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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

Review: Moana is a treat

Moana is a journey you want to get on, raves Sukanya Verma. When walking inside a world as intimate as Disney, there’s a sense of familiarity with the many morals, motives and motifs --......

'I am comfortable being a Pakistani lesbian'

'I was told by everyone who mattered that it was dangerous for me to be an out-of-the-closet lesbian, who is a Pakistani in America. But I’ve never played by the rules.' Fawzia Mirza, who is......

500th Test: ICC congratulates BCCI, says India produced world-class players

IMAGE: India’s former captains Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Dilip Vengsarkar with BCCI members in their flight to attend the 500th Test in Kanpur. Photograph: BCCI. ICC Chairman......

PM conveys best to Rio Games contingent, says 200 Olympians target for 2020

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh and the Indian Olympic Association officials pose for a picture with the Rio-bound......

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.......
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Colorful Hornbill festival in Nagaland charms tourists

08:52 IST Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Dec. 11 ( ANI ): The 10-day Hornbill Festival kicked off with much fanfare in Nagaland recently.Tourists... ...

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A city for the kids

As a paediatrician in Mumbai, I would see children coming from a slum to the municipal hospital I worked in, having had no vaccination, and not... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/A-city-for-the-kids/article16792711.ece
ISIS terrorists re-enter Palmyra, fighting on with Syrian army

Beirut (Lebanon): Jihadist fighters of the Islamic State group on Saturday re-entered Syria's famed ancient desert city of Palmyra from which they... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/middle-east/111216/isis-terrorists-re-enter-palmyra-fighting-on-with-syrian-army.html
If musicians spend time calculating taxes, when will they do riyaaz?

Nagpur: "Demonetisation has had an adverse effect on the music world too. The period from October to February is of musical concerts. But now, the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/If-musicians-spend-time-calculating-taxes-when-will-they-do-riyaaz/articleshow/55914676.cms
Bootz Dark Jamaica Rum Enters West Bengal

Kyndal Group, alcobev company today unveiled its high-end premium rum, Bootz Dark Jamaica Rum in Kolkata. The rum was launched under its JV, BOLS... ...

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