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IIM-A decision to demolish historic dorms ‘cultural vandalism’ — experts write to institute

Architects, historians and organsiations within India and abroad write to IIM-Ahmedabad, urging institute to conserve the dorms designed by American architect Louis Kahn.
A man wearing a protective suit crosses a street in Queens, New York City on May 15. | Bloomberg

Conspiracy theories made a comeback during Covid, but you can stop their viral spread

The pandemic has given rise to many new conspiracy theories – and UNESCO wants to educate people to identify and debunk them.

In India, over 32 crore students hit by Covid-19 as schools and colleges are shut: UNESCO

More than 157 crore students across 191 countries severely impacted by closure of educational institutions due to coronavirus, says UNESCO report.
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Bring more women engineers on board for a sustainable world

When engineering is critical to achieving sustainable development goals, and when our ultimate goal is equality, engineering must become as diverse as possible.
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Cancer cure, fascination for biology, neuroscience — what drew these women to science

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ThePrint speaks to two women and a girl determined to change the world of science in their own way.
Jaipur facade conservation under Smart City Programme | Source: Jaipur Smart City Limited

Now world truly values Jaipur: How residents thanked us for getting UNESCO Heritage tag

It is the commitment that Jaipur residents have for their city that will finally safeguard its heritage.
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Jai Singh wanted Jaipur to be a thriving commercial city, not military retreat of warlords

As Walled City of Jaipur makes it to UNESCO World Heritage Site list, Giles Tillotson’s Jaipur Nama offers a historical account of how the city was built.

Jaipur makes its way to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites

Jaipur is associated with living traditions in the form of crafts, which qualifies it for the World Heritage Site stamp.
Flames and smoke rise from a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France

‘World Heritage’ site selection is Eurocentric – and it shows in places that get love & money

Notre Dame got millions of dollars in donations. But when the Gate of Ishtar in Iraq was destroyed there was no global outpouring of grief or dollars.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan — the President who defended Hinduism against Western criticism

ThePrint remembers Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and his contributions in the field of education and as a political leader.

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