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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......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

Walter Becker: The mathematical wizard of the scoresheet

The fandom of Walter Becker was rather obscure, but his death has left a huge void in the music industry. On any other day, I would have welcomed the sounds and aroma emerging from the kitchen.......

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......

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......
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Huge fire at Tibet's revered temple sparks fears of its future

A major fire broke out at one of Tibets holiest Buddhist temples, Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the capital Lhasa with a history... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660146/huge-fire-tibets-revered-temple.html
Nirav Modi, the diamond mogul at the centre of PNB's Rs 11,000-crore fraud

News of a humongous fraud worth whooping Rs 11,000 crore unearthed in one of the branches of Punjab National Bank (PNB) rocked the finance... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/business-economy-news/nirav-modi-the-diamond-mogul-at-the-centre-of-pnb-s-rs-11-000-crore-fraud-99324.html
Romantic getaways of the ultra rich

Big cities are the breeding grounds for romance this year. Lovebirds Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover in Miami.Photograph:... ...

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Arunachal Pradesh seeks world heritage tag for two sites

The Arunachal Pradesh government has raised the pitch for inclusion of two of its sites in UNESCO's World Heritage list.The Apatani cultural... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/arunachal-pradesh-seeks-world-heritage-tag-for-two-sites-118020900217_1.html
Patnaik emphasises on preservation of cultural identity

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said emhasis should be given on the preservation of cultural identity and heritage of Bhubaneswar while... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/patnaik-emphasises-on-preservation-of-cultural-identity-118020200815_1.html

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