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Languages that are endangered. See the numbers around the world

According to UNESCO’s Endangered Languages Programme: “It is estimated that, if nothing is done, half of the 6,000 plus languages spoken today will disappear by the end of the......

Mr PM, how does heritage tag for Delhi hit development: Experts

Earning the coveted UNESCO tag would not only have ramped up revenues through enhanced tourism but also helped in keeping monuments and heritage buildings in Delhi free of encroachment, say......

Centre kills Delhi's heritage city dream

After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

Iconic ancient city in Islamic State clutches

The fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra seems to be tragically sealed as the Islamic State militia gained control of the Syrian city. Image: The Temple of Bel is pictured with the......

Massive earthquake robs Nepal of its UNESCO World Heritage

The landmark Dharhara Tower. Photograph: ‏@girl_iowagirl20/Twitter Beyond colossal loss of human lives, if there is anything perhaps equally overwhelming in Nepal's earthquake tragedy, it is......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

Economic crisis to hit the poor hard: UNESCO

The global financial crisis sweeping through Wall Street and the European banking sector will touch the lives of the world's most vulnerable, push millions into deeper poverty and lead to the......

World's 10 best cities to live in

Melbourne is the world's best city to live in. Cities in Australia and Canada have dominated the list of most livable places in the world.  The survey has ranked cities in the areas of health......

Go Wi-Fi in Taj Mahal from June 16

The services will be free for the first 30 minutes, after which tourists will have to buy vouchers. Good news for tourists visiting the Taj Mahal. They will be able to access free Wi-Fi services on......

Adani finds buyers for coal from Australian mine

Adani Mining has signed up buyers for around 70 percent of the coal it plans to produce from a huge mine in Australia, putting it a step closer to being able to seal funding for the A$10 billion......

Marathi film goes to UNESCO

Marathi film, Jinki Re Jinki!, which depicts an emotional bond between a boy and his teacher -- whocultivates in him the liking for schooling -- has been selected by UNESCO (United Nations......
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City of Stones balloon fest to be held in Italian heritage site

Matera Balloon Festival, the third annual and the first international balloon festival of the City of Stones, will take place in Matera, a UNESCO... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/city-of-stones-balloon-fest-to-be-held-in-italian-heritage-site/
Two international Grammy winners on stage with Rajasthani folk musicians at Jodhpur RIFF

Timed every year to coincide with Sharad Purnima, the brightest full moon of the year in north India, Jodhpur RIFF features a series of spectacular... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news/Two-international-Grammy-winners-on-stage-with-Rajasthani-folk-musicians-at-Jodhpur-RIFF/articleshow/48789324.cms
Rosewood Edinburgh To Open 2018

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Duddingston House Properties (DHP) and Urbanist Hotels to manage Rosewood Edinburgh which will open... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/rosewood-edinburgh-to-open-2018/
Islamic organisation condemns IS vandalism against landmarks in Palmyra

Damascus: The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) condemned the destruction of monuments and civilisational... ...

http://news.Indiaonline.in/Islamic-organisation-condemns-IS-vandalism-against-landmarks-in-Palmyra-669569
Doon to have world’s first centre for conservation of natural heritage

India on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Unesco to establish the world's first centre for the conservation of 'natural' World Heritage sites... ...

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