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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......

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. ......

11 most beautiful train stations in the world

If you go to some of the countries, such as Malaysia, the train station can easily be compared with an airport.  Some stations are part of cities’ rich history like the New York’s......

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. name the two UNESCO world heritage sites located in Assam ?
Raju:  A.  more

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

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Visit a Real Haunted Location This Halloween, the Feds Can Help

Halloween is a great time to visit your local haunted locations. I am sure your neighborhood ghost will appreciate it. In fact, ghosts might moan... ...

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TripAdvisor announces travellers choice awards for heritage hotels

TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced the winners of its 2014 Travellers ChoiceAwards for Heritage Hotels. The list recognises... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/tripadvisor-announces-travellers-choice-awards-heritage-hotels/
Assam's Kaziranga national park to re-open on Nov 1

In Assam, the World Heritage site Kaziranga national park will be re-opened for visitors on 1st of November after the annual monsoon closure.Park... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=State&id=ST3901
Kaziranga National Park to open from Nov 1

Kaziranga National Park, habitat of the Indian Great One-horned Rhinoceros, will reopen for tourists from November one after its routine closure... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/kaziranga-national-park-to-open-from-nov-1-114103001067_1.html
Emirates says 'Hello Budapest'

Emirates, a global catalyst of trade and business, have launched a daily non-stop service to Budapest, marking its first entry into Hungary.... ...

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