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Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This......

Khangchendzonga, Nalanda make it to UNESCO's World Heritage List

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation on Sunday listed Chandigarh and Sikkim's national park home to the world's third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga......

Languages that are endangered. See the numbers around the world

According to UNESCO’s Endangered Languages Programme: “It is estimated that, if nothing is done, half of the 6,000 plus languages spoken today will disappear by the end of the......

Mr PM, how does heritage tag for Delhi hit development: Experts

Earning the coveted UNESCO tag would not only have ramped up revenues through enhanced tourism but also helped in keeping monuments and heritage buildings in Delhi free of encroachment, say......

Centre kills Delhi's heritage city dream

After years of preparations, the Centre has withdrawn the nomination of Delhi as the UNESCO World Heritage City, saying the prestigious tag, if granted, will put “lot of restrictions”......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

Economic crisis to hit the poor hard: UNESCO

The global financial crisis sweeping through Wall Street and the European banking sector will touch the lives of the world's most vulnerable, push millions into deeper poverty and lead to the......

'FDI policy should be seen in light of Make in India'

  'The latest Index of Industrial Production numbers show some recovery'. 'Exports, together with domestic market, will have to be sustaining growth.' Nirmala Sitharaman, below, left, has......

Marathi film goes to UNESCO

Marathi film, Jinki Re Jinki!, which depicts an emotional bond between a boy and his teacher -- whocultivates in him the liking for schooling -- has been selected by UNESCO (United Nations......

'A great loss to the music industry'

The Tamil film industry mourns the passing of Carnatic legend M Balamuralikrishna. Renowned Carnatic vocalist and musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai......

The Indian film that received a standing ovation in Venice

'The nicest thing is that it is not my film.''People bring their own stories and life histories to the film.' Shubhashish Bhutiani, 25, recently took his first feature film Mukti Bhawan (Hotel......

Will Mercedes's Hamilton complete another hat-trick in Baku?

‘I'm in this championship battle to win it, not to settle for second best’ IMAGE: Great Britain and Mercedes GP’s Lewis Hamilton takes part in the drivers' parade.......
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Reading library corner opened

GUWAHATI, Sept 21 - The Resource Centre for United Nations North East Region has opened a UN/UNESCO reading library corner at Don Bosco Higher... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep2217/state059
Hindu festival Dashain begins in Nepal with sowing of maize, barley

[Nepal], September 21 (ANI): The biggest Hindu festival of Nepal, Dashain, began on Thursday with the sowing of maize and barley in a jar filled... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/hindu-festival-dashain-begins-in-nepal-with-sowing-of-maize-barley-news-international-rjvxNAceifiif.html
UN condemns Somali journalist's killing

The head of the UN culture organisation UNESCO on Wednesday deplored the slaying of Somali radio and TV reporter Abdullahi Osman Moallim in a bomb... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a774496.html
MIT school of Distance Education is now a member of the prestigious ICDE

MITSDE proudly announces that it is now a member of the prestigious ICDE. The International Council for Open and Distance Education is a leading... ...

http://www.indiaprwire.com/pressrelease/education/20170919520597.htm
Why our heritage is so important

In a significant international recognition of their enduring value to humankind, the hill forts of Rajasthan were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-the-future-of-past-why-our-heritage-is-so-important-2545933

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