Qutub Minar drenched in 445 LED light points; Express News Service

The UNESCO World heritage site depicts a 73-metre tall tapering tower with five storeys, a 14.3 metres base diameter that reduces to 2.7 metres at the top of the peak.

Source: Qutub Minar drenched in 445 LED light points

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Taj Mahal to open on selected nights; Lilit Marcus; CNN

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Tourism demand for the Taj Mahal is so great that India is opening up its most famous treasure on selected nights. Find out when you can see the dazzling structure after the sun sets.

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Mumbai railway station ranks in Best Swachh Iconic Places and World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations; India Times

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), one of the busiest train stations in the country, has ranked second on the list of World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations in a report released by Wonderlist. The said list also has names of railway stations from across the world that are not just mere railway stations but are also ‘architectural triumphs as well as historical relics’.

Source: Mumbai railway station ranks in Best Swachh Iconic Places and World’s Most Amazing Railway Stations

Ajanta Caves: A glowing tribute to the artists of ancient India; My Nation

The Ajanta Caves in the Indian state of Maharashtra are a standing testimony to the impeccable artists of ancient India. Depicting the teaching of the Buddha, the Caves were discovered accidently in the year 1819 by a British official…

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The Taj Mahal will now stay open at night; Eben Diskin; Matador Network

Sunset at the Taj Mahal? Yes, please.

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This Enormous 8th Century Temple in India Was Carved from One Rock; Jessica Stewart; My Modern Met

It’s amazing what people were able to create hundreds of years ago, before modern technology existed.

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Assam to build a 36-km long flyover to protect Kaziranga animals from vehicular traffic; Prasanta Mazumdar; New Indian Express

Once completed, this will possibly be India’s longest flyover. Officials of the park said the flyover would help secure the free movement of the animals.

Source: Assam to build a 36-km long flyover to protect Kaziranga animals from vehicular traffic

A local’s tips and tricks: Everything you need to know about visiting Jaipur; Neeta Lal; The National

Newly designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site, India’s ‘Pink City’ is a treasure trove of gastronomic and architectural delights…

Source: A local’s tips and tricks: Everything you need to know about visiting Jaipur

World’s top tourist attractions and how to visit them on a budget; Julie Delahaye; Mirror

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10 Best Backpacking Destinations in India in 2019; Luxatic

There’s no better time to pack that backpack and head off into the misty mountains of the Himalayas, the backwaters of Kerala, the beaches of Goa.

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Indian UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub Minar in a new light; Juergen T Steinmetz; eTurboNews

The Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel on Saturday inaugurated the first-ever architectural LED illumination at the…

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Some Of Earth’s Largest Ecosystems Are Breathing Their Last. It’s Time Humanity Woke Up; Meenu Katariya; Scoop Whoop

These effects of climate change show that we have ruined our planet beyond repair.

Source: Some Of Earth’s Largest Ecosystems Are Breathing Their Last. It’s Time Humanity Woke Up

Fewer blooms at Kaas plateau this year due to excessive rainfall; Sandip Dighe; Times of India

The Kaas plateau witnessed fewer blooms this year so far due to excessive rainfall, particularly in the first three weeks of August.

Source: Fewer blooms at Kaas plateau this year due to excessive rainfall | Pune News – Times of India

Rashtrakuta Dynasty; Saurav Ranjan Datta; Ancient History Encyclopaedia

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Did You Know About Maharashtra’s Valley Of Flowers?; Uttara Gangopadhyay; Outlook India

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Photographs by Victoria Lautman Depict India’s Subterranean Stepwells; Christele Harrouk; Arch Daily

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5 Unknown Facts about Hampi; John Roshan Anto; Silicon India

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Pink City Jaipur made an official entry in the list of UNESCO World Heritage; Sibi; India Herald

According to sources the UNESCO shared the announcement on Twitter. “Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Jaipur City in Rajasthan, #India.

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After UNESCO honour, Art Deco buildings to gain signages; Arita Sarkar; Mid-Day

The 94 heritage buildings in the Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai are all set to get explanatory plaques, maps, way-finder arrows and QR Codes…

Source: After UNESCO honour, Art Deco buildings to gain signages

Shimla,the Raj & Bharat: Raising the Indian tricolour at the Viceregal Lodge made me realise the true meaning of Bharat Parv; Makarand R Paranjape; Daily O

After centuries of slavery, our freedom does not merely confer on us a cluster of rights, but a huge constellation of responsibilities.

Source: Shimla,the Raj & Bharat: Raising the Indian tricolour at the Viceregal Lodge made me realise the true meaning of Bharat Parv