Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:23
UNESCO on Thursday added six ancient sites in Syria including a fortress of Saladin and a Crusader castle to the endangered World Heritage list, warning that more than two years of civil war had inflicted heavy damage.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 19:17
Goa Environment and Forest Minister Alina Saldanha today claimed that there were bright chances of the Western Ghats crossing through Goa being included in the UNESCO`s heritage list.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 17:19
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today advocated for inclusion of the ancient Nalanda University in Bihar in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites.
Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 10:47
The forest department has said rare `Wroughton`s free-tailed bat` has been recorded in Goa region of Western Ghats.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 15:05
Goa government will seek support of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to get its Western Ghats listed in the world heritage site of UNESCO, state Environment and Forest Minister Alina Saldanha here said.
Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 23:17
The Unesco decided to include the West Bank city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity in world`s heritage list.
Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 19:58
Chinese shadow puppetry has been added to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 00:00
UNESCO may not be able to
consider the bid
as Palestine is not yet a recognised
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 17:46
India has submitted a proposal
to UNESCO World Heritage Centre for inscription of 39 serial
sites in Western Ghats on its World Natural Heritage List, the
Government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 31, 2010, 22:27
A region of mountainous forests in
Sri Lanka and an isolated archipelago off Hawaii have been added to UNESCO`s World Heritage list, officials of the UN
cultural and scientific body said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 09:11
Israel is adding two key West Bank holy shrines to its list of national heritage sites, the Prime Minister said, staking a claim that angered Palestinians, who
want Israel out of the West Bank.
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