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Celebrating Indian culture on World Heritage Day
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Industrial activities pose threat to Sundarbans: IUCN report

The Sundarbans, a natural world heritage site spread across India and Bangladesh, is facing major threats from increased shipping and industrial activities, says a latest report by a leading global conservation agency. DNA, 1 week ago
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Henderson Island: World Heritage-listed site most polluted place on planet

As per a new research, the beaches of the World Heritage-listed island - part of the UK's Pitcairn Islands territory - is littered with an estimated 37.7 million pieces of plastic. Image credit: UNESCO New Delhi: Henderson Island, a remote place in the South ...
 Zee News1 week ago Japan's men-only island up for World Heritage status  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Sydney Opera House to start 273 mn Aus dollars renovation

Sydney Opera House, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage masterpiece, is the most visited site by Indian tourists.
 DNA1 week ago

'Khooni Bhandara' in MP looks to earn elite World Heritage tag

A unique underground water management structure of the Mughal era in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh, known as the 'Kundi Bhandara' or 'Khooni Bhandara,' is eyeing the tag of UNESCO world heritage site as the state government makes a case for it with the ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
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Yogi visits river Yamuna, pulls up officials over sewage

Agra : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited the Yamuna, between the two world heritage monuments - the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort - and pulled up officials for letting raw sewage drain into the river. District authorities are ...
 Sify2 weeks 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 Herald1 month ago Mirrors in Chittorgarh Fort broken by vandals  Business Standard2 months 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 Herald1 month 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 ...
 Reuters1 month 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 Standard2 months ago

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 Times1 month ago
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