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Darjeeling toy train services to resume from December

Sep 17, 2014

Darjeeling toy train services to resume from December

North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma told media on Tuesday that work remained pending along a small stretch between the two destinations and expected to be completed shortly. #India #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Darjeeling #Gorkhaland Territorial Administration #Tindharay #Paglajhora
After Sotloff's beheading, Unesco calls on govts to strengthen safety of journalists

Sep 04, 2014

After Sotloff's beheading, Unesco calls on govts to strengthen safety of journalists

Unesco Thursday called on all governments to strengthen the safety of journalists after Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) beheaded second American journalist Steven Scotloff. #NewsTracker #journalist #UNESCO #islamic-state #James Foley #Steven Sotloff
Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

Sep 01, 2014

Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatorebased journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Goa #Western Ghats #Kalai Selvan
Kerala govt, UNESCO sign agreement for 'cultural heritage protection'

Aug 02, 2014

Kerala govt, UNESCO sign agreement for 'cultural heritage protection'

Several historical areas of Kerala linked with theancient Spice Route, including urban areas, will be developedunder the agreement to promote the aim of heritage building. #Kerala #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Oomen Chandy #MoU #Kerala Tourism
Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Jun 30, 2014

Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

This treasure trove of nature now has a world heritage site tag to flaunt, as a testimony to its ecological worth and conservation efforts. Will the fairy tale hold under pressure for infrastructure building? #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Great Himalayan National Park

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Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Sep 22, 2014

Cycling France's Loire Valley

(AP) -- There are hundreds of miles of bike trails through the chateaux towns of the Loire Valley - and that's what tripped us up. We'd been trying to cycle the 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Chenonceaux to Chaumont, but kept getting lost. We even ask... #Loire Valley #Cher #UNESCO
Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Sep 21, 2014

Why 400,000 People Marched For Climate Change Action

Climate activists filled the streets of New York City today for the People's Climate March . People came from across the country and around the world to support meaningful action on climate change just days before world leaders assemble for the UN cl... #Illinois #Pennsylvania #New Jersey #Maine #West Virginia #Philippines #Guatemala #Syracuse, NY #UNESCO #Brooklyn, NY #Onondaga Nation #New York (state) #Rochester, NY
Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Sep 13, 2014

Lets go to the South Downs, Sussex

A new walking festival starting this month is the perfect excuse to hike the rolling South Downs and enjoy all sorts of activities from a brewery tour to a cuckoo trail Tell me about it. Lace up your hiking boots and get stomping through the South Do... #Illinois #Pennsylvania #New Jersey #Maine #West Virginia #Philippines #Guatemala #Syracuse, NY #UNESCO #Brooklyn, NY #Onondaga Nation #New York (state) #Rochester, NY