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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.
Jun 14, 2017
Right to education: Global cuts in state funding indicate increased privatisation and commodificationGlobal cuts in state funding are indicative of increased privatisation and commodification of education as a tradable product available for the student consumers.
Jun 06, 2017
Plastic is there to stay, onus is on us to change our lifestytes and protect the environmentIrrespective of location or size of our city or town or how we fare on other life indicators we will need to decrease our use of plastic.
Jun 03, 2017
Mongolia to launch its first satellite on June 4Named after Mongolia's endangered gobi bear Mazaalai, Mongolia's first satellite will be sent to space on June 4.
May 20, 2017
Sundarbans' wildlife at greater danger due to increased industrial activities, says IUCN reportThe Sundarbans, a natural world heritage site spread across India and Bangladesh, is facing major threats from increased shipping and industrial activities, says IUCN
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.
May 11, 2017
Yemen war threatens millennia-old mummies, lack of supplies, electricity may trigger decayA collection of millennia-old mummies at Sanaa University Museum in the Yemen's capital could face destruction as a result of the fighting.
Apr 27, 2017
Iraq forces retake town of Hatra southwest of Mosul on third day of operationsIraqi forces on Thursday retook the town of Hatra, southwest of Mosul, on the third day of an operation that saw them wrest back a nearby UNESCO-listed ancient city, a statement said.
Apr 25, 2017
Iraqi troops capture largest neighbourhood in western MosulBaghdad: Iraqi troops on Tuesday drove out Islamic State militants from the largest neighbourhood in the western half of the city of Mosul, a senior military commander said, a major development in the months-long fight to recapture the country's second-largest city.
Apr 19, 2017
Islamic State claims attack near Egyptian monastery, according to US reportsThe Islamic State jihadist group has taken credit for a deadly ambush at an Egyptian police checkpoint near the iconic Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday, US terrorist-tracking organisation SITE reports.