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By destroying 2,000-year-old Palmyra, Islamic State has demolished Syria's proud heritage

Sep 01, 2015

By destroying 2,000-year-old Palmyra, Islamic State has demolished Syria's proud heritage

Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city that has fallen to the Islamic State jihadist group, has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #islamic-state #IS #Palmyra #Temple of Bel #UNESCO Heritage Sight
Now, drone to track tigers and keep an eye on encroachers in Sundarban delta

Aug 25, 2015

Now, drone to track tigers and keep an eye on encroachers in Sundarban delta

To track the movement of tigers and encroachers in protected forest areas, a drone, priced at Rs 20-30 lakhs, would soon be flying in the Sundarban delta area. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Tigers #Drones #UNESCO World Heritage Site #Sundarban
Islamic State blows up Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra: antiquities chief

Aug 24, 2015

Islamic State blows up Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra: antiquities chief

Islamic State militants on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, an official said, the latest in a series of cultural relics to be destroyed by the jihadist group. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #UNESCO #islamic-state #Palmyra #Greco-Roman ruins #baal shamin temple
Islamic State militants behead archaeologist in Palmyra: Syrian official

Aug 19, 2015

Islamic State militants behead archaeologist in Palmyra: Syrian official

Islamic State militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a column in a main square of the historic site, Syria's antiquities chief said Tuesday. #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Beheading #islamic-state #ISIS #IS
UNESCO confers world heritage status to Japanese Meiji sites

Jul 06, 2015

UNESCO confers world heritage status to Japanese Meiji sites

The UN's cultural body on Sunday conferred world heritage status on a number of new sites including some seen as representative of Japan's industrial revolution, as South Korea lifted its opposition to the listing. #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Europe #UN #UNESCO #Historical sites
Islamic State posts photographs supposedly showing unharmed Palmyra ruins

May 28, 2015

Islamic State posts photographs supposedly showing unharmed Palmyra ruins

Islamic State posted photographs online which it said were taken in the central Syrian city of Palmyra and appeared to show its ancient ruins unharmed since the hardline group seized it from government forces. #Syria #NewsTracker #UNESCO #islamic-state #World heritage site #Palmyra
Smriti Irani discusses educational consortium, mutual recognition of degrees on maiden China visit

May 24, 2015

Smriti Irani discusses educational consortium, mutual recognition of degrees on maiden China visit

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, on her maiden visit to China, broached the idea of establishing a consortium of higher educational institutions and mutual recognition of academic degrees. #India #China #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Smriti Irani #Human Resource Development #International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education
Bihar Muslims donate land to build world's largest Hindu temple

May 20, 2015

Bihar Muslims donate land to build world's largest Hindu temple

Muslims in Bihar, in a stellar demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to help build the world's largest Hindu temple which will have the capacity to seat a staggering 20,000 people. #UNESCO #bIhar #temple #Muslims #Mahavir Mandir Trust #Shivling #Virat Angkor Wat Ram Mandir
Nepal earthquake: Death toll climbs to 1,865, strong aftershocks continue

Apr 26, 2015

Nepal earthquake: Death toll climbs to 1,865, strong aftershocks continue

Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday #NewsTracker #Nepal #UNESCO #Kathmandu #Earthqauke #Dharahara Tower #Bhaktapur and Patan
It's India's right to have permanent seat in UN Security Council, says Modi

Apr 12, 2015

It's India's right to have permanent seat in UN Security Council, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for India to be given a permanent seat at the UN Security Council, saying that it is not asking for it as a favour but as a "right" #India #France #NewsTracker #UN #UNESCO #Modi #UN Security Council