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Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This......

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......

Mr PM, how does heritage tag for Delhi hit development: Experts

Earning the coveted UNESCO tag would not only have ramped up revenues through enhanced tourism but also helped in keeping monuments and heritage buildings in Delhi free of encroachment, say......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

Big Pharma cures for ailing heritage monuments

The world of big pharma and that of cultural heritage protection do not obviously overlap. But in fact there are logical connections, or so claims Dr Alex Valcke, vice president of one of the......

India to vie for World Heritage monument tag

In a bid to attract foreign funds and overseas tourists, the government has embarked on a 'major initiative' to identify 50 historical monuments in the country to be presented to the UNESCO for......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

Good news for Adani: Australia agrees to expand coal port near Barrier Reef

Adani has blamed opposition to its mine for delays in moving the $7 billion project to the construction phase Australia approved on Tuesday a controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal......

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......

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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BJP bowing to vigilantes doesn't befit its status

The Bharatiya Janata Party's state units in Delhi, Rajasthan and Maharashtra have been united by a series of recent events. On 14 March, Tajinder... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/padmavati-vandalism-bjp-bowing-to-vigilantes-doesn-t-befit-its-status-54769.html
INTACH to help in Mumbai CST building restoration

The Central Railway (CR) has joined hands with non-profit organisation INTACH for restoration and beautification of the CST building, a UNESCO... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/intach-to-help-in-mumbai-cst-building-restoration-117031501073_1.html
Macao expects healthy growth in Indian tourists in 2017

Having hosted nearly two lakhs Indian visitors last year, Macao is expected to see a continued growth in tourism from the subcontinent over the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/macao-expects-healthy-growth-in-indian-tourists-in-2017-117031400309_1.html
112-year old heritage steam engine is becoming tourists' favourite

[India], Mar. 13 (ANI): The heritage steam engine of about 112-year old is becoming the preference of foreign tourists in Himachal Pradesh's... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/himachal-112-year-old-heritage-steam-engine-is-becoming-tourists-favourite-news-national-rdnuKngdaibcg.html
Celebrating the life of poet Rahim

"Rahiman dekh baden ko, laghu na dijiye daari, Jahan kaam aave sui, kahaa kare talwari" Rahim says you should not forget small things or poor... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-celebrating-the-life-of-poet-rahim-2348344

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