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April 18: World Heritage Day

Every year April 18 is observed as the World Heritage Day. The day is also celebrated as the International Day of Monuments and sites. Highlights The World Heritage Day is celebrated to create awareness about diversity, heritage and vulnerability of the monuments and heritage sites. The World Heritage sites are defined as man-made areas or ..

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Easter Island Statues

A man was arrested for ramming a truck into an Easter Island Statue which is considered as sacred and ‘a national monument’. Rapa Nui People The Easter Island Statues are attributed to the Rapa Nui people. They are aboriginal Polynesians who settled in the Easter Island between 300 and 1200 CE. Currently, their population is ..

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Restored Pyramid of Djoser

Egypt reopened the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pyramid of Djoser, after the recent completion of the restoration process that started in 2006. Pharaoh Djoser Pharaoh Djoser was an ancient pharaoh from the 3rd Dynasty of Egypt. During the reign of the 3rd Dynasty, Egypt was going through a period of prosperity and the lands of ..

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Matla Abhiyan: Coastal Security Exercise conducted by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy recently launched a unique coastal security exercise in Kolkata. The exercise was conducted to create awareness about the coastal security to the local community. Highlights The Indian Navy conducted the Coastal Security Exercise, Malta Abhiyan in the Sunderbans region and the exercise is unique of its kind. Two naval boats were flagged ..

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96 Species of Wetland Birds recorded in Kaziranga

The home of the world’s most one-horned rhinos, Assam’s Kaziranga National Park which is about 220 Km to the east of the capital of Assam, Guwahati has recorded with a total of 19,225 birds from 80 families belonging to 96 species of wetland birds as one of the highest for any wildlife preserve in India ..

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