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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

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......

When Shah Rukh Khan upset Sushant Jain

Why has Sushant Jain, the owner of Ghantewala, the famous sweet shop in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, sent Yash Raj a legal notice?Shakya Mitra reports. IMAGE: Shah Rukh Khan with a Ghantewala mithai......

The man who wanted to save cinema

P K Nair, the legendary founder-director of the National Film Archive of India, passed away into the ages on March 4. He was 86. Nairsaab had dedicated his life to restoring and archiving films,......

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.......

Fans prepare for final goodbye as legend Ali will be laid to rest

IMAGE: The casket with the body of Muhammad Ali arrives for an Islamic prayer service at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images. Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest......

Euro 2016: Divided loyalties as Switzerland face Albania

IMAGE: Switzerland's players during training. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters. Switzerland may get a taste of their own medicine on Saturday when they meet an Albania side featuring several......

Williams joins calls for fairer share of F1 pot

- Struggling smaller F1 teams like Sauber and Force India have long argued that the distribution is skewed in favour of leading manufacturers, who receive special payments regardless of how they......
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12.5 lakh face floods across 18 districts

Flood situation in Assam remains critical with the Brahmaputra river overflowing in several districts, submerging houses and agricultural fields of... ...

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MGC MM adopts three-year plan of action to implement Mekong-Ganga Cooperation

The Seventh Mekong Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting (7th MGC MM) held in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), has adopted a plan... ...

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Apparently tourists are bycotting Lesbos — famous for its rugged landscape, hotsprings and Sappho — because it sheltered refugees in the thick... ...

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India-born Muslim cop security in-charge of Hindu temple in US

For hundreds of visitors thronging the temple daily, khan is considered a part and parcel of the Hindu temple. A Mumbai-born Muslim police officer... ...

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In Hungary's Tokaj wine region, a revival of Jewish heritage

Two plaques put up in the village of Mad last month commemorate the important role Jewish families played in making Hungary's golden Tokaj wine ...

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