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Sep 24, 2019
Rajasthan's language, once a purveyor of state's culture, is slowly fading due to lack of recognitionRajasthan's language was once the soul of its folk music, arts like puppetry and widely spoken in the form of various dialects. It is now being overshadowed by Hindi in homes and in public spaces. But formal recognition can help revive it while also creating a plethora of related jobs — teachers, translators and mediapersons — thereby aiding conservation
Jul 16, 2019
Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govtNinety percent of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is still submerged, affecting 150 anti-poaching camps, the state environment ministry said.
Apr 16, 2019
Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flamesA massive fire consumed France's Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark. Firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control.
Feb 21, 2019
Giant tortoise species feared extinct for 113 years seen on remote Galapagos islandThe only other living member of the tortoise species was seen in 1906, according to conservationists.
Jan 17, 2019
Limitless skies, lush wilderness, and endless ranges: A trip to Ziro Valley is an adventure of a lifetime!Located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro Valley is a picturesque destination which has been shortlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nov 18, 2018
Bajrang Dal women's wing activists perform aarti at Taj Mahal to protest offering of namaz at siteThe district president of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal's women wing, said that her organization would continue performing aarti and purifying the Taj Mahal with Gangajal so long as the norms of ASI are flouted by others.
Jun 14, 2018
Hampi, of Gods and Kings: Bharath Ramamrutham's book reveals new facets of heritage cityHampi, of Gods and Kings captures the holy essence of the city's majestic settings which have inspired builders, visionaries and pilgrims for centuries
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
Oct 18, 2017
SBI Foundation commits Rs10 crore for conservation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj TerminusRestoration work of CST heritage building will be done by INTACH, an expert agency.
Oct 02, 2017
Taj Mahal fails to feature in UP tourism booklet, critics say move shows Adityanath govt's stand on Indian cultureTaj Mahal, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World' and UNESCO World Heritage site fails to feature in Uttar Pradesh's recent tourism booklet namely 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan-Apaar Sambhavnayen' .