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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

The Oberoi in New Delhi is scaling luxury to new heights

The iconic hotel opens after Rs 6-billion revamp At noon, a speck of sunlight is piercing the hazy sky that has become symbolic of the Delhi winter.   An angular façade, intrinsic part......

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......

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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10 things to see before they disappear forever

These natural wonders are all under threat. Earlier this month, the world's last male northern white rhino gave the world a scare when an infected... ...
Wildlife Institute of India gets new building for world's natural heritage in Dehradun

A new building of a centre for management of world's natural heritage, which will cater to the capacity-building needs of the Asia-Pacific region,... ...
'Elephanta Island's electricity supply beginning development period'

to Gharapuri Isle, which houses the Unesco World Heritage site Elephanta Caves, as a "new beginning of a period of development". "I was just... ...
ITBP men to learn Chinese to enhance security mgmnt skills

When it comes to the security of the countrys borders, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) wants to leave no stone unturned and has now geared up... ...
After 70 years of Independence electricity reaches Elephanta Caves

A 7.5-km long undersea cable has brought electricity to the world-famous Gharapuri Isle, which houses the UNESCO world heritage site. ...

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