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After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......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

IS terrorists destroy monuments with sledgehammers in historic Hatra

A new Islamic State video has showed the terrorists using sledgehammers and rifles to destroy Iraq's UNESCO World Heritage city of Hatra. According to, officials and local residents......

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......

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......

World's 10 best cities to live in

Melbourne is the world's best city to live in. Cities in Australia and Canada have dominated the list of most livable places in the world.  The survey has ranked cities in the areas of health......

AI's new chief features in record books, has garden named after him

Air India's new chief Ashwani Lohani is a man of many parts. Here are 10 interesting facts about him. Image: Ashwani Lohani to head Air India.     Leadership is not about creating......

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......

Nepal earthquake: 'My family is safe but my country is destroyed'

Bollywood grieves for Nepal.Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal that has claimed over 4000 lives so far, relief material, rescue teams and medical supplies is being rushed in......
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Crested Butte Mountain Resort Expands Lodging Portfolio

PRWeb 2015-11-25 The resort will manage the in-town property the Inn at Crested Butte MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (PRWEB) November 25, 2015... ...
State Govt holding funds for Manas development

SIVASISH THAKUR GUWAHATI, Nov 25 - At a time when Manas National Park a World Heritage Site and Tiger Reserve continues to struggle to restore... ...
Braille booklets showcase monuments of north-east

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has for the first time published guidebooks and brochures on the monuments of north-east India in Braille.... ...
Heartland Institute, CFACT Announce Energy Panel Speakers for Day of Examining Data at COP-21

PRWeb 2015-11-25 December 7 event for 'skeptics' of human-caused global warming in Paris to feature Patrick Moore, Wolfgang Müller, Nicolas... ...
Did You Know About These 10 Unique Ways Diwali Is Celebrated Across India?

In a typical Marathi family, Diwali celebrations start with Vasu-baras in the honour of the holy cow. An aarti for the cow and calf is performed to... ...

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