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Traditional massage from Thailand gets UNESCO Heritage Tag

Nuad Thai is a traditional Thai massage which has been added to the prestigious Heritage list by UNESCO. Nuad Thai is regarded as part of the art, culture, and science of traditional Thai healthcare, it is a manual therapy and a non-medicinal remedy in which practitioners help in rebalancing the patient’s body structure and energy. ..

138 Monuments identified as Must-See Monuments by ASI

The Union Minister of State (independent charge) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply at the lower house of the parliament, Lok Sabha on Monday, 9th December 2019 informed that the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) has identified 138 monuments from across the country as Must-See Monuments and the information thereof is ..

World Heritage Site

World Heritage Site is one which as an “Outstanding Universal Value”. As per the guidelines under the World Heritage Convention, Outstanding Universal Value signifies “cultural and/or natural significance which is so exceptional as to transcend national boundaries and to be of common importance for present and future generations of all humanity.” Categories Cultural Heritage. Natural Heritage. ..

Jaipur named UNESCO World Heritage Site

Pink City Jaipur has made an official entry in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Jaipur is the second Indian city after Ahmedabad to get the recognition. Jaipur: Pink City of India The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Sawai Jai Singh II. The location of the city makes it unique. ..

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 ..