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Monday, May 20, 2013
1800-yr-old metal spheres excavated beneath Mexican pyramid
Archaeologists, using a camera-equipped robot, have discovered hundreds of enigmatic, once-metallic ...
Great Barrier Reef may be stripped of world heritage status
The Great Barrier Reef near Australia could be stripped of its heritage status and placed on a UN li...
Cops preparing database of foreign monasteries in Bodh Gaya
Bihar Police are preparing a database of foreign monasteries and their guesthouses in Buddhism`s hol...
Sundarbans: Crusade launched against climate change
Battling climate change, hundreds of women from all over the fragile islands of Sundarbans have now ...
Kaziranga to be opened to tourists from Nov 1
Assam`s Kaziranga National Park, which is closed for tourists annually from June to October due to t...
UNESCO World Heritage status: 5 Tamil Nadu sites in tentative list
Five sites in Tamil Nadu have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture Ministry for ...
Dubai to build its own Taj Mahal
Taj Arabia will be about four times the size of the original monument in India, the Gulf News quoted...
`Need to train people for conserving monuments`
Culture Minister Kumari Selja pitched the need for sensitising people and training professionals for...
IUCN recommends international monitoring of Western Ghats
Amid debates over conservation of Western Ghats, which have been added to UNESCO`s list of iconic pl...
Animal death toll in Kaziranga rises to 560
At least 560 animals, including 14 one-horned rhinos, have perished in the world-famed Kaziranga Nat...
Western Ghats: K`taka govt defers taking decision on heritage tag
Karnataka Government today deferred taking any decision on the UNESCO declaring 10 locations of West...
Rio de Janeiro declared World Heritage Site
The landscapes of Rio de Janeiro have been entered onto the World Heritage List, the United Nations ...
India welcomes UN’s recognition of Western Ghats
India welcomed the World Heritage Committee`s decision to include the Western Ghats in the list of w...
China fossil site in World Heritage list
A site containing fossilised remains of 200 prehistoric marine species in China has been included in...
UN designates Western Ghats as world heritage site
India`s 1600-km long Western Ghats mountain chain, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountai...
Islamists attack Timbuktu world heritage site
The attack was reportedly carried out by the Ansar Dine movement, which believes the shrines are ido...
Goa`s grand old church to go green, shed asbestos
Basilica of Bom Jesus, one of Goa`s most revered churches, will have an eco-friendly roof as ASI wan...
Great Himalayan National Park vies for World Heritage
The Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, one of the richest biodiversity sites in the ...
Mali: Islamist attacks saint`s tomb in Timbuktu
The act threatens to raise tensions that have been building between residents and the Islamists who ...
Indus civilisation site in India under threat of vanishing
Rakhigari along with Taxila in Pakistan are under threat of vanishing in a tide of rapid economic gr...
Vadakkunnathan temple for UNESCO`s Heritage Sites
ASI has recently recommended 14 sites, including temples and palaces, from Kerala to the UNESO to in...
UNESCO names endangered sites
UNESCO has added tropical rainforests in Honduras, Indonesia to its list of endangered sites.
UNESCO adds Australia, Kenya to beauty spots
The heritage sites include Ningaloo Coast in Western Australia, Japan`s Ogasawara Islands and the Ke...
Manas sanctuary no longer `in danger`
The decision to remove the `in danger` tag was announced during the ongoing 35th Session of the Worl...
China seeks world heritage status for Buddhist Pagoda
Sakyamuni Pagoda is one of the oldest wooden structures in the world.
India proposes inscription of 39 sites in world heritage list
India has submitted a proposal to UNESCO World Heritage Centre for inscription of 39 serial sites ...
UNESCO team visits Santinekatan to assess world heritage tag
A UNESCO delegation made a two-day visit to Santinekatan to assess whether Nobel laureate Rabindrana...
Jaipur`s Jantar Mantar now a world heritage site
India has added the 18th century Jantar Mantar in Jaipur to its list of UNESCO`s World Heritage site...
China, Mexico, Pacific sites get World Heritage status
Six sites located in Brazil, China and Mexico have won World Heritage status from UNESCO.
Sri Lankan, Hawaiian sites added to world heritage list
A region of mountainous forests in Sri Lanka and an isolated archipelago off Hawaii have been added...
Maha Govt wants world heritage status for Lonar lake
Maharashtra government is trying to get world heritage status for Lonar lake in Buldhana district ...
Hong Kong seeks UN World Heritage status
Hong Kong is hoping to clinch Unesco World Heritage status.
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