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PHOTOS: Rajasthan forts, Mt Fuji on the World Heritage List

United Nations' World Heritage Committee, during its 37th session held in Cambodia from 16-17 June, decided to include 19 new cultural and natural properties on the prestigious World Heritage List.......

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......

Majuli to be re-nominated for Heritage Site

Undeterred by last year's failure, India is having a second try at securing World Heritage Site from the UNESCO for the picturesque Majuli Island in Assam, which is also an important seat of......

Ramar Sethu, a world heritage centre?

The Rs 2,427.40-crore Sethusamudram canal project aims to create a navigable channel of 152.2 km from the Gulf of Mannar to the Bay of Bengal through the Palk Bay and Palk Strait. The project that......

Red Fort in heritage list has PM elated

Expressing happiness over the inclusion of the historic Red Fort as a world heritage site, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said there were few countries in the world, which could boast of......

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......

'Adani's expansion of coal port will kill Great Barrier Reef'

Australia's green political party on Wednesday warned the government for approving Adani group's plan to expand a major coal port on the fragile Great Barrier Reef coast, saying it will hasten the......

India to set up separate ASEAN Mission; FTA by year-end: PM

Eyeing greater cooperation with South East Asian countries on economic and security issues, India on Thursday announced a separate Mission for ASEAN region to be set up in Jakarta with a full-time......

US needs to bring India closer to Asia-Pacific

US Congressman Ed Royce, California Republican, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee and for years was the GOP co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, has......

Mamata's rail chugs along with hiccups

It was not a smooth ride for the Railways in 2009 with accidents, derailments and hijacking of the prestigious Rajdhani train affecting its functioning even as minister Mamata Banerjee's frequent......

Indian troupe debuts in NY Thanksgiving parade

As Rupal K Patel and 59 dancers were twirling to recorded songs by Shuba Mudgal, A R Rahman and many others for hours and hours last week, they were conscious that they would be making history on......

Fruit and Nut: Cyrus Broacha's comedy disappoints

Offbeat, I am afraid, is a rather tricky term. In the domain of low-budget cinema, its definition ranges from meaningful, ironic and abstract to silly, obnoxious and uninspiring. But clever......

Say Salaam India works

Sometimes, it's best to walk into a movie hall with no expectations. And that is exactly what I recommend if the thought of watching Say Salaam India crosses your mind at some point soon.\nThe film......

New star athletes will emerge at the CWG: Kalmadi

The increasing number of star pull-outs may be taking the sheen off the Commonwealth Games. But the Games' Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi is not too worried, saying there will be......

CWG theme song is unique but simple: Rahman

It will be another 10 days before the Commonwealth Games theme song is officially launched but Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman on Monday promised it would be worth the wait as his 'Yaaro India......

Waugh, Akram inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Wednesday acknowledged the services to cricket of some of the all-time greats of the......

Shaun Pollock joins MCC

Shaun Pollock, who is leading Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League in the absence of injured Sachin Tendulkar, has been appointed as the newest member of the Marylebone Cricket Club's World......

Profile - Ray Mali

Ray Mali, who assumes the role of acting president following the untimely death of Percy Sonn, has proved himself to be a talented and committed administrator willing to embrace change if it is in......

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Q. Which places have been declared as World Heritage sites in Israel ??
:  A. On June 1st and 3rd, the Bahai Gardens in Haifa, Israel has just been named a World Heritage Site by by UNESCO. The much smaller Baha'i shrine in...... more

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SURYAKANT
Q. Which place of Bahai religion has been declared as World heritage site ? Why ??
SURYAKANT:  A. On June 1st and 3rd, the Bahai Gardens in Haifa, Israel has just been named a World Heritage Site by by UNESCO.The much smaller Baha'i shrine in...... more

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SURYAKANT
Q. Name the largest known meteorite in the world.?
SURYAKANT:  A. Two billion years ago a meteorite 10km in diameter hit the earth about 100km southwest of Johannesburg, creating an enormous impact crater. This...... more

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Q. where is Mudumalai National Park in India & is famous for ?
Radhakrishnan :  A. Its located at the northwestern side of the Nilgiri Hills (Blue Mountains), in Nilgiri District, about 80 km north-west of Coimbatore in the...... more

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sudesh
Q. What is World Heritage site?
Sudesh :  A. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a particular site that has been chosen and confirmed to be included in the list maintained by the international...... more

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