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Mandu again tries for UNESCO recognition

According to a report on Times of India, Dhar administration has submitted a nomination dossier to the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board as a first step for the inclusion ...
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Is UNESCO biased in World Heritage Site selection?

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. UNESCO has 193 member states and 11 ...
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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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Orchha enters UNESCO’s world heritage sites tentative list

The historic ensemble of Orchha in the Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh has been included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Archaeological Survey of ...
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Mumbai’s August Kranti Maidan may lose heritage tag

If the Directorate of Archaeology and Museums’, Maharashtra government views are upheld, then Mumbai’s August Kranti Maidan from where Mahatma Gandhi started Quit India movement may soon lose ...
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Kailash Mansarovar in UNESCO’s Tentative World Heritage Sites List?

If sources in the Culture Ministry have to be believed, Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar has been included in the UNESCO’s Tentative List of World Heritage Sites. Covering ...
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Telangana faces acute shortage of urban planners

Telangana has ambitious goal of creating urban areas which can be compared with best in the world but this goal may remain only on paper with the state ...
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Kasthamandapa redevelopment hits roadblock 

The redevelopment of Kasthamandapa in Kathmandu, which was almost destroyed in 2015’s devastating earthquake that had killed over 9,000 people,  seems to have hit the roadblock. For the ...
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Who influenced the architecture of Notre Dame?

While the whole world was observing the Holy Week, workers in Paris spent Easter weekend stabilizing the damaged Notre Dame. Efforts have already started to rebuild the collapsed ...
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UNESCO offers help in reconstructing iconic Notre Dame

UNESCO has come forward to help reconstruction of iconic Notre Dame, parts of which  have turned into ashes after  the devastating fire in Paris on Monday evening. The ...
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