Friday, Sep 30, 2022

UNESCO heritage status


Hoysala Temples proposed to be listed under UNESCO World Heritage Sites; know more about them

February 02, 2022 4:30 pm

They are protected monuments of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which takes care of their conservation and maintenance.

UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

January 25, 2022 11:34 am

The inscription on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list obliges the Nordic countries to try to preserve what remains of the fading tradition.

A look at dishes and culinary traditions on UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list

December 17, 2021 3:57 pm

The UNESCO cultural heritage list was established in 2008 in order to protect national traditions across the globe

Spanish town takes neighbourly chats 'al fresco' to UNESCO

August 14, 2021 11:11 am

The idea is to prevent social networks from ending a popular tradition, which Sanchez remembers from his childhood as a joyful pastime for Algar families and neighbours

Italy's 'Dying Town' seeks UNESCO heritage nod

April 06, 2021 3:21 pm

Centuries ago, the town was much larger and connected by road to other settlements. But landslides, earthquakes, cracks and erosion have reduced its size dramatically and left it sitting spectacularly alone at the top of a spur

Taj Mahal Preservation: SC says its concern 'far greater' than that shown by UNESCO

July 30, 2018 4:45 pm

During the hearing, the apex court said the Taj Trapzeium Zone Chairman and the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change were responsible for the maintenance and preservation of the world heritage monument.

Experts carry out restoration work of Secretariat building

June 02, 2014 8:25 am

Second phase will involve Assembly, third will focus on High Court building .

UT Adviser Sharma inaugurates Tourist Information Centre at Capitol Complex

May 31, 2014 3:35 am

Five Points of architecture envisaged by Le Corbusier.

How green must the hills be

February 03, 2014 12:07 am

Report on Western Ghats sparks outrage in Kerala for restrictions it retains, in Goa and Maharashtra for what it removes.

Structural plans of Capitol Complex not with Admn,Roorkee body to rescue

January 03, 2014 4:05 am

Capitol Complex was constructed in 1950s,is one of the most renowned structures by creator of city Le Corbusier.


UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

January 28, 2022 8:03 pm

In December, the U.N.’s culture agency added Nordic “clinker boats” to its list of traditions that represent the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden jointly sought the UNESCO designation.