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Beirut: An Initiative By UNESCO

Audrey Azoulay, director-general of UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), announced that the UNESCO has launched the initiative "Beirut" to attract funds to...

Rehabilitation Of World Heritage Site In Mali

The UN's culture organization UNESCO will support a three-year project in African country Mali's Bandiagara that aims to rehabilitate damaged architectural heritage, notably housing,...

Covid-19 puts 243 Million Adolescents at Risk

Adolescence is a critical period in the life of an individual when one acquires knowledge and develops cognitive skills which are critical to the...

“Jazz: The Music of Freedom, Human Rights and Liberation”, According to UNESCO

Terming Jazz "the music of freedom, human rights and liberation", UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has given a call to turn to jazz now more...

COVID-19 Crisis Affects Cultural Industry Negatively: UNESCO

BY SIDDHI JAIN The COVID-19 crisis is hitting the culture sector hard, says UNESCO, which has launched initiatives to support cultural industries and cultural heritage...

Gallery Dedicated for Disabled Indian Artists gets Inaugurated at UNESCO House

As part of an inclusive initiative, a temporary art gallery titled 'Not Just Art', dedicated to Indian artists with disabilities, was inaugurated by union...

China’s Migratory Bird Sanctuaries Inscribe to Unesco World Heritage List As a Natural Site

China's Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the coast of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf were inscribed on the World Heritage List as a natural site on...

Claiming Bias, U.S.A. And Israel Pull Out Of UNESCO

 The United States and Israel officially quit of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a...

Galapagos, Ecuador Celebrates 40 Years As A World Heritage Site

The Ecuadorian Galapagos Islands celebrated 40 years of the declaration of the archipelago as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Ecuador President Lenin Moreno, tweeted on Saturday: "We celebrate one...

10 Indian Sites That Got UNESCO World Heritage Tag

— By Sonali Pimputkar  Mumbai’s rich bunch of Victorian and Art Deco buildings in the Fort and Marine Drive precinct on Saturday, June 30, got the...

Sonakshi Joins Forces With UNESCO To Promote Safe Cyber Environment

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has joined forces with Unesco to promote a safe and secure cyber environment for youngsters to ensure they are not...

Four South Korean Temples Recommended for Unesco List

Four South Korean Buddhist temples were recommended for addition to the Unesco World Heritage list, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said here. South Korea submitted...

Australia to invest AU$500 in Great Barrier Reef

Australia will invest AU$500 million ($379 million) to protect the Great Barrier Reef, a minister said on Sunday. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority will receive an additional AU$10 million each year...

70 years after Independence power reaches Elephanta Isle near Mumbai

* Elephanta Caves is a UNESCO World Heritage site * An unseasonal 'Diwali' has suddenly been ushered on the island * The official is hopeful that now, the Islanders...

Rani Ki Vav: A Mesmerising Stepwell Built In The Memory Of A King By His Queen

By Ruchika Verma  Rav Ki Rani in Gujarat is one of the biggest stepwells in India It is famous for its size and beautiful...

Astounding Facts Related To The Holy Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river As per...

Facts about Indian Railways you can’t miss

India proudly boasts of world's largest railway network. Not only that, but the India railways itself can boast as the biggest employer in India. Railways...

Give a Visit and Witness the Beauteous Glory of Mumbai’s Clock Towers

Mumbai, November 14: They are not-so-mute witnesses to history, clanging away at intervals of 15 minutes, as if asking us all to grab the...

Ex-French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay Elected to Head UNESCO

United Nations, October 14: A day after the US and Israel announced they were withdrawing from the Unesco alleging anti-Israel bias in the organization, it...

National Book Trust (NBT) Chairman: Nurturing Creativity and Innovation in Children at an Early Age are Much Needed

Education should work in the direction of expanding the horizon of knowledge children There is a need to shift educational learning for school...

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A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

Playback Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Dies at 74

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam also known to as S. P. Balu or S. P. B. was not just an Indian musician or playback singer instead...

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Helsinki Airport is getting creative when it comes to operating safely in the age of COVID-19. Beginning this week, travelers arriving at Finland's busiest...