Articles about World Heritage Site

Love learning about world history? Visit these five places

20 Aug 2019

Love learning about world history? Visit these five places

The world has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers.

Winter is Coming: Baramulla-Banihal train-ride will remind you of 'GoT'

21 Dec 2018

Winter is Coming: Baramulla-Banihal train-ride will remind you of 'GoT'

'Winter Is Coming' - these three words bring images of the snow-covered land of Winterfell from the popular HBO series Game of Thrones, in our heads.

SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection

25 Sep 2018

SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection

The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.

Bahrain: UNESCO Committee meets to examine new nominations to World-heritage-list

24 Jun 2018

Bahrain: UNESCO Committee meets to examine new nominations to World-heritage-list

Inuit hunting grounds, WWI cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets today in Bahrain.

Get over it, 'Adopt a heritage' scheme actually makes sense

04 May 2018

Get over it, 'Adopt a heritage' scheme actually makes sense

Government's 'Adopt a Heritage' (AaH) project stirred the Internet after Dalmia group signed an MoU to adopt the Red Fort.

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

01 May 2018

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of color of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing "anti-Israel" bias

13 Oct 2017

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing "anti-Israel" bias

Israel has joined the US in withdrawing from UN cultural organization UNESCO. Washington cited UNESCO's "anti-Israel bias" for its decision.

Delhi: Centre asks PSUs, corporate sector to adopt monuments

07 Sep 2017

Delhi: Centre asks PSUs, corporate sector to adopt monuments

World Heritage Sites in India, including Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, could soon get a major revamp with world-class facilities.

Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

07 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

Mumbai's Marine Drive "Heritage" precinct has been nominated by the government to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

02 Sep 2017

Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.

Japan's Island, where women are banned, declared world heritage site

10 Jul 2017

Japan's Island, where women are banned, declared world heritage site

Japan's Okinoshima Island, which houses the Okistsu shrine, built in the 17th century to pray for the safety of sailors has recently been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

09 Jul 2017

Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site

09 Jul 2017

Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site

Intensifying agitation for statehood, protesters in Darjeeling torched a Trinamool Congress party office and a police vehicle and attacked the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

Air India and one man's stand against political hooliganism

06 Apr 2017

Air India and one man's stand against political hooliganism

The very people we choose to represent us are often the ones who turn tyrants, forgetting they were chosen to serve the people.