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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......

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......

Stunning bridges of Switzerland

Switzerland has some of the world's most impressive transport infrastructure system. Take a look at these 15 stunning bridges in Switzerland... The Landwasserviadukt bridge, part of the 'Rhaetian......

People migration is focused on big cities, says expert

How can you have proper planning of cities and towns when the basic data is not there, says Jyoti Hosagrahar, Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and......

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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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-institute-for-works-of-religion-is-the-central-bank-of-w/27105725/answers/

Amol Raikar
Q. is there any "UNESCO world heritage site" in your City / STATE.??
Amol Raikar:  A. Vatican city. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-any-unesco-world-heritage-site-in-your-city--state./25922025/answers/27105726

pravin
Q. The 4th battalion of the Sikh Light Infantry was the last army unit to be stationed in which UNESCO World Heritage site in Delhi?
Pravin:  A. Yes. Village people use it for open air Laterine. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-4th-battalion-of-the-sikh-light-infantry-was-the-last-ar/25873421/answers/25922034

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New Delhi, April 19: The Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley and Thembang Dzong, a fortified village near Bomdila, are lined up for a place... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140420/jsp/frontpage/story_18258909.jsp
Dragons Descend

Ancient Vietnamese myth of descending dragons spitting out jewels and jade to protect the country from foreign invaders may seem a little... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/400484/dragons-descend.html
Lotus Temple youngest in heritage race

At just 25 years of age, the Lotus Temple here would be the youngest entry to Unesco's tentative world heritage list. ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533976/s/398b684c/sc/10/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cdelhi0CLotus0ETemple0Eyoungest0Ein0Eheritage0Erace0Carticleshow0C33970A80A20Bcms/story01.htm
Crystal's Bicycle Adventures Pave New Ways to See Europe

Luxury cruise innovator Crystal Cruises is expanding its roster of active, immersive experiences ashore with 16 bicycle Crystal Adventures in 2014.... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/crystals-bicycle-adventures-pave-new-ways-see-europe/
Contemporary Cuban art exhibition opened in UNESCO

To mark the end of the 194 Executive Board of that organization acontemporary Cuban art exhibition was opened in the United NationsEducational,... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/contemporary-cuban-art-exhibition-opened-in-unesco/

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