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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,......

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...

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......

Artists arise for Kaziranga

For wildlife staff fighting poachers and flood fury in Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam, help and inspiration has come from an unexpected corner.Even as poaching......

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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Higher FSI can erase slums, heritage too

M It prepares to face the growth of the city's population from 12.4 million to an estimated 14 million people. In seeking to provide housing and... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/mumbai-makeover-higher-fsi-can-erase-slums-heritage-too_1361439.html
World Heritage Day Five mustvisit sites in India

From the magnificent Taj Mahal , architectural ruins of Hampi, captivating Badami cave temples in Karnataka to the historic Jallianwala Bagh in... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/travel/world-heritage-day-five-must-visit-sites-in-india/article1-1338551.aspx
Blending conservation with livelihood is key

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Belur Srirangapatna TOPICS Three groups of monuments from Karnataka made it to the tentative list of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/blending-conservation-with-livelihood-is-key/article7114213.ece
Heritage watchdogs for Mumbai

Prev By MiD DAY Correspondent | Posted 5 hours The writing is on the wall. Make that graffiti, actually. Look around, and these eyesores... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/wanted-heritage-watchdogs-for-mumbai/16146197
Train journeys in north India that you should certainly take

One of the world's largest railway networks, the Indian railways, has turned 162-year-old today! With around 14,300 trains that run everyday,... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/indian-railways-turn-162-train-journeys-in-north-india-that-you-should-certainly-take/article1-1337959.aspx

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