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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.
Mar 22, 2017
World Water Day: Learn to preserve every drop as two-thirds of humanity are haunted by its scarcityEvery year on 22 March, the day is celebrated across the world to spread awareness on the importance of water conservation and sustainable management of water resources in developing countries.
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.