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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......

'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......

11 most beautiful train stations in the world

If you go to some of the countries, such as Malaysia, the train station can easily be compared with an airport.  Some stations are part of cities’ rich history like the New York’s......

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......

BCCI invited to register as Nat sports federation

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday sought to strike a cordial note with the Board of Control for Cricket in India by inviting it to register as a national sports federation (NSF) with the......
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Q. A fast-growing city in Uzbekistan today, it was conquered by Alexander the Great in the 4th century B.C and has also served as capital of the empire of Timur. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, and contains attractions depicting ancient Islamic architecture like the Registan. Identify the city.
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-fast-growing-city-in-uzbekistan-today-it-was-conquered-by-/28066509/answers/

Francisco
Q. Which caves in the state of Maharashtra are famous and are on Unesco World Heritage Sites?
Francisco:  A. Samarkand more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-caves-in-the-state-of-maharashtra-are-famous-and-are-o/28062350/answers/28066523

raju
Q. name the two UNESCO world heritage sites located in Assam ?
Raju:  A. Ajanta & Ellora caves ...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-two-unesco-world-heritage-sites-located-in-assam-/27546749/answers/28062352

Ataur Rahman
Q. CONGRATULATIONS ONE AND ALL !OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM "JANA GANA MANA....."IS NOW DECLARED AS THE BEST ANTHEM OF THE WORLD BY UNESCO. VERY PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN !
Ataur Rahman:  A. Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary, located in the Northeastern state of Assam in the flood plains of the Brahmaputra Rivers south bank, was declared a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/congratulations-one-and-all-our-national-anthem-jana-gana-ma/27235098/answers/27546773

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John OHern will share insights on art collecting and collectors based on profiles he has written for American Art Collector and American Fine Art... ...

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Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes

Kingston (Jamaica), Feb 1 Jamaica is on the verge of introducing blood testing for its athletes as the country continues its effort to recover... ...

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This page not for the philistines

Books Fifteen books, by authors from India and abroad, that will give you food for thought even as they keep you engrossed The Ever After of... ...

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PMK for Tamil as compulsory medium

Comment · print · T T T+· T- PMK leader S. Ramadoss on Saturday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law or amend the existing... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/pmk-for-tamil-as-compulsory-medium/article6844104.ece?ref=tpnews
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Literacy seems to still be a distant dream for young Indian women in poverty. Going by the present pace of development, India will take at least... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-poverty-stricken-indian-women-can-attain-literacy-only-by-2080-unesco-2057120

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