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UNESCO World Heritage Site

Heaven on earth

Techie Aadish talks about the ‘out-of-the-world’ experience of trekking to the Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib.

01 Sep 2019 12:26 AM

Madhya Pradesh to tentatively have new UNESCO heritage site

The cultural site of Orchha in Madhya Pradesh has been included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

27 May 2019 2:48 PM

Hagia Sophia to soon become a mosque?

Turkish President Erdogan says time has come for Hagia Sophia to be a mosque as a part of his election campaign.

28 Mar 2019 3:54 PM

Bengal terracotta — in clay but not ephemeral

Most of the exquisite terracotta temples for which town is justly famous were built during this period.

04 Oct 2018 1:11 AM

Mumbai: Central Railways to undertake restoration of CSMT heritage building

The 130-year-old majestic building, a UNESCO recognised world heritage site, will be upgraded and restored under 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.

14 Aug 2018 11:08 AM


SC slams Centre for 'lethargy' over protection of Taj Mahal

The top court termed the issue of Taj's protection 'a hopeless cause', and said that it will hear the matter daily from July 31.

11 Jul 2018 1:41 PM

Elephanta island lights up after years

State government hopes that it will boost tourism on the island.

23 Feb 2018 8:12 AM

A miniature Prague

Over the past few years, the Czech Republic has emerged as an important tourist destination, when it comes to Europe.

01 Oct 2017 11:33 PM

Japan's men-only UNESCO island bans visitors

Munakata Taisha, shrine which owns Okinoshima, has decided to ban travel for anyone apart from priests from next year to protect island.

15 Jul 2017 4:06 PM

Megaliths discovered in Avebury

Scientists have discovered a unique square monument hidden beneath the world-famous Avebury stone circle in the UK.

03 Jul 2017 5:04 PM