Heritage Tag

  • Will Golconda or Charminar ever get UNESCO tag? July 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: Will Golconda or Charminar ever figure in UNESCO’s World Heritage list? Going by the present state of affairs, it can safely be presumed that nothing of the sort will happen in the next few years. Experts from UNESCO’s International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) are set to visit...
  • Why is Karnataka against heritage tag, ask activists July 9, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government's opposition to UNESCO's heritage tag for the Western Ghats is being strongly criticised by greens and environmental scientists as illogical and another example of the BJP administration's ignorance about global issues. The greens have also trashed state Forest Minister C.P. Yogeshwar's claims that the heritage tag...