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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

The Oberoi in New Delhi is scaling luxury to new heights

The iconic hotel opens after Rs 6-billion revamp At noon, a speck of sunlight is piercing the hazy sky that has become symbolic of the Delhi winter.   An angular façade, intrinsic part......

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......

Lipstick Under My Burkha actress Aahana's WOW Australian holiday

Stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in.We bring you their travels in a special series. Sophie Choudry had a breezy Monaco holiday. Malaika Arora......

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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A nightmare at Mumbai's Elephanta Caves

To say that the entire stretch is ripe for a stampede is putting it mildly.Anjuli Bhargava's first-person account. At Elephanta... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-a-nightmare-at-mumbai-elephanta-caves/20180219.htm
Canadian PM visits Taj Mahal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the world-famous Taj Mahal here on Sunday. Trudeau was accompanied along with his wife Sophie... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/canadian-pm-visits-taj-mahal-99723.html
Huge fire at Tibet's revered temple sparks fears of its future

A major fire broke out at one of Tibets holiest Buddhist temples, Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the capital Lhasa with a history... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660146/huge-fire-tibets-revered-temple.html
Gas explosion at Bolivia Carnival leaves 6 dead, 28 injured

Police in Bolivia say six people were killed and dozens injured when a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the Carnival in the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/gas-explosion-at-bolivia-carnival-leaves-6-dead-28-injured-118021100059_1.html
Arunachal Pradesh seeks world heritage tag for two sites

The Arunachal Pradesh government has raised the pitch for inclusion of two of its sites in UNESCO's World Heritage list.The Apatani cultural... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/arunachal-pradesh-seeks-world-heritage-tag-for-two-sites-118020900217_1.html

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