World Heritage Sites
The UNESCO of the United Nations presents the tag of World Heritage in Danger. World Heritage Sites face several problems such as development in tourism, war, natural disasters, poaching, urbanization, and pollution. To protect the sites from catastrophic damages, UNESCO ..
January 10 is celebrated as the World Hindi Day. On the World Hindi Day of 2022, the World Heritage Centre announced that it is to provide Hindi descriptions of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India. WHC operates under UNESCO. ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Every year, the World Heritage Day is celebrated on April 18. The day is also called the International Day for Monuments and Sites. This year, the World Heritage Day was celebrated under the following theme Theme: Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures ..
On February 5, 2020, the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur, received World Heritage Certificate from the UNESCO. The UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay visited India to present the certificate. Highlights The World Heritage Certificate was presented to Jaipur for the ..
The National Disaster Response Force is to establish a specialized unit for heritage structures. Highlights The specialized unit is to be established in every battalion of the NDRF. It will help preserve monuments and heritage structures that are damaged and ..
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has voted to list sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site (WHS) after 30 years of lobbying efforts by Iraq. Key Highlights Since 1983 Iraq had ..