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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.
Sep 09, 2016
Assam's Majuli quandary: Will district status end existential crisis of world's largest river island?Only connected by ferries to Nimati Ghat in Jorhat that ply between 8 am to 4 pm, communication has been a massive challenge for people in Majuli.
Aug 26, 2016
Watch: Jaisalmer's Golden Fort suffers major wall collapseA large section of an under-restoration wall in Jaisalmer's Golden Fort (or Sonar Quila) collapsed on Thursday
Aug 05, 2016
Mahad bridge tragedy: Now, 153-year-old Kalwa bridge in Thane shut down by authoritiesFollowing the tragedy of the Mahad Bridge collapse, Thane Municipal Corporation on Wednesday decided to shut access to the 153 year old British-era Kalwa bridge that runs over the Thane creek
Jul 20, 2016
UNESCO lists Chandigarh city among World Heritage SitesUNESCO lists Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier's works including Chandigarh which he planned in the 1950s-- among its World Heritage Sites
Jul 18, 2016
Unesco World Heritage sites in images: Nalanda, Chandigarh Capitol on listUnesco on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.
Jul 15, 2016
Nalanda Mahavihara among Unesco's four new World Heritage SitesThe new sites, announced in the Turkish city of Istanbul, include China's Zuojiang Huashan rock art cultural landscape, Iran's ancient aqueducts known as Qanat, and India's archaeological site of Nalanda Mahavihara.