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  • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef TO be listed as a World Heritage Site

    UN panel has recommended that Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a World Heritage site that is in danger. The UN also informed that the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem was significantly impacted by climate change and the...

    Published On November 30th, 2022
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya wins UNESCO Award

    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) was conferred with the ‘Award of Excellence’ at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation-2022. In late 2019, the museum–in the run-up to...

    Published On November 29th, 2022
  • World Philosophy Day 2022 is observed on 17 November

    World Philosophy Day 2022 World Philosophy Day is commemorated on the third Thursday of November every year. This year it will fall on November 17. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed it an International day in...

    Published On November 17th, 2022
  • International Day for Tolerance observed on 16 November

    International Day for Tolerance 2022: International Day for Tolerance is observed on November 16 every year with an aim to build tolerance among diverse cultures and spread the message that tolerance is an integral part of society. The day is...

    Published On November 16th, 2022
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development observed on 10 November

    World Science Day for Peace and Development 2022: World Science Day for Peace and Development was proclaimed by the UN Educational, Scientific and UNESCO in 2001 under the UNESCO 31 C/Resolution 20. It is celebrated every year on November 10,...

    Published On November 10th, 2022
  • Switzerland created record for operating the longest passenger train

    Switzerland is now home to the world’s longest passenger train. The train has 100 coaches, measures 1910 metres and consists of 4,550 seats. The train was seen passing through the mountainous landscape in the Swiss Alps. Celebrating the 175th anniversary...

    Published On November 5th, 2022
  • UNESCO: Mawmluh Cave in Meghalaya first Indian Geoheritage Site

    The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), one of the largest scientific organisations of UNESCO, has recognised the Mawmluh Cave, located in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, as one of the first 100 IUGS geological heritage sites. The...

    Published On October 31st, 2022
  • International Animation Day 2022 observed on 28th October

    International Animation Day 2022: International Animation Day is celebrated on 28 October every year. It was in this year when the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) declared International Animation Day (IAD) as a worldwide occasion to commend the speciality of...

    Published On October 28th, 2022
  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage celebrates on 27 October

    World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH) is celebrated on October 27 every year to highlight and promote the importance of such preservation. Audiovisual heritage refers to documents like film, sounds, radio, television programmes and other audio and video that are...

    Published On October 27th, 2022
  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week: 24-31 October

    Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2022 is observed from October 24 to October 31. The Global MIL Week 2022 focuses on trust and solidarity as it relates to people, media, digital platforms, governments, the private sector, and non-governmental...

    Published On October 25th, 2022