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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

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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Ggantija Interpretation Centre nominated as one of the 3 finalists in the British Guild of Travel Writers Tourism Awards 2015

The new Interpretation Centre at the "gantija Temples and Heritage Park in Xag-ra, Gozo, which opened its doors to the public in October 2013, has... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/ggantija-interpretation-centre-nominated-as-one-of-the-3-finalists-in-the-british-guild-of-travel-writers-tourism-awards-2015/
Moral policing has dented Tulunadu image, says Sitaram Yechury

CPI (M) General Secretary and Rajya Sabha Member Sitaram Yechury assured of raising the issue of tribals in the Parliament. He was speaking to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/499034/moral-policing-has-dented-tulunadu.html
City of Stones balloon fest to be held in Italian heritage site

Matera Balloon Festival, the third annual and the first international balloon festival of the City of Stones, will take place in Matera, a UNESCO... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/city-of-stones-balloon-fest-to-be-held-in-italian-heritage-site/
MP's heritage railway track to fade away into history

For over a century, the world's longest narrow gauge railway route between Gwalior and Sheopur in Madhya Pradesh has been carrying hundreds of... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/bhopal/mp-s-heritage-railway-track-to-fade-away-into-history/article1-1387031.aspx
Doon to have world’s first centre for conservation of natural heritage

India on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Unesco to establish the world's first centre for the conservation of 'natural' World Heritage sites... ...

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