Pink City Jaipur enters UNESCO World Heritage Site list

Pink City Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The decision was taken at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Baku in Azerbaijan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness that the city has been recognised … Read more

Italy’s Prosecco hills added to UNESCO World Heritage list

Italy’s Prosecco hills northeast of Venice, which have been cultivated for centuries, were added to the World Heritage list by the UN cultural organisation. The Conegliano and Valdobbiadene hills, where the grapes that produce the famous prosecco sparkling wine are grown, got the green light at a meeting of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in Baku … Read more

India and Pakistan to meet today on Kartarpur Corridor

The meeting between India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor is going to be held today. The meeting is taking place at the Attari-Wagah border to discuss the modalities of the corridor and related technical issues. Sources said in New Delhi that India has high expectations from the upcoming meeting and hoped that issues like … Read more

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. Laszlo Krasznahorkai was announced the winner at an award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London last night. The judges praised Krasznahorkai for his extraordinary intensity and the vocal range of his work. Krasznahorkai, who writes in Hungarian, was … Read more

WiFi free at Varanasi’s Dashashwamedha, Sheetala Ganga Ghats

In Uttar Pradesh, Dashashwamedha and Sheetala, two main Ghats of Ganga in Varanasi have been equipped with WiFi facility today. Visitors at these Ghats will get free WiFi connectivity in the vicinity of around seven hundred metres. Inaugurating the service in Varanasi, Union IT an Telecommunication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that eight more Ghats … Read more

Festival of India in South Africa

Secretary, Ministry of Culture Shri Ravindra Singh here launched the logo, posters and webpage for the Festival of India in South Africa which will be celebrated from 18th July 2014 to 31st August 2014. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Singh said that India enjoys close and cordial relations with South Africa and that India’s … Read more

Delhi’s IGI is 6th best airport in the world

For the third year in a row, Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi has been adjudged the second best airport in the world for its service quality among airports handling 25-40 million passengers per annum. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was placed at fifth position in this category by the Airport Council International, ACI. … Read more

Telangana – 29th state of India

Telangana becomes a reality as the 29th state of India, capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh. President’s rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh would be revoked partially to facilitate the swearing-in of TRS government in the newly-created Telangana headed by K Chandrasekhar Rao. Governor ESL … Read more

Housing for all by 2022 says Venkaiah Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that NDA government will not launch witch-hunt against its political opponents. He was talking to reporters in Bangalore today. When asked whether government would take action against Robert Vadra, who is allegedly involved in controversial land deals, Naidu said the law would take its … Read more

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