The World Heritage Committee on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.Jul 18, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized full control of the southern town of Bosra al-Sham, pushing pro-regime forces out after four days of heavy fighting, a monitor said.Mar 25, 2015, 16:02 PM IST
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.Jun 23, 2014, 20:29 PM IST
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.Jun 20, 2013, 11:23 AM IST
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.
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.