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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

What is Dia Mirza doing in Bangkok?

Make way for Bollywood's jet-setters! Bollywood is getting ready for the IIFA weekend!   IIFA will be held in Bangkok this year, and Dia Mirza is among the first to arrive. She wears a floral......

How Shivaji became Rajinikanth

How a bus conductor named Shivaji Gaekwad became the mega-phenomenon called Rajinikanth.A fascinating excerpt from Naman Ramachandran's Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography. Vanivilas Hospital......

What are Shilpa, Ranveer, Athiya up to?

Just what do actors *do* the whole day? How do actors spend their day? We spotted a few actors around town over the weekend, and decided to see what they were up to.   Shilpa Shetty gets......

Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations

IMAGE: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images Two Swiss government ministers have backed national team players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan......

Swiss mental toughness turned game around, says coach

IMAGE: Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri, No. 23, is challenged by Serbia's Nemanja Matic and Dusko Tosic during Friday's World Cup Group E match. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters Switzerland's......

World Cup PHOTOS: Switzerland strike late to sink Serbia

IMAGE: Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring the second goal for Switzerland. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images A thunderous strike by Granit Xhaka and a last-minute breakaway goal by Xherdan......

PIX: Peru and their fans will be missed

IMAGE: Peru fans react as they watch the match at Moscow Fan Fest. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters Peru's entertaining team and their colourful army of joyous fans will be sorely missed at......

World Cup: Hazard warning fires hungry Lukaku up for glory

IMAGE: Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their second goal with Eden Hazard and Dries Mertens. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters It may have needed a half-time rocket from captain Eden......
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Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor gear up for the grand night in Bangkok

The biggest celebration of Indian Cinema, IIFA Awards 2018, returns to Amazing Thailand for the 19th edition, exactly after a decade as Bangkok... ...

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Seychelles President Danny Faure visits Sabarmati Ashram; stresses teaching non-violence to children

Seychelles president Danny Faure, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Friday evening, visited the Sabarmati Ashram on Saturday. Faure visited the Ashram at... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-seychelles-president-danny-faure-visits-sabarmati-ashram-stresses-teaching-non-violence-to-children-2628290
 How Xherdan Shaqiri's goal celebration against Serbia turned...

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri celebrated their goals by making a nationalist symbol of their ethnic Albanian heritage during Switzerland’s 2-1... ...

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No more typifying Rajasthan, we have changed

Adecade is not even a drop in the ocean of history and heritage; cultures and communities; sights and sounds that make up our state. Change is... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-dna-jaipur-10th-anniversary-no-more-typifying-rajasthan-we-have-changed-2628226
India must rebuff Chinese moves on Ladakh-Expert

[U.S.], June 22 (ANI): The Indian government needs to be very aware of the fact that China is quietly extending its influence in Ladakh and must... ...

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