Pink City Jaipur gets UNESCO World Heritage tag

The United Nations Educational,Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added Jaipur to its World Heritage List. This announcement was made during the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Azerbaijan. The City of Jaipur is popularly known as “Pink City” for its trademark building colour.It was founded in 1727 under the patronage of… Continue reading Pink City Jaipur gets UNESCO World Heritage tag

From Japan, a museum of peace built on memories of WWII

Japan has gifted Manipur a museum of peace to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal.It is one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War. The Imphal Peace Museum was inaugurated at Red Hill about 20 km southwest of Manipur’s capital Imphal.The museum is funded by the Nippon Foundation. Some 70,000… Continue reading From Japan, a museum of peace built on memories of WWII