06 Jun 2023Russia
UN Russian Language Day: Useful phrases every traveler must know
UN Russian Language Day is a yearly celebration established by UNESCO on June 6.
21 Feb 2023Bangladesh
International Mother Language Day 2023: History, theme, significance, and more
Over 6000 languages are spoken across the world today.
10 Feb 2023Earthquake
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 21,000, rescue operations still underway
The combined death toll due to a devastating series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria crossed 21,000 on Thursday.
27 Sep 2022Travel And Tourism
5 ways to travel in Albania on a budget
The Balkans in eastern Europe boast scenic landscapes, beautiful architecture, amazing people, and several less-explored hiking trails.
04 Aug 2022Hungary
Your savings won't vanish if you visit these European countries!
Surrounded by stunning natural wonders, incredible scenery, and important cultural landmarks, Europe is a great place to explore.
01 Aug 2022Madhya Pradesh
5 beautiful places in Madhya Pradesh, the heart of India
Blessed with a fascinating history, vibrant culture, rich heritage, diverse wildlife, and multiple wildlife sanctuaries, there is a lot for you to explore in Madhya Pradesh.
15 Jun 2022Jaipur
5 best tourist places to visit in Jaipur
Built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is the largest city in the state of Rajasthan and serves as its capital as well.
21 Mar 2022Lifestyle
World Poetry Day 2022: History, significance, celebrations and more
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized a day specially dedicated to poetry in 1999 at the 30th General Conference in Paris.
01 Feb 2022Karnataka
India nominates Karnataka's Hoysala Temples for 2022-2023 World Heritage List
The Hoysala Temples of Halebid, Belur and Somnathapura in Karnataka have been selected as India's nomination for 2022-2023 World Heritage List, said the Union Culture Ministry on Monday.
27 Jul 2021Gujarat
Harappan-era city Dholavira inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List
Dholavira, a Harappan-era metropolis in Gujarat, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the organization said on Tuesday.
03 Feb 2020Austria
Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit
Despite its small size, Austria is one of the most amazing travel destinations in Europe.
10 Dec 2019Malaysia
Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit
Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.
24 Aug 2019Narendra Modi
PM Modi conferred with 'Order of Zayed', UAE's highest civilian-honor
PM Narendra Modi, who is in the UAE as part of a three-nation tour, was honored with the Gulf nation's highest civilian award on Saturday.
05 Aug 2019India
Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo
Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.
22 Jul 2019India
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia
Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.
14 Jul 2019India
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat
The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.
06 Jun 2019Google Assistant
Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias
If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.
16 Apr 2019Paris
Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke
A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.
10 Dec 2018India
Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
02 Dec 2018Shimla
Tourists to enjoy Railways' first hop-on-hop-off service on Kalka-Shimla route
A train journey in the hilly areas makes the moments memorable. The new service by Indian Railways will give another level of excitement to tourists visiting Shimla.
03 Nov 2018UN Human Rights Commission
Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief
On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".
14 Sep 2018Anand Kumar
'Super 30' founder Anand Kumar stresses teaching in mother tongue
Mathematician and Super 30 founder Anand Kumar today stressed on the need for teaching children in their mother tongue Hindi.
09 Sep 2018Egypt
Egypt: Court hands 5-year jail term to UNESCO award-winning photojournalist
An Egyptian court on Saturday handed a five-year jail sentence to a prominent photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who had earlier this year received the UNESCO's World Freedom Prize.
23 Aug 2018India
#TravelBytes: Top 5 places in India for history buffs
The Indian soil has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers- thus resulting in a plethora of historically and culturally significant townships, featuring historic ruins, monuments, temples, and more.
14 Aug 2018India
Why we need sex education in our schools
One of the biggest ironies about our great nation is that despite being home to the second largest population on planet, we're hopelessly shy when it comes to talking about sex.
22 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Heritage building Esplanade Mansion in shambles, a disaster-in-waiting
Mumbai's Esplanade Mansion, a 150-year-old building recognized by UNESCO as a heritage structure, is today a monument in shambles and a disaster-in-waiting.
06 Jul 2018Bollywood
"Chaiyya-Chaiyya" train to get theme-based restaurant, other attractions
The heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR), operating mountain train services to the famous hill resort town of Ooty, is set to get new attractions, including a 'Coachteria', to woo tourists.
30 Jun 2018Mumbai
UNESCO declares World Heritage Site in South Mumbai
Mumbai's Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble has been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
27 Jun 2018Yogi Adityanath
Yogi gearing up for Kumbh test in 2019
UP CM Yogi Adityanath met top RSS functionaries, including Mohan Bhagwat, in Delhi to discuss the preparations regarding Kumbh Mela.
24 Jun 2018India
Bahrain: UNESCO Committee meets to examine new nominations to World-heritage-list
Inuit hunting grounds, WWI cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets today in Bahrain.
04 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Is Taj Mahal turning brown? Scientific study to find out
The color of Taj Mahal from yellow to supposed brown has troubled environmentalists; hence, a scientific study will find the exact hue of the monument.
29 May 2018Nepal
Indians continue to be top foreigners visiting Nepal in 2017
Indians continued to account for the maximum number of tourists who visited Nepal in 2017, which recorded the arrival of nearly one million foreigners, according to government data.
04 May 2018Red Fort
Get over it, 'Adopt a heritage' scheme actually makes sense
Government's 'Adopt a Heritage' (AaH) project stirred the Internet after Dalmia group signed an MoU to adopt the Red Fort.
23 Apr 2018Books
On #WorldBookDay, know why reading is the best hobby ever
There is something so romantic, lovely and satisfying about reading a book which is indescribable.
26 Mar 2018Maharashtra
The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves
With increasing anthropogenic and natural pressures on the iconic Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, there's a growing fear that this piece of ancient Indian culture might soon be lost for eternity.
21 Mar 2018World
Time to act: Lifestyle hacks to save water at home
About 2 billion people worldwide have no access to safe drinking water. The deepening global water crisis would put at risk assets worth $45 trillion by 2050, found a recent UNESCO report.
20 Mar 2018Hindustan Times
Water of India's river-basins to get undrinkable by 2050: UNESCO
The water quality of river basins in South and Central India will suffer high levels of deterioration by 2050, warns a new UNESCO report released ahead of World Water Day on March 22.
23 Feb 2018Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai: UNESCO site Elephanta Caves finally gets electricity
After 70 years of independence, UNESCO world heritage site Elephanta caves will finally be lit up as electricity reached Gharapuri island on Thursday.
05 Jan 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP cinema halls to screen Kumbh Mela logo before movies
As per a new diktat by Yogi Adityanath government, along with the national anthem, cinema halls in UP will also show the Kumbh Mela logo before screening a film.
13 Oct 2017Israel
US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing "anti-Israel" bias
Israel has joined the US in withdrawing from UN cultural organization UNESCO. Washington cited UNESCO's "anti-Israel bias" for its decision.
07 Sep 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive
Mumbai's Marine Drive "Heritage" precinct has been nominated by the government to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
02 Sep 2017India
Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status
Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.
09 Jul 2017India
Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site
On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
24 Apr 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: 1 arrested for attempting to derail local train
A 19-year-old named Deva Sukhlal Kaul was arrested for attempting to wreck a local train and has been sent to police custody till 27th April.
18 Apr 2017India
World Heritage Day 2017: Millions pay tribute to their monuments
On the occasion of the World Heritage Day being celebrated on April 18, people all over celebrated their heritage and paid tributes to monuments on Twitter.
07 Sep 2016India
Education to propel progress towards global goals
UNESCO's latest Global Education Monitoring Report reflects education's massive potential to propel progress towards the SDGs and a major transformation that's currently lacking.
23 Aug 2016Volvo
China unveils tallest and longest glass bridge
A vertigo-inducing glass bridge, suspended 300 metres above the ground is now finally open to the public.