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  • PM Modi delighted on Ahmedabad becoming India's first World
    India TV News Desk | Jul 09, 2017, 11:08 AM IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his pleasure on Ahmedabad becoming India’s first World Heritage City. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, “A matter of immense joy for India”
  • World Heritage Day: Top Heritage sites of India
    Arpita Singh | Apr 18, 2017, 04:25 PM IST Its World Heritage Day today and one of the best day to promote and spread awareness regarding the cultural heritage of India. UNESCO too through its Unite 4 heritage programme has started the initiative to...
  • nasa radar maps new view of world heritage site
    IANS | Jan 28, 2016, 01:07 PM IST Washington: In just two 10-minute overflights, an airborne NASA radar has pinpointed areas of disturbance in Peru's Nasca lines World Heritage Site.The data collected on the two flights will help Peruvian authorities fully catalog the...
  • environmentalists for declaration of river ganga as world
    PTI | Apr 22, 2015, 10:30 AM IST Lucknow: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking keen interest in cleaning of Ganga, a group of environmentalists will be petitioning him to pursue with UNESCO for declaration of upper region of the holy river as...
  • india submits 46 entries for unesco world heritage sites
    PTI | Mar 05, 2015, 08:13 AM IST New Delhi: India has submitted a revised tentative list of 46 famous monuments/sites for inclusion in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, Rajya Sabha was told today.The list was submitted to the World Heritage...
  • burning of cow dung cakes banned near taj mahal
    India TV News Desk | Jan 13, 2015, 11:09 AM IST Lucknow: India's white marvel, the Taj Mahal, acquiring yellowish hues has prompted authorities in Agra to ban burning of cow dung cakes for cooking near the 17th century monument.The Agra district administration is also planning...
  • air pollution discolouring taj mahal finds study
    IANS | Dec 11, 2014, 11:29 AM IST Washington: A team of researchers from India and the US has found that the browning of the Taj Mahal's iconic marble dome and soaring minarets is due to dust and airborne carbon particles.“Our team was...
  • rs 17 cr for restoration conservation of court buildings
    PTI | Nov 26, 2014, 07:48 AM IST Chennai: To commemorate World Heritage week, the heritage committee of Madras High Court yesterday charted out steps for restoration, conservation and maintenance of various court buildings and earmarked Rs 17 crore for the purpose.Besides heritage...
  • bodh gaya temple gets it notice
    IANS | Oct 11, 2014, 01:38 PM IST Patna: The Income Tax Department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, for not filing annual return of its income of over Rs.100 crore through donations, an official said Saturday.Deputy Commissioner...
  • five world heritage sites severely damaged in syria experts
    IANS | Sep 19, 2014, 11:33 AM IST Washington: In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now “exhibit significant damage” and some structures have been “reduced to rubble”, reveals new high-resolution satellite image analysis.The damaged Syria's World Heritage sites are: the...
  • gujarat s rani ki vav recognised as unesco world heritage
    PTI | Jun 22, 2014, 08:19 PM IST New Delhi: ‘Rani-ki-Vav', an 11th century stepwell in Gujarat, has been approved as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO which described it as “exceptional example of technological development” in utilising ground water resources.“Stepwell Rani-ki-Vav has...
  • great himalayan national park nominated for world heritage
    PTI | May 11, 2014, 11:15 AM IST New Delhi: The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) of Himachal Pradesh has been nominated for the prestigious UNESCO-approved World Heritage Site status. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the advisory body to the...