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Shoe-covering machines for foreign tourists visiting Taj Mahal

Foreign visitors to the world heritage site Taj Mahal will now get the facility to wrap their shoes using a machine before they enter the mausoleum. Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar......

PHOTOS: Rajasthan forts, Mt Fuji on the World Heritage List

United Nations' World Heritage Committee, during its 37th session held in Cambodia from 16-17 June, decided to include 19 new cultural and natural properties on the prestigious World Heritage List.......

Valley of flowers has been washed away!

Floods have washed away two villages that cared for the upkeep of the precincts around the World Heritage Site. Will its residents get a chance to rebuild their lives? Vibha Varshney reports News......

Kaziranga, Orang national parks to open on Nov 1

The 'World Heritage' site Kaziranga National Park and the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Assam will re-open on Thursday, while Manas National Park will welcome visitors from November 4. After......

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,......

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......

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......

Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014

Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83......

When Roshan met Mary

Indian actors from different generations and worlds, Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy, star in a remarkable film, co-starring Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen and Oscar nominee Michael Lerner.......

Korea's past and future showcased at glitzy Asian Games opening

PSY perform during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon Asiad Stadium. Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Pop sensation Psy brought the house down 'Gangnam Style' as......

Sports Shorts: EPL club QPR face Football League ban

QPR Chairman Tony Fernandes and a friend during the Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images  Queens......

Brand Nishikori set to soar despite US Open defeat

Kei Nishikori of Japan changes his shirt during a change over at the US Open final on Monday. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners,......
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Q. Berlin Jews Honor Muslim WWII Hero ...A Berlin elementary school has been renamed after a Muslim man who saved a Jewish family during the Nazis rule and Second World War (WII), hosting them in his house for years during the Holocaust.They may not have been educated on the heritage of Goethe and Schiller, but they attached the greatest importance to human life, in a most natural and understandable way, the Jewish family wrote about the Muslim hero and his family, Haaretz reported on Sunday, October 26
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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. Todays headlines-The case of four Muslim youths who fought for terror outfit raises serious questions in the minds of Indian Muslims-Pope Francis...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-fast-growing-city-in-uzbekistan-today-it-was-conquered-by-/28066509/answers/28087771

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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. Do you like to take selfie in front of historical monuments or world heritages ?
Jaya:  A. Ajanta & Ellora caves ...... more

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Gogoi moots special Rhino Protection Force to tackle poaching

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Assam Chief Minister asked the Kaziranga Park to seek NIA help to deal with Rhino poachers Assam... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/gogoi-moots-special-rhino-protection-force-to-tackle-poaching/article6839548.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Escorts Heritage Series Tractors Launch Announced

Escorts Limited, one of India's leading tractor manufacturers, announced the launch of its most effective Farmtrac Heritage Series at Tanzania's... ...

http://www.drivespark.com/four-wheelers/2015/escorts-to-launch-heritage-tractors-in-tanzania-009621.html
The Crooked Lives of Free Speech

Cover Story: Ideas Pratap Bhanu Mehta is president of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He is one of India's most popular... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/the-crooked-lives-of-free-speech
Behind the irony curtain

I landed in Moscow to thunderous applause. The flydubai flight (yes, it is an airline, not an advertisement to fly to Dubai, as I long believed)... ...

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VisitBritain announces three-year Countryside is GREAT campaign

The North York Moors, the Scottish Highlands and the Pembrokeshire Coast will soon be competing with the likes of the Bavarian Alps and the Grand... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/visitbritain-announces-three-year-countryside-great-campaign/

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