Topyaps Logo

Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo

Topyaps menu

Responsive image

Capitol Complex And Khangchendzonga National Park Added To World Heritage List

Updated on 20 July, 2016 at 2:07 pm By

Concluding their final session on July 17, the World Heritage Committee agreed to add 12 new sites on the World Heritage List.

 

Architizer

Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex. Architizer


Advertisement

While addressing the its 40th session in Istanbul, the committee in total agreed to 21 out of 27 names (9 being approved on July 15) that was suggested in this year’s nomination list.

Out of the 21 newly added sites- 12 are cultural sites, 6 are natural sites and 3 are mixed sites.



 

EPA

Gibraltar Caves also made it to World Heritage List EPA

With these 21 names, the heritage list has now has a total of 1,052 sites in 165 countries.

Out of these new 12 names, 2 names were that of Indian sites – Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex and Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga National Park.


Advertisement

 

Pinterest

Khangchendzonga range in national park. Pinterest

The ruins of ancient Nalanda University, Bihar were added to the list on July 15.

Advertisement

Latest Stories

TamilRockers Leaked Nishbdham and Ka Pae Ranasingam leaked Within Hours of OTT Release

TamilRockers Leaked Nishbdham and Ka Pae Ranasingam leaked Within Hours of OTT Release


An Innovative News Platform Is Gaining Its Momentum In Asia

An Innovative News Platform Is Gaining Its Momentum In Asia


How Can You Get Survival Benefits with a Term Plan?

How Can You Get Survival Benefits with a Term Plan?


The Top 10 Rich People Who Were Once Poor

The Top 10 Rich People Who Were Once Poor


Sufiyum Sujathayum Full Movie Leaked on Tamilrockers

Sufiyum Sujathayum Full Movie Leaked on Tamilrockers


Advertisement

Most Searched

More From News

Popular on The Web