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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

Big Pharma cures for ailing heritage monuments

The world of big pharma and that of cultural heritage protection do not obviously overlap. But in fact there are logical connections, or so claims Dr Alex Valcke, vice president of one of the......

India to vie for World Heritage monument tag

In a bid to attract foreign funds and overseas tourists, the government has embarked on a 'major initiative' to identify 50 historical monuments in the country to be presented to the UNESCO for......

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......

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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Here are five reasons to stop by and soak in the atmosphere of Macau

By Debjani Paul| Posted 4 hours Whether it's jumping off high towers, the rush of gambling, grabbing a bite of the streetside pork chop bun or... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/here-are-five-reasons-to-stop-by-and-soak-in-the-atmosphere-of-macau/17460185
THE STORY OF ENLIGHTENMENT

PILGRIM NATION █ BODHGAYA #18 Siddhartha, a Nepalese prince of the Sakya clan, was determined to discover the cause of suffering. He fasted as... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/sunday-read/THE-STORY-OF-ENLIGHTENMENT/articleshow/53357120.cms
The story of enlightenment

Have you heard of Bodhiraksita? He is the first 'documented' pilgrim in Indian history. According to local inscriptions, he travelled from Sri... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/others/sunday-read/The-story-of-enlightenment/articleshow/53357810.cms
On the rocks

By: Charukesi Ramadurai A quest to discover the Canadian Rockies is peppered with panoramic views atop mountains, walks along glaciers, and... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/leisure/Travel-On-the-rocks/articleshow/53357564.cms
Golconda Fort already a world heritage site?

Hyderabad: If the Telangana state tourism department is to be believed, the city's Golconda Fort has already been awarded the World Heritage Tag!... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Golconda-Fort-already-a-world-heritage-site/articleshow/53360162.cms

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