Articles about UNESCO
21 Mar 2022Lifestyle
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized a day specially dedicated to poetry in 1999 at the 30th General Conference in Paris.
01 Feb 2022India
The Hoysala Temples of Halebid, Belur and Somnathapura in Karnataka have been selected as India's nomination for 2022-2023 World Heritage List, said the Union Culture Ministry on Monday.
27 Jul 2021India
Dholavira, a Harappan-era metropolis in Gujarat, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the organization said on Tuesday.
10 Dec 2019Lifestyle
Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.
12 Oct 2019India
In a similar vein with the much-publicized Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen picking up trash at the Mamallapuram beach in Chennai on Saturday.
05 Sep 2019India
Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.
24 Aug 2019World
PM Narendra Modi, who is in the UAE as part of a three-nation tour, was honored with the Gulf nation's highest civilian award on Saturday.
05 Aug 2019Lifestyle
Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.
14 Jul 2019India
The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.
12 Jun 2019India
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
06 Jun 2019Technology
If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.
16 Apr 2019World
A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.
01 Jan 2019India
Kumbh Mela, one of the biggest gatherings in the world, sees pilgrims from across the world come and cleanse all their sins in UP's Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).
21 Dec 2018India
'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.
10 Dec 2018India
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
02 Dec 2018India
A train journey in the hilly areas makes the moments memorable. The new service by Indian Railways will give another level of excitement to tourists visiting Shimla.
03 Nov 2018World
On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".
25 Sep 2018India
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.
14 Sep 2018India
Mathematician and Super 30 founder Anand Kumar today stressed on the need for teaching children in their mother tongue Hindi.
09 Sep 2018World
An Egyptian court on Saturday handed a five-year jail sentence to a prominent photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who had earlier this year received the UNESCO's World Freedom Prize.
23 Aug 2018India
The Indian soil has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers- thus resulting in a plethora of historically and culturally significant townships, featuring historic ruins, monuments, temples, and more.
16 Aug 2018India
An Abu Dhabi-based man and his five-year-old son on an India tour have set a Guinness world record for visiting the maximum number of UNESCO world heritage sites in less than 12 hours using public transport.
12 Aug 2018India
Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.
22 Jul 2018India
Mumbai's Esplanade Mansion, a 150-year-old building recognized by UNESCO as a heritage structure, is today a monument in shambles and a disaster-in-waiting.
06 Jul 2018India
The heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR), operating mountain train services to the famous hill resort town of Ooty, is set to get new attractions, including a 'Coachteria', to woo tourists.
30 Jun 2018India
Mumbai's Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble has been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
24 Jun 2018World
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 Jun 2018India
The color of Taj Mahal from yellow to supposed brown has troubled environmentalists; hence, a scientific study will find the exact hue of the monument.
29 May 2018World
Indians continued to account for the maximum number of tourists who visited Nepal in 2017, which recorded the arrival of nearly one million foreigners, according to government data.
04 May 2018Politics
Government's 'Adopt a Heritage' (AaH) project stirred the Internet after Dalmia group signed an MoU to adopt the Red Fort.
01 May 2018Entertainment
Ranveer Singh, who is the brand ambassador of Swiss Tourism, has brought hordes of Indian tourists to the country in the last one year.
23 Apr 2018World
There is something so romantic, lovely and satisfying about reading a book which is indescribable.
01 Apr 2018India
Kaziranga National Park is currently home to 2,413 one-horned rhinos, 12 more than what it had in 2015, according to the latest census of the species.
26 Mar 2018India
With increasing anthropogenic and natural pressures on the iconic Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, there's a growing fear that this piece of ancient Indian culture might soon be lost for eternity.
21 Mar 2018World
About 2 billion people worldwide have no access to safe drinking water. The deepening global water crisis would put at risk assets worth $45 trillion by 2050, found a recent UNESCO report.
20 Mar 2018India
The water quality of river basins in South and Central India will suffer high levels of deterioration by 2050, warns a new UNESCO report released ahead of World Water Day on March 22.