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8 Historical Bridges That Should Be On Your Bucketlist 

8 Historical Bridges That Should Be On Your Bucketlist 

Standing the test of time, these bridges are architectural marvels from time immemorial 

09 June 2022
In Pictures: Life Under Water

In Pictures: Life Under Water

Also called the lungs of the Earth, the oceans absorb 25% of the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere

08 June 2022

Shah Predicts India Will Occupy Top Position Globally, 25 Years Hence

It has gained respect internationally as a great power … when the country reaches 100th year of Independence, India will occupy the top position in the...

Bihar Sends Fresh Proposal Seeking UNESCO's Heritage Tag For 2,500-Year-Old 'Cyclopean Wall'

Bihar Sends Fresh Proposal Seeking UNESCO's Heritage Tag For 2,500-Year-Old 'Cyclopean Wall'

The 40-km long Cyclopean Wall of Rajgir is believed to have been built in the pre-Mauryan era, using massive undressed stones.

15 April 2022

National Monuments Authority Asks ASI To Place Ganesha Idols Inside Qutub Complex 'Respectfully'

The former MP said he had raised the issue with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) more than a year ago, but is yet to receive a response to his letter.

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18 April 2022
Follow This Unesco Heritage Trail In Gujarat On Your Next Holiday 

Follow This Unesco Heritage Trail In Gujarat On Your Next Holiday 

Planning your next holiday to Gujarat? Here is a handy guide to the state’s rich architectural heritage 


30 March 2022
Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridges Find A Spot In Unesco’s Tentative List 

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridges Find A Spot In Unesco’s Tentative List 

The architectural marvels have now made it to Unesco World Heritage Sites’ tentative list 


21 March 2022
The City Rises Like Needles

The City Rises Like Needles

In the asphalt jungle, where broken hearts go haywire, tall buildings look like lighted postboxes where people fold themselves like paper into envelopes.


21 March 2022
Poems About Buying The Rainbow, Meeting One’s Soul, And The Futility Of War

Poems About Buying The Rainbow, Meeting One’s Soul, And The Futility Of War

What if you went out to purchase a rainbow, but were instead sold out to its beauty? How exactly can one meet one’s soul? Why must there be a war?


15 March 2022
These Are The Cultural Treasures Under Threat Of Destruction In Ukraine

These Are The Cultural Treasures Under Threat Of Destruction In Ukraine

Medieval monuments in ancient cities, priceless art, world heritage sites - Ukraine has a vast trove of cultural treasures which are all under threat as Russia...


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14 March 2022
Vessels of Hope: In The Age of Stainless Steel, Artisans Making Copperware Fight For Their Place

Vessels of Hope: In The Age of Stainless Steel, Artisans Making Copperware Fight For Their Place

A group of youngsters is giving thatheras, a community that practises the dying art of manufacturing copper and brass utensils, a fighting chance


04 March 2022
IHCL Partners With UNESCO To Preserve The Intangible Cultural Heritage Of India

IHCL Partners With UNESCO To Preserve The Intangible Cultural Heritage Of India

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has announced that it will collaborate with UNESCO to help preserve and promote the...


02 February 2022
Students Up To Class 7 To Get Lessons In Open Air Sessions From Feb 7 In Bengal

Students Up To Class 7 To Get Lessons In Open Air Sessions From Feb 7 In Bengal

Classes there will be held in two halves - from 11 am to 1 pm and between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm - maintaining Covid safety rules, according to the notification...


02 February 2022
Deve Gowda Thanks PM For K'taka Hoysala Temples Nomination For World Heritage Sites

Deve Gowda Thanks PM For K'taka Hoysala Temples Nomination For World Heritage Sites

Last month, he had written to the PM requesting him to direct the Archeological Survey of India to submit documents regarding the Hoysala temples to UNESCO as...


23 January 2022
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


31 December 2021
Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had...


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22 December 2021
Calcuttans Takes To Street To Thank UNESCO For Bestowing Intangible Cultural Heritage Tag On Durga Puja

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...


20 December 2021
'National Tourism Day' Main Event At Telangana's Pochampally On Jan 25: Kishan Reddy

'National Tourism Day' Main Event At Telangana's Pochampally On Jan 25: Kishan Reddy

As part of 'National Tourism Day', seminars, cultural events and other programmes will be organised, he said.


16 December 2021
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...


15 December 2021
UNESCO Adds West Bengal's Durga Puja To 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' List

UNESCO Adds West Bengal's Durga Puja To 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' List

Durga Puja was particularly praised for its all-inclusive approach cutting across barriers of religion, gender and economic strata.


14 December 2021
UNICEF Urges South Asian Schools To Reopen As Education Witnesses Increased Digital Divide

UNICEF Urges South Asian Schools To Reopen As Education Witnesses Increased Digital Divide

UNICEF has urged South Asian countries to open schools as interruptions in education are said to have dire consequences in these countries. Here's a look at...


14 November 2021
How Srinagar Joined The Global List Of 49 Creative Cities Network

How Srinagar Joined The Global List Of 49 Creative Cities Network

The INTACH dossier, the copy of which is with Outlook, reads, Kashmiri Craftspeople owe much in their artistic proclivity to the 14th-15th c. period of royal...


12 November 2021
Srinagar Enters UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Govt Celebrates But Jammu Smells A Plot

Srinagar Enters UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Govt Celebrates But Jammu Smells A Plot

Ikkjutt Jammu, a Jammu city-based far-right group which is seen closer to the BJP, describes it as a conspiracy by the BJP to turn J&K into an Islamic State.


09 November 2021
PM Modi Delighted Over Srinagar Being Among UNESCO’s List Of Creative Cities

PM Modi Delighted Over Srinagar Being Among UNESCO’s List Of Creative Cities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while congratulating the people of Jammu and Kashmir said: ‘It is a fitting recognition for the vibrant cultural ethos of...


25 August 2021
Darjeeling Toy Train Back On Track After More Than A Year

Darjeeling Toy Train Back On Track After More Than A Year

The passengers are asked to comply with Covid-19 necessitated regulations like social distancing, wearing masks, etc.


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