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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: Incredible India's heritage sites

The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area, a rich biodiversity in Himachal Pradesh and home to several rare and threatened species of flora and fauna, was on Monday approved for......

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......

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......

Aayirathil Oruvan's music works

"GV and I travelled extensively throughout South India, visiting many heritage sites dating back to the 11th and 12th century. Firsthand, we witnessed extraordinary men playing almost unheard of......

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?
Francisco:  A.  more

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raju
Q. name the two UNESCO world heritage sites located in Assam ?
Raju:  A. Ajanta & Ellora caves ...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-two-unesco-world-heritage-sites-located-in-assam-/27546749/answers/28062352

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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  Web results for World Heritage Sites
Rare Fiordland penguins delight first walkers of the season on Hollyford Track

Hollyford Track Guided Walks, owned and operated by Ngāi Tahu Tourism, has opened for the summer season and early walkers on the track have been... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/rare-fiordland-penguins-delight-first-walkers-season-hollyford-track/
Mystery of Alexander the Great-era tomb …

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/mystery-alexander-great-era-tomb-holds-greeks-thrall-064350540.html
UNWTO to organise international conference on religious heritage and tourism in Spain

UNWTO in collaboration with State Secretariat of Tourism of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain, and the City Hall of Elche is... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/unwto-organise-international-conference-religious-heritage-tourism-spain/
PM leads nation in homage to 2611 Mumbai terror victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs and victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks sixth anniversary... ...

http://www.calcuttanews.net/index.php/sid/227972207
Heritage Week Whats that asks Agra

The annual "Heritage Week" observed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has just ended in the Taj city but most people gave it a miss,... ...

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