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    Culture Shauk6, Feb 2020, 6:12 PM

    The Rich Culture Of UNESCO World Heritage Site Jaipur

    Walled city of Jaipur was formally accorded World Heritage City status on Wednesday by UNESCO. Director-General Audrey Azoulay presented the World Heritage Certificate for this Rajasthan city to the state's Urban Development and Housing (UDH) minister Shanti Dhariwal. With this, Jaipur becomes the 38th site in India to get the UNESCO World Heritage Status. The city is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar. Let’s find out more about this world heritage city in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.

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    Culture7, Jan 2020, 9:11 PM

    Does anyone care about Mumbai's Elephanta Caves?

    The Elephanta Caves in Mumbai is a huge tourist attraction. Every year thousands of people from across the country and the world visit the cave. In 1987, the Elephanta Caves in their entirety and the forested areas around them were declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Legislation to shield the Elephanta Caves has existed since the 1950s, but the state government has turned a blind eye leading to the degradation of the spectacular carvings in the caves. Does anyone care? Let’s find out more in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with me Sunita Iyer.

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    India15, Nov 2019, 5:49 PM

    Why is a dying nation like Pakistan raking up the Ayodhya verdict

    Pakistan’s education minister Shafqat Mahmood at the UNESCO meet criticised the Ayodhya verdict in India and said that it was contrary to the values of religious freedom. Just like the Kashmir issue, this too has rightly got no traction. Watch SimplifiedBy with Vicky Nanjappa, Pratiba Raman on MyNation.

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    Views15, Nov 2019, 3:39 PM

    Why is a dying nation like Pakistan raking up the Ayodhya verdict

    Pakistan’s education minister Shafqat Mahmood at the UNESCO meet criticised the Ayodhya verdict in India and said that it was contrary to the values of religious freedom. Just like the Kashmir issue, this too has rightly got no traction.

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    World15, Nov 2019, 11:00 AM

    UNESCO: India gives befitting reply to Pakistan, calls it 'a DNA of terrorism'

    During a panel discussion, Ananya Agarwal, who led the Indian delegation to the UNESCO General Conference held in Paris, condemned Pakistan’s behaviour of spewing venom against India, exposing the neighbouring country of breeding terrorism

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    Culture10, Oct 2019, 2:15 PM

    Focus Back On Mamallapuram's Rich Heritage

    In this episode of Culture 'Shauk' we take a look at how Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s informal summit at Mamallapuram has brought focus back on the rich history of this UNESCO world heritage site.

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    India9, Oct 2019, 6:09 PM

    Mahabalipuram - the chosen one for Modi-Xi Jinping meet

    UNESCO declared heritage site, Mahabalipuram has become the chosen spot for the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Why have the leaders chosen Mamallapuram as the place for the meet, has been a matter of discussion which has been Simplified by Supriya Krishnamurthy on MyNation. 

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    Travel News27, Sep 2019, 1:43 PM

    World Tourism Day 2019: List of UNESCO world heritage sites in India


    UNESCO recognised World Heritage Sites as places that are considered to be of immense cultural and natural importance in the world. Let us have a look and find out what the world appreciates the most about India.

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    India8, Sep 2019, 1:03 PM

    International Literacy Day: Significance of the day and where India stands

    Every September 8 is celebrated as International Literacy Day. A report from the 1966 UNESCO’s General conference that education systems across the world must provide the training required for children and working adults so that they can learn to read and write.

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    India23, Aug 2019, 4:11 PM

    President Ram Nath Kovind: Mahatma Gandhi's values very relevant for us

    Weeks ahead of Gandhi Jayanti (birth anniversary), the President made the remarks at the World Youth Conference on Kindness organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP).

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    India23, Aug 2019, 3:31 PM

    PM Modi on Infra friendship: Chants of Ram echo in Paris, climate change solution by 2021

    Friendship between India and France is unbreakable, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech at the UNESCO headquarter in Paris, terming it 'Infra'.

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    World10, Jul 2019, 7:46 PM

    UNESCO projects one in four Pakistani children will remain uneducated by 2030

    The new UNESCO projections prepared for the UN High-level Political Forum show that the world will fail its education commitments without a rapid acceleration of progress

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    India7, Jul 2019, 11:53 AM

    Pink City Jaipur in UNESCO heritage list: PM Modi, Rajasthan CM Gehlot hail committee’s decision

    Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said the recognition would boost tourism and benefit the local economy

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    Entertainment29, Apr 2019, 6:08 PM

    International Dance Day: Ten most popular dance forms we would love to learn

    International Dance Day is observed annually on April 29 as a global day to celebrate dance. It was created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.