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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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,......

New wonders on UNESCO's World Heritage List

India's 1600-km long mountain chain of Western Ghats, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountains, has been added to the List of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. Click on NEXT for...

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......

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......

Brand Nishikori set to soar despite US Open defeat

Kei Nishikori of Japan changes his shirt during a change over at the US Open final on Monday. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners,......
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Road beyond DU

University announces its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses, predictably thousands of students will be rejected. Where do they go now... ...

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She can guide too

In popular imagination, a tourist guide is usually a man who accosts people outside monuments and other historical sites offering guided... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/554142/she-can-guide-too.html
When a language becomes extinct, a culture is lost

All over the world, there is a concern about the disappearance of languages. India tops the UNESCO's list of countries where a maximum number of... ...

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Branden Grace pulls out of Olympics over Zika

(AFP) - South Africa's Branden Grace on Friday became the latest golfer to withdraw from the Rio Olympics because of fears over the Zika virus.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/golf/top-stories/Golf-Branden-Grace-pulls-out-of-Olympics-over-Zika/articleshow/52904826.cms
Brexit vote adds to uncertainty over global economy, impact won't be seen soon

By Jeremy Gaunt and John Mair LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first indication of how Britain's vote to leave the European Union will affect the... ...

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