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Dec 26, 2016
Fake news in review: Here are the top 10 forwards Indians (almost) believed in 2016From currency to salt–very little escaped the reach of fake or fabricated news in 2016. Rumours spread from WhatsApp and other social media into the mainstream media.
Dec 14, 2016
Rio de Janeiro ordained Unesco world heritage statusRio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN's list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches.
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.
Dec 02, 2016
Great Barrier Reef 'not dying', Australia insists after worst coral die-off on recordThe Great Barrier Reef is "not dying", Australia insisted Friday as it updated Unesco on efforts to protect the natural wonder while scientists blasted a lack of urgency in dealing with climate change.
Nov 14, 2016
Mosul: Iraqi forces recapture ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, built around 3,000 years agoIraqi forces recaptured the ancient village of Nimrud and the site of the ruins as part of the ongoing battle for Mosul, from the Islamic State terror group.
Nov 02, 2016
One journalist is killed every 4.5 days, reveals Unesco reportOne journalist is killed every four-and-a-half days, according to a shocking report released by Unesco on Wednesday.
Oct 26, 2016
Unesco approves new controversial resolution on Jerusalem; criticises IsraelThe US Ambassador to Unesco condemned as "inflammatory" a resolution approved Wednesday by Unesco's World Heritage Committee on the status of conservation of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls, a document that Israel says denies Judaism's deep ties to the holy site Temple Mount.
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.
Sep 08, 2016
Kerala-based NGO to receive Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy in ParisOn Thursday, a Kerala-based NGO will receive the prestigious Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy for its literacy-linked skill development activities at a ceremony in Paris.