UNESCO

World Heritage Site tag for Hyderabad's Charminar unlikely in near future

In 2010, the nomination for Charminar, along with the Qutub Shahi Tombs and Golconda Fort, was submitted to UNESCO.

published on : 6th January 2020

Hyderabad honoured with "Creative City of Gastronomy” title by UNESCO

Hotel Management & Trinity college of hotel management organised an event Dastarkhwan-e-Taqhliqi, a food tasting session of an innovative concept of experimental Hyderabadi cuisine.

published on : 14th December 2019

Traditional Thai massage get UNESCO heritage status

The nuad Thai school, which has trained more than 200,000 massage therapists who practice in 145 countries, first opened in 1962.

published on : 13th December 2019

Planned approach needed to conserve urban heritage, says Arvind Kumar 

The Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative, a project of the AKTC, comprises of the World Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb, the Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti and several other age old monuments. 

published on : 26th November 2019

Soon, Shiva statue to be built on Warangal's Ramappa Lake

While the structure will come up on an islet in the middle, 25 acres of land has been identified to build roads, a restaurant and a community hall near the iconic temple.

published on : 18th November 2019

St Mark's closed as Venice faces more floods

Churches, shops and homes in the city of canals have been inundated by unusually intense "acqua alta", or high water, which on Tuesday hit their highest level in half a century.

published on : 15th November 2019

Pakistan is a DNA of terrorism: India hits back at Imran government over Kashmir at UNESCO

Pakistan is home to all shades of darkness; from extremist ideologies and darker powers of radicalisation to the darkest manifestations of terrorism, diplomat Ananya Agarwal said.

published on : 15th November 2019

Film Bengaluru International Film Festival to provide platform for local talent

The event will witness a total of 65 films from 107 countries like Australia, Argentina, Iran, Poland, Turkey, the USA, India and more.

published on : 13th November 2019

Hyderabad bags UNESCO’s ‘creative city’ tag

The UNESCO Creative City Network was formed in 2004 to place creativity and cultural industries at the heart of developmental and cooperation plans at local and international levels respectively.

published on : 1st November 2019

Science corridor to come up between Secunderabad-Nagole Metro stations

This idea was conceived by NVS Reddy, MD of HMRL and Dr S Chandrasekhar, director of  CSIR-IICT.

published on : 1st November 2019

Biryani magic! Hyderabad declared 'creative' city in gastronomy category by UNESCO

Hyderabad is one of the two cities from India, among the total 66 smart cities selected by the UNESCO across the globe.

published on : 31st October 2019

Giant skeletons come alive in Mexico for Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead celebrations began on Saturday with a parade of women dressed as "Catrina", a famous skeletal representation of death created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada in 1912.

published on : 29th October 2019

Lau Diya: An exquisite work of Jaipur craftsmen

Jaipur’s artisan Geetanjali had just one aim in mind when getting these handmade metal diyas ready — to promote local artists.

published on : 27th October 2019

World Heritage Site nomination to remain a no-go for Swayambhu, 1000 Pillar Temple?

However, the State is yet to provide any time frame for the nomination of Qutub Shahi Tombs, Golconda Fort, Charminar, and the natural sites.

published on : 26th October 2019

Swayambhu, Thousand Pillar temples have no ‘universal value’?

ICOMOS also sought clarifications regarding the ‘historic irrigation systems’ that were mentioned in the nomination dossier.

published on : 25th October 2019
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