June 22, 2021 12:38 pm
Australia has for years been battling to keep the Great Barrier Reef, a major tourist attraction that supports thousands of jobs, off the "in danger" list, a step that could potentially lead towards its eventual removal as a World Heritage Site.
July 10, 2020 1:09 pm
The World Heritage site was at the centre of both the Christian Byzantine and Muslim Ottoman empires and is today one of Turkey’s most visited monuments.
August 20, 2017 1:42 pm
The newly installed cameras will provide real-time monitoring and provide a record of events as evidence. If anyone is found to be vandalising the wall, they will be banned from visiting again, reported to the police and fined.
May 19, 2016 12:45 pm
The main building of Japan's National Museum of Western Art is scheduled to be registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site in July.
April 22, 2015 11:32 am
"Now we will petition the PM to pursue the case," said
March 13, 2015 3:30 am
An Indian and Mauritian recall struggle to get World Heritage Site status for the landing point of indentured labour.
August 06, 2014 10:05 am
The famous Darjeeling “toy train” between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri remains the only Indian railway with UNESCO world heritage tag.
July 01, 2014 4:25 am
Park has over 21 listed monuments protected by ASI and Delhi State Archaeology Department.
June 23, 2014 3:52 am
Rani-ki-Vav, a unique kind of Indian subterranean architectural structure, marks the zenith in the evolution of stepwells in India.
May 21, 2014 2:04 am
This follows a Gauhati High Court order in March asking the authorities to come up with concrete steps to protect the Great One-horned Rhinoceros, a highly endangered species.