in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.
Travellers in/around Delhi are keen on short & drivable holidays to Manali, Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, Mussoorie.