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Aug 18, 2017
Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Parkarea of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos.
Aug 17, 2017
SC lambastes Centre over building railway track near Taj Mahal, asks if it wants to destroy monumentDo you want to destroy" the world famous Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court asked the government Thursday.
Aug 14, 2017
Watch: Record-breaking dance in Indonesia's Aceh promotes unityMore than 10,000 people turned out in Indonesia's Aceh on Sunday to stage a record-breaking song and dance performance stressing the need to conserve a threatened national park in the westernmost province.
Aug 14, 2017
Gorkhaland stir: Agitations hurt Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, cost toy train network Rs 2.5 croreThe Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) has incurred an estimated loss of Rs 2.5 crore due to the ongoing Gorkhaland agitation in West Bengal, an official said
Aug 03, 2017
Delhi to apply for UNESCO Imperial Capital City status following Ahmedabad's heritage city inclusionDelhi will apply for "UNESCO Imperial Capital Cities" status, alleging that the city's entry for World Heritage City was withdrawn due to "political agenda"
Jul 25, 2017
Famed Indian scientist and academic Yash Pal dies at 90; made significant contributions to study of cosmic rays and astrophysicsFamed Indian scientist and academician, professor Yash Pal passed away at the age of 90 at his Noida house late on Monday night
Jul 21, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: World Heritage Center concerned over Darjeeling Himalayan RailwayTwo letters to the Centre to verify the nature and extent of the damage caused to two railway stations of DHR by GJM
Jul 15, 2017
Japan's men-only world heritage island Okinoshima will have no visitors next yearThe tiny landmass of Okinoshima in Japan, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week
Jul 10, 2017
Darjeeling violence: Govt deploys army after fresh clashes between GJM activists, policeThe GJM, spearhead of the agitation for a separate state, said that two youths were killed during police firing and rejected Mamata Banerjee's talk offers.
Jul 09, 2017
Ahmedabad's UNESCO tag may encourage other potential cities, say expertsNow that Ahmedabad has been declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO, historians, urban planners and others hope that policy-makers will stop looking at heritage as a "burden".