Dharamshala: Feeling grave danger to both human lives and animals because of the toxic waste from the mining work in Meldro Gungkar located near Tibet's capital Lhasa, the local Tibetan residents from Gyami township have filed a petition urging the Chinese authorities to put an immediate halt to the mining project.

Dharamshala: After years of life in exile, a group of young Tibetan refugees are learning about their power to change their environment here in India-literally. On July 29th, 20 students from Volunteer Tibet's English conversation class authored a petition to the local Tibetan government highlighting the deplorable pollution McLeod Ganj faces and offering a number of solutions to the problem.

Dharamshala: On the basis of The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is taking place the first Science Exhibition by Monastics today as part of a year-long commemoration of 50th anniversary of the Tibetan people's uprising and establishment of the Tibetan government in exile. Six initiative groups of monks are representing six monasteries and sharing their research projects, which imply both West European scientific approach and traditional Buddhist knowledge.

Dharamshala: In observation of UN World Environment Day, Lha Social Works, a Charitable Trust organized a mass trash collection project Friday, June 5th, 2009 in McLeod Ganj, India.  Over 50 people, including Lha staff, volunteers, and students, gathered to spread awareness and collect trash in the main streets of the city.

Dharamshala: Five people were killed, several injured and over 53 remained missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in a remote and mountainous area of Dhartsedho county eastern Tibet (Now southwest China) on Thursday, said state-run Xinhua.

Dharamshala — A drought in Tibet has intensified into the region's worst in three decades, leaving thousands of hectares parched and killing more than 13,000 head of cattle, China's state media said Saturday.

Dharamshala-Mr. Martin Rasser, an Austrian web developer, offering a free workshop on 7 May on Joomla content management system.  Joomla is a free system that can be used to manage websites easily,  it also helps in designing and maintaining websites and makes the task much easier as compared to some of the complicated software that is used . Some of the NGOs including Tibetan media in Dharamshala are already using Joomla because of its easy-to-use and user friendly nature.

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