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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......

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,......

Sochi closing ceremony paints hosts Russia in softer colours

Sunday's closing ceremony at Russia's first Winter Olympics will aim to paint the host nation in softer colours than the muscular spectacle that kicked off the Games, organisers said. The show at......

'NZ tour will help Team India in preparing for 2015 World Cup'

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the upcoming tour of New Zealand will be an ideal exposure trip for his young brigade as it prepares to defend the World Cup, which will......
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  People speak for world heritage

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Usoshi Chatterjee
Q. When I was small I used to wonder why people respected Rabindranath Tagore so much but now I have reliazed his importance he has written poems for every age and every section of society and for every occassion can anyone in this world match his excellence
Usoshi Chatterjee:  A.  more

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Jazz
Q. whom did you underestimated recently ?
Jazz:  A. Rabindranath Tagore,,,said..."Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them." said once, one of the...... more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. We have people who want to know all about through the research on one side and people who claim to know all about on the second... First are taking...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-institute-for-works-of-religion-is-the-central-bank-of-w/27105725/answers/27110840

RANGBARSE
Q. What legacy the Britsh had left behind for us ??
RANGBARSE:  A. Vatican city. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-legacy-the-britsh-had-left-behind-for-us-/26963456/answers/27105726

Jaya Ahmed
Q. How do you know your religion is right and all the others are wrong?
Jaya Ahmed:  A. The British empire was huge, it lasted a long time and its effects were enormous. Some were for good, others were not. The empire changed itself,...... more

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  Web results for World Heritage
Switzerland Wants to Include Yodelling and Watchmaking

Switzerland would love to include deep-seated traditions such as yodelling and precision watchmaking on a United Nations global heritage list, the... ...

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Disabled Palestinian War Photographer Turns Camera on Culture

When Palestinian Osama Silwadi was crippled by gunfire it ended his career as a war correspondent, but the now wheelchair-bound photographer has... ...

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AVANI Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa in Mozambique

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brandlaunched by Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group in 2011, has added its first propertyin Africa . The... ...

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Modi greets nation on Diwali

Shootout near Canadian parliament, soldier dead (Second Lead) | Canadian soldier gunned down in Ottawa attack | Canada soldier killed in shootout... ...

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Thaw Reveals Antarctic Explorer's Century-Old Notebook

A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen... ...

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