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Five new natural sites were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List by the UN body's World Heritage Committee meeting at its Paris headquarters last week. The newly protected natural sites were

After the Mahabodhi temple complex at Bodh Gaya last year, the rock paintings of Bhimbetka caves, 19 km from Bhopal, have found their place in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. The decision was

Unabated biopiracy in Assam has caused concern among environmentalists as it poses a serious threat to the state's rich forest resources. That piracy is being carried out in a most skillful manner

When the NDMC started its

Green not as in colour but eco-friendliness. One of the biggest environmental headaches is vinyl chloride. Chemical firms around the world are under pressure to tackle aquifer pollution from this

In a significant move, the Rajasthan Government has transferred the powers to control and manage the Public Distribution System (PDS) in the rural areas to the Panchayati Raj

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology and National College of Arts (NCA) has launched a campaign "Save our

The plan to construct huge structures near the Taj Mahal has jeopardised the prestigious Unesco World Heritage status of the monument. If the project affects the authenticity and integrity of the

Efforts are on to include environmental conservation and management of Shahpura Lake under the Bhoj Wetland Project, project director Gulshan Bamra has informed. The management and conservation of

Chandigarh might become the first modern heritage city of Asia as UNESCO, during its Heritage Centre meeting, has shown keen interest the upkeep of the