The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inscribed Karnataka's sacred ensembles of Hoysalas in the prestigious World Heritage site list.
UNESCO on Sunday announced Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's home in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, Shantiniketan, has been added to the World Heritage Sites list.
Kolkata/UNI: Thanking UNESCO for recognising Durga Puja as an intangible cultural heritage, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday described Durga Puja as an emotion that rises above parochial barriers.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced an increase in the yearly grant to Durga Puja organising committees in the state from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 after the festival found a place in the UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Kolkata/IBNS: Living up to its theme "Arambha" or "The Beginning" in the 2022 Durga Puja, Kolkata's Naktala Udayan Sangha is set to organise the four-day festival this year with a fresh start after its "honourary" member and West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee landed up in jail in the teacher recruitment scam that has triggered a political firestorm in the Trinamool Congress-ruled state.
Srinagar/IBNS: Srinagar Mayor, Junaid Azim Mattu, Tuesday said the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) will be organising month-long events to celebrate the UNESCO tag given to Srinagar under the Crafts and Folk Arts category.
Srinagar/UNI: Former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz on Tuesday described the UNESCO tag to Srinagar as a great moment of joy which will make a lot of our craftsmen and women better in improving their living.
Srinagar/IBNS: Jammu Kashmir's capital Srinagar has made it to the list of creative city networks of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi has wished people of Jammu and Kashmir after Srinagar city was included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network list with a special mention for its craft and folk art.
New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): A UNESCO delegation led by Eric Falt, Director, UNESCO, New Delhi has called on the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, here today, and presented ‘State of the Education Report for India 2019- Children with Disabilities’.
New Delhi, June 30 (IBNS): In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the "Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai " has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS) : A day after Kumbh Mela, the age-old mega congregation, was listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is a matter of "immense joy and pride" for the country.
New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was a matter of 'joy' that UNESCO has named Gujarat's Ahmadabad city as a heritage city.
New York, July 9 (IBNS): The World Heritage Committee this afternoon inscribed three cultural sites in Cambodia, China and India.
New Delhi, Mar 4(IBNS) India has submitted a revised tentative list of 46 famous monuments/sites for inclusion in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Site.