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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,......

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......

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.......

Platini re-elected as Blatter sits through criticism

UEFA President Michel Platini delivers a speech after his re-election at the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters Michel Platini was re-elected unopposed for......
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Taj Corridor now an animal graveyard, garbage dump

The Taj Corridor, a vast wasteland situated along the Yamuna river and lying between two world heritage monuments, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a539465.html
'We must respond,' declares UNESCO chief, launching #Unite4Heritage campaign in Baghdad

New York, Mar 29 (IBNS) Taking an innovative step to support Iraqi youth and to mobilize young people worldwide for the protection of cultural... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/we-must-respond-declares-unesco-chief-launching-unite4heritage-campaign-in-baghdad-news-international-pd3kMiefcchee.html
Sunny Leone's Ek Paheli Leela shot in iconic locations of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is quite recognized for its old-world charm and national heritages. And thus, it has some various beautiful locations that make an... ...

http://www.moviezadda.com/03282015/sunny-leone/sunny-leones-ek-paheli-leela-shot-in-iconic-locations-of-rajasthan
US scholar flays Indian education system

American scholar David Frawley, considered a "vedic teacher", on Friday sparked a row after he criticised Indian education system for not... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468313/us-scholar-flays-indian-education.html
Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country's development... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-gandhi-peace-prize-for-isro-2072522

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