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Ahmedabad becomes India’s first World Heritage city

In June, members of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO had visited Ahmedabad and had informed the Central govt that it has deferred Ahmedabad’s world heritage city nomination. The WHC had stated that it was not satisfied with the documentation related to the “outstanding universal values” for Ahmedabad’s walled city.

Delhi out of Unesco's heritage city tag race; eyes on Nalanda in 2016

Despite its rich history, Delhi was pulled out of the race for the tag of UNESCO World Heritage City in 2015 citing restrictions that would be imposed on infrastructural projects, if awarded the status.


Capital’s world heritage bid: Schools to adopt monuments

Quraishi was speaking at the Indian National Trust For Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) on Wednesday evening.

Come September,Delhi will bid for World Heritage City status

FINAL dossier TO UNESCO CONCENTRATES on two areas — Shahjahanabad and New Delhi

Ahmedabad has a long way to go for World Heritage status

Only the first step completed so far,wait may stretch for 2 years

Standing Still

Last month,Delhi packed its tales from the past and sealed them in a dossier.


Standing Still

Last month,Delhi packed its tales from the past and sealed them in a dossier.

Hyderabad monument beats Delhi in ‘heritage’ tag race

Delhi’s dreams of getting UNESCO’s World Heritage City status is now distant and uncertain as the Archaeological Survey of India has shelved its plans to apply for the status.

Birdwalk to help trace city’s natural history

As the Capital vies for UNESCO’s World Heritage City status,even naturalists are now pitching in to trace the uniqueness of its natural history.

Delhiites have a say in quest for tag

Delhi Tourism and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage are conducting public opinion polls and inviting suggestions from experts as well as the public.