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Hoysala Temples in Karnataka now India's 42nd UNESCO's World Heritage site

Hoysala Temples of Belur, Halebid, and Somnathapura in Karnataka added to UNESCO World Heritage list.

 Keshava Temple, Somanathapura(PIB)
Updated on Sep 18, 2023 08:25 PM IST

UNESCO adds Palestinian prehistoric Tell al-Sultan site to world heritage list

Tell al-Sultan, an oval-shaped mound in Jordan Valley which predates Egypt's pyramids, is 4th Palestinian site to be listed on UNESCO's world heritage list

Tourists visit the pre-historic site of Tell al-Sultan, near the Palestinian city of Jericho in the occupied West Bank on September 17, 2023, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on the same day. Tell al-Sultan, which predates Egypt's pyramids, is an oval-shaped tell, or mound, located in the Jordan Valley that contains the prehistoric deposits of human activity. The UNESCO decision, which was posted by the organisation on X, formerly Twitter, was taken at its 45th world heritage committee meeting held in Riyadh. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 09:20 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

UNESCO panel scraps 3 projects at Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex

The three projects at Capitol Complex include an underground multi-level parking lot; holistic development plan for Punjab and Haryana high court; and an AC chiller plant

Designed by Le Corbusier, Capitol Complex features three pillars of democracy – legislature, executive and judiciary – standing together. (Sanjeev Sharma/ HT)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 12:39 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Santiniketan on UNESCO list: BJP lauds PM Modi, TMC credits Mamata Banerjee

Santiniketan, the famed place in West Bengal where poet Rabindranath Tagore built Visva-Bharati, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Prime Minister Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
Published on Sep 17, 2023 10:23 PM IST

Toy train, taxi business units await resumption of Kalka-Shimla railway line

The Kalka-Shimla railway line is expected to be functional again from October 1 after landslides, floods and heavy rain halted services for almost two months

Restoration work of Kalka-Shimla railway track underway after it was damaged due to a landslide following heavy rainfall, at Summer Hill in Shimla. Toy train, taxi business units await resumption of Kalka-Shimla railway line (PTI)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:44 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shimla (himachal Pradesh) [india]
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