Tesla chief Elon Musk Twitter remark stirs speculation of India visit \
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Tesla chief Elon Musk Twitter remark stirs speculation of India visit

10-May-2022
New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): The speculations of Tesla chief Elon Musk visiting India in near future gained traction after his Twitter remark post got viral.
10-May-2022 World
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Free media in Afghanistan is ‘under attack’: UN Special Rapporteur \
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Free media in Afghanistan is ‘under attack’: UN Special Rapporteur

30-Apr-2022
.Kabul [Afghanistan], April 30 (ANI): UN Deputy special envoy for Afghanistan criticized the arbitrary detention of journalists and media workers and said that free media in the country is under attack.
30-Apr-2022 World
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World Earth Day 2022: Make world a happier, healthier place to live \
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World Earth Day 2022: Make world a happier, healthier place to live

22-Apr-2022
New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Each year on April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day to create awareness about the vital need to protect our planet from pollution. By taking part in activities like picking up litter and planting trees, we can make our need to protect our planet from pollution.
22-Apr-2022 Science
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Thailand nominates mango sticky rice for the UNESCO heritage list after Milli’s Coachella performance \
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Thailand nominates mango sticky rice for the UNESCO heritage list after Milli’s Coachella performance

22-Apr-2022
Following Milli’s popular Coachella performance, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has pushed for mango sticky rice to be added to UNESCO’s list. The 19-year-old rapper brought a bowl of the popular dessert to the stage at the California Music Festival on Sunday. It caused the meal to sell out across Thailand. She made fun of […]
22-Apr-2022 Entertainment
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China Matters documents the journey to the sacred natural wonder in Guizhou \
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China Matters documents the journey to the sacred natural wonder in Guizhou

12-Apr-2022
Beijing [China], April 12 (ANI/PR Newswire): Fanjingshan, an other-worldly mountain in southwestern China's Guizhou Province, hosts two Buddhist temples at its peak as one of the most extremely situated monasteries in the world.
12-Apr-2022 Business
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Meghalayas root bridges in UNESCOs tentative list of World Heritage Sites \
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Meghalayas root bridges in UNESCOs tentative list of World Heritage Sites

29-Mar-2022
Shillong Mar 28 PTI Living Root Bridges found in over 70 villages in Meghalaya highlighting the socio-cultural social and botanical links among people and nature has been included in the tentative list of World Heritage sites of the UNESCO officials said on MondayDelighted to share that Jingkieng Jri Living Root Bridge Cultural Landscapes of Meghalaya has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site tentative list Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma posted on his social media accountsI congratulate all community members and stakeholders in this ongoing journey he addedVillagers grow the living root-bridges by training the ficus elastica tree on both sides of water bodies and over a period of about 10 to 15 years where the roots form the bridgeAt present there are about 100 known living root bridges spread across 72 villages in the statePrincipal Scientific Advisor to Government of India Prof K Vijay Raghavan said that the Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya which highlights the socio-cultural social and botanical links among people and nature is well deserving of the tag of UNESCO World Heritage SiteLast year a National Convention on the root-bridges was held here where scientists presented their findings of unique species of orchids amphibians and mammals which can be found on these root-bridges PTI JOP JRC JRC
29-Mar-2022 National
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Citing Ukraine war UNESCO says education system of countries should have crisis-sensitive policies \
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Citing Ukraine war UNESCO says education system of countries should have crisis-sensitive policies

27-Mar-2022
New Delhi Mar 27 PTI The unfolding events in Ukraine are a stark reminder that crises can strike anytime and the education system in all the countries must have plans to prepare respond and recover from such emergencies according to UNESCOs Global Education Monitoring GEM reportTeachers need to be equipped to teach in increasingly challenging conditions such as damaged facilities or overcrowded classrooms and to be able to differentiate pedagogy to adapt to learners from education systems that use other curricula and languages it pointed outThe report comes amid a fierce Russian military offensive in Ukraine with the toll on civilians rising as Moscow seeks to pound cities into submission from entrenched positions The unfolding events in Ukraine are a stark reminder that crises can strike anytime anywhere In addition other ongoing crises such as COVID-19 various conflicts and disasters across the globe including those due to climate change are all threatening education continuity and quality especially for those displaced it saidThe report pointed out that in 2021 the UN Refugee Agency reported that more than 84 million people were forcibly displaced globallyIn 2022 this figure is set to rise as more than 15 million children have already fled Ukraine the report saidEducation systems are often under-prepared in the face of crises whether in terms of welcoming the sudden arrival of refugee children protecting the safety of learners and teachers or having to quickly shift to remote learning it saidAll countries must have plans to prepare for respond to and recover from crises which are lacking in many countries and hence it makes already chaotic situations more complicated and leaves frontline actors with limited guidance and tools to respond effectively it addedThe Global Education Monitoring Report GEM Report is developed by an independent team and published by UNESCO It has the official mandate of monitoring progress in meeting the Sustainable Development Goal on educationAs illustrated by COVID-19 teachers who are themselves affected by crisis often act as critical agents of support to colleagues and students alike They can foster a sense of safety and normalcy while supporting families and communities with important information Their support to learners is essential but teachers can only tap into this role if their needs are first addressed it saidAccording to the report since teachers are impacted by crises in various ways they also need to receive adequate psychosocial material and financial support to play the supportive role that learners needApplying an emergency and crisis-sensitive lens in the development and implementation of national teacher policies is essential to ensure that teachers can act as critical agents of support and protection to ensure that quality inclusive education continues and to promote social cohesion and resilienceThis involves anticipating and addressing challenges of recruitment deployment retention and training while also ensuring teacher well-being job security and safe and enabling working conditions the report saidTeacher policies that consider the implications of crisis on the profession can contribute to a motivated quality workforce Such policies are key to ensure that teachers are not just supported and protected but are also prepared to provide vulnerable children with safe learning spaces and quality education and thus protecting this fundamental right for all it added PTI GJS GJS TDS TDS
27-Mar-2022 National
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UNESCO launches project to boost literacy in South Sudan \
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UNESCO launches project to boost literacy in South Sudan

11-Mar-2022
Juba [South Sudan], March 11 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and South Sudan's Ministry of General Education on Thursday launched a project to strengthen technical, vocational education and training programs in the country.
11-Mar-2022 World
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UNESCO demands Russian Federation to immediately cease its use of force against Ukraine \
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UNESCO demands Russian Federation to immediately cease its use of force against Ukraine

03-Mar-2022
Kyiv [Ukraine], March 3 (ANI): Amid Russia's ongoing military operations in Ukraine, UNESCO on Thursday (local time) demanded that the Russian Federation immediately cease its use of force against Ukraine.
03-Mar-2022 World
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UNESCO halts environmental monitoring inspection of Russia’s Lake Baikal: Ecology Ministry \
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UNESCO halts environmental monitoring inspection of Russia’s Lake Baikal: Ecology Ministry

28-Feb-2022
Moscow [Russia], February 28 (ANI/Sputnik): UNESCO decided to withdraw its envoy Susanna Kari from the Russian region of Irkutsk, thus, aborting an environmental monitoring mission of the Lake Baikal, a World Heritage Site, the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said on Monday.
28-Feb-2022 World
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