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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
Self proclaimed Modi fan Mallika Sherawat in audience as PM speaks at Unesco

Apr 11, 2015

Self proclaimed Modi fan Mallika Sherawat in audience as PM speaks at Unesco

Mallika Sherawat, who had in past several occasions praised Narendra Modi was present in the audience during the prime minister's Unesco speech in Paris. Here are some photos #Mallika Sherawat #Narendra Modi #France #Paris #UNESCO #ImagesOfTheDay
Full text: PM Modi's address at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris

Apr 10, 2015

Full text: PM Modi's address at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris

UNESCO's responsibilities to our future have become bigger; and, so our resolve must be stronger, the prime minister said. #Energy #Narendra Modi #climate change #UNESCO #FullText
Will ensure every faith, culture has an equal place in our society: PM Modi at UNESCO

Apr 10, 2015

Will ensure every faith, culture has an equal place in our society: PM Modi at UNESCO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured minorities in India that rights and liberty of citizens of all faiths will be protected and equal place ensured for them, comments that come against the backdrop of anti-minority campaign by Hindutva elements. #United Nations #TheySaidIt #UNESCO #Sangh Parivar #Hindutva elements
Australian govt spells out plans to protect Great Barrier Reef

Mar 16, 2015

Australian govt spells out plans to protect Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Government detailed on Monday how it will ban dumping of all dredge soil in the Great Barrier Reef #World #Australia #UNESCO #World Heritage #Great Barrier Reef #coral reef