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First digital exhibition on Indian Heritage inaugurated

On January 15, 2020, the State of Culture and Tourism minister launched a month long exhibition on Indian Heritage in New Delhi. The exhibition was launched in digital space and will stay online till February 15, 2020. Highlights This exhibition is first of its kind in the country. The visitors of the exhibition will find ..

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UNESCO’s World Heritage Week

World Heritage Week is celebrated by UNESCO between November 19, 2019 and November 25, 2019. The Objective of celebrating World Heritage Week is to increase awareness among people about safety and preservation of cultural heritages and monuments. UNESCO Heritage sites in India There are 37 UNSECO World Heritage sites in India. It includes 29 cultural ..

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President Trump: IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead

On October 27, 2019, USA president Donald Trump announced that the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid conducted by US special forces in north western Syria. According to the announcement, Baghdadi killed himself by detonating a suicide vest. He died running into a dead-end tunnel. He ignited the vest killing himself ..

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Audio Odigos: Audio Guide facility App launched by Tourism Ministry

Union Ministry of Tourism launches Audio Guide facility App called ‘Audio Odigos’ for 12 sites of India (including Iconic Sites). The launch was made during the ongoing celebrations of nationwide ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’. This year is the 3rd edition of Paryatan Parv. Key Highlights A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Gol Gumbad, Delhi with Government ..

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Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat to be developed under HRIDAY

The Union Ministry of Urban Development approved development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat under Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY). Decision in this regard, was taken HRIDAY National Empowered Committee meeting chaired by Urban Development Secretary in New Delhi. Key Facts The circuit will connect famous Dwarkadish Haveli and ..

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