UNESCO lists 6 Syrian heritage sites as `endangered`

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.

Poetry on stone: Timeless genre in revival across India

The rejuvenating appeal of the timeless verse in an age of uncertainties has triggered a revival of the poetry movement in India.

TN: Committee set up to inspect heritage sites

TN CM Jayalalithaa announced setting up of a committee to inspect heritage buildings in Chennai and submit a report on their safety.

Varanasi ghat among threatened heritage sites

The 18th century Balaji Ghat, situated along the river Ganges in Varanasi, is among the over 60 endangered cultural heritage sites in the world.

US slams Israel over designating heritage sites

The Obama administration criticised Israel on Wednesday for designating two shrines on Palestinian territory as national heritage sites.

‘Walks’ for creating awareness about heritage sites

To create an awareness and concern for our heritage by designing ‘walks’ of well-known and lesser-known areas of Delhi and its surroundings – Missions 3G-Gauri and Delhi-based ‘Heritage walks’ have joined hands.