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States  /  Published 20.06.22

Trash removed from trekking trail

The Sikkim forest department and members of the Friends Forever Sporting Club, Yuksom, jointly collected about 150km of garbage from the Dzongri-Goechala trekking trail inside the Kanchenjungha Nation...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Protest against DHR’s monetisation bid

The Anit Thapa faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will demonstrate at all Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) stations on Friday to protest the Centre’s decision to include the world heritage ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 25.07.21

Telangana temple inscribed as World Heritage Site

Unesco has conferred the  World Heritage inscription to the historic Rudreswara Temple, also known as the Ramappa Temple, at Palampet in Mulugu district of Telangana, Union minister G. Kishan Red...
By PTI in Hyderabad

World  /  Published 22.07.21

Liverpool out of Unesco heritage list

The English city of Liverpool was removed from Unesco’s list of world heritage sites on Wednesday because new buildings undermined the attractiveness of its Victorian docks, making it only the t...
By Reuters in London

North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Trunk calls get jumbos food

A flood-hit Assam village along the Brahmaputra is in the limelight for reasons other than the deluge and Covid-19: its residents have played benefactor to a herd of elephants stuck on a chapori (sand...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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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

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

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

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


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