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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......

Shoe-covering machines for foreign tourists visiting Taj Mahal

Foreign visitors to the world heritage site Taj Mahal will now get the facility to wrap their shoes using a machine before they enter the mausoleum. Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar......

Valley of flowers has been washed away!

Floods have washed away two villages that cared for the upkeep of the precincts around the World Heritage Site. Will its residents get a chance to rebuild their lives? Vibha Varshney reports News......

Kaziranga, Orang national parks to open on Nov 1

The 'World Heritage' site Kaziranga National Park and the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Assam will re-open on Thursday, while Manas National Park will welcome visitors from November 4. After......

Assam: More rhinos translocated under IRV 2020

Two more one-horned rhinos have been translocated to Manas National Park, a world Heritage Site in western Assam, from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary near Guwahati as part of the Indian Rhino Vision......

Lucknow Metro coaches to capture the heritage of City of Nawabs

The coaches of the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation would encapsulate the rich cultural heritage of the City of Nawabs. LMRC had on Monday unveiled the two dimensional design and three-dimensional......

How life insurance companies get celebrities on a small budget

Life insurance companies are balancing the increasing use of celebrity endorsers by limiting the association to short, event-led campaigns, finds M Saraswathy.     It seemed like an......

Crippling story of India's urban infra projects

Of the 538 projects examined, 294 suffered from cost overruns, 303 from time overruns, and 166 projects suffered both time as well as cost overruns.     With the announcement of 20 names......

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......

AI's new chief features in record books, has garden named after him

Air India's new chief Ashwani Lohani is a man of many parts. Here are 10 interesting facts about him. Image: Ashwani Lohani to head Air India.     Leadership is not about creating......

Chetan Bhagat seeks Tejaswi Yadav's help

Why is the best-selling writer wooing Lalu's son?M I Khan reports from Patna. Author Chetan Bhagat has sought the help of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav -- Rashtriya Janata Dal chief......

Why Bajirao Mastani has upset two families

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has ruffled quite a few feathers among the descendants of the Peshwa and his Muslim wife. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's passion project has faced many a hurdle.......

Review: Dil Dhadakne Do is charming fluff

Dil Dhadakne Do unravels like an entire season of soap opera condensed into a nearly three-hour movie, writes Sukanya Verma. Preserving wealth is a lot of hard work. When a man has laboured......
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Build homes with mud, not cement

Architect Revathi Kamath believes in adhering to green ideologies. Delhi-based Kamath, is hailed as a pioneer of mud homes in India. Mud is cheap,... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/real-estate/saveenvironment-build-homesmud-not-cement_6775981.html
Climate change a long-term threat to heritage sites including Elephanta Caves

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Paris/Mumbai, May 30 -- A study conducted by the United... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Climate-change-a-long-term-threat-to-heritage-sites-including-Elephanta-Caves/13426337
Centre approves Rs 11,400 cr under PMRRP for J&K

SRINAGAR: The Centre today approved an amount of about Rs 11400 crore under the Prime Minister's Relief and Reconstruction Programme (PMRR) for the... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/centre-approves-rs-11400-cr-pmrrp-jk/
Highlights of the Power Budget 2016-17

1. If there is complete consensus across political parties, Government and civil society on any issue it is that the power sector can turn around... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/highlights-of-the-power-budget-2016-17/
Meadow of gold turning to concrete jungle?

The mantra to preserve Kashmir's tourist and heritage sites ultimately lies in striking a balance between ecology and business. Let the former... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/lifestyle/travel-tourism/kashmirs-sonamarg-meadow-of-gold-turning-to-concrete-jungle/269240/

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