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Sri Sri's TN event venue shifted after court stay

A meditation camp by Sri Sri Ravishankar at the Brihadeeswara shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage temple at Thanjavur, faced opposition from pro-Tamil outfits, as the Madras high court......

Climate change endangers world heritage sites

From Venice and the tower of Pisa, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday. According to a study by researchers at the......

US withdraws from UNESCO for its 'anti-Israel' bias

The United States on Thursday announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, accusing the UN cultural body of 'anti-Israel' bias and cited......

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......

Languages that are endangered. See the numbers around the world

According to UNESCO’s Endangered Languages Programme: “It is estimated that, if nothing is done, half of the 6,000 plus languages spoken today will disappear by the end of the......

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......

'BJP is on track to lose 2019 election'

'The middle class is already alienated.' 'If the stockmarket is destabilised, the BJP is finished; the party will lose in every town.' 'And if the stockmarket crash happens just before the 2019......

The Oberoi in New Delhi is scaling luxury to new heights

The iconic hotel opens after Rs 6-billion revamp At noon, a speck of sunlight is piercing the hazy sky that has become symbolic of the Delhi winter.   An angular façade, intrinsic part......

'FDI policy should be seen in light of Make in India'

  'The latest Index of Industrial Production numbers show some recovery'. 'Exports, together with domestic market, will have to be sustaining growth.' Nirmala Sitharaman, below, left, has......

'A great loss to the music industry'

The Tamil film industry mourns the passing of Carnatic legend M Balamuralikrishna. Renowned Carnatic vocalist and musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai......
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Toy train launched in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

According to Railways this will provide an opportunity to tourist having short stay at Siliguri area to experience the UNESCO World Heritage DHR... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/railways/toy-train-launched-in-darjeeling-himalayan-railway/articleshow/67129806.cms
Dr. Mahesh Sharma

At present, India has 42 sites listed under tentative list which is pre-requisite condition for inscription as World Heritage Sites. In this year,... ...

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Soon, a virtual tour of railway heritage sites in trains, classrooms

Soon, a virtual tour of railway heritage sites in trains, classrooms PTI | Dec 16, 2018, 01.11 PM IST As a part of this project, Railways is... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/railways/soon-a-virtual-tour-of-railway-heritage-sites-in-trains-classrooms/articleshow/67113669.cms
Heads of Missions witness Kumbh Mela preparations; Say visit brings confidence to travellers in our country

The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the list of "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO in 2017. Twitter/@PrayagrajKumbh New Delhi:... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/india/heads-of-missions-witness-kumbh-mela-preparations-say-visit-brings-confidence-to-travellers-in-our-country-2163508.html
Tanzania signs $3 billion hydro deal in heritage site despite concerns

Tanzania will build a $3 billion hydroelectric plant in a UNESCO world heritage site under a contract announced on Wednesday involving Egyptian... ...

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