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Dec 15, 2017
Darjeeling toy train resumes operations after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland protestsThe Darjeeling Himalayan Railway resumed its full operations on Friday after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland agitation
Dec 08, 2017
Yogi Adityanath thanks Modi for UNESCO recognition to Kumbh Mela, says India touching new heights under PMUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi after UNESCO recognised India's Kumbh Mela as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity".
Dec 08, 2017
Supreme Court seeks comprehensive report from TTZ authorities to protect Taj Mahal for at least 100 yearsSupreme Court on Friday sought a detailed and comprehensive document to protect the medieval era monument Taj Mahal for at least the next 100 years
Dec 08, 2017
UNESCO recognises Kumbh Mela's 'intangible cultural heritage' for being the world's most peaceful pilgrimageIndia's Kumbh Mela has been recognised by UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity" and held up as the world's largest peaceful gathering of pilgrims.
Dec 05, 2017
Indian Railways' conservation push: Dedicated management units to revive brand of colonial-era heritage trainsThe whistle of the vintage steam trains will ring even more melodiously across the winding paths amidst the greenery of the Kalka-Shimla and the Nilgiri routes in the months to come.
Nov 21, 2017
India's first 'World Heritage City' Ahmedabad races to save icons from polluted ruinConservation experts warn Ahmedabad, one of the world's most polluted cities, faces a mammoth task defending its newly won UNESCO status as its fragile cultural icons decay under neglect, traffic and trash.
Nov 14, 2017
Uttar Pradesh govt tells Supreme Court it is 'fully committed' to protect areas around Taj MahalThe Uttar Pradesh government today told the Supreme Court that it was "fully committed" to protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development in and around the iconic Taj Mahal and the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).
Nov 09, 2017
India re-elected as member of UNESCO's top decision-making executive boardIndia was on Thursday re-elected as the member of the UNESCO's executive board, its top decision-making body, an official said.
Nov 05, 2017
Five dead, thousands flee in Malaysia as storms trigger floods in Penang stateFive people have been killed and over 3,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding on Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the state's historic capital under murky brown water.
Nov 03, 2017
World food summit starts today: 60 Japanese firms to participate, expect more investment into India, says envoyJapan's ambassador to India, Kenji Hiramatsu urged both the sides to work towards "establishing a network" which can be "mutually beneficial".