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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......

Nepal begins rebuilding heritage sites damaged by quake

IMAGE: People walk along the Swayambhunath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters  Amid chants of Buddhist scriptures, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on......

A flight to Pakistan: Old world charm in a modernising State

'The Pakistan government, we were told, has a plan to renovate several Hindu temples and Buddhist sites, which over the years have fallen into disrepair.''The aim is to create a pilgrimage circuit......

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......

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......
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Four northeastern states Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram hit by flooding

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Six-Foot Snake Found At UNESCO World Heritage Site Agra Fort

A nearly six-foot snake was rescued from the Mughal-era Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on Tuesday. Authorities alerted animal welfare NGO... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/offbeat/six-foot-snake-found-at-unesco-world-heritage-site-agra-fort-1866219
The man who helped shape India

Mahendra Raj is a towering figure of 20th century Indian architecture.Veer Arjun Singh salutes the legend. The Bihar Museum, Patna, built by... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-man-who-helped-shape-india/20180610.htm
Yogis Meet At Britain's Stonehenge, Greet Rising Sun, Perform Asanas

About 30 yoga teachers, hand-picked from all over the world, performed yoga today at sunrise at Britain's Stonehenge, a Unesco World Heritage site.... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/yoga-day-yogis-meet-at-britains-stonehenge-greet-rising-sun-perform-asanas-1864316
EAM Swaraj reaches Durban in South Africa

[South Africa], June 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj, who is on a five-day visit to South Africa, arrived in Durban on... ...

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