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Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

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......

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.......

World's 10 best cities to live in

Melbourne is the world's best city to live in. Cities in Australia and Canada have dominated the list of most livable places in the world.  The survey has ranked cities in the areas of health......

World's 10 richest countries, India at a dismal 130!

Image: India lags behind 129 countries in the rich list.     Though India has surpassed China to become one of the fastest growing economies in the world, in terms of purchasing power......

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......

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......

India to vie for World Heritage monument tag

In a bid to attract foreign funds and overseas tourists, the government has embarked on a 'major initiative' to identify 50 historical monuments in the country to be presented to the UNESCO for......

The man who wanted to save cinema

P K Nair, the legendary founder-director of the National Film Archive of India, passed away into the ages on March 4. He was 86. Nairsaab had dedicated his life to restoring and archiving films,......

Review: Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi disappoints

Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi is a tiring watch, warns Paresh C Palicha. We have seen many variants of the David v/s Goliath story and Anil Radhakrishnan Menon’s latest venture Lord Livingstone......

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......

Here's why things did not work out between Sushil and WWE

‘It it was hard for us to convince him to come to America where there are no guarantees that he is going to make it through this very competitive system’ IMAGE: Two-time Olympic......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

Why India-Pakistan cricket must return to Sharjah

'We are very hopeful that the India-Pakistan series will happen in the UAE. We are geared up for that.' Waleed Bukhatir and Mazhar Khan, the men who drive cricket in the Emirates, tell Harish......

Number of goals never matters, says Chhetri, after notching 50!

India skipper Sunil Chhetri. Photograph: AIFF Media India suffered an embarrassing 2-1 defeat to Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the GFA National Training Centre, in Hagatna, on......
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Controversial constitution survives the first phase of local elections in Nepal

When the polling ended on the evening of 14 May in Nepal, the Election Commission and the Human Rights Commission concluded that the first phase of... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/controversial-constitution-survives-the-first-phase-of-local-elections-in-nepal-61900.html
World Heritage-listed site most polluted place on planet

As per a new research, the beaches of the World Heritage-listed island - part of the UK's Pitcairn Islands territory - is littered with an... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/henderson-island-world-heritage-listed-site-most-polluted-place-on-planet-2005810.html
Tunisia seeks UNESCO status for Jewish pilgrimage isle

Tunisia plans to seek UNESCO World Heritage status for the island of Djerba, site of Africa's oldest synagogue and an annual Jewish pilgrimage, its... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/tunisia-seeks-unesco-status-for-jewish-pilgrimage-isle-117051400754_1.html
Two years after the earthquake, why has Nepal failed to recover?

Two years after the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal, the country is struggling to bounce back. Nearly 70% of the affected people still... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/two-years-after-the-earthquake-why-has-nepal-failed-to-recover-61076.html
Indian companies to help for revival of Tolstoy Farm in SA

Efforts to revive the Tolstoy Farm, a desolate area which once was a thriving commune run by Mahatma Gandhi, have received a major boost with... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/611289/indian-companies-help-revival-tolstoy.html

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