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  • Indian monument the most searched for UNESCO Heritage Site in the world

    Indian monument the most searched for UNESCO Heritage Site in the world

    Already registered in the seven wonders of the world it now most searches UNESCO world heritage site

    May 12, 2022
  • The Heritage Tag

    The Heritage Tag

    With the change of time, the challenge of values, customs and institutions evoked varied responses. Guru Gobind Singh's insistence with the doctrine of Shakti, Shivaji's reliance on the power of Bhavani during the latter part of Mughal rule and the Sanyasi rebels' dependence on Kali during British rule are examples of the need-based adaptation of the Divine Mother

    December 31, 2021
  • City celebrates UNESCO’s recognition

    City celebrates UNESCO’s recognition

    Participants ranging from Durga Puja organisers to artisans, and people's representatives to common men and women walked the 2 km distance from Academy of Fine Arts to Dorina Crossing in the heart of the city in a colourful rally carrying ‘Thank You UNESCO’ placards amid sounds of the 'dhak', the traditional drum inseparable from Bengal’s biggest festival.

    December 23, 2021
  • Abhishek hits out at BJP after UNESCO’s decision

    Abhishek hits out at BJP after UNESCO’s decision

    He quoted NCRB data, claiming “Kolkata is the safest city for women in India. In development and infrastructure, Kolkata ranks within the first three cities in India. It will be one of the best cities in India within the coming two years.”

    December 18, 2021
  • Children’s Day special: Renew resolve to improve access to quality education

    Children’s Day special: Renew resolve to improve access to quality education

    The Covid-19 outbreak reversed decadal gains in driving access to education for all.

    November 13, 2021
  • Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati

    Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati

    Later, the team visited the Visva-Bharati traditional places of worship including the Kanch Mandir Upsana Griha, Santiniketan Bari (the first building that housed Debendranath Tagore and his family after Bhubandanga was bought by him), Uttarayan complex, Kala Bhavana, Sangeet Bhavana

    October 26, 2021
  • Unesco report highlights pathetic condition of Bengal schools

    Unesco report highlights pathetic condition of Bengal schools

    Bengal's education department sources said that the indication of this pathetic state of affairs first became evident a couple of years ago when the Union Human Resources Ministry forwarded some queries on the student to teacher ratio in the schools of the state.

    October 17, 2021
  • ‘UNESCO should expel Afghanistan, Pakistan from its body’

    ‘UNESCO should expel Afghanistan, Pakistan from its body’

    "In Afghanistan, the Taliban seek systematically to erase Afghanistan's cultural heritage. They may do so at the behest of Pakistani officials who fear Pashtun nationalism and wish to erase the legacy of various Afghan dynasties as well as the depth of its history..."

    September 26, 2021
  • World Heritage panel closes Fuzhou session, adds 34 new sites

    World Heritage panel closes Fuzhou session, adds 34 new sites

    The Committee decided to remove the Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City of Britain from the world heritage list.

    August 1, 2021
  • Unesco adds 5 more sites to World Heritage List

    Unesco adds 5 more sites to World Heritage List

    The additions made on Wednesday were decided the extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee held online and chaired from Fuzhou, China, which is examining nominations from both 2020 and 2021, according to a Unesco statement.

    July 29, 2021
  • MP ties up with UNESCO for heritage development of Gwalior, Orchha

    MP ties up with UNESCO for heritage development of Gwalior, Orchha

    "In this important partnership, we will fulfill our role for the planning and development of these two historical cities,"

    July 28, 2021
  • PM Modi expresses happiness on UNESCO declaring Dholavira World Heritage site

    PM Modi expresses happiness on UNESCO declaring Dholavira World Heritage site

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that It is a must-visit, especially for those interested in history, culture and archaeology.

    July 27, 2021
  • Harappan city of Dholavira declared World Heritage site by UNESCO

    Harappan city of Dholavira declared World Heritage site by UNESCO

    The site was on the UNESCO's tentative list since 2014. Dholavira is one of the very few well-preserved urban settlements in South Asia dating from the 3rd to mid-2nd millennium BCE.

    July 27, 2021
  • Liverpool loses UNESCO World Heritage tag

    Liverpool loses UNESCO World Heritage tag

    Liverpool's historic centre and docklands were inscribed for bearing witness to the development of one of the world's major trading centres in the 18th and 19th centuries. The site also illustrated pioneering developments in modern dock technology, transport systems and port management.

    July 21, 2021
  • UNESCO chides Australia over Great Barrier Reef proposal

    UNESCO chides Australia over Great Barrier Reef proposal

    The committee defended the body's proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” against Australian government suspicion

    July 18, 2021
  • More girl students drop out as pandemic sharpens digital gender divide

    More girl students drop out as pandemic sharpens digital gender divide

    Then she started getting the food items regularly. Hema Kumari, a Class X student from village Shahpur, joined her friends and instructors, to find a space for the girls’ classes being set up by Sehgal Foundation.

    July 13, 2021
  • ‘Culture Cinema-2021’ attracts 75 films from 21 countries

    ‘Culture Cinema-2021’ attracts 75 films from 21 countries

    The Culture Cinema-2021, a concept-based film fest has attracted 75 films from 21 countries in the Official Selection to be screened to Indian and global audiences from July 17, a top official said here on Friday.

    July 9, 2021