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IS terrorists destroy monuments with sledgehammers in historic Hatra

A new Islamic State video has showed the terrorists using sledgehammers and rifles to destroy Iraq's UNESCO World Heritage city of Hatra. According to News.com.au, officials and local residents......

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......

A thumbs up to Jaitley's Budget from tourism sector

The government's move to extend visas on arrival facility to 150 countries and make world heritage sites more tourist friendly has been welcomed by the industry. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in......

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......

Adani defends Queensland mine project in court

Indian mining giant Adani on Tuesday defended its $16.5 billion Carmichael Mine in Australia, saying the extraction of coal would not directly affect the fragile Great Barrier Reef, as a Queensland......

Adani, GVK win Australian state backing to expand coal port

Queensland's new state government on Wednesday cleared plans by two Indian companies to expand a port for coal projects that are opposed by green groups worried about pollution and damage to the......
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Why climate change & pollution threats to Sundarbans cannot be taken lightly

SUNDARBANS/KOLKATA: Debi Miridha listens intently to our conversation with her neighbour Bhagirath Mandal as she unduly delays what she has come to... ...

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New species of gecko found

Comment · print · T T T+· T- This is the first time that day geckos have been found in the central regions of peninsular India.... ...

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World Heritage Day observed

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, April 18 2015 : Manipur observed the "World Heritage Day" 2015 during a function held at Kangla Hall here... ...

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Documentary film on Kangla released

Source: The Sangai Express Imphal, April 18 2015 : Manipur Art and Culture Secretary K Radhakumar Singh released a documentary film titled... ...

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AAP plans to promote Delhi as 'historical centre'

The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi is planning to promote the city as a 'historical centre', looking at heritage walks around the national... ...

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