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Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent pols or old-fashioned housing clusters in the walled......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

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......

Padmaavat Review: Rajput pride played out on a loop

'Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical characters behave as though they are already aware of the chapters that will be dedicated to them and the sonnets that will be written in their memory.''And yet,......

Indian Cinema gets its finest love story

... And it's written with tears, blood and unspoken lines, notes Sreehari Nair. IMAGE: The beauty of Mayaanadhi is that it shows the guts to be a love story of two people who have exhausted the......

What a year to remember for Indian golf!

Shiv Kapur shone the brightest while the young duo of Shubhankar and Ajeetesh took Indian golf by storm IMAGE: Shiv Kapur with the champions trophy. Photograph: Asian Tour/Twitter New stars......

Sports Shorts: ATP apologises for Next Gen 'sexist' draw ceremony

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Monday IMAGE: Players pose with models at the Next Gen Finals draw ceremony on Sunday. Photograph: ATP/Twitter The ATP has......
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Amid inspiring individual stories of perseverance and a largely self-serving State, as Majuli, the world's largest freshwater river island,... ...
Maharashtra ATS probes role of 5 Bangladeshi nationals in Bodhgaya blast

The Maharashtra ATS is probing whether the five Bangladeshi nationals arrested by them had any role in terrorist activities in the country... ...
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway to have second class coach service too

The railways would start a second class coach service and look into the possibility of reducing fares in the internationally famed Darjeeling... ...
10 things to see before they disappear forever

These natural wonders are all under threat. After months of suffering, the world's last male northern white rhino was put to sleep earlier this... ...
Emerging Artist award for Siliguri artist Biplab Sarkar

Siliguri-based miniature artist Biplab Sarkar has been chosen as the Glenfiddichs Emerging Artist of the Year 2018.The seventh recipient of the... ...

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