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Nepal PM Deuba inaugurates second international airport near Lumbini

The USD 76 million Gautam Buddha International Airport was inaugurated on the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. The new airport in Bhairahawa is 19kms from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lumbini
Nepal's Prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba (C) is greeted by officials upon his arrival at the newly built Gautam Buddha International Airport following its inauguration in Siddharthanagar on May 16, 2022.  (Photo by Prakash MATHEMA / AFP)
Nepal's Prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba (C) is greeted by officials upon his arrival at the newly built Gautam Buddha International Airport following its inauguration in Siddharthanagar on May 16, 2022.  (Photo by Prakash MATHEMA / AFP)
Updated on May 16, 2022 08:50 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Kathmandu

Severe marine heatwaves threaten the Great Barrier Reef: Report

  • The marine heatwaves are affecting fisheries, damaging species and hurting tourism.
Waters off Australia face more frequent and severe marine heatwaves that threaten the Great Barrier Reef, a report said on Monday, as a United Nations team began a visit to evaluate whether the World Heritage site should be listed as
Waters off Australia face more frequent and severe marine heatwaves that threaten the Great Barrier Reef, a report said on Monday, as a United Nations team began a visit to evaluate whether the World Heritage site should be listed as "in danger".(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 21, 2022 09:43 PM IST
Reuters |

International Women's Day 2022: Date, history, significance, theme this year

Happy Women's Day 2022: Read on to know all about the history and significance of why we celebrate Women's Day annually, on which date and its pivotal theme this year, as suggested by the United Nations
International Women's Day 2022: Date, history, significance, theme this year (Pixabay)
International Women's Day 2022: Date, history, significance, theme this year (Pixabay)
Updated on Mar 08, 2022 08:52 AM IST
By | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

‘Highly unusual discovery’ of coral reefs off the coast of Tahiti wows people

UNESCO took to Twitter to share a video of the 'highly unusual discovery’ of coral reefs off the coast of Tahiti.
The image shows one of the world's largest coral reefs.(Twitter/@UNESCO)
The image shows one of the world's largest coral reefs.(Twitter/@UNESCO)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 04:55 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

800-year-old Afghan minaret in danger of 'collapse' after quakes

  • The Minaret of Jam, a UNESCO world heritage monument in the central province of Ghor, was in desperate need of repair even before Monday's quakes, but provincial official Abdul Hai Zaeem told AFP the 65-metre (213-foot) structure had weakened further.
Afghan men working at a site near the Minaret of Jam in the Shahrak District of Ghor Province.(AFP)
Afghan men working at a site near the Minaret of Jam in the Shahrak District of Ghor Province.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 02:08 PM IST
AFP |
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