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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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, GVK win Australian state backing to expand coal port

Queensland's new state government on Wednesday cleared plans by two Indian companies to expand a port for coal projects that are opposed by green groups worried about pollution and damage to the......
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Palmyra statues 'destroyed by IS'

Islamic State (IS) has published photographs of militants destroying what it says are artefacts looted from the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria.... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/palmyra-statues-destroyed-by-is/ar-AActkRa?srcref=rss
UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered

Yemeni women walk past the historical city of Shibam in Hadramaut province of eastern Yemen on October 28, 2008. President Ali Abdullah Saleh... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/unesco-lists-yemen-world-heritage-sites-as-endangered/ar-AAct6BP?srcref=rss
Deadly clashes rock Yemen as UN raises …

At least 22 people were killed Thursday in Yemen as fighting raged in the southern port of Aden and Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebels in the... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/deadly-clashes-rock-yemen-un-164738817.html
Quake-hit Nepal on the road to recovery

25th April 2015 started as just another Saturday wheel in the newsroom, gearing up to clock in the shift and wrap up the week. The clock marked 11:... ...

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/world/quake-hit-nepal-on-the-road-to-recovery-1014647.html
Get in touch with your wild side

A dash of sophistication can truly make a holiday special isn't it. And that's precisely why we combined outdoor fun with luxury. Treks in iconic... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/travel/get-in-touch-with-your-wild-side/articleshow/47894348.cms

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