Japan’s Okinoshima, a men-only island where women are banned from the visit and male visitors must bathe naked for visiting the shrine, has been declared as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
Sharjah has been named as 'the World Book Capital' for 2019 by UNESCO for the quality of its literary and cultural activities and for its efforts to make books accessible to the entire population of the nation.
The al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul is the same place from where Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS proclaimed a caliphate, a state governed in accordance to Islamic law or Sharia by a Caliph.
In addition, the Chief Minister also launched Forests are Lives campaign to underline the importance of Assam’s rich forest and biodiversity.
The study concluded that many coral species are at greater threat of bleaching after more than a year of above-average ocean temperatures.
The opening of the bridge is a major relief for people travelling on the Vadodara-Surat section of NH-8.
The village is developed under the Rural Development Department of the State Government. The village has been introduced with smart classes in the schools, better roads, electricity and water facility.
The beach on the Havelock Island has secured 8th position in the world & top spot in Asia in TripAdvisor's World's Travellers' Choice Award-Winning Beaches.
As per the tiger census data released in 2015, Uttarakhand with 340 tigers has the second highest tiger population in the country after Karnataka.
A 2.5-meter high bulletproof wall is going to be constructed around the Eiffel Tower, as a part of the city’s efforts to heighten security around it and renovate the site.
Beipanjiang is the highest bridge in the world but the Millau Viaduct, a joint British-French venture on the A75 Autoroute is the tallest bridge in the world.
Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan visited Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama to offer his condolences to the victims of the Japanese attack. He became the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit USS Arizona Memorial.
The Christmas celebration has been seen as the return of peace in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Cashless economy is an economy in which almost all transactions are done digitally or by using cards.
Pampore, a town situated on the eastern side of river Jehlum on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir, is worldwide famous for its Saffron, so known as "Saffron Town of Kashmir.
The Croc Bank currently consists of a large reptile park near Chennai, Southern India and several field projects located throughout the subcontinent reaching as far afield as the Nicobar Islands.
Majuli is a unique geographical occurrence and a result of the dynamics of the Brahmaputra river system. It is also the largest mid river delta system in the world.
Kuumbi Cave is one of a group of caves that underlie a flight of marine terraces in Pleistocene limestone in eastern Zanzibar.
Langtang, a village in Nepal, was worst hit by the 25 April 2015 earthquake in which at least 215 people were killed.
The Shiyal Bet project is an important part of the Prime Minister’s target to electrify 18000 villages in India by mid-2018.
The Pulgaon depot is located at 110 km from Nagpur and is the largest ammunition hub in India.
The raging wildfire that engulfed homes and several neighbourhoods prompted the biggest evacuation in the history of Alberta State.
The 51 enclaves of Coochbehar were treated a no man’s land until Land Boundary Agreement 1974 between India and Bangladesh came into effect on 31 July 2015.
Palmyra was captured by the IS in May 2015 and since then the Army of Syria fought for its control with the support of national aviation and Russian Aerospace Forces.
The attack on Belgium is of strategic concern for the security agencies as the headquarters of both the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) are located in this city.
The Pangsau Pass Winter Festival is celebrated every year at Nampong, Arunachal Pradesh by the Tangsa tribes and is the second most popular tourism event of the State.
Flint is a place wherein majority of the population is predominantly African-American, and many residents live below the poverty line.
As some doubts were raised in respect of the project, rebidding was ordered to maintain complete transparency and uphold probity in public life.
On 21 February 1952, day police shot dead people protesting against the then Pakistan government's decision to impose Urdu as sole state language on the people of erstwhile East Pakistan.
The 'City of Caves', on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva.