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'Incredible Treasures’: Volume on UNESCO heritage sites of India to be launched

August 27, 2021 10:12 am

India at present has 40 World heritage sites, both cultural and natural, including the Ramappa temple, a 13th century engineering marvel in Telangana, and ancient Dholavira site in Gujarat, both of which earned the coveted tag in July this year.

Telangana HC directs centre, state govt to prepare conservation plan for Ramappa temple

July 29, 2021 8:55 am

A Division Bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Hima Kohli on its own took cognisance of a newspaper report that highlighted the need for taking conservation measures of the temple.

Brazil landscape garden earns UNESCO world heritage status

July 28, 2021 12:13 pm

The Sitio Burle Marx in western Rio features more than 3,500 species of plants native to Rio and is considered a laboratory for botanical and landscape experimentation

Brazil landscape garden earns UNESCO world heritage status

July 28, 2021 10:00 am

The Sitio Burle Marx in western Rio features more than 3,500 species of plants native to Rio and is considered a laboratory for botanical and landscape experimentation.

Harappan city of Dholavira in Kutch among UNESCO’s world heritage sites

July 28, 2021 5:57 am

The decision taken at the 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on at Fuzhou, China, comes days after the Kakatiya Rudreshwara temple in Telangana, popularly called the Ramappa Temple, was inscribed on the list.

Telangana's Ramappa Temple becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

July 27, 2021 4:36 pm

With this, India has 39 such sites, and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is now the custodian of 23 world heritage sites

Venice reinventing itself as sustainable tourism capital

June 25, 2021 2:13 pm

After a 15-month pause in mass international travel, Venetians are contemplating how to welcome visitors back to its picture-postcard canals and Byzantine backdrops without suffering the past indignities of crowds clogging narrow alleyways, day-trippers picnicking on stoops and selfie-takers crowding the Rialto Bridge

Albanian world heritage site struggles without tourists

March 01, 2021 4:41 pm

Called 'the city of stone' due to its two-story houses with turrets dating back to the 17th century, Gjirokastra and a second Albanian town, Berat, were inscribed as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2005 as "rare examples of an architectural character typical of the Ottoman period."

6 rangers killed in DR Congo's Virunga gorilla reserve

January 11, 2021 3:07 pm

Six national park rangers have been killed and two have been wounded in fresh violence in Africa's oldest national park. The park is home to rare mountain gorillas.

Jaipur added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, PM Modi lauds move

July 07, 2019 4:12 am

In a session of its World Heritage Committee, UNESCO inscribed seven cultural sites on its World Heritage List, including those in Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Indonesia, Japan and People’s Democratic Republic of Lao.

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Before Ramappa Temple, these Indian monuments and places became UNESCO World Heritage sites

July 26, 2021 3:21 pm

UNESCO has conferred Telangana's Ramappa Temple with the World Heritage Site tag. Some other Indian heritage sites include places like Ajanta Caves, Qutub Minar, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, to name a few.

8 lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

April 18, 2020 1:13 pm

World Heritage Day: India is home to the sixth largest number of World Heritage Sites in the world and while you may not be able to travel now, you can marvel at the pictures of these magnificent places.

World Heritage Day: Stunning pics of heritage sites across the world

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

World Heritage Day: Apri l8 was declared the 'World Heritage Day' by the International Council on Monuments and Sites in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly. The aim was to enhance people's awareness towards cultural heritages, ensure their protection and conservation. Because how else would our future generations enjoy the beauty of these resplendent structures with rich history and stunning locales?