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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......

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......

Mr PM, how does heritage tag for Delhi hit development: Experts

Earning the coveted UNESCO tag would not only have ramped up revenues through enhanced tourism but also helped in keeping monuments and heritage buildings in Delhi free of encroachment, say......

Centre kills Delhi's heritage city dream

After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

Iconic ancient city in Islamic State clutches

The fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra seems to be tragically sealed as the Islamic State militia gained control of the Syrian city. Image: The Temple of Bel is pictured with 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......

'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......

What the odd-even scheme achieved

Peak pollution controlled despite fog and adverse weather Load of particulates and nitrous oxides from cars reduced by about 40% Areas with higher car density recorded more improvement in air......

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......

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......

A double-edged dagger from Marathi cinema

Marathi cinema is undergoing a dramatic metamorphosis. In recent years, it is not only the number of films produced that have seen a rise. Many of these films are being appreciated for their......

Will Mercedes's Hamilton complete another hat-trick in Baku?

‘I'm in this championship battle to win it, not to settle for second best’ IMAGE: Great Britain and Mercedes GP’s Lewis Hamilton takes part in the drivers' parade.......
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Petitioner

After Minister of Asia and Pacific affairs Alok Sharma's assertion on the restitution of 'Kohinoor' diamond, Advocate Nafis Siddiqui, the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/will-take-kohinoor-battle-to-un-unesco-if-i-have-to-petitioner-116072701381_1.html
Crotching tiger? Twitter twists itself out of shape to make memes out of Baba Ramdev cover

Yoga guru, entrepreneur and everyones favourite meme fodder, Baba Ramdev, has broken the internet yet again. While his yoga prowess and his... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/lite/crotch-ing-tiger-twitter-twists-itself-out-of-shape-to-make-memes-out-of-baba-ramdev-cover-1468561680.html
Villagers, NGO take up mangrove reforestation along coastal areas

The International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem was observed in Puducherry. UNESCO had declared July 26 to be observed as ‘The... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/villagers-ngo-take-up-mangrove-reforestation-along-coastal-areas/article8904384.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Valley to go out of UNESCO list

The seven monument zones of the Kathmandu Valley, which make the valley a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will no more figure in the infamous list of... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/opinion/tht-10-years-ago-valley-go-unesco-list/
Buddhist grottoes to be restored in China

China will spend USD 500,000 to restore a 1,500-year-old grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in northwest China's Gansu Province which has been... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/buddhist-grottoes-to-be-restored-in-china-116072601120_1.html

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