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  • PM Modi delighted on Ahmedabad becoming India's first World

    PM Modi delighted on Ahmedabad becoming India's first World Heritage City

    India | 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

    World Heritage Day: Top Heritage sites of India

    Lifestyle | 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 promote the international monuments.

  • nasa radar maps new view of world heritage site

    NASA radar maps new view of World Heritage Site

    World | 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

    Environmentalists for declaration of river Ganga as World Heritage

    India | 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

    India submits 46 entries for UNESCO world heritage sites list

    India | 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

    Burning of cow dung cakes banned near Taj Mahal

    India | 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

    Air pollution discolouring Taj Mahal, finds study

    India | 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

    Rs 17 cr for restoration, conservation of court buildings

    India | 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

    Bodh Gaya temple gets IT notice

    India | 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

    Five World Heritage sites severely damaged in Syria: Experts

    World | 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

    Gujarat's Rani-ki-Vav recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    India | 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

    Great Himalayan National Park nominated for World Heritage tag

    India | 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

  • climbing season opens on mt. fuji

    Climbing season opens on Mt. Fuji

    World | Jul 01, 2013, 04:43 PM IST

    Shizuoka (Japan), July 1: The mountain's registration on the world heritage list is expected to attract more climbers this year.Climbers flocked to Mt. Fuji on Monday as Japan's highest mountain opened for this year's climbing

  • six rajasthan hill forts get world heritage site status

    Six Rajasthan hill forts get World Heritage site status from UNESCO

    India | Jun 22, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

    Jaipur, Jun 22: Six majestic hill forts in Rajasthan, including the Amber fort here, on Friday  got cultural World Heritage site status by UNESCO taking the total number of properties with this recognition in the

  • italy s mount etna gains world heritage status

    Italy's Mount Etna gains World Heritage status

    World | Jun 21, 2013, 06:57 PM IST

    Phnom Penh,June 21: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Italy's Mount Etna, has been named a World Heritage Site at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) here Friday.Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister

  • six rajasthan hill forts in unesco world heritage list

    Six Rajasthan hill forts in Unesco World Heritage List

    India | Jun 21, 2013, 06:45 PM IST

    Jaipur, June 21: Six hill forts in Rajasthan have been selected to be included in the Unesco's World Heritage List, an official said here Friday.The hill forts are Amber, Chittorgarh, Gangron, Jaisalmer, Kumbhalgarh and Ranthambore.Rajasthan's

  • umayyad mosque a unesco world heritage site falls amid

    Umayyad mosque, a Unesco world heritage site, falls amid battles in Syria

    World | Apr 25, 2013, 02:49 PM IST

    Beirut, Apr 25: The 11th-century minaret of a famed mosque that towered over the narrow stone alleyways of Aleppo's old quarter collapsed on Wednesday as rebels and government troops fought pitched battles in the streets

  • heritage education for youth important say educators

    Heritage education for youth important, say educators

    India | Apr 19, 2013, 07:14 AM IST

    Kolkata, April 19: Educating youngsters about heritage and culture is as important as awareness about other issues, said educators and heritage conservationists here yesterday on the occasion of the World Heritage Day."They are our future

  • five tamil nadu places in unesco world heritage status

    Five Tamil Nadu places in UNESCO World Heritage status tentative list

    India | Oct 15, 2012, 09:05 PM IST

    Kumbakonam, Oct 15: Five sites, including famous Lord Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam, in Tamil Nadu have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture ministry for UNESCO's world heritage status, Union Culture

  • karnataka opposes world heritage tag to western ghats

    Karnataka opposes world heritage tag to Western Ghats

    India | Jul 04, 2012, 05:46 PM IST

    Bangalore, Jul 4: Karnataka today said the state was against UNESCO declaring 10 spots in Western Ghats as world heritage sites as it would affect development work.Minister for Forest C P Yogeshwar told reporters here

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