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Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent pols or old-fashioned housing clusters in the walled......

Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This......

Khangchendzonga, Nalanda make it to UNESCO's World Heritage List

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation on Sunday listed Chandigarh and Sikkim's national park home to the world's third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

Big Pharma cures for ailing heritage monuments

The world of big pharma and that of cultural heritage protection do not obviously overlap. But in fact there are logical connections, or so claims Dr Alex Valcke, vice president of one of the......

India to vie for World Heritage monument tag

In a bid to attract foreign funds and overseas tourists, the government has embarked on a 'major initiative' to identify 50 historical monuments in the country to be presented to the UNESCO for......

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......

Good news for Adani: Australia agrees to expand coal port near Barrier Reef

Adani has blamed opposition to its mine for delays in moving the $7 billion project to the construction phase Australia approved on Tuesday a controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal......

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......

Will Mercedes's Hamilton complete another hat-trick in Baku?

‘I'm in this championship battle to win it, not to settle for second best’ IMAGE: Great Britain and Mercedes GP’s Lewis Hamilton takes part in the drivers' parade.......
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Roseate Hotels and Resorts acquires third property in UK

Roseate Hotels and Resorts today said it has acquired third hotel in the United Kingdom with buying of a property in Bath. The company, however,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/roseate-hotels-and-resorts-acquires-third-property-in-uk-117072601063_1.html
Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/meet-indias-only-world-heritage-city/20170726.htm
'Why are Hindus controlling the Mahabodhi temple?'

'The Mahabodhi temple is the only example in the world where a religion's most sacred place is controlled by people belonging to another religion.'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/why-are-hindus-controlling-the-mahabodhi-temple/20170725.htm
A living laboratory of evolution

The Galapagos is an archipelago of three main islands, six smaller ones and several hundred rocky islets located about 1,000 km west of Ecuador on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624473/a-living-laboratory-evolution.html
WHC concerned about DHR, damage to its stations

The World Heritage Center(WHC) has expressed concern over Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) in view of the ongoing violence by GJM and may bring... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/gjm-agit-whc-concerned-about-dhr-damage-to-its-stations-117072100469_1.html

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