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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

Taj win a worry for govt

The inclusion of the Taj Mahal in the new list of the seven wonders of the world has left the government worried about infrastructure requirements in Agra. The tourism ministry has scheduled a......

Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore in fastest-growing global cities list

Image: Kolkata scores highest on parameters that make it a city of global repute. Photograph: Courtesy, Piyal Kundu/Creative Commons India's three metropolitan cities, Kolkata, Mumbai and......

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......

Salman Khan: I would make a good director

Salman Khan tells Rediff.com's Raja Sen about his ability to sniff out a hit film while it's still being made, how his painting is a big jhol, and much more. Haven't read the first part?......

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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Thousands flee Syria's besieged historic city of Palmyra, UN preparing for aid

New York, May 23 -- The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are preparing aid for some 11,000 people fleeing the ancient Syrian city of... ...

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Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley Set to Host BITE Silicon Valley, Where Food and Technology Meet

Quattro Restaurant will partake in the first annual BITE Silicon Valley food festival, where the best and brightest in the worlds of culinary and... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/four-seasons-hotel-silicon-valley-set-host-bite-silicon-valley-food-technology-meet/
Botswana, our pride your destination

Botswana, a country of 2 million people and a middle income society,is found at the centre of Southern Africa, bordered by Namibiato the west,... ...

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Hyderabad a step closer to world heritage tag

Will the city finally find its place on the prestigious World Heritage Site list? If experts are to be believed, the chances of the city's... ...

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'Delhi out of heritage city race', heritage lovers dismayed

New Delhi: The decision to pull Delhi out of the race for UNESCO World Heritage City tag has left history and heritage lovers disappointed. "It is... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/delhi-out-of-heritage-city-race-heritage-lovers-dismayed_1599940.html

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