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Buddhas of Bamiyan

In light of the recent observation of the World Heritage Festival, the ICOMOS highlighted the Buddhas of Bamiyan as an example of heritage items destroyed for what they symbolise. About the Monument The Buddhas of Bamiyan were located in the Bamyan Valley of central Afghanistan. These were 2 statues of Buddha carved into a rocky ..

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World Heritage Day

The World Heritage Day or the International Day for Monuments and Sites was observed on April 18th to promote awareness about heritage of humanity. About The World Heritage Day is celebrated every year on 18th of April. It was designated in 1983 by the General Assembly of UNESCO to promote the awareness about diversity of ..

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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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The Parliament House of India

While a lot has been written and read about the Parliament of India (yes, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha), the place where the parliamentarians sit has relatively been confined to the background. Where does the Parliament of India convene? The Parliament of India convenes in the Sansad Bhavan which is located on the Sansad ..

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World Heritage Day observed on 18th April

World Heritage Day, which is also known as International Day for Monuments and Sites is an annual event celebrated on 18th April every year. This year, the theme of the World Heritage Day is “Rural Landscapes”. The aim of the day is to emphasize the importance of safeguarding various sites around the world that have ..

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