Indian History, Culture and Diversity

Durga Puja gets UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage tag

Context Recently, Durga Puja gets UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage tag on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The 2021 Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity…

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The Chalcolithic sites of Central India

Context The Chalcolithic sites of Central India are adequately investigated and studied.  About Chalcolithic sites Eran and Tewar Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) carried out excavations at two prominent sites…

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UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2021

Context Recently, Delhi’s Nizamuddin Basti has received two awards at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2021 for Cultural Heritage Conservation this year . The conservation initiative at Nizamuddin bagged the Award…

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SPPEL Scheme : Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India

Context The Government of India has initiated SPPEL Scheme known as “Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India”. About SPPEL Scheme The policy of the Government is…

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Pochampally village selected as best Tourism Villages by UNWTO

Context Pochampally village in Telangana has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).  Key Details The Best Tourism Villages by…

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Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities

Context Recently, Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities among 49 cities as part of the creative city network under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. Srinagar joins UNESCO network…

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