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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

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......

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......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Grab a bite at Subway in Rashtrapati Bhawan

A company executive said a recently opened museum at Rashtrapati Bhawan was the trigger for getting a restaurant in the complex as visitors come from far-flung places Rashtrapati Bhawan, the......

Why Bajirao Mastani has upset two families

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has ruffled quite a few feathers among the descendants of the Peshwa and his Muslim wife. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's passion project has faced many a hurdle.......

Will Mercedes's Hamilton complete another hat-trick in Baku?

‘I'm in this championship battle to win it, not to settle for second best’ IMAGE: Great Britain and Mercedes GP’s Lewis Hamilton takes part in the drivers' parade.......

Fans prepare for final goodbye as legend Ali will be laid to rest

IMAGE: The casket with the body of Muhammad Ali arrives for an Islamic prayer service at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images. Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest......
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UN Security Council adopts resolution protecting heritage

The United Nations Security Council strengthened its protection of global cultural heritage sites threatened by armed conflicts, saying... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/un-security-council-adopts-resolution-protecting-heritage-117032500062_1.html
Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit. This is the first... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/chinese-defence-minister-arrives-in-nepal-news-international-rdxraoahbhcgg.html
The art collector who started at age 14

Ranjita Ganesan and Nikita Puri chronicle the journey of Abhishek Poddar, one of India's leading art patrons. Illustration: Dominic... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/abhishek-poddar-the-art-collector-who-started-at-age-14/20170323.htm
Majuli all set to become India's 1st carbon neutral district

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched initiatives to develop Majuli, world biggest river island, as India's first carbon neutral... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/assam-cm-sarbananda-sonowal-majuli-all-set-to-become-india-s-1st-carbon-neutral-district-55207.html
Sonowal launches intiative to make Majuli carbon neutral

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched initiative to develop Majuli, the world's largest river island, as the country's first... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-sonowal-launches-intiative-to-make-majuli-carbon-neutral-2362159

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