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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

PM@UNESCO: Our world is a better place because of UN

Over 1,000 diplomats gathered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to hear India Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden speech. Addressing over 1,300 diplomats, he said that the world is......

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......

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......
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Islamic State blows up first century tower tombs in Palmyra

Islamic State continued its onslaught on the world heritage site in the ancient city of Palmyra, this time blowing up three ancient funeral towers,... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/islamic-state-blows-up-first-century-tower-tombs-in-palmyra/article1-1387465.aspx
8 Most Beautiful National Parks To Visit In India

BENGALURU: India is a country studded by numerous National Parks where people from foreign countries also come to visit. India is a country blessed... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/life/8-Most-Beautiful-National-Parks-To-Visit-In-India-nid-186818-cid-51.html
Amareswar Galla

Kochi: Renowned academician Amareswar Galla says Kochi is the 'most suitable' place for an eco museum as it has a rich heritage. Addressing a... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150904/nation-current-affairs/article/kochi-most-suitable-place-eco-museum-amareswar-galla
Wildfires threaten Russia's unique Lake Baikal

MOSCOW: Raging wildfires have turned the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake in Siberia into an inferno, threatening the health and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/developmental-issues/Wildfires-threaten-Russias-unique-Lake-Baikal/articleshow/48798314.cms
Ggantija Interpretation Centre nominated as one of the 3 finalists in the British Guild of Travel Writers Tourism Awards 2015

The new Interpretation Centre at the "gantija Temples and Heritage Park in Xag-ra, Gozo, which opened its doors to the public in October 2013, has... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/ggantija-interpretation-centre-nominated-as-one-of-the-3-finalists-in-the-british-guild-of-travel-writers-tourism-awards-2015/

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