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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......

Assam flood: Over 200 animals drown at Kaziranga

The flood fury in Assam has taken a toll on one of the world’s most protected heritage sites -- The Kaziranga National Park. Located in between beautiful Himalayas, Dhansiri and Brahmaputra......

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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

Iconic ancient city in Islamic State clutches

The fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra seems to be tragically sealed as the Islamic State militia gained control of the Syrian city. Image: The Temple of Bel is pictured with the......

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......

Red Fort gets adopted by Dalmia Bharat group

Conglomerate has become the first corporate house in India's history to adopt a historical monument, in a Rs 250 mn contract spanning five years. In one of the most spectacular contracts ever won......

The Oberoi in New Delhi is scaling luxury to new heights

The iconic hotel opens after Rs 6-billion revamp At noon, a speck of sunlight is piercing the hazy sky that has become symbolic of the Delhi winter.   An angular façade, intrinsic part......
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'Overworked' monk sues temple in Japan, says heavy workload gave him depression

The monk in his forties is seeking 8.6 million yen (USD 78,000) from his temple on Mount Koya, a World Heritage Site also known as Koyasan that... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/overworked-monk-sues-temple-in-japan-says-heavy-workload-gave-him-depression/story-GMLZVeQq9JKf2WN7f5FmmI.html
Cairo is a feast for all the senses

Neeta Lal can't get enough of Egypt's capital. Don't miss: Egypt in stunning pictures IMAGE: The sun rises behind a mosque in Cairo,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-this-ancient-city-is-a-feast-for-all-the-senses/20180515.htm
This summer, head to a UNESCO world heritage site for a dose of culture and history

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https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/travel/this-summer-head-to-a-unesco-world-heritage-site-for-a-dose-of-culture-and-history/articleshow/64094759.cms
Supreme Court raps ASI over flying algae defence for Taj Mahal's discolouring

"Can algae fly?", asked a displeased Supreme Court on Wednesday, while scolding the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) over its defence for the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-supreme-court-raps-asi-over-flying-algae-defence-for-taj-mahal-s-discolouring-2613482
SC to Centre

Expressing concern over blue and green patches on the Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/archaeological-survey-of-india-failed-explore-tasking-taj-mahal-upkeep-to-another-body-sc/articleshow/64102364.cms

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