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North East  /  Published 10.01.20

Bird census begins, Nagaon cops lauded

A two-day census for aquatic birds began at Kaziranga National Park on Friday.An official said the census will consider aquatic fauna, basically birds, in the national park. Several ornithologists and...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Glimpses of Calcutta icons at London puja

A corner of Ealing Town Hall in London will showcase a slice of Calcutta this Puja. London Sharad Utsav (LSU), one of the most popular Durga pujas in the UK, will recreate some typical areas of Calcut...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.07.19

Babylon ruins added to Unesco list

The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century BC, was designated a Unesco World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by Iraq. ...
By Reuters in Babylon

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Twitter rejoices as Jaipur declared a World Heritage Site

Pink has bloomed in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, which was declared a World Heritage site by Unesco on Saturday. The UN agency broke the news on Twitter:...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.19

Legacy preserved & restored

A police officer, a descendant of a Nawab and a museum curator discussed everything from biryani to buildings and kite flying to paintings as they shared the dais on Thursday on the occasion of World ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Odisha  /  Published 12.11.18

Centre pushes Odisha to adopt Konark plan

The Centre on Monday requested the state to hasten the process of “Adopt a Heritage” scheme for the Konark Temple.Under it, the government invites entities, including public sector companies, priv...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar


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