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Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

Jun 30, 2014

Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park

This treasure trove of nature now has a world heritage site tag to flaunt, as a testimony to its ecological worth and conservation efforts. Will the fairy tale hold under pressure for infrastructure building? #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Great Himalayan National Park
India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

Jun 27, 2014

India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

India, Indonesia and Pakistan each have more than a million children out of school, according to a UN report. #World #Numbers #India #Pakistan #Indonesia #Education #UNESCO #children #illiteracy #UNESCO report #Irina Bokova
Bappi Lahiri named goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal

Feb 21, 2014

Bappi Lahiri named goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal

Popular music director Bappi Lahiri has been appointed the goodwil ambassador of UNESCO Nepal's "Education For All" in a unique honour. #NewsTracker #Bappi Lahiri #goodwil ambassador #UNESCO Nepal
Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Jan 30, 2014

Ambitious Indian curriculum fosters illiteracy: UNESCO

Unesco has criticised Indian school curriculum, saying that it is unrealistic and much too ambitious. #Education #UNESCO #Pratham #school #Indian education #class #curriculum #primary education
Priceless antiquities damaged in preparation for Hampi Utsav

Jan 10, 2014

Priceless antiquities damaged in preparation for Hampi Utsav

While Hampi, a Unesco world heritage site in Karnataka's Bellary district, commences its annual festival, archaeologists are concerned about the ensuing destruction of the city's priceless antiquities. #India #NewsTracker #Karnataka #UNESCO #Bellary #Hampi #Heriage

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Priceless antiquities damaged in preparation for Hampi Utsav

Jul 28, 2014

The daily quiz: house bands and Bounties

Today's quiz covers famous rappers, Unesco, insects, stage directions, composers, US presidents and Hawaiian words Follow @GuardianQuiz on Twitter for daily notifications Would you like to set the quiz? Email 10 questions to daily.quiz@theguardian.co...
Priceless antiquities damaged in preparation for Hampi Utsav

Jul 23, 2014

Great Barrier Reef contaminated by toxic coal dust, inquiry told

Coral reef expert says 'damning' report found coal dust had spread hundreds of kilometres from dredging sites Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard. Senators are tou... #Queensland, Australia #Australia
Priceless antiquities damaged in preparation for Hampi Utsav

Jul 07, 2014

Birthplace of Brazil independence near WCup city

(AP) -- Removed from the bustling World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte lies a charming colonial town that gave birth to Brazil's independence. Ouro Preto, a UNESCO world heritage site whose name means "Black Gold," is a former mining village a two-h... #California #Paris #UNESCO #Rio de Janeiro #Belo Horizonte, Brazil