Articles about UNESCO World Heritage

World Heritage Day 2022: Top 5 heritage sites in India

18 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism
World Heritage Day 2022: Top 5 heritage sites in India

There are 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India that are a delight for cultural lovers, architecture enthusiasts, and adventure lovers.

India nominates Karnataka's Hoysala Temples for 2022-2023 World Heritage List

01 Feb 2022

Karnataka
India nominates Karnataka's Hoysala Temples for 2022-2023 World Heritage List

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.

Harappan-era city Dholavira inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

27 Jul 2021

Gujarat
Harappan-era city Dholavira inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

Dholavira, a Harappan-era metropolis in Gujarat, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the organization said on Tuesday.

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

13 Dec 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

This year started with a nightmare, which caused unprecedented mayhem and due to this, many of us had to cancel our travel plans.

2022 Asian Games: Robot Triplets unveiled as mascots

04 Apr 2020

Robots
2022 Asian Games: Robot Triplets unveiled as mascots

Three sporty robots named Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen were unveiled as the official mascots of the 2022 Asian Games.

Porn video filmed at Myanmar's sacred Buddhist site sparks outrage

14 Feb 2020

Facebook
Porn video filmed at Myanmar's sacred Buddhist site sparks outrage

A pornographic video filmed at a sacred site in Myanmar has invited severe backlash from locals.

Top 5 must-visit attractions in Rajasthan

12 Feb 2020

Rajasthan
Top 5 must-visit attractions in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is perhaps the most vibrant and colorful state of India.

Top five offbeat places to visit in India

12 Dec 2019

India
Top five offbeat places to visit in India

Traveling is about exploring new places and seeing the unseen, then why should your trips be limited to the same-old hill towns and beaches?

Top five places to visit in India during winters

21 Nov 2019

India
Top five places to visit in India during winters

Winter is a season marked by excesses- everyone loves more food, extra sleep, and of course more travel plans, during the cold season.

Top five most beautiful waterfalls in the world

22 Oct 2019

Lifestyle
Top five most beautiful waterfalls in the world

Witnessing a waterfall is truly an exceptional experience.

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

27 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia
For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

14 Jul 2019

India
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

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.

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

12 Jun 2019

India
Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.

#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover

10 Jun 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.

Nepal: Krishna temple reopens 3 years after deadly 2015 earthquake

03 Sep 2018

Nepal
Nepal: Krishna temple reopens 3 years after deadly 2015 earthquake

Nepal's famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public on Sunday for the first time three years after the deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.

#TravelBytes: 5 best weekend getaways for Delhiites

21 Jul 2018

Jaipur
#TravelBytes: 5 best weekend getaways for Delhiites

Nothing feels better than a weekend after a hard week of work.

UNESCO declares World Heritage Site in South Mumbai

30 Jun 2018

Mumbai
UNESCO declares World Heritage Site in South Mumbai

Mumbai's Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble has been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves

26 Mar 2018

Maharashtra
The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves

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.

Central Railway headquarters to move out of Mumbai's iconic CST

03 Dec 2017

Mumbai
Central Railway headquarters to move out of Mumbai's iconic CST

The headquarters of Central Railway (CR) will soon move out of Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM), making way for a "world-class rail museum" to preserve the heritage site.

Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts

12 Oct 2017

Bihar
Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts

A juvenile has been found guilty of being involved in multiple blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya in 2013.

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

02 Sep 2017

South Korea
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
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

South Korea
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.

Effects of film tourism: '3 Idiots' has dented Ladakh's life

29 Jun 2017

Bollywood News
Effects of film tourism: '3 Idiots' has dented Ladakh's life

In 2008, Ladakh was a noteworthy tourist attraction, but it still hadn't achieved the cult-status it has today. That year, 400,000 tourists visited it, which was then home to 200,000.

Mud therapy being used on Taj Mahal

06 Apr 2017

India
Mud therapy being used on Taj Mahal

As the white marble monument changes its colour, a kind of mud therapy is being undertaken to revive the Taj Mahal's colour.

Sikkim: India's first fully organic state

01 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi
Sikkim: India's first fully organic state

Sikkim became India's first fully organic state, with 75,000 hectares of agricultural land gradually converted to certified organic land; the land was converted based on guidelines issued by the National Programme for Organic Production.

Cleanest Indian state Sikkim free from open defecation

27 Sep 2016

Narendra Modi
Cleanest Indian state Sikkim free from open defecation

Sikkim has recently been declared the cleanest Indian state in the 2016 'Swachh Survekshan Gramin' report.