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Doon to have world’s first centre for conservation of natural heritage
Times of India

Doon to have world’s first centre for conservation of natura...

India on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Unesco to establish the world's first centre for the conservation of 'natural' World Heritage sites at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun. The Institute will cater to the entire Asia-Pacific region ... Economic Times, 14 hours ago
Mail & Guardian Online

Savagery endemic to our times

In May this year, the Islamic State captured the modern city of Palmyra. The adjoining Unesco world heritage site is a breathtaking archaeological complex. In the second century, this oasis city in the Syrian Desert was one of the grandest and ...
 Mail & Guardian Online4 days ago Palmyra Temple Destruction Is Only Thing That Makes World Notice Annihilation Of Syrian People, Says Expert  Huffington Post UK3 days ago Second ancient Syrian temple attacked by IS  Design MENA3 days ago Daesh blow up Palmyra's Bel Temple  Emirates2473 days ago
Abu Dhabi National

Behind the scenes at the UAE's oldest university

Al Ain, a Unesco World Heritage site that has attracted travellers for more than 5,000 years, is the birthplace of the late Founding father Sheikh Zayed and home to the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi. It also has a reputation as an oasis of learning.
 Abu Dhabi National4 days ago Heritage expert Masaya Masui inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for UNESCO tag  Economic Times1 week ago Heritage expert inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for Unesco tag  Times of India1 week ago Nalanda, The World's Oldest University, Might Soon Become A World Heritage Site  Indiatimes1 week ago
Digital Journal

Vietnam's Ho Citadel - An unlikely UNESCO World Heritage site

Of the eight locations getting the honored designation, three are citadels, dating back to Vietnam's dynastic age. And many of the sites have great geographical and historical significance, such as Ha Long Bay and the monuments complex in Hue. But ...
 Digital Journal3 days ago World's unlikeliest heritage site  CNN1 week ago World's most unlikely UNESCO site?  CNN1 week ago The strange, empty citadel of Vietnam  CNN Money1 week ago

Centre shot heritage city plan with eye on LBZ

Heritage lovers felt baffled when the city pulled out of the Unesco World Heritage City race in May after years of preparation.
 Times of India5 days ago Who stopped UNESCO from declaring Delhi a Heritage City?  India Online.in1 week ago HERITAGE CITY: Why UNESCO delays decision on Delhi?  Asian Lite1 week ago
Hindustan Times

AAP govt asks Centre to nominate Delhi for 2016 Unesco status

Criticising the Centre for withdrawing the capital's nomination from Unesco's list of World Heritage Cities, the AAP government has asked it to resend the nomination to be considered for the next year. Delhi chief secretary KK Sharma on August ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago Nomination of "Delhi's Imperial Capital Cities" not withdrawn  Business Standard4 weeks ago
Arabian Business

The world's best sightseeing monuments

1. Temples of Angkor, Cambodia The largest religious monuments in the world, the temples are a UNESCO-protected Heritage site. They are the remains of the Khmer Empire that reigned from the 9th to the
 Arabian Business2 weeks ago Angkor on top, Taj fifth on 500 places to see on Earth list  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Lonely Planet lists world's 'ultimate' travel destinations  CNN2 weeks ago Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist: Angkor Wat number one in list of the world's 500 top places to visit  WA Today2 weeks ago

Rani ki Vav suffers damage from deluge

Rani ki Vav at Patan, which became the second Unesco archaeological World Heritage Site in the Gujarat last June — after Champaner — has had to bear the brunt of the recent heavy downpours in north Gujarat.
 Times of India1 week ago
Dang Cong San

World heritage sites discovery contest launched

A World heritage sites discovery contest in Vietnam and ASEAN is taking place from August 25th to November 23rd. Ha Long bay, Vietnam was listed by UNESCO as a World heritage site (Photo: VNA) The contest is co-organised by the Hanoi ...
 Dang Cong San1 week ago France seeks to add more fizz to its wine tourism industry  ACQ Magazine1 week ago 14 incredible national parks worth travelling the world to see  MSN UK2 weeks ago Bid to get heritage status  The Hindu2 weeks ago
Muscat Daily

IS beheads elderly ex-antiquities chief in Syria's Palmyra

A UNESCO World Heritage site famed for well-preserved Greco-Roman ruins, Palmyra was seized from government forces in May amid fears IS might destroy its priceless heritage as it had done in other parts of Syria and Iraq. Syrian antiquities chief ...
 Muscat Daily2 weeks ago Islamic State beheads archaeologist after he 'refused to reveal location of treasures'  World News Australia2 weeks ago IS militants behead leading authority on ancient Syria  The Middle East Magazine2 weeks ago CBS World News: Report: ISIS beheads Syrian antiquities scholar  CBS News2 weeks ago
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