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  • In Pics | List of new entrants in UNESCO World Heritage List Jul 30, 2021 05:51 PM IST

    In Pics | List of new entrants in UNESCO World Heritage List

    UNESCO has announced some new entrants, including two sites from India, to World Heritage List. Take a look...

  • In Pics | Gujarat’s Dholavira has been named a world heritage site by UNESCO Jul 27, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    In Pics | Gujarat’s Dholavira has been named a world heritage site by UNESCO

    Dholavira, which is one of the five largest Harappan sites, is believed to be one of the grandest cities of the time and is the most important archaeological site belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization that is located in present day India.

  • Harappan city of Dholavira declared UNESCO World Heritage Site Jul 27, 2021 04:11 PM IST

    Harappan city of Dholavira declared UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Dholavira, which is one of the five largest Harappan sites, is believed to be one of the grandest cities of the time and is the most important archaeological site belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization that is located in present-day India.

  • UNESCO removes Liverpool from world heritage list Jul 21, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    UNESCO removes Liverpool from world heritage list

    The reason given was concerns about overdevelopment at the site including plans for a new football stadium.

  • Abandoned plant and wasteland: Ukraine eyes UNESCO World Heritage tag for Chernobyl Apr 22, 2021 06:00 PM IST

    Abandoned plant and wasteland: Ukraine eyes UNESCO World Heritage tag for Chernobyl

    On April 26, the former Soviet republic marks the 35th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when a reactor at the plant, located some 108 km (67 miles) north of the capital Kyiv, exploded during a botched safety test.

  • Turkey's iconic Hagia Sophia museum turned back into mosque: What you need to know Jul 13, 2020 07:05 PM IST

    Turkey's iconic Hagia Sophia museum turned back into mosque: What you need to know

    The huge structure that Hagia Sophia is, was constructed 1,500 years ago, in the year 537, by Byzantine emperor Justinian. It remained a property of the Byzantine Empire for centuries until the year 1453, when Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II captured Constantinople (present-day Istanbul) and performed Friday prayers inside the structure to celebrate his victory.

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