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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...

Shantiniketan, India's next World Heritage Site?

Shantiniketan, the abode of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, and Western Ghats can well be the India's next World Heritage Sites, if UNESCO accepts the country's proposal.......

Ever heard of the Taj Mahal in Bhopal?

Agra's Taj Mahal has made it to the new list of the Seven Wonders of the World but another architectural gem by the same name built by a Begum of Bhopal in 1874 is in ruins and in danger of being......

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......

'Nadella's rise shows how far the industry and America have come'

‘That an Indian can lead the world’s top software company is an important milestone for Indian Americans and for America. But the larger message is for India itself: Imagine what......

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?......

An American Hero comes knocking

In decades past, Indian-origin actors in Hollywood were relegated to narrowly-defined, cliched roles like nerdy doctors, penny-pinching store owners and the occasional terrorist. And while that......

Pix: Television's Sexiest Stars

A while back we asked you to vote for television's sexiest stars. Here are the results. Sweta Tiwari Claim to fame: Kasauti Zindagii Kay, Jaane Kya Baat Hui and the host of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3.......

The biggest celebrity confessions

Last week, 80s actress Kelly McGillis announced that she was a lesbian.That one really comes as no surprise to any of us Top Gun fans who noticed that she was manlier than both Tom Cruise and Val......

Builders want to demolish Benaud's childhood home

Former Australian cricket captain and famed commentator Richie Benaud's childhood home at North Parramatta in the western half of Sydney is facing the possibility of being turned into rubble.Benaud......

New star athletes will emerge at the CWG: Kalmadi

The increasing number of star pull-outs may be taking the sheen off the Commonwealth Games. But the Games' Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi is not too worried, saying there will be......

Waugh, Akram inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Wednesday acknowledged the services to cricket of some of the all-time greats of the......

India needs IITs for sports

Abhinav Bindra, with the first-ever, individual Olympic gold medal win for India, has another achievement to be proud of. He has helped put-away the country's most famous Olympic folklore -- the......

  People speak for world heritage list

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Q. Among the mountain railways of India that Feature on the World Heritage list , which is the oldest?
Lalit Mahata:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/among-the-mountain-railways-of-india-that-feature-on-the-wor/25940690/answers/

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Q. Which Temple from Odisha is incribed in UNESCO World Heritage list .
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Darjeeling more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-temple-from-odisha-is-incribed-in-unesco-world-heritag/25136477/answers/25940699

  Web results for World Heritage List
NE sites on Unesco list

New Delhi, April 19: The Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley and Thembang Dzong, a fortified village near Bomdila, are lined up for a place... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140420/jsp/frontpage/story_18258909.jsp
A tale of war and peace

Like a phoenix Banish all thoughts of a land destroyed by war. The country has risen like a phoenix from the ashes, leaving behind the memories... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140420/lifestyle-travel/article/vietnam-tale-war-and-peace
Lotus Temple youngest in heritage race

At just 25 years of age, the Lotus Temple here would be the youngest entry to Unesco's tentative world heritage list. ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533976/s/398b684c/sc/10/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cdelhi0CLotus0ETemple0Eyoungest0Ein0Eheritage0Erace0Carticleshow0C33970A80A20Bcms/story01.htm
Contemporary Cuban art exhibition opened in UNESCO

To mark the end of the 194 Executive Board of that organization acontemporary Cuban art exhibition was opened in the United NationsEducational,... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/contemporary-cuban-art-exhibition-opened-in-unesco/
UT continues to stonewall on heritage furniture

Though the UT administration has been striving hard to get UNESCO to accord Chandigarh the status of a World Heritage City, it has done little to... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/ut-continues-to-stonewall-on-heritage-furniture/article1-1209856.aspx

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