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Hundreds of human skeletons found in Bolivian mining city

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 04:20

Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said Saturday.

Unesco draws action plan to safeguard Iraqi heritage

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 09:19

Unesco said cultural heritage experts have agreed on an "emergency response action plan" to safeguard Iraq`s rich and diverse cultural heritage.

Owner now demands Rs 80m for Dilip Kumar`s `national heritage` home

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 13:23

The current owner of Dilip Kumar`s family house in Peshawar, Akram Ullah, has demanded for Rs 80 million, post the four-marla house was announced as a national heritage by PM Nawaz Sharif recently.

Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home declared national heritage in Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 10:32

Dilip Kumar’s home declared national heritage in Pakistan

UNESCO to examine Delhi`s bid for World Heritage City in Sept

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:57

A team from UNESCO will be visiting the national capital sometime during September to examine the city`s heritage sites, which are part of a dossier sent by India to the world body in pursuance of Delhi`s bid for a World Heritage tag.

Tamil Nadu authority to preserve eco sensitive, heritage areas

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 23:13

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa said Friday the state government has decided to set up an authority headed by her for preserving eco-sensitive and heritage areas.

Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area granted World Heritage site status

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:29

The Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area (GHNPCA), located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, has been granted the prestigious World Heritage site status by the UNESCO at its ongoing meeting in Doha, Qatar.

PM Modi hails recognition of Gujarat`s stepwell as world heritage

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 21:37

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the decision of UNESCO to recognise an 11th century stepwell in his home state Gujarat, as a World Heritage Site, and said it was a matter of great pride.

Conservation of built heritage included in Delhi Master Plan

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 14:15

As part of its efforts to preserve the city`s architectural fabric, DDA has identified six heritage zones and designated three archaeological parks in the Master Plan for Delhi, 2021.

Ancient Inca roads win coveted World Heritage status

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 23:05

UN cultural agency UNESCO today granted its coveted World Heritage status to a vast and ancient Inca road system spanning six countries in South America.

Guj stepwell, Himalayan park set to get UNESCO Heritage tag

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:24

An ancient stepwell in Gujarat and the picturesque Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh are set to find a place in UNESCO`s World Heritage sites.

UNESCO lists Tanzanian reserve among endangered heritage sites

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 23:38

UN cultural body UNESCO on Wednesday put the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania on the list of endangered World Heritage sites because of widespread poaching.