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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......

Lessons to be learnt from the Infosys clash

'Let us hope that with Nandan, like Cincinnatus back on his farm, taking over the reins, Infosys will not only regain its vigour and momentum, but vastly improve upon its achievements as a global......

Chandra says he is 'humbled and honoured' to be Tata Sons chief

At TCS, Chandrasekaran would be succeeded by Rajesh Gopinathan, currently the company's chief financial officer. Tata Sons on Thursday named Tata Consultancy Services chief executive officer and......

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......

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......

U-17 WC Digest: Kohli wishes India players

‘Catalyst for growth of Indian football’ IMAGE: India's Suresh Singh during training. Photograph: AIFF Media The All India Football Federation believes that the FIFA U-17 World......

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......
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US House of Representative planning to pass legislation to ease firearms rules

[United States], Oct 4 (ANI): The US House Of Representative is reportedly planning to pass a bill this week to advance legislation on the easing... ...

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Kohli wishes India players

‘Catalyst for growth of Indian football’ IMAGE: India's Suresh Singh during training. Photograph: AIFF Media The All India Football... ...

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In a first, Modi to hold roadshow with Abe in Ahmedabad

In a first, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe would take part in a roadshow in Ahmedabad in Gujarat on... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/in-a-first-modi-to-hold-roadshow-with-abe-in-ahmedabad/20170912.htm
MLA pins banner appeals

Raj Purohit, the MLA from the Colaba constituency which covers Churchgate and part of Marine Drive stretch which is up for 'World Heritage' tag,... ...

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Saving the crocodiles

Saltwater crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles, and these had already disappeared from the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh... ...

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