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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......

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......

BJP manifesto: Tourism awaits new lease of life

With tourism high on the agenda of the new government, industry is hoping the sector would get a “fresh lease of life” if the promises made in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......

India's impressive railway stations

The Indian Railways has one of the busiest and largest railway networks in the world.  With a track route of 65,000 kilometres and 7,500 stations, it carries over 30 million passengers daily.......

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......

For the love of theatre

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Lyricist Gulzar extends a hand for Shashi Kapoor as both arrive to attend the 10th anniversary celebrations of Essay Communications is a......

Priyanka, Farhan: Back from Malaysia

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Priyanka Chopra was spotted at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport, when she returned from the Don 2 shoot in...

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

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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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Hungarian Airline expresses regret for publicizing Auschwitz as must-see tourist destination

The economic airline Wizz Air of Hungary has asked for forgiveness forany misdemeanor caused by a commercial for Oswiecim that categorizedthe... ...

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Mt Ruapehu

With a dusting of snow already settling on mountain tops, excitement is building for the New Zealand ski season ahead. From volcanic Mt... ...

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