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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......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

Massive earthquake robs Nepal of its UNESCO World Heritage

The landmark Dharhara Tower. Photograph: ‏@girl_iowagirl20/Twitter Beyond colossal loss of human lives, if there is anything perhaps equally overwhelming in Nepal's earthquake tragedy, it is......

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......

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......

World's 10 best cities to live in

Melbourne is the world's best city to live in. Cities in Australia and Canada have dominated the list of most livable places in the world.  The survey has ranked cities in the areas of health......

Go Wi-Fi in Taj Mahal from June 16

The services will be free for the first 30 minutes, after which tourists will have to buy vouchers. Good news for tourists visiting the Taj Mahal. They will be able to access free Wi-Fi services on......

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......

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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Visitors entry into Taj Mahal may be limited, ASI awaits report

The ASI commissioned an institute to conduct a study to assess the impact of tourist activities and environmental effects on the monument. New... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/visitors-entry-taj-mahal-may-be-limited-asi-awaits-report-422
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve

President Barack Obama today burnished his environmental legacy by establishing the worlds largest marine reserve, home to thousands of rare sea... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/567086/obama-establishes-worlds-largest-marine.html
Major part of Jaisalmer fort collapses

A large chunk of the historic Jaisalmer fort in Rajasthan collapsed during a restoration session of the UNESCO World Heritage site on 25 August. No... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/watch-major-part-of-jaisalmer-fort-collapses-1472199528.html
HC asks HRCE to follow UNESCO suggestions on temple renovation

The Madras High Court has directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments department to follow the suggestions of UNESCO in connection with... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hc-asks-hrce-to-follow-unesco-suggestions-on-temple-renovation-116082401638_1.html
Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar today, killing at least one person and damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/566657/powerful-quake-hits-myanmar-damaging.html

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