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Celebrating Indian culture on World Heritage Day
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World Heritage Day being obsereved today

World Heritage Day is being obsereved today with the theme : sustainable tourism.The day aims to spread awareness of the importance of protecting and preserving various sites around the world that have achieved world heritage status. News on Air, 6 days ago
Children on tram ride on World Down Syndrome Day Business Standard, 1 month ago
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30% of world's natural heritage sites threatened by wildlife trafficking

A new WWF report published recently, urges for additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying trend in illegal trafficking for international trade of CITES-listed species in the world?s most ecologically important places, including World Heritage ...
 DNA6 days ago Half of World Heritage Sites threatened by illegal wildlife trade  The Telegraph UK6 days ago Wildlife trafficking threatens 30% world natural Heritage Sites, claims WWF  Zee News6 days ago

UNESCO accepts proposal to include eight more Pak sites to world

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has agreed to include eight more Pakistani sites to its list of World Heritage Sites.
 DNA2 months ago
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One night built Hamilton Bridge during WW2 at Heingang under threat

Laishram Ranbir Over the past decade many priceless heritage sites and monuments have been destroyed, vandalised or desecrated in countries across the world, while more than 100 heritage sites could be damaged beyond repair if urgent action isn’t taken ...
 Kangla Times10 hours ago

12th Century Jaisalmer Fort might lose UNESCO World Heritage tag

Twelfth century Jaisalmer Fort, the only living fort in the world and a Unesco world heritage site monument is in a dilapidated state. The fort is losing its glory mainly due to the leakage of water and might also lose UNESCO World Heritage tag. Around 3,000 ...
 Deccan Herald6 days ago Mirrors in Chittorgarh Fort broken by vandals  Business Standard1 month ago

A story-teller's world unveils in writer's museum

True to its various epithets, including 'Heritage City,' Mysuru is home to over 600 heritage buildings. According to the Heritage Committee constituted by the district administration to chalk out plans for their conservation and development, a list of 201 ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago

Italy wins G7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

The G7 group of rich nations committed on Friday to pursuing the creation of a U.N. peacekeeping force to protect world heritage sites from destruction in conflict and combating the trafficking of plundered treasures. Destroying antiquities at heritage sites ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago

UN Security Council adopts resolution protecting heritage

The United Nations Security Council strengthened its protection of global cultural heritage sites threatened by armed conflicts, saying perpetrators of unlawful destruction could be prosecuted for war crimes. From the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan to the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Odisha hopeful of world heritage tag for Bhitarkanika National Park

The Odisha government is hopeful of getting the Bhitarkanika National Park, the country's second largest mangrove forest after the Sundarbans in neighbouring West Bengal, included in the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites."A meeting of the International ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

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Delhi’s Lotus Temple out of world heritage race timesofindia.indiatimes.com NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Lotus Temple, or the Bahai House of worship, will not be considered for a UNESCO world heritage site this year.
 Current News India2 months ago
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