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UNESCO Adds Nordic 'Clinker Boats' On Heritage List

UNESCO Adds Nordic 'Clinker Boats' On Heritage List

The Nordic 'Clinker Boats' have allowed Northern Europeans to conduct trade, influence and wars for thousands of years. UNESCO has added these to

23 January 2022
Efforts On To Erase ‘Ganga Jamuni’ Culture Of India: Congress President Sonia Gandhi

Efforts On To Erase ‘Ganga Jamuni’ Culture Of India: Congress President Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said: ‘divisive ideologies anchored in hate and prejudice and which had no role whatsoever to play in our freedom movement...

28 December 2021

Calcuttans Takes To Street To Thank UNESCO For Bestowing Intangible Cultural Heritage Tag On Durga Puja

On December 15, UNESCO accorded ICH status to Kolkata's Durga Puja festivities, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lauding...

Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

The infusion of diverse art forms has earned Durga Puja the international fame of being one of the most vibrant celebrations of public art. The festival often...

16 December 2021

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor: Section Of Locals Aghast Over ‘Lost Heritage’

Kashi Vishwanath corridor had triggered a controversy, even when it was announced to decongest the temple complex. Now, the temple area has been expanded which...

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14 December 2021
Why Residents Of Himachal's 'Wealthiest' Village Garli Are Abandoning Their Ancestral 'Havelis'

Why Residents Of Himachal's 'Wealthiest' Village Garli Are Abandoning Their Ancestral 'Havelis'

Despite the ageless grandeur and elegance of their architectural style, the heritage buildings in Garli, a village in Himachal Pradesh, are in ruins as there...


24 November 2021
Foundation Stone Laid For Rs331cr Heritage Corridor Project in Puri

Foundation Stone Laid For Rs331cr Heritage Corridor Project in Puri

The foundation stone for the Rs 331-crore heritage corridor project in Odisha's Puri was laid by 'Gajapati Maharaja' Divyasingha Deb in presence of Chief...


17 November 2021
Shimla's Fading Heritage: Colonial-Era Cemeteries Lie Neglected Amid Heaps Of Garbage And Trespassers

Shimla's Fading Heritage: Colonial-Era Cemeteries Lie Neglected Amid Heaps Of Garbage And Trespassers

For the grandchildren of foreigners interred in Shimla, reaching the town to visit the graves of their loved ones is often a frustrating and painful journey...


10 October 2021
Shimla’s Heritage Rothney Castle Slipping Into Oblivion

Shimla’s Heritage Rothney Castle Slipping Into Oblivion

The imposing mansion was once owned by A.O. Hume, founder of the Congress


25 July 2021
Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage...


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25 July 2021
Two Israeli Airlines Launch First Direct Flights To Morocco

Two Israeli Airlines Launch First Direct Flights To Morocco

Morocco was among four Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan, to establish diplomatic relations with Israel


09 July 2021
Hold Your Horse

Hold Your Horse

Can the Gateway of India be shifted out of Mumbai’s seascape? Ridiculous idea, you’ll say. How then can Bhubaneswar’s emblem, the Warrior Horse, be led...


13 June 2021
Dust Storms Damaged Structures Of Jama Masjid, Need Urgent Intervention: Shahi Imam

Dust Storms Damaged Structures Of Jama Masjid, Need Urgent Intervention: Shahi Imam

The 17th-century architectural icon was built in the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for the main city of Shahjehabad


12 February 2021
Past Tense In Present

Past Tense In Present

The high-ceilinged Patna Collectorate, which featured in Gandhi, was saved by the SC in the nick of time. But Bihar’s craze for the new now targets another...


29 September 2020
Sledgehammer In The Armoire Of Philistines

Sledgehammer In The Armoire Of Philistines

The Bihar government wants to take the axe to heritage buildings in the Patna Collectorate. An SC order has arrested the blow for now.


21 February 2020
Konark Temple: Is Archaeological Survey of India Good Enough To Prevent Sun Temple's Decay?

Konark Temple: Is Archaeological Survey of India Good Enough To Prevent Sun Temple's Decay?

Preservation of the original stones that have those intricate and erotic designs is a massive task. Will ASI let UNESCO step in and save this world heritage...


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03 February 2019
Watch: Men Damage Carved Stone Pillar At UNESCO Heritage Site In Hampi

Watch: Men Damage Carved Stone Pillar At UNESCO Heritage Site In Hampi

Following the incident, state Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar said stringent action would be taken against those responsible.


07 December 2018
Bhubaneshwar Art Trail: 'Navigation Offline'

Bhubaneshwar Art Trail: 'Navigation Offline'

Bhubaneswar holds a one of a kind public art festival for the first time.


02 December 2018
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's New Home Has A Curious Raj Era Connection With India

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's New Home Has A Curious Raj Era Connection With India

The heritage cottage, which has been a favourite royal retreat for many years, will undergo a multi-million-pound refit for the new family.


30 November 2018
On A Heritage Walk With History Experts

On A Heritage Walk With History Experts

Seeing cities with ­heritage walkers, adept at both ­history and lore


29 November 2018
Reggae Music Is Now Listed In UNESCO's Global Cultural Treasures

Reggae Music Is Now Listed In UNESCO's Global Cultural Treasures

Reggae music that won international fame due to artists like Bob Marley has secured a coveted spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures.


30 November 2018
Learning About The Past Through Heritage Walks

Learning About The Past Through Heritage Walks

Seeing cities with ­heritage walkers, adept at both ­history and lore


24 March 2018
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

Anti-biotics abuse in poultry farms push players to order eggs from Japan; Haryana's cloning success story. Read all the juicy gossip here...



11 March 2017
Here Clive Ate His Noonday Tiffin

Here Clive Ate His Noonday Tiffin

In Chennai’s warm embrace of heritage walks, the present gently melds into the bristling past


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