Tag: unesco

View: The Harappan metropolis of Dholavira is a precious piece of heritage now recognised by UNESCO

The eerie spectacle of a full moon rising over the silent ruins of Dholavira is an unforgettable experience — silent, but as though pregnant with...

Australia hits out at threatened UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a UNESCO plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as being “in danger” over deterioration caused by climate...

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’, UN committee recommends

The Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of “in danger” World Heritage Sites, a UN committee recommended on Tuesday, prompting an angry...

Education policy: It is a higher class act

‘Educate and raise the masses and thus alone a nation is possible,’ Swami Vivekananda had stated, highlighting the necessity of education as a vital force...

View: Against Chinese claims, it’s time for the Arunachali frontier to be heard

By Shruti Pandalai It’s been relentless – Beijing’s unbridled propaganda offensive against India since the bloody clash in the Himalayas. Threatening rhetoric on Chinese military...

International literacy day 2020: How literacy rate is calculated in India | India News

NEW DELHI: Amidst the challenges that coronavirus pandemic poses for students and educators, the world observed the International Literacy day on Tuesday. Celebrated annually on...

cyclone amphan: ‘Everything gone’: People of Sundarbans stare at bleak future

SUNDARBANS (WB): Pronab Biswas, a resident of Kakdwip in Sundarbans, was happy that his only son — a migrant labourer — had returned from Maharashtra...