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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...

Shantiniketan, India's next World Heritage Site?

Shantiniketan, the abode of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, and Western Ghats can well be the India's next World Heritage Sites, if UNESCO accepts the country's proposal.......

Culture has to accompany development: UNESCO chief

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation was founded at the end of World War II. UNESCO seeks to function as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge......

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......

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......

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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Q. A fast-growing city in Uzbekistan today, it was conquered by Alexander the Great in the 4th century B.C and has also served as capital of the empire of Timur. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, and contains attractions depicting ancient Islamic architecture like the Registan. Identify the city.
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

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Q. Which caves in the state of Maharashtra are famous and are on Unesco World Heritage Sites?
Francisco:  A. Samarkand more

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Q. name the two UNESCO world heritage sites located in Assam ?
Raju:  A. Ajanta & Ellora caves ...... more

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Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary, located in the Northeastern state of Assam in the flood plains of the Brahmaputra Rivers south bank, was declared a...... more

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PADT installing solar lights at Pashupati

KATHMANDU: The Pashupati Area Development Trust is busy installing solar lights on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple. Nepal Electricity... ...

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Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town Wins "Best Newly Opened Interior Design Hotel"

Comments LIJIANG, China, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town has won the "2014 Best Newly Opened Interior Design... ...

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Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a525249.html
Bon Appetit

Increasing trade relations among various nations have given birth to a phenomenon called globalisation. With more and more people coming to live... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/Bon-Appetit/2015/01/30/article2644013.ece
SGNP proposed for Unesco heritage list

Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Matheran and the Lonar crater have been proposed for inclusion in Unesco's world heritage sites list. Officials from... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/SGNP-proposed-for-Unesco-heritage-list/articleshow/46061348.cms

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