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5 TN places in UNESCO World Heritage status tentative list

Five sites in Tamil Nadu, including famous Lord Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam, have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture ministry for United Nations Educational,......

105-year-old Matheran railway standed

Centre's proposal to UNESCO to confer heritage status on the 105-year-old Matheran toy train railway is mired in controversy with the descendants of its founder Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy moving the......

New wonders on UNESCO's World Heritage List

India's 1600-km long mountain chain of Western Ghats, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountains, has been added to the List of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. Click on NEXT for...

Christ's birthplace placed on UNESCO danger list

The Church of Nativity in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, has been placed on a list of world heritage sites in danger by the UN cultural body......

Impossible to continue without US funding: UNESCO chief

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation chief has pleaded to the United States to "find a way forward" to continue its support to the world body as it will be "impossible"......

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......

India's impressive railway stations

The Indian Railways has one of the busiest and largest railway networks in the world.  With a track route of 65,000 kilometres and 7,500 stations, it carries over 30 million passengers daily.......

'Adani's expansion of coal port will kill Great Barrier Reef'

Australia's green political party on Wednesday warned the government for approving Adani group's plan to expand a major coal port on the fragile Great Barrier Reef coast, saying it will hasten the......

Indian team in running to develop 'silent' aircraft

A team of three aerospace-engineering students from India has been selected as one the finalists in a contest organised by Airbus to find a future aircraft with near-zero propulsion noise.The team......

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......

For now, Aishwarya's baby nicknamed Beti B

Parents Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have decided to call their newborn baby 'Beti B,' as suggested by actress Shahana Goswami until they find a good name. Abhishek tweeted: 'Till we......

BCCI invited to register as Nat sports federation

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday sought to strike a cordial note with the Board of Control for Cricket in India by inviting it to register as a national sports federation (NSF) with the......

Security will not be a concern during CWG: Gill

Countries participating in this year's Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Delhi, should not worry about security, said Sports Minister M S Gill on Monday, assuring that India will deliver......

WADA laments BCCI decision, urges to sign code

The World Anti-doping Agency on Sunday expressed its concern over the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision to reject a controversial World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) clause which makes......
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Ataur Rahman
Q. CONGRATULATIONS ONE AND ALL !OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM "JANA GANA MANA....."IS NOW DECLARED AS THE BEST ANTHEM OF THE WORLD BY UNESCO. VERY PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN !
Ataur Rahman:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/congratulations-one-and-all-our-national-anthem-jana-gana-ma/27235098/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. truly honoured ...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-institute-for-works-of-religion-is-the-central-bank-of-w/27105725/answers/27235107

jaya
Q. Congratulation to all of us Our national anthem "Jana Gana Mana... "is now declared as the BEST ANTHEM OF THE WORLD by UNESCO. Just few hours back.Kindly share this. Very proud to be an INDIAN.
Jaya:  A. Vatican city. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/congratulation-to-all-of-us-our-national-anthem-jana-gana-ma/26969812/answers/27105726

Giaa
Q. The headquarters of the UNESCO is at A. Rome B. Geneva C. New York D. Paris
Giaa:  A. Very proud to be an INDIAN. Even otherwise but what language it is written-Uncommon for Indians though !! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-headquarters-of-the-unesco-is-at-a.-rome-b.-geneva-c.-ne/26756624/answers/26969818

Giaa
Q. The world's largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is A. UNESCO B. UNO C. UNICEF D. None of the above
Giaa:  A. JAI SHRI RAM D PARIS more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-worlds-largest-international-organisation-and-a-successo/26756252/answers/26756632

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Oldest Artworks in Danger of Disappearing in Philippines

Enigmatic carvings on a small rock wall, which is a short drive from the Philippine capital; believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/oldest-artworks-in-danger-of-disappearing-in-philippines-134992-1.htm
Intl dance festival opens in Hue City

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien said the artists will stage a total of 37 dances each lasting 20 minutes. Excluding... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/intl-dance-festival-opens-hue-city/
Economic situation no excuse to cut funds for education

India's economic situation is no excuse to cut funding when it comes to institutions of knowledge, said N. Ram, chairman, Kasturi & Sons, and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/economic-situation-no-excuse-to-cut-funds-for-education/article5919755.ece
NE sites on Unesco list

New Delhi, April 19: The Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley and Thembang Dzong, a fortified village near Bomdila, are lined up for a place... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140420/jsp/frontpage/story_18258909.jsp
Dragons Descend

Ancient Vietnamese myth of descending dragons spitting out jewels and jade to protect the country from foreign invaders may seem a little... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/400484/dragons-descend.html

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