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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,......

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...

Shantiniketan, India's next World Heritage Site?

Shantiniketan, the abode of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, and Western Ghats can well be the India's next World Heritage Sites, if UNESCO accepts the country's proposal.......

Culture has to accompany development: UNESCO chief

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation was founded at the end of World War II. UNESCO seeks to function as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge......

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......

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......

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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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

raju
Q. name the ruins of vijayanagara empire and a UNESCO world heritage site near Hospet ?
Raju:  A. the red fort? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-ruins-of-vijayanagara-empire-and-a-unesco-world-her/25179096/answers/25873429

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Intl dance festival opens in Hue City

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien said the artists will stage a total of 37 dances each lasting 20 minutes. Excluding... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/intl-dance-festival-opens-hue-city/
NE sites on Unesco list

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
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/
UT continues to stonewall on heritage furniture

Though the UT administration has been striving hard to get UNESCO to accord Chandigarh the status of a World Heritage City, it has done little to... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/ut-continues-to-stonewall-on-heritage-furniture/article1-1209856.aspx

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