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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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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.......
  Web results for Unesco World Heritage Sites
Rain reveals 'river'

The causeway made from dressed sandstone that archaeologists say was part of the GT Road built by Sher Shah Suri Patna, Dec. 8: Rudyard Kipling... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1161209/jsp/frontpage/story_123801.jsp
Handmade from Pollachi

It was in 2009, when the third generation of a cotton-ginning family realised that their crop was the most polluting one, that Ethicus, an ethical,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/fashion/Handmade-from-Pollachi/article16779868.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Mumbai airport, rail terminus names to be modified

Nagpur, Dec 8 Bowing to demands from various quarters, the Maharashtra government on Thursday decided to modify the names of two iconic locations... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a700429.html
Syrian army's Aleppo advance slows but victory in sight

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army's advance in Aleppo slowed on Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/syrian-armys-aleppo-advance-slows-victory-sight-150538655.html
Lonely cave dwelling bacteria resistant to 18 antibiotics

NEW DELHI: Deep inside a cave where entry is restricted, scientists have found a bacterium that is resistant to 18 different antibiotics. These... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Lonely-cave-dwelling-bacteria-resistant-to-18-antibiotics/articleshow/55876850.cms

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