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Western Australian sandplains in World Heritage bid

Two-minute guide to the Galapagos

The Galagapos Islands National Park was one of the first places in the world to be given UNESCO World Heritage status in 1978, and with protection of the park such a clear priority it was a shock when this isolated group of islands, with its unique ... Travel Mole, 1 day ago
Nalanda dossier sent to Paris The Telegraph, 1 day ago
Nalanda may become world heritage site in 2016 Hindustan Times, 1 day ago

Bulgaria's Surva festival expected to be put on UNESCO intangible heritage list by yearend: Mayor

urce: Focus Information Agency Sofia. In 2013 the [Surva] festival applied to be included in the UNESCO intangible heritage list and it is expected it will be accepted by the end the year, said Mayor of Pernik, Eng. Ivan Ivanov, speaking during a ...
 Focus Bulgaria5 days ago It is expected Bulgaria's Surva festival to be put on UNESCO intangible heritage list by yearend: Mayor  Focus Bulgaria5 days ago Koodiyattam fails to get its due at festival  Times of India1 week ago

Sacred Siddhpur cries for attention

Now that neighbouring Rani ki Vav at Patan has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site, Siddhpur too hopes to benefit from tourism. (Sidhpur was the seat of power under the Solanki rulers of Gujarat.)
 Times of India6 days ago

ASI fine-tuning reply to Unesco for heritage tag

NEW DELHI: It has been a year that Sunanda Pushkar was murdered in a hotel room in the capital, but Delhi Police is far from aware as to who killed her or even what killed her for that matter. The case had been lying under wraps till January 1 ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao seeks inclusion of Hyderabad as UNESCO world heritage site

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has urged the Centre to name Hyderabad as India's official entry for inclusion in UNESCO's world heritage sites. In a letter to Union Minister of State for Culture, Mahesh Sharma, Rao noted that every year, UNESCO ...
 DNA4 weeks ago KCR seeks inclusion of Hyderabad as UNESCO world heritage site  Zee News4 weeks ago Make Hyderabad India's official entry for UNESCO tag: K Chandrasekhar Rao  Times of India4 weeks ago KCR Seeks Inclusion of Hyderabad in UNESCO World Heritage List  Outlook4 weeks ago
Med India

Bruges brackets PK campaign

Bruges, UNESCO World Heritage City in Belgium has braced for a new campaign based on the recent Indian blockbuster movie PeeKay. The first Bollywood film shot in the region featuring the beauty of the heritage city has created a new interest in ...
 EGlobal Travel Media3 days ago Exhibition on eight world heritages in Vietnam opens  Dang Cong San1 day ago 4 Amazing World Heritage Sites (Video)  Epoch Times6 days ago Embark on a world tour of heritage sites  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Thatheras, keeping utensil-making culture of India alive

This particular utensil making technique got inscribed in the 2014 list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage, the first ever by a traditional Indian craft form. NEW DELHI: About 15 kilometers short of Amritsar, a small market town of Jandiala Guru is home ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Thatheras utensil-manufacturing craft makes it to UNESCO list  Business Standard1 month ago Punjab's traditional craft inscribed on Unesco list  Prokerala1 month ago Boost to Partition-hit craft  The Telegraph1 month ago
Accommodation Times

UNESCO offers help to govt for heritage conservation of cities

SCO has shown an interest in collaborating with the Ministry of Urban Development for the implementation of the 'Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana' (HRIDAY). Irena Bokova, the UNESCO Director General, today met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah ...
 Business Standard2 months ago UNESCO lauds Heritage City Development Programme (HRIDAY)  PIB2 months ago
IndiaTV News

UNESCO chief slams 'barbaric' destruction of Iraq heritage

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova today slammed the "barbaric" destruction of Iraq's cultural heritage, as jihadists from the Islamic State group destroy age-old sites in areas they control.
 Zee News2 months ago UNESCO chief slams 'barbaric' destruction of Iraq heritage  Business Standard2 months ago UNESCO supports Iraq against destruction of cultural heritage  Prokerala2 months ago
Times of India

A walk through 'digital' Hampi made possible

premier institutions like IIT has made a 3D imagery of UNESCO World Heritage Site Hampi that will enable people to experience the rich cultural heritage of the ancient city in Karnataka. A mobile app has also been developed, the users of which will be able to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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