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Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This......

Khangchendzonga, Nalanda make it to UNESCO's World Heritage List

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation on Sunday listed Chandigarh and Sikkim's national park home to the world's third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga......

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......

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......

Good news for Adani: Australia agrees to expand coal port near Barrier Reef

Adani has blamed opposition to its mine for delays in moving the $7 billion project to the construction phase Australia approved on Tuesday a controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal......

How India Inc can change the lives of others

A new book may help companies in getting corporate social responsibility right, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Corporate India is girding its loins to get involved more directly into the lives of......

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......

Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from 2016-17 to 25% by 2020 The Government has presented......

When Shah Rukh Khan upset Sushant Jain

Why has Sushant Jain, the owner of Ghantewala, the famous sweet shop in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, sent Yash Raj a legal notice?Shakya Mitra reports. IMAGE: Shah Rukh Khan with a Ghantewala mithai......

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......

Platini re-elected as Blatter sits through criticism

UEFA President Michel Platini delivers a speech after his re-election at the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters Michel Platini was re-elected unopposed for......

Brand Nishikori set to soar despite US Open defeat

Kei Nishikori of Japan changes his shirt during a change over at the US Open final on Monday. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners,......

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......
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Stanley Black & Decker Announces Planned Board Chairman Transition

Stanley Works (NYSE:SWK) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Friday 2 December 2016 NEW BRITAIN, Conn. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Stanley-Black-Decker-Announces-Planned-Board-Cha_73054981.html
'I don't know music, I am a mere instrument'

By Aparna M Sridhar Dr Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna's death ten days ago (November 22) took away a much loved light-heartedness and... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/remembering-m-balamuralikrishna-i-dont-know-music-i-am-a-mere-instrument/articleshow/55752880.cms
55 sites in danger; Mali and Uzbekistan added to list

Abu Dhabi: Fifty-five out of a total of 1,052 heritage sites around the world feature on the UN cultural organisation's World Heritage in Danger... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/world-heritage-55-sites-in-danger-mali-and-uzbekistan-added-to-list-3136460.html
Starbucks'svisionaryCEO Howard Schultz stepping down

He handpicked 56-year-old Johnson, the company's president, chief operating officer and a 7-year member of the Starbucks Board of Directors, to... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/starbuckss-visionary-ceo-howard-schultz-stepping-down/462275/
Mahaan Gurmat Samagam on 350th Parkash Utsav

Excelsior Correspondent Ramneek Singh Bijral, member DGPC Jammu addressing a press conference on Thursday. —Excelsior/Rakesh JAMMU, Dec 1:... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/mahaan-gurmat-samagam-350th-parkash-utsav/

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