90 percent of Kathmandu's heritage sites damaged

90 percent of Kathmandu's heritage sites damaged

 Ninety percent of the ancient heritage of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur has been damaged in last week's devastating earthquake and it will take at least seven to 10 years to rebuild it, according to Nepal's Department of Archaeology.

May 03, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Unesco adds twenty-five sites to world heritage list

Twenty-five new sites have been added to the Unesco World Heritage List, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Jun 29, 2011, 08:44 AM IST

Chinese porn sites now have English content

Pornographic sites in China have now changed their content to English.

Dec 20, 2010, 16:27 PM IST

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 in Western Ghats on its World Natural Heritage List, the
Government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Nov 10, 2010, 17:46 PM IST

12 historic sites worldwide on verge of vanishing

Twelve historic sites around the world have been identified to be at risk of irreparable loss.

Oct 19, 2010, 21:10 PM IST

China, Mexico, Pacific sites get World Heritage status

Six sites located in Brazil, China and Mexico have won World Heritage status from UNESCO.

Aug 02, 2010, 09:15 AM IST

Russian troops to guard sites in Kyrgyzstan: Interim leader

Russian troops will be deployed
to guard some strategic sites in Kyrgyzstan, the Central Asian
country`s interim leader Roza Otunbayeva said on national
radio on Friday.

Jun 18, 2010, 23:35 PM IST

245 sites identified for housing for paramilitary personnel

The government on Tuesday said it has
identified 245 sites for constructing about one lakh houses for
personnel belonging to paramilitary forces.

Mar 09, 2010, 20:26 PM IST

How fake sites trick search engines to hit the top

With a little sleight of hand, con artists can dupe search engines into giving top billing to fraudulent Web sites that prey on consumers, making unwitting accomplices of companies such as Google, Yahoo and Microsoft.

Dec 09, 2009, 11:03 AM IST

ArcelorMittal seeks new sites in India after land delays

ArcelorMittal, the world`s largest steelmaker, is looking for alternative sites to set up a steel plant in India, after delays in getting land at existing locations, the chief executive of its Indian operations told reporters.

Nov 04, 2009, 13:34 PM IST