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UK ratifies UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage

UK ratifies UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultur...

April 14, 2024

United Kingdom has become the latest country to ratifying Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). In a press statement, UNESCO says that the United Kingdom became the 183rd state...

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RSF urges parties to adopt press freedom programme before Indian elections

RSF urges parties to adopt press freedom programme...

April 13, 2024

Reporters sans Frontières (RSF), a Paris-based press freedom advocacy organisation has asked political parties participating in the forthcoming general elections in India to endorse 10 concrete measures, to uphold the fundamental right to accurate news and information and ensure...

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Global cybercrime revenues to reach USD 9.2 trillion in 2024

Global cybercrime revenues to reach USD 9.2 trilli...

April 13, 2024

Global cybercrime has evolved into a business large enough to be more than all the countries in the world besides United States and China and several times more than the revenues generated by the world’s largest companies like Walmart or Amazon and the rate at which cybercrime ...

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Cannes Film Festival unveils 2024 Official Selection

Cannes Film Festival unveils 2024 Official Selecti...

April 12, 2024

The Cannes International Film Festival has announced the selection of films for the 77th Cannes Film Festival which opens May 14 and runs through May 25. In a press statement, the organisers say that Ali Abbasi’s The Apprentice, which is about former President of United States ...

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Alarming surge in leopard attacks in Kashmir valley

Alarming surge in leopard attacks in Kashmir valle...

April 12, 2024

Within the landscapes of Kashmir valley lies a growing menace that threatens both human lives and wildlife. In recent times, the valley has witnessed a troubling surge in leopard attacks, casting a dark shadow over local communities. From tragic deaths of children to harrowing en...

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University of Glasgow ties up with Blair Drummond Safari Park to study Lemur behaviour

University of Glasgow ties up with Blair Drummond ...

April 9, 2024

A team of researchers of the University of Glasgow and experts from Blair Drummond Safari Park have joined hands to study in an experiment aimed at enhancing their well-being through interactive technology. According to a press statement, dubbed the ‘LemurLounge,’ an ...

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Elections 2024: Migrant workers, transgenders face barriers to voting

Elections 2024: Migrant workers, transgenders face...

April 5, 2024

India is readying for the upcoming general elections with a record 968 million eligible voters in what is clearly the largest democratic exercise in the world. The process, to be covered in an unprecedented seven phases spread over nearly eight weeks, is set to commence in a matt...

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UNESCO chief Azoulay meets US Secretary Blinken

UNESCO chief Azoulay meets US Secretary Blinken

April 4, 2024

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, recently visited UNESCO headquarters in Paris, to meet with UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to the organisation’s mission. This meeting marked Blinken’s first official...

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Reviving Delhi’s heritage: From havelis to cafes

Reviving Delhi’s heritage: From havelis to c...

April 2, 2024

The crowded, narrow lanes and by-lanes of Old Delhi are best known for housing architectural and heritage marvels like the Jama Masjid, the Red Fort and the numerous Gates of the Walled City. But beyond these well-known and to some extent well-preserved monuments, there are other...

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Michael Hussey & Stephen Fleming encourage young talent at Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament

Michael Hussey & Stephen Fleming encourage yo...

March 26, 2024

The 10th edition of Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial T20 All India Inter Collegiate Cricket Tournament for Men and Women, a leading intercollegiate tournament in India, concluded at the cricket grounds of hosts, Guru Nanak College, Chennai with participation of 26 teams from all over I...

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