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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......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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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China nominates Tai Chi for Unesco list

China has nominated Tai Chi, a form of ancient Chinese martial art, for inclusion in the Unesco List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, a media... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a728355.html
Centre rekindles dialogue on Ghats

Rekindling the process of consultations with state governments, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has written to all six Western Ghats... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-centre-rekindles-dialogue-on-ghats-2365918
Bid on Majuli as Heritage Site hits roadblock

NEW DELHI, March 20 - In what could mean a serious setback to Assam Government's initiative to have Majuli river island declared as a UNESCO... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar2117/at055
BJP bowing to vigilantes doesn't befit its status

The Bharatiya Janata Party's state units in Delhi, Rajasthan and Maharashtra have been united by a series of recent events. On 14 March, Tajinder... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/padmavati-vandalism-bjp-bowing-to-vigilantes-doesn-t-befit-its-status-54769.html
INTACH to help in Mumbai CST building restoration

The Central Railway (CR) has joined hands with non-profit organisation INTACH for restoration and beautification of the CST building, a UNESCO... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/intach-to-help-in-mumbai-cst-building-restoration-117031501073_1.html

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