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Heritage expert inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for Unesco tag
Times of India

Heritage expert Masaya Masui inspects Nalanda varsity ruins fo...

ICOMOS expert Masaya Masui is visiting the ruins of the Nalanda University to evaluate India's bid to get theancient site inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. PATNA: An expert from Paris-based International Council of Monuments and Sites is currently ... Economic Times, 20 hours 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 San22 hours ago France seeks to add more fizz to its wine tourism industry  ACQ Magazine5 days ago 14 incredible national parks worth travelling the world to see  MSN UK1 week ago Bid to get heritage status  The Hindu1 week ago

World's unlikeliest heritage site

Story highlights Vietnam has three citadels listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the latest -- and strangest -- is the Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Ho Citadel, the capital city of the short-lived Ho Dynasty, is made up of four city walls ...
 CNN1 day ago World's most unlikely UNESCO site?  CNN1 day ago The strange, empty citadel of Vietnam  CNN Money2 days ago UNESCO Recognizes Indigenous Rights, Cultures in World Heritage Rules  The Pew Charitable Trusts1 day ago
Washington Post

The splendors of Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city that the Islamic State is destroying

In May, the Islamic State captured Palmyra, an ancient desert city in the heart of Syria and a UNESCO World Heritage site , and set about killing local civilians and targeting those suspected of collaborating with the regime. The jihadists' ghastly ...
 Washington Post3 days ago IS Publishes Photos of Ruined Palmyra Temple  VOA News2 days ago Cultural treasures are also victims of conflict  Japan Times3 days ago Fears come true as Islamic State blows up '2000-year-old temple' in Syria's Palmyra  Zee News4 days ago

Palmyra archaeologist 'killed by IS'

Khaled al-Asaad was taken hostage after IS seized the Unesco World Heritage site this year The archaeologist who looked after ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria for 40 years is reported to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) militants. Khaled ... week ago Murder most foul The world is still shocked over the barbarous murder of Khaled al-Asaad  Malta Independent Daily5 days ago Islamic State accelerates destruction of antiquities in Syria  Irish Times2 days ago Aligarh Historians Society denounce Palmyra expert's beheading by ISIS  DNA1 week 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 Business1 week ago Angkor on top, Taj fifth on 500 places to see on Earth list  Hindustan Times1 week ago Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist: Angkor Wat number one in list of the world's 500 top places to visit  WA Today1 week ago The Temples at Angkor top the list of 500 best places to see on the planet  EuroNews1 week 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 India6 days ago
Channel NewsAsia

'Robust measures' in place to help preserve Botanic Gardens

SINGAPORE: The Government is committed to protecting the Singapore Botanic Gardens - recently accorded UNESCO World Heritage Site status - and has measures in place to do so, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong said on Monday ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 week ago
Outlook Traveller

7 natural sites of India that you must see

Seven of India's natural sites figure on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Have you seen them yet? Koshy-Koshy/Flickr The Monal is the one most seen among the five varieties of pheasants found in the Great Himalayan National Park1/7photos ...
 Outlook Traveller1 week ago Establishment of Centre for World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun  PIB3 weeks ago Centre For World Natural Heritage To Come Up At Dehradun  Silicon India2 weeks ago Unesco happy with report  The Telegraph1 month ago

Rs 91 lakh was spent by Delhi govt for preparing dossier: Min

ount of Rs 91.10 lakh was spent towards preparing dossier to nominate Delhi as a UNESCO World Heritage City, which the Government has asked to postpone, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Reply to a question on the issue in Rajya Sabha today, Minister of State ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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