Heritage Site

  • Taj Mahal ranked third among top landmarks in the world 30-06-2013 06:56 PM

    New York: Travellers from across the globe have ranked India's Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel website has announced. According to TripAdvisor's 2013 Travellers Choice Attractions Awards, Taj Mahal was ranked third in the list of Top 25 landmarks. The top two places...
  • Union cabinet approves Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission 17-05-2013 06:00 AM

    New Delhi: The union cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission to conserve and restore the sites associated with the Father of the Nation. "The mission would be entrusted with the identification, collation and assessment of information on Gandhi heritage material for its management and...
  • Thai floods kill 224, inundate World Heritage Site 04-10-2011 04:56 PM

    Bangkok: At least 224 people have died in flooding in Thailand since mid-July and water has inundated the 400-year-old Chai Wattanaram temple in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage Site, officials said on Tuesday. The temple is by the Chao Phraya river, which flows down to the capital,...
  • Beatles' Abbey Road crossing now a heritage site 22-12-2010 06:29 PM

    London: A London zebra-crossing made famous by a Beatles album cover has been listed as a heritage site. Heritage minister John Penrose says Wednesday the crossing at Abbey Road in north London was listed as a testimony to the international fame of the band. Every year the crossing draws thousands...
  • Taj Mahal for the rich and famous only? 13-12-2010 06:05 PM

    London: Access to the Taj Mahal, the epitome of Mughal art and one of the world's most recognisable structures, may be limited to the rich and famous only, a new report has suggested. The report by the influential Future Laboratory in Britain claims that the Taj Mahal in India, the...
  • Heritage site tax holiday has no takers 10-04-2008 10:26 PM

    Jaipur: As Rajasthan rode on a fine bowling display by pace spearhead Pankaj Singh to enter the Ranji Trophy final, the bowler says he has learnt the art of getting a batsman out but insists he wants to add another couple of yards to his pace. I have learnt to...
  • Five Indian monuments are 'dying' 08-06-2007 03:05 PM

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  • Stone quarrying at J&K's heritage site 06-05-2007 12:55 PM

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