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When Kovind was bowled over by Hampi

Not many know that the President-elect Ram Nath Kovind has a special relationship with Unesco World Heritage site Hampi. Kovind's maiden visit to the erstwhile capital city of Vijayanagar empire was in 2011, when he was busy with the organisational work of ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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Fire destroys buildings in Saudi UNESCO heritage site

A fire destroyed three buildings in a traditional section of Jeddah, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, the Saudi civil defence said today.
 DNA2 months ago
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US withdraws from Unesco over its 'anti- Israel bias'

Paris-based UNESCO, which began work in 1946, is known for designating World Heritage sites
 Business Standard4 days ago Israel to join US in quitting Unesco  Prokerala4 days ago US withdraws from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'  Mathrubhumi4 days ago After US, Israel too walks out of UNESCO  Rediff.com4 days ago
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Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent pols or old-fashioned housing clusters in the walled city. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Tarkik Patel/Wikimedia Commons. UNESCO recently declared the 600-year-old walled city of Ahmedabad as a world heritage city. With this, Ahmedabad has joined Paris, Vienna, Cairo, Brussels, Rome, Melaka (Malacca, Malaysia) and Edinburgh as one of the 287 world heritage ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

GJM agit : WHC concerned about DHR, damage to its stations

The World Heritage Center(WHC) has expressed concern over Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) in view of the ongoing violence by GJM and may bring it to the attention of World Heritage Committee when it meets next year. It has already sent two letters to the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

France's Audrey Azoulay wins vote to be next UNESCO chief

UNESCOs executive board has chosen former French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay to be the UN cultural agencys next leader over a Qatari candidate in an unusually heated race overshadowed by Mideast tensions. The US announcement this week that its quitting ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago
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The future of past: Why our heritage is so important

In a significant international recognition of their enduring value to humankind, the hill forts of Rajasthan were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage serial site in 2013. Six great forts have been included in this roll of honour
 DNA1 month ago
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Saving the crocodiles

Saltwater crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles, and these had already disappeared from the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh by the 1970s. In all of Bhitarkanika, there were only 96 of them left.The census this January noted their count at 1,682.Nikita Puri reports. IMAGE: In the 1970s, there were only 96 saltwater crocodiles in Bhitarkanika.As of January this year, their number has increased to 1,682.Photograph: Kind courtesy Charlesjsharp/Wikimedia Commons A turquoise ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Do you want to destroy the Taj Mahal: SC asks govt

"Do you want to destroy" the world famous Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court asked the government today. The scathing remarks by the apex court came during the hearing of an application seeking its nod to cut over 400 trees to lay down an additional railway track ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Taj Mahal: A monument caught in the eye of a communal storm  Sify17 hours ago Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture: BJP MLA  Mathrubhumi20 hours ago Yogi govt omits Taj from UP travel booklet  The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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'Why are Hindus controlling the Mahabodhi temple?'

'The Mahabodhi temple is the only example in the world where a religion's most sacred place is controlled by people belonging to another religion.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya. Robed in traditional deep maroon, Bhante Anand is deep in conversation with his fellow Buddhist monks. They are finalising the details of his next visit across India to mobilise support for the 'liberation of the Mahabodhi temple' at Bodh Gaya, Bihar. The 1,500-year-old ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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