What is the controversy surrounding 43rd Session of World Heritage Committee?

The 43rd Session of the Intergovernmental Committee on World Heritage concluded on July 10th at Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The World Heritage Committee inscribed 29 new sites on ...
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Why this UNESCO inscribed city has relevance today?

Archaeological ruins of Liangzhu City was inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee. Located in the Yangtze River Basin on ...
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What’s the significance of Nuh in Haryana?

Recently, the historic ensemble of Orchha in the Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh was included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Soon after this exercise ...
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Why Philharmonie de Paris is considered to be the best concert hall in the world?

The Philharmonie de Paris, the concert hall, located in the city of Paris was opened for the public in January 2015. The project of the Philharmonie de Paris ...
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What makes this museum different from others?

Stanley Tigerman was  a noted Chicago based architect who passed away recently at the age of 88. In his professional career spanning six decades, Tigerman had undertaken several ...
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What makes this bungalow so different?

While the people of this country will be eagerly waiting for the first 100 days of the government to get an insight into the new government’s policies and ...
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Why this grave is so unique?

This burial mound is in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan and is popularly known as the Daisen Kofun. The Daisen Kofun is part of a larger complex of tombs ...
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What’s the controversy surrounding Louvre Pyramid?

The Louvre Pyramid is one of the most outstanding projects designed by Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei who passed away at the age of 102 recently. The Louvre ...
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What makes this airport unique?

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in Louisiana, US is one of the busiest airports in the US. Presently, a  new North Terminal is being constructed at ...
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What is the shape of world’s smallest church?

There is no official record to classify a church based on its size – small or large. So, instead of saying smallest, it is always safer to call ...
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