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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......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

IS terrorists destroy monuments with sledgehammers in historic Hatra

A new Islamic State video has showed the terrorists using sledgehammers and rifles to destroy Iraq's UNESCO World Heritage city of Hatra. According to News.com.au, officials and local residents......

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......

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......

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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Floods ravage Bihar, Assam, Bengal; train services hit

Heavy rains in the last three days triggered flash floods in parts of Bihar, where 41 people have died so far, and inundated large areas in Assam... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/bihar-floods-quick-evacuation-is-priority-nitish-kumar-army-air-force-ndrf-sdrf-kishanganj-araria-purnea-kosi/20170814.htm
Must-visit international destinations for those who love the rains

Pack your bags! Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters Costa RicaThis Central American nation offers a delightful panoramic view thanks to constant... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-chasing-rains-rainbows-top-international-destinations-for-rain-lovers-wettest-places-on-earth/20170802.htm
Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/meet-indias-only-world-heritage-city/20170726.htm
'Why are Hindus controlling the Mahabodhi temple?'

'The Mahabodhi temple is the only example in the world where a religion's most sacred place is controlled by people belonging to another religion.'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/why-are-hindus-controlling-the-mahabodhi-temple/20170725.htm
Army redeployed in Darjeeling after fresh violence, Mamata appeals for peace

The army was redeployed on Saturday after fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling hills where Gorkhaland supporters torched a police outpost, a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/army-redeployed-in-darjeeling-after-fresh-violence-mamata-appeals-for-peace/20170708.htm

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