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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......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Is this the end of the road for Varanasi's handloom weavers?

Powerlooms and a lack of policy have pushed heritage art towards extinction, say Shreya Jai and Subhayan Chakraborty. IMAGE: The weavers from Varanasi say they are struggling to......

New Rs 1000 notes will be back in few months

Currency notes of lower denomination of Rs 100 and Rs 50 will continue to be the legal tender The government will re-introduce Rs 1,000 banknotes in a few months and also issue new series of lower......

People throng banks as they reopen

Banks will remain open for the public even on the weekend As banks reopened on Thursday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock announcement that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes would cease to be......

Grab a bite at Subway in Rashtrapati Bhawan

A company executive said a recently opened museum at Rashtrapati Bhawan was the trigger for getting a restaurant in the complex as visitors come from far-flung places Rashtrapati Bhawan, the......

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.......

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.......

Fans prepare for final goodbye as legend Ali will be laid to rest

IMAGE: The casket with the body of Muhammad Ali arrives for an Islamic prayer service at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images. Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest......
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Classical Indian Odissi dancers groove to Ed Sheeran's Shape of You!

A group of Odissi classical dancers perform to Ed Sheeran's Shape of You at different heritage sites of Bhubaneswar, Odisha including Dhauli Shanti... ...

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UN Security Council adopts resolution protecting heritage

The United Nations Security Council strengthened its protection of global cultural heritage sites threatened by armed conflicts, saying... ...

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Centre rekindles dialogue on Ghats

Rekindling the process of consultations with state governments, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has written to all six Western Ghats... ...

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Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit. This is the first... ...

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The art collector who started at age 14

Ranjita Ganesan and Nikita Puri chronicle the journey of Abhishek Poddar, one of India's leading art patrons. Illustration: Dominic... ...

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