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Why January 24 is celebrated as 'Education Day' globally

January 24, 2020 9:22 am

On December 3, 2018, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring January 24 as ‘International Day of Education'

Explained: What is the Nuad Thai massage?

December 14, 2019 9:50 am

The Nuad Thai massage was one among the 41 nominees that submitted their applications to be considered for inclusion in the list.

Thai massage makes it to the UNESCO heritage list; here's everything you need to know

December 13, 2019 12:34 pm

The massage follows a traditional healing mechanism that folds the body and uses sharp elbow techniques.

Pakistan is home to all shades of darkness: India at UNESCO meet in Paris

November 15, 2019 9:31 am

At the UNESCO meeting in Paris, India rejected Pakistan's "falsehoods" and reiterated that India maintained its sovereignty and integrity over the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

UNESCO to include Puja in heritage list, take part in Carnival next year: Mamata

October 18, 2019 4:18 am

The CM also said she did not support negative criticism. “I support constructive criticism, not negative, destructive criticism. I always stand by the motto: Think Positive, Be Positive. Those who think positive, go ahead in life and achieve a lot,” she said.

For societal change through kindness, youth has to be given agency: UNESCO director

October 02, 2019 10:08 am

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: Dr Anantha Duraiappah, director, UNESCO MGIEP mentions that the present education systems need to build emotional intelligence in order to embrace Gandhi's principles.

Mahatma Gandhi's 3D hologram at UNESCO to mark International Day of Non Violence 2019

September 19, 2019 11:10 am

The 3D hologram would address the audience and explain the philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi through an audio-visual medium.

CLIx project of TISS bags another international award

September 11, 2019 9:28 pm

The project done in collaboration with Tata Trust and MIT has been awarded Open Education Consortium (OEC) Award for Excellence 2019.

No scope for 'temporary' in India, PM Modi tells diaspora in France on Article 370 dilution

August 23, 2019 10:13 pm

PM Modi also said that in 'new India' action is being taken against corruption, nepotism, the loot of people's money and terrorism.

Narendra Modi UNESCO address HIGHLIGHTS: India will achieve most climate change goals set for 2030 before 2021, says PM

August 23, 2019 10:35 pm

PM Modi said, "I want to tell you that India is now surging ahead, the mandate we got is not merely for running a govt but for building a new India."


Thailand's masked dance drama 'Khol' now on UNESCO cultural heritage list

January 09, 2019 7:03 am

Lakhon Khol was recently listed by UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, as an intangible cultural heritage, along with neighbouring Thailand’s version of the dance, known as Khon

15 Indian contenders for UNESCO's World Heritage List

July 06, 2016 6:29 am

There are 46 Indian sites on UNESCO's tentative list as contenders for future World Heritage Sites. Here are 15 of them.

World Heritage Day: Beautiful pics of world heritage sites in India

April 18, 2018 11:04 am

World Heritage Day 2018: India has a total of 35 world heritage sites that have been recognised by UNESCO. Here are pictures of some of these stunning sites, including the Humayun's Tomb, Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar.


Khajuraho gets new airport terminal

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

Khajuraho, Jan 23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju today inaugurated a new terminal building at the Khajuraho Airport in Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chairman of Airports Authority of India R K Srivastava and other leaders and officials were present on the occasion. The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors.The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors. The new terminal, constructed at a cost of Rs. 91 crores, is equipped with facilities of international standard. Though it continues to handle domestic flights, it has a capacity of handling 100 international flights in future.Better air connectivity at Khajuraho will bring in more domestic and foreign tourists to see its medieval age Hindu and Jain temple complexes which are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites.