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5 TN places in UNESCO World Heritage status tentative list

Five sites in Tamil Nadu, including famous Lord Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam, have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture ministry for United Nations Educational,......

105-year-old Matheran railway standed

Centre's proposal to UNESCO to confer heritage status on the 105-year-old Matheran toy train railway is mired in controversy with the descendants of its founder Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy moving the......

New wonders on UNESCO's World Heritage List

India's 1600-km long mountain chain of Western Ghats, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountains, has been added to the List of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. Click on NEXT for...

Christ's birthplace placed on UNESCO danger list

The Church of Nativity in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, has been placed on a list of world heritage sites in danger by the UN cultural body......

Impossible to continue without US funding: UNESCO chief

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation chief has pleaded to the United States to "find a way forward" to continue its support to the world body as it will be "impossible"......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

Economic crisis to hit the poor hard: UNESCO

The global financial crisis sweeping through Wall Street and the European banking sector will touch the lives of the world's most vulnerable, push millions into deeper poverty and lead to the......

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......

'Jiyo Parsi Jiyo,' India Inc needs you too!

While the Tata Group is India’s largest conglomerate, the Wadia Group is also one of the oldest corporate houses in India. It will be no exageration to say that Godrej is one of the most......

Darjeeling toy train ready to chug again from Dec

The heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railways will resume the toy train services from December from Siliguri. North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma said that work......

Marathi film goes to UNESCO

Marathi film, Jinki Re Jinki!, which depicts an emotional bond between a boy and his teacher -- whocultivates in him the liking for schooling -- has been selected by UNESCO (United Nations......

For now, Aishwarya's baby nicknamed Beti B

Parents Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have decided to call their newborn baby 'Beti B,' as suggested by actress Shahana Goswami until they find a good name. Abhishek tweeted: 'Till we......
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UNESCO calls for the protection of cultural heritage in Yemen

The escalation of armed conflict in Yemen threatens the country’s cultural heritage, warned the head of United Nations Educational, Scientific... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/unesco-calls-for-the-protection-of-cultural-heritage-in-yemen-news-international-pd2nJRbafcbdj.html
Author Rudyard Kiplings Mumbai bungalow to become tourist attraction

The heritage bungalow in south Mumbai where author and Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was born will be converted into a tourist attraction by the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/travel/author-rudyard-kipling-s-mumbai-bungalow-to-become-tourist-attraction/article1-1330813.aspx
Jordan sees new project for welfare of donkeys,horses at UNESCO World Heritage site

The abandoned carved rock city of Petra in Jordan will see several new animal care centres for horses and donkeys that work in sweltering heat. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/press-release-jordan-sees-new-project-for-welfare-of-donkeyshorses-at-unesco-world-heritage-site-2072108
MSU's performing arts faculty to stage a play on World Theatre Day

VADODARA: The department of dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, M S University will stage a drama 'Abhilashaie' on March 27, 2015 at 8.30 pm at... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/MSUs-performing-arts-faculty-to-stage-a-play-on-World-Theatre-Day/articleshow/46701677.cms
India cautions against UN legitimising armed groups through direct dealing

By Arul Louis United Nations, March 26 (IANS): India has cautioned the UN against directly dealing with armed groups and bypassing national... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=306975

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