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International Literacy Day 2020: History, theme, significance; here's all you need to know

International Literacy Day 2020: History, theme, significance; here's all you need to know

The International Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8 every year globally to raise awareness and remind people of the importance of...Read More

Mumbai's CSMT station to get Rs 1,642 crore makeover

Mumbai's CSMT station to get Rs 1,642 crore makeover

Iconic station to have state-of-the-art toilets, disable-friendly access, escalators, cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and facilities s...Read More

Hagia Sophia to turn into a mosque? Turkey court revokes museum status of historic Istanbul structure

Hagia Sophia to turn into a mosque? Turkey court revokes museum status of historic Istanbul structure

On Friday, a Turkish court revoked the museum status of the Hagia Sophia. The large domed structure was founded as a Greek Orthodox cathe...Read More

13 per cent museums may close their doors forever: UNESCO

13 per cent museums may close their doors forever: UNESCO

Two studies by the UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said that museums have been especially affected by the COVID-19...Read More

World Book Day 2020 celebrate online amid coronavirus lockdown

World Book Day 2020 celebrate online amid coronavirus lockdown

A whole day of events planned for the day marked annually on April 23 at the Unesco headquarters in Paris with different partners had to ...Read More

Did 8-year-old Licypriya Kangujam's father fake awards to bolster his daughter's achievements?

Did 8-year-old Licypriya Kangujam's father fake awards to bolster his daughter's achievements?

She was in the limelight for leading a climate change movement

Mumbai, Hyderabad designated as UNESCO creative cities

Mumbai, Hyderabad designated as UNESCO creative cities

UNESCO creative cities commit to placing culture at the centre of their development strategies and to share their best practices

Japan's Shuri Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site, gets destroyed by blaze

Japan's Shuri Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site, gets destroyed by blaze

Tokyo: The central pavilion of a castle declared a world heritage site caught fire Thursday in Japan, in a blaze that also affected surro...Read More

World Teachers Day 2019: Thank your gurus with these heartfelt WhatsApp and Facebook messages

World Teachers Day 2019: Thank your gurus with these heartfelt WhatsApp and Facebook messages

The 5th of October is marked as the World Teachers day. Today we commemorate all teachers around us for constantly sharing their knowledg...Read More

Narendra Modi quells sense of uncertainty abroad

Narendra Modi quells sense of uncertainty abroad

“Howdy Modi” may seem an exceptionally strange way of addressing India’s Prime Minister, except perhaps in Texas. Fortunately, it was an ...Read More

Special postal cover unveiled to celebrate legacy of Bandra station

Special postal cover unveiled to celebrate legacy of Bandra station

The station, which is a blend of Victorian gothic and vernacular style architecture earned its place on the UNESCO’s list of heritage bui...Read More

LA’s Hollyhock House on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site List

LA’s Hollyhock House on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site List

The first Los Angeles landmark to be designated a World Heritage Site, Hollyhock House is part of a UNESCO group officially titled the 20...Read More

Skin deep: Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life

Skin deep: Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life

Despite its 1,300-year history and UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage status, washi paper is struggling to attract consumers and the mar...Read More

UNESCO experts offer help

UNESCO experts offer help

United Nations: Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of the famed Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have “gone” after the devastating fire...Read More

Notre Dame cathedral fire under control, main structure saved

Notre Dame cathedral fire under control, main structure saved

Paris: A devastating fire that engulfed the Notre Dame, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage landmark in Paris, was brought under contr...Read More

Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone

Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone

From May 1, 2019, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) will become a no hawking, no crime and no begging zone. This is a part of t...Read More

Rang Panchami: City awash with colours

Rang Panchami: City awash with colours

The majestic ‘gers’ spraying colours up to 200 feet high in the city on Rang Panchami on Monday was a benchmark and an attempt to enter U...Read More

We may never see them again!

We may never see them again!

Berlin : Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean such as Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Medieval City of Rh...Read More

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