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Assam flood: Over 200 animals drown at Kaziranga

The flood fury in Assam has taken a toll on one of the world’s most protected heritage sites -- The Kaziranga National Park. Located in between beautiful Himalayas, Dhansiri and Brahmaputra......

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......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

A thumbs up to Jaitley's Budget from tourism sector

The government's move to extend visas on arrival facility to 150 countries and make world heritage sites more tourist friendly has been welcomed by the industry. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in......

How well do you know your airlines?

The world of aviation is so fascinating that it has developed a sense of heritage. There are museums dedicated to their history and the famous people who have made a name for themselves......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Indian print industry can be professionalised

India has a heritage of innovation. Chess, the zero, yoga, ayurveda we have given the world a huge number of ideas. And now, after centuries, the eyes of the world are once again on India. It's an......

Gujarat equipped to be top tourist spot: Modi

Noting that Gujarat's rich cultural heritage has the potential to make the state the world's top tourist destination, chief minister Narendra Modi has said he was aiming at bringing a substantial......

Here's why things did not work out between Sushil and WWE

‘It it was hard for us to convince him to come to America where there are no guarantees that he is going to make it through this very competitive system’ IMAGE: Two-time Olympic......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

Ecclestone exits F1, Liberty completes takeover

IMAGE: Bernie Ecclestone jokes with a grid girl during the drivers' parade. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign as Formula One's commercial supremo ended on......
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Clashing visions over future of Lake District after World Heritage Status award

The move was condemned by some environmentalist, such as the writer George Monbiot, who accused Unesco of trying to turn the Lake District into a... ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/23/clashing-visions-future-lake-district-world-heritage-status/
World Heritage Center concerned over Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Two letters to the Centre to verify the nature and extent of the damage caused to two railway stations of DHR by GJM The post Gorkhaland agitation:... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/gorkhaland-agitation-world-heritage-center-concerned-over-darjeeling-himalayan-railway-3840081.html
Rs10 crore budget for heritage festival

The standing committee of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Thursday sanctioned Rs10 crore for the Heritage Festival which will be... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-rs10-crore-budget-for-heritage-festival-2509250
When Kovind was bowled over by Hampi

Not many know that the President-elect Ram Nath Kovind has a special relationship with Unesco World Heritage site Hampi. Kovind's maiden visit to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/623846/when-kovind-bowled-over-hampi.html
New Kakadu find 'rewrites' Australian human history

The discovery, by a team of archaeologists and dating specialists led by Chris Clarkson from The University of Queensland School of Social Science,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/technology/report-new-kakadu-find-rewrites-australian-human-history-2508288

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