By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 06:30 PM IST
- Union minister for culture G Kishan Reddy called the latest inscription another feather in India’s cap as the country entered the “Super-40 club” for World Heritage inscriptions.
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 07:02 PM IST
- UNESCO announced earlier on Sunday that the Kakatiya Rudreshwara Ramappa Temple was inscribed into the World Heritage Site.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 09:48 PM IST
- Dholavira, an archaeological site in Gujarat which represents the ruins of an ancient city of the Harappan civilization, will also be examined for inscription on Unesco’s World Heritage List.
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2021 06:06 PM IST
- Learning and appreciating the art form of classical dance on International Dance Day, Sushmita Sen pays respect to her ‘guru teacher’ Pritam Shikhare with an heartwarming note and video | Watch
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 06:08 PM IST
65 % low, lower-middle income countries slashed education budgets after COVID-19 outbreak: Report
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:38 PM IST
To shield the baguette from imposters around the world and also protect it from being pushed off shop shelves, French bakers submit application to get it added to the UN rankings of intangible treasures
By hindustantimes.com, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 07:16 AM IST
World Cancer Day 2021: Annually observed on February 4, World Cancer Day seeks to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surround the disease that is the second leading cause of deaths globally. Read on to know all about the history, significance and theme this year
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Planning an exotic trip next weekend with your family members or close knitted friends? The hunting grounds of Jaipur’s Maharajas, Ranthambore National Park, is your paradise and as Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt give a glimpse of their jungle safari, here are 5 serene attractions of the place
Srinagar | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The award was announced by nine international conservation experts. The deliberations were held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic by INTACH’s Jammu and Kashmir chapter.
Srinagar | By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 02:53 PM IST
Bashir Ahmad Rather, Principal Amar Singh College, Srinagar said, “If a heritage or cultural building has been conserved properly, that is when it can get recognised with UNESCO. The building was renovated last year using the original material the building was constructed from.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2020 09:22 AM IST
The event was established by Unesco in 2010 seeking “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization.”
Paris | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 01:16 PM IST
The agency, founded in the ashes of World War Two to protect the common cultural inheritance of humanity, was thrown into turmoil after the United States, which provided a fifth of its funding, pulled out.
Geneva | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Climate change that has lead to shrinking glaciers, increasing fires, floods and droughts, and the bleaching of coral reefs are among the troubles facing 83 of the 252 World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 11:38 AM IST
The sites are Cumbum Tank, Kurnool-Cuddapah Canal, Porumamilla Tank (Anantharaja Sagaram) in Andhra Pradesh and 490-year-old Dhamapur Lake in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district
Panaji (Goa) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Goa Forward Party chief Vijai Sardesai called for help from the international cultural community like UNESCO and ICOMOS to save the “future of Old Goa from the destructive policies of present the state government led by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant”.
Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
The Toy Train is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction in Darjeeling, a popular hill destination in north Bengal and often referred to as the Queen of Hills
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 08:22 AM IST
Adi Kailash is situated at a height of around 6000 metres and is approximately 120 km from Dharchula sub-division of Pithoragarh district.
Saqqara | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 07:06 AM IST
The sealed wooden coffins, unveiled on site amid much fanfare, belonged to top officials of the Late Period and the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt.
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:37 PM IST
Union Minister for environment, forest and climate change Prakash Javdekar congratulated PTR authorities via a social media post for their stellar effort to conserve tigers
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:35 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an education crisis, fuelled by deep and multiple forms of inequality having gender roots and implications.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 06:17 PM IST
An area or structure can be deemed a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for being important for the collective and preservative interests of humanity.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 11:33 AM IST
The UNESCO will convene an extraordinary session of Global Education Meeting (GEM) next month for exchange among high-level political leaders, policy makers and global education experts to protect and rethink education in the current and post-COVID-19 world.
Hindustan Times/Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The Pakistan government reopened the abandoned gurdwara and the Evacuee Trust Property Board had unveiled a plan to reopen the gurdwara after restoration.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 06:43 AM IST
International Literacy Day 2020: September 8 marks the celebration of International Literacy Day and this year’s theme focuses on the ‘Literacy teaching and learning in the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.’
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Preliminary investigations have revealed that the Chital was killed somewhere in Ajmalmari, a compartment in the Sunderban. The Sunderban is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world’s only tiger that lives in mangroves.
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:53 PM IST
The restoration work of these culturally significant landmarks needs continuous attention because of their fragile nature, said Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad, commissioner secretary, floriculture, gardens and parks, J&K
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:18 AM IST
Noting that over 1 billion children are out of school due to the crisis, they wrote in an open letter to G20, governments and financial institutions that the immediate concern is the fate of an estimated 30 million children who, according to Unesco, may never return to school.
Hindustan Times, Beirut | By Agencies
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2020 04:24 AM IST
The most affected areas in the capital were the historic quarters of Gemayzeh and Mar Mikhael that face the port and that were known for their active night life, with many old buildings turned to pubs or restaurant.
Beirut | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Among the damaged structures were museums, historic buildings, art galleries and religious sites in Beirut.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 02:39 PM IST
In addition, the UN chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education “in their critical preschool year.”