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Designer Shreya Agarwal releases a collection inspired by Rajasthan

On offer are Indian outfits with a modern twist

Published on 8th April 2020
Myanmar's tourist hot-spot Bagan (Photo: IANS)

Adult video shot at heritage site Bagan in Myanmar sparks off social media outrage

A 12-minute adult video shot by an Italian couple at Myanmar's tourist hotspot Bagan has enraged the country's citizens.

Published on 16th February 2020
A view of Yamuna River (File Photo: IANS)

Home to three world heritage sites, pollution levels in Agra remain shocking

The air pollution level in the Taj Trapezium Zone continues to remain alarming, affecting both humans and stones.

Published on 23rd July 2019
Baku general view, Azerbaijan

Travel buzz: Azerbaijan getaways become easy with weekly flights between Baku and New Delhi

Take another look and say ‘salam’ to Azerbaijan on the first-ever direct flight linking Baku to New Delhi, courtesy of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL).

Published on 22nd July 2019
Sheki Khan's Palace, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list

The historic city of Sheki, located at a short five-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku, has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Flame Towers, Azerbaijan

'On the cusp of a tourism boom, Azerbaijan is one of the fastest-growing destinations in the world'

Florian Sengstschmid, CEO of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, tells us more about the country opening up to tourists from India and around the world. 

Published on 22nd July 2019
Prosecco Hills in Unesco World Heritage list

Italy's picturesque vine-clad Prosecco Hills added to list of Unesco World Heritage sites

The Conegliano and Valdobbiadene regions of northeast Italy have been added to the United Nations cultural organisation Unesco's World Heritage list, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Published on 9th July 2019
Ateshgah, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan in Eid: Top five things to do this festive season at the Pearl of the Caucasus

With Eid around the corner, indulge yourself with an enchanting getaway to the Pearl of the Caucasus: Azerbaijan. 

Published on 9th May 2019
Humayun's Tomb conservation (Photo: IANS)

Report & pictures: A bird's-eye view of epic Humayun's Tomb complex conservation

Anyone who crosses Delhi's Lodhi-Mathura road's roundabout would remember a colossal Mughal-era monument that stands on it - the Subz Burj, hidden under scaffolding for heritage conservation.

Published on 21st April 2019
World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day: How five Indians are preserving their heritage in Chennai, Kochi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad 

Ahead of World Heritage Day, these heritage conservationists and an enthusiast tell us about their sole purpose of preserving and raising awareness about iconic structures.
 

Published on 12th April 2019
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Looking beyond the Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Take a stroll through Al Seef and the maze-like alleyways of Bastakiya in Bur Dubai to discover its old world charm and Emirati hospitality

Published on 27th July 2018
Japans men-only island

Japan's men-only island up for World Heritage status

Men setting foot on the island are first required to strip all clothes and perform a cleansing ritual

Published on 8th May 2017

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