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Oct 24, 2017
Supreme Court orders demolition of parking lot built within one kilometre of Taj MahalSupreme Court on Tuesday ordered demolition of a parking lot, which is being built within a kilometer of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.
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
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
Apr 10, 2017
Great Barrier Reef: No chance of recovery for corals in Australia after consecutive years of bleachingCoral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia's Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists warned on Monday, as they confirmed the site has again been hit by warming sea temperatures.
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.
Dec 02, 2016
Great Barrier Reef 'not dying', Australia insists after worst coral die-off on recordThe Great Barrier Reef is "not dying", Australia insisted Friday as it updated Unesco on efforts to protect the natural wonder while scientists blasted a lack of urgency in dealing with climate change.
Jul 31, 2016
Sikkim's Khangchendzonga National Park now in Unesco 'heritage' listThe Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, home to dozens of lofty mountain peaks, 18 glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and some unique flora and fauna, has been named India's first "Mixed World Heritage Site" by Unesco.
Jul 16, 2016
Unesco suspends world heritage meeting in Istanbul after Turkey coup attemptThe Unesco meeting, which began last Sunday, was deciding whether to give world heritage protection to 29 sites across the world.
Mar 16, 2015
Australian govt spells out plans to protect Great Barrier ReefThe Australian Government detailed on Monday how it will ban dumping of all dredge soil in the Great Barrier Reef
Sep 19, 2013
Photos: PM unveils restored Humayun's Tomb in DelhiThe PM unveiled the Humayun's Tomb, after Archaeological Survey of India took up the job of restoring the 16th century Mughal tomb complex six years ago. The complex, a World Heritage site, has been carefully painted and refurbished under a grant from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. Here are the photos from the inauguration ceremony.