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Aug 18, 2017
Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Parkarea of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos.
Jul 15, 2017
Japan's men-only world heritage island Okinoshima will have no visitors next yearThe tiny landmass of Okinoshima in Japan, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week
Jul 09, 2017
Ahmedabad declared India's first world heritage city by UNESCO; Delhi, Mumbai left in dustUNESCO on Saturday declared Ahmedabad as world heritage city
Jul 08, 2017
US reviews ties with UNESCO over cultural body's recognition of Hebron as Palestinian territoryUS said it was reviewing ties with UNESCO after the UN cultural agency declared the Old City of Hebron to be Palestinian territory and a world heritage site.
Jul 07, 2017
UNESCO calls Hebron endangered Palestinian world heritage site, Israel slams decisionUNESCO declared Hebron an endangered world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel in a new spat with the Palestinians at the international body
Jun 20, 2017
Centre asks Odisha govt to support UNESCO plan of declaring Chilika Lake heritage siteUnion minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday asked the Odisha government to support UNESCO's plan of developing Chilika lake as World Heritage Site.
May 17, 2017
Bodh Gaya temple in Bihar to get CISF cover four years after terror attackFour years after a terror strike at the Mahabodhi temple, the Centre is planning to provide an armed security cover of trained paramilitary commandos to the UNESCO World Heritage site in Bodh Gaya in Bihar, known as the cradle of Buddhism.
Dec 02, 2016
World heritage: 55 sites in danger; Mali and Uzbekistan added to listFifty-five out of a total of 1,052 heritage sites around the world feature on the UN cultural organisation's World Heritage in Danger list.
Oct 19, 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon becomes godfather to newborn giant tortoise in GalapagosUnited Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday became the godparent of a newborn giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador
Sep 23, 2016
Kaziranga National Park: A vortex of eviction drive, politicisation and hapless animals in AssamInitially praised for its intent by going ahead with the eviction drive on Monday as ordered by the Gauhati High Court in October last year, the political tension over the move is quietly brewing.