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Delhi gives up bid to get world heritage city tag
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Delhi gives up bid to get world heritage city tag

Delhi is no longer vying for UNESCO's World Heritage City status for which it had been preparing for the past seven years. The Centre withdrew the capital's nomination earlier this month fearing a heritage tag may hamper development in the city. Hindustan Times, 9 hours ago
Centre pulls out Delhi from World Heritage City race Press Trust of India, 16 hours ago

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World urged to save Palmyra

MANAMA: Bahrain yesterday joined the world in voicing deep concerns over the fate the Unesco World Heritage historic city of Palmyra in Syria. Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities president Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa urged the ...
 Gulf Daily News22 hours ago ISIS takes control of 'World Heritage Site'  MSNBC1 day ago ISIS seizes world heritage site in Syria  New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago The splendors of Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city captured by the Islamic State  Washington Post1 day ago

Destruction of Palmyra would be 'enormous loss to humanity': UNESCO chief

PARIS: The destruction of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra would be an "enormous loss to humanity," the head of the organization warned Thursday after ISIS fighters seized the ancient Syrian city. "Palmyra is an extraordinary World ...
 Lebanon Daily Star1 day ago News in Brief 22 May 2015 (PM)  United Nations Multimedia9 hours ago EU: Palmyra destruction by IS would be considered war crime  NewsR.in1 day ago Destruction of cultural site would be "enormous loss to humanity"  United Nations Multimedia1 day ago
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EU fears 'war crimes' after Syria's Palmyra falls to ISIS

BRUSSELS: EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Thursday warned of potential war crimes in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra after ISIS fighters seized the ancient Syrian city. "With the reported occupation of the ancient city of ...
 Lebanon Daily Star1 day ago Fears for World Heritage site  Herald Live20 hours ago EU fears war crimes after Syria's Palmyra falls to ISIS  News241 day ago EU fears 'war crimes' after …  Yahoo! India1 day ago

'Destruction of historic city of …

Palmyra, (Syria) May 21 (IANS/AKI) The Islamic State terrorists have already begun damaging the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra in Syria since they seized the 18 centuries old city, according to a report from the region. Palmyra's remaining ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago Destruction of historic city of Palmyra begun  Prokerala1 day ago 'Destruction of historic city of Palmyra begun'  Siasat Daily1 day ago

World heritage tag: Lessons on how not to goof up

CHANDIGARH: As Himachal gears up to stakes claim for Unesco World Heritage Site status for Shimla, it can take a few lessons from the way neighbouring Chandigarh messed up its case even after making it to the tentative list way back in 2006. After ...
 Times of India5 days ago

UNESCO guidelines go for a toss as Bodh Gaya being turned into concrete jungle

While declaring Mahabodhi temple as a world heritage site in June'2002, UNESCO, the world Cultural body issued certain guidelines that included a total ban on new construction and no repair of existing residential and commercial buildings in the shrine ...
 Times of India1 week ago India submits 46 entries for UNESCO world heritage sites list  Business Standard2 months ago List of 46 famous monuments/sites submitted by India for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site  PIB2 months ago

Environmentalists to send petition to PM Modi for declaration of Ganga as World Heritage site

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 a World Heritage Site. The post Environmentalists to ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Environmentalists pitch for Ganga to be a World Heritage Site  Business Standard1 month ago Environmentalists for declaration of Ganga as World Heritage  Deccan Herald1 month ago Environmentalists Uphold Declaration Of Ganga As World Heritage Site  Silicon India1 month ago

IS terrorists destroy monuments with sledgehammers in historic Hatra

A new Islamic State video has showed the terrorists using sledgehammers and rifles to destroy Iraq's UNESCO World Heritage city of Hatra. According to, officials and local residents said terrorists attacked the 200-year-old city last month. However, the extent of the damage remains unclear as it is in territory still controlled by the IS terrorists. The video that was released on Friday showed a terrorist on a ladder using a sledgehammer to bang repeatedly on the back of one of the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago IS using sledgehammers, rifles to ruin Iraq's UNESCO World Heritage site  Sify1 month ago Video: Islamic State group shot, hammered away Iraq's Hatra  Economic Times1 month ago

UNESCO keeps close watch on Taj Mahal's conservation

UNESCO, which declared the Taj Mahal a world heritage site, is keeping a close watch over the discoloration of the monument of love’s white marble.
 Times of India1 month ago Taj, other monuments safe after Nepal quake: ASI  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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