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Shoe-covering machines for foreign tourists visiting Taj Mahal

Foreign visitors to the world heritage site Taj Mahal will now get the facility to wrap their shoes using a machine before they enter the mausoleum. Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar......

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.......

Valley of flowers has been washed away!

Floods have washed away two villages that cared for the upkeep of the precincts around the World Heritage Site. Will its residents get a chance to rebuild their lives? Vibha Varshney reports News......

Kaziranga, Orang national parks to open on Nov 1

The 'World Heritage' site Kaziranga National Park and the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Assam will re-open on Thursday, while Manas National Park will welcome visitors from November 4. After......

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,......

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......

Hinduja group to turn UK's Old War Office building into a hotel

Image: UK's iconic Old War Office building. Photograph: Courtesy, ChrisO/Wikimedia Commons     The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish industrial company, has acquired UK's......

Darjeeling toy train ready to chug again from Dec

The heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railways will resume the toy train services from December from Siliguri. North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma said that work......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

Images: Clijsters limps out as Soderling strides on

Kim Clijsters, so near and yet so far from French Open glory in the past, suffered more agony on the clay with a sudden second-round defeat on Thursday but fellow twice runner-up Robin Soderling......

Meet Duncan Fletcher, Team India's new coach

A methodical coach, with excellent one-on-one skills, the Zimbabwean is the ideal replacement for Gary Kirsten. When Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher was appointed India's coach, a few......
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Q. Which caves in the state of Maharashtra are famous and are on Unesco World Heritage Sites?
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Q. name the two UNESCO world heritage sites located in Assam ?
Raju:  A. Ajanta & Ellora caves ...... more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary, located in the Northeastern state of Assam in the flood plains of the Brahmaputra Rivers south bank, was declared a...... more

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samiran panda
Q. will the world heritage sites,be put under the control of lallu yadav ?
Samiran Panda:  A. Vatican city. more

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Agra to make World Heritage sites polythene free

" The NGO has taken up cleanliness work on the VIP road of Chatikara, the main entry point to Vrindavan, close to the ISKCON temple." Agra/Mathura,... ...

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002431864
Northern central region keen to develop culture-history tourism

Sea-based tours will be another priority as the region stretches along the coastline with many beautiful beaches, with the aim of turning tourism... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/northern-central-region-keen-develop-culture-history-tourism/
Greenery, wetlands face road-widening axe

KOLKATA: After the heart of the city, it's time for the trees in its buffer to experience the axe effect. Trees in large number are being felled... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Greenery-wetlands-face-road-widening-axe/articleshow/45663420.cms
CULTURAL CALENDER 2014

Lalit Gupta The eventful year of 2014, which will go down in history of Jammu and Kashmir for the havoc created by unprecedented floods as well... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/cultural-calender-2014/
The world is a bargain

The year 2014 was definitely for the frugal traveller. Here is Gustasp & Jeroo Irani’s list of destinations to discover on a budget. Decades... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/450136/world-bargain.html

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