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Culture must connect, not divide our world: PM Modi at UNESCO

Prime minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering of about1,300 distinguished guests at UNESCO headquarters in Paris on the occasion of 70th anniversary of the world cultural organisation on Frida

Bask in Ira’s triumph & India’s progress in educating children of special needs

India has been celebrating uncommon success of Ira Singhal, who has topped civil services rank list. Even though she studied in normal educational institutions despite her disability, Ira can take

Nalanda ruins are now world heritage site

The Nalanda University ruins have been declared as the world heritage site by the UNESCO on Friday during its ongoing 40th session held in Turkey.

758 million adults remain illiterate: International Literacy Day

World is observing 50th International Literacy on Thursday under the banner of ‘Reading the Past, Writing the Future’. The event was first observed by the UNESCO in 1966.

2016: It’s fake, it’s viral, it’s news!

Learned obits were written to Truth in the year that went by. The incredible came to be believed, driven by the logic of several million tweets, retweets and WhatsApp forwards. And ’post-trut

A tall, clean order

The sight of the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, on a sunny winter morning is nothing less than perfection. The lush green lawns around it, the spick-and-span streets, and the

Muddy makeover of the Taj

Patch by patch, the lucent dome of the Taj Mahal is being plastered with a mixture of Fuller’s earth. It’s a treatment other parts of the monument of love – minarets, walls and pa

Teacher absenteeism common: Report

UNESCO’s latest report on education has put the spotlight on a host of issues, including teachers’ absenteeism.

Misinformation, mischief, misuse

Two Assamese young men left from Guwahati in their car to explore the natural beauty of their home state. While returning, it became dark and they lost their way. They stopped in a village to ask f



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