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Another attempt likely to get World Heritage City tag for Delhi

There is no secret that Delhi has been vying for UNESCO’s World Heritage City tag since long. In 2014, Shahjahanabad and New Delhi (the Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone) were ...
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ASI to assess damage in UNESCO heritage site Aihole

First the good news. Good news is that water has started receding at heritage sites of Pattadakalu and Aihole. But not so good news is that right now ...
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Water level rising in Hampi, part of it drowned

After 1565 Battle of Talikota, perhaps this is the biggest threat Hampi group of monuments are facing as the flood waters have drowned most of the area. With ...
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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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Our craftsmen need to be trained in restoration work: VP

Vice President, M Venakaiah Naidu has said that our craftsmen should be trained in heritage structure restoration work. He felt that the government and the civil society organizations ...
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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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Will Jaipur city help India to score a hat-trick at UNESCO?

With countdown to 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan already started, now all eyes are on the nominations which will make it to ...
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NASA funds videos on Indian Architectural Marvels

A NASA funded programme in the US has produced a series of videos about famous archaeological sites and institutions in India along with lesson plans in Hindi to ...
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UNESCO declares Sundarbans ‘World Heritage in Danger’

The World Heritage Centre of UNESCO has declared the largest mangrove forest on earth, the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, as a “World Heritage in Danger” site following its dissatisfaction ...
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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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