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World  /  Published 05.08.22

Antique object at Mohenjo-daro

A unique antique object, termed "Buddha pendant", has been found very close to the archaeological site of Mohenjo-daro in Pakistan's Sindh province after the area was lashed by heavy rai...
By PTI in Karachi

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 18.03.22

Ghoom summer festival lacks spark

The railway station at Ghoom, which is a part of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) that is a world heritage site listed by Unesco, currently resembles an area for roadside food stalls. DHR autho...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 28.08.21

UNESCO launches book on Indian culture

Containing rich text illustrated with spectacular photographs, including archival images, a volume that encapsulates the rich cultural treasures of India inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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

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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

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

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Xi, Modi take in sights of Mahabalipuram

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi began their second informal summit on Friday evening in front of the sea-facing group of monuments in the Tamil Nadu town of Mahabalipuram...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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