Dharamshala — The Dharamsala International Film Festival 2016 (DIFF) concluded on a high note on the 6th of November 2016. It was held at the Tibetan Children's Village School, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala.The festival had a well curated selection of both, feature films as well as short films.

Dharamshala — "The initiative hopes to encourage and develop film-making talent in the Himalayan regions of India by providing an opportunity to young, up-and-coming filmmakers from the area to attend DIFF 2016 and participate in it's various events, which include screenings of the best of contemporary independent cinema and master classes and workshops held by visiting filmmakers and industry professionals.

Mcleodganj — Preserving the Tibetan ancient and traditional crafts faces challenge for the Tibetan Handicraft Co-operative Society Ltd (THC), they told the Tibet Post International (TPI) that they are calling for young Tibetans to join them, providing free training, accommodation, and later job opportunity. But the response has been "disappointing."

Dharamshala — Alan Gilbert, distinguished professor of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the (DU), has a shock of curly white hair and a beard to match it. In December,he is a familiar sight in the cafes and shops of McLeod Ganj. This is his third year to bring students to Northern India to participate in a service-learning program focused on the Tibetan exile community.

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