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Five out of six World Heritage sites in Syria are significantly damaged: Experts

Sep 19, 2014

Five out of six World Heritage sites in Syria are significantly damaged: Experts

In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now exhibit significant damage and some structures have been reduced to rubble, reveals new high-resolution satellite image analysis. #Syria #Damascus #Assad #Homs #Islamist #rebels #Syrian Islamic Front #world heritage sites #ancient civilisations
Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

May 18, 2014

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

A rhino and a poacher were killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam today. Forest Department officials said, taking the toll of rhinos killed to 11 this year and three so far this month. #Assam #Brahmaputra #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Rhino #Agratoli range #Debeswari Camp #World heritage site #Ganesh Mili
Uttar Pradesh steps up security in and around Taj Mahal

Mar 13, 2013

Uttar Pradesh steps up security in and around Taj Mahal

Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Rajnikant Mishra said no leniency or complacency could be permitted relating to frisking and security checks of visitors entering the monument. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Agra #Taj Mahal #Heritage site
Agra angry over Azam Khan's Taj Mahal statement

Jan 29, 2013

Agra angry over Azam Khan's Taj Mahal statement

The 17th century Taj Mahal is annually visited by more than eight million people and is a star revenue generator for the hospitality industry and the Agra Development Authority. #NewsTracker #Agra #Taj Mahal #Azam Khan #UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Why preserving Mumbais heritage is preserving Marathi asmita

Sep 10, 2012

Why preserving Mumbais heritage is preserving Marathi asmita

While most of Mumbai's regional political parties have taken up the cause of preventing Shivaji Park in central Mumbai being declared a heritage site, they ignored how important the area is to the Marathi culture. #ToTheContrary #Redevelopment #Mumbai #Shivaji park #Heritage site