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Why our history and culture are so important

'Culture is our asset. Culture is our identity.''Wherever you go in India, every millimetre can be measured with culture.''There is so much to see that even one life is not enough.'   IMAGE:......

US withdraws from UNESCO for its 'anti-Israel' bias

The United States on Thursday announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, accusing the UN cultural body of 'anti-Israel' bias and cited......

How the world celebrated Yoga Day

From Peru's historic citadel of Machu Picchu to the United Nations’ sprawling lawns in New York, yoga mats were spread at iconic landmarks across the world as yoga practitioners today......

Former Portuguese PM Guterres to be next UN chief

Portugal's former premier Antonio Guterres is set to become the next UN Secretary-General after the Security Council in the sixth straw poll conducted on Wednesday declared him to be the unanimous......

Hopes fading for woman UN Secretary-General

Antonio Guterres, who had served as UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 10 years, has emerged as the front-runner in the first two rounds of informal voting. IMAGE: Antonio Guterres, 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......

Wide broadband network can bridge digital divide

The Fifth World Telecommunication Development Conference of International Telecommunication Union got underway in Hyderabad with a resolve to push the world community for faster rolling out of......

Worldwide mobile user base to touch 5 bn this year

The number of mobile phone subscribers will touch a staggering 5 billion worldwide this year from 2.2 billion in 2006, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). "The information......

Our premier institutes lack best faculty: PM

As the country embarked upon setting up new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and central universities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday......

India to vie for World Heritage monument tag

In a bid to attract foreign funds and overseas tourists, the government has embarked on a 'major initiative' to identify 50 historical monuments in the country to be presented to the UNESCO for......

A double-edged dagger from Marathi cinema

Marathi cinema is undergoing a dramatic metamorphosis. In recent years, it is not only the number of films produced that have seen a rise. Many of these films are being appreciated for their......
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Unesco chief regrets Israel's withdrawal

body, noting the necessity to dialogue to bridge gap among member states. "In my capacity as Director-General of Unesco, I was officially notified... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/unesco-chief-regrets-israel-s-withdrawal-117123000120_1.html
Labour's growing pains

It's been a week since Firoz Khan, a construction worker, was killed in the Kalbadevi building collapse. Khan's family, which is yet to recover... ...

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2nd century gold antiques stolen in Pakistan

Gold antiques dating back to the second century have been stolen from an ancient archaeological site in Pakistan apparently due to negligence of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/2nd-century-gold-antiques-stolen-in-pakistan-117111900474_1.html
Awami League to celebrate Mujibur Rehman's March 7, 1971 speech

[Bangladesh], Nov.18 (ANI): Bangladesh's ruling Awami League is holding a public rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka to celebrate and give... ...

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UNESCO's new head vows to restore 'unity' to troubled agency

UNESCO's new director general, French former culture minister Audrey Azoulay, says her top priority will be to calm the waters for a body riven by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/unesco-s-new-head-vows-to-restore-unity-to-troubled-agency-117111100008_1.html

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