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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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,......

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......

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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Amazing Andalucia

A heady mix of delightful tradition, jaw-dropping scenery and adventure AndalucĂ­a in southern Spain is a world in its own right. White-washed... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/480262/amazing-andalucia.html
Centre tries damage control?

NEW DELHI: A week after Unesco announced that Delhi's nomination for world heritage city tag had been withdrawn, the UN body has issued a... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533916/s/46bc10b1/sc/7/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cindia0CUnesco0Eheritage0Etag0ECentre0Etries0Edamage0Econtrol0Carticleshow0C474634950Bcms/story01.htm
UN votes to safeguard Iraq's cultural heritage

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution to protect Iraq's ancient treasures from damage, looting and smuggling. The resolution... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a555232.html
Unhappy Unesco seeks 'health' card of 3 hill forts

JAIPUR: Unhappy with the state of conservation at three world heritage monuments, the Unesco has asked the Rajasthan government to submit to the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Unhappy-Unesco-seeks-health-card-of-3-hill-forts/articleshow/47462891.cms
JW Marriott Macau and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau Set New Standard for Luxury

/PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) marked a new milestone today with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Macau and The... ...

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