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Jul 25, 2017
Famed Indian scientist and academic Yash Pal dies at 90; made significant contributions to study of cosmic rays and astrophysicsFamed Indian scientist and academician, professor Yash Pal passed away at the age of 90 at his Noida house late on Monday night
Jul 21, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: World Heritage Center concerned over Darjeeling Himalayan RailwayTwo letters to the Centre to verify the nature and extent of the damage caused to two railway stations of DHR by GJM
Jul 15, 2017
Japan's men-only world heritage island Okinoshima will have no visitors next yearThe tiny landmass of Okinoshima in Japan, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week
Jul 10, 2017
Darjeeling violence: Govt deploys army after fresh clashes between GJM activists, policeThe GJM, spearhead of the agitation for a separate state, said that two youths were killed during police firing and rejected Mamata Banerjee's talk offers.
Jul 09, 2017
Ahmedabad's UNESCO tag may encourage other potential cities, say expertsNow that Ahmedabad has been declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO, historians, urban planners and others hope that policy-makers will stop looking at heritage as a "burden".
Jul 09, 2017
Ahmedabad declared India's first world heritage city by UNESCO; Delhi, Mumbai left in dustUNESCO on Saturday declared Ahmedabad as world heritage city
Jul 08, 2017
Tibetan rights groups protest world heritage status conferred by UNESCO to Chinese plateauTibetan rights groups have criticised a UN cultural organisation's decision to extend world heritage status to an extensive plateau area in a heavily Tibetan area
Jul 08, 2017
US reviews ties with UNESCO over cultural body's recognition of Hebron as Palestinian territoryUS said it was reviewing ties with UNESCO after the UN cultural agency declared the Old City of Hebron to be Palestinian territory and a world heritage site.
Jul 07, 2017
UNESCO calls Hebron endangered Palestinian world heritage site, Israel slams decisionUNESCO declared Hebron an endangered world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel in a new spat with the Palestinians at the international body
Jul 05, 2017
Israel condemns UNESCO vote that calls it 'occupying power', rejects blameIsrael has protested a UNESCO vote that called it the "occupying power" in Jerusalem's Old City which includes sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.