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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...

Majuli to be re-nominated for Heritage Site

Undeterred by last year's failure, India is having a second try at securing World Heritage Site from the UNESCO for the picturesque Majuli Island in Assam, which is also an important seat of......

Artists arise for Kaziranga

For wildlife staff fighting poachers and flood fury in Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam, help and inspiration has come from an unexpected corner.Even as poaching......

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......

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......

India's impressive railway stations

The Indian Railways has one of the busiest and largest railway networks in the world.  With a track route of 65,000 kilometres and 7,500 stations, it carries over 30 million passengers daily.......

'Adani's expansion of coal port will kill Great Barrier Reef'

Australia's green political party on Wednesday warned the government for approving Adani group's plan to expand a major coal port on the fragile Great Barrier Reef coast, saying it will hasten the......

Ferrari begins Magic India Discovery Tour

Ratan Tata flagged off the Ferrari Magic India Discovery Tour near the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Monday.Ferrari announced the start of the new Prancing Horse adventure, which got underway in......
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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

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

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

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Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. kaziranga and manas wild life sanctuaries more

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THE PRIVATE POOL VILLAS AT CIVILAI HILL KHAO YAI JOINS THE UNIQUE COLLECTION OF HOTELS & RESORTS

Scheduled for the soft opening on 20th December 2014, the Private Pool Villas at Civilai Hill Khao Yai is the latest exclusive and blissful... ...

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Film team concludes 10-day shoot of Reunion Island's attractions

A film and sound team of 7 plus popular travel show presenter Raphael de Casabianca just left the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion where they... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/film-team-concludes-10-day-shoot-reunion-islands-attractions/
Venkaiah Naidu

In an effort to finalize the guidelines with respect to the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) to be launched by the... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/future-development-of-any-city-must-take-into-consideration-venkaiah-naidu-114122200011_1.html
China completes first high-speed train through karst region

BEIJING: China's first high-speed railway network spanning 857 km through the country's southwest karst regions was completed today. The railway... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/china-completes-first-high-speed-train-through-karst-region/articleshow/45593833.cms
Thatheras, keeping utensil-making culture of India alive

This particular utensil making technique got inscribed in the 2014 list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage, the first ever by a traditional... ...

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