Articles about World Heritage Site
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.