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After US, Israel too walks out of UNESCO
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U.S., Israel quit U.N. heritage agency citing bias

The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, ... Reuters, 5 days ago
China withdraws candidate for UNESCO chief Business Standard, 4 days ago
Israel to join US in quitting Unesco Prokerala, 5 days ago
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15 images for unesco world heritages

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UNESCO Graced Ahmedabad With Indias first World Heritage City Certificate

By Accommodation Times Bureau Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani received the certificate of inscription as world Heritage city for Ahmedabad, on September 6. UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handed over the certificate to the CM, in the presence of ...
 Accommodation Times1 month ago Ahmedabad gets World Heritage City certificate  Prokerala1 month ago Ahmedabad gets India's first 'World Heritage City' certificate  Rediff.com1 month ago Ahmedabad gets 'World Heritage City' title before elections  DNA1 month ago
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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 Herald2 months ago

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

Unesco worried about world heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Gayabari, Sonada were torched while arson attempt was made on Elysia Building in Gorkhaland protest
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Owaisi challenges PM Modi-led government to remove Taj Mahal from world heritage list

[India], October 16 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government, and said he would want to challenge the Centre to tell the UNESCO ...
 Sify1 day ago Owaisi challenges PM Narendra Modi-led government to remove Taj Mahal from world heritage list  catchnews.com1 day 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 Herald3 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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