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Kerala-based NGO to receive Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy in Paris

Sep 08, 2016

Kerala-based NGO to receive Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy in Paris

On Thursday, a Kerala-based NGO will receive the prestigious Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy for its literacy-linked skill development activities at a ceremony in Paris. #Kerala #NewsTracker #UNESCO #literary prize
India will be 50 years late in achieving global education goals, needs fundamental changes: Unesco

Sep 07, 2016

India will be 50 years late in achieving global education goals, needs fundamental changes: Unesco

India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments and the country needs fundamental changes in the education system if it wants to meet the 2030 sustainable development goals, a Unesco report has said. #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Southern Asia #Education report #global education #Global Education Monitoring #2030 Sustainable Development Goals
World's longest glass bridge in China closes after being overwhelmed by visitors

Sep 04, 2016

World's longest glass bridge in China closes after being overwhelmed by visitors

The world's longest glass bridge, over a scenic canyon in China, has been closed less than two weeks after it opened after being overwhelmed by a swarm of visitors. #China #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Shareworthy #Guinness record #Glass bridge
Myanmar earthquake damages scores of heritage Bagan temples

Aug 25, 2016

Myanmar earthquake damages scores of heritage Bagan temples

Bagan covers more than 80 square kilometers (32 square miles) of a flat plain. It is the country's biggest tourist attraction, and along with Cambodia's Angkor Wat and Indonesia's Borobudur temple, the temples of Bagan are considered one of Southeast Asia's major historical landmarks. #UNESCO #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar earthquake #Bagan #SliceOfLife #Bagan temples #Myanmar heritage temples #Pagan Empire
UNESCO: 47 million youth in India drop out of school by 10th standard

Aug 17, 2016

UNESCO: 47 million youth in India drop out of school by 10th standard

India has 47 million youth of secondary and higher secondary school-going age dropping out of school, according to a report by the Montreal-based UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Global Education Monitoring #Rajasthan #Uttar Pradesh #UNESCO #bIhar #Ministry of Human Resource Development #school drop outs #Institute for Statistics and Global Education Monitoring #Institute for Policy Research Studies
Unesco denounces terror attack in Pakistan

Aug 11, 2016

Unesco denounces terror attack in Pakistan

The UN's agency tasked with defending press freedom has denounced the recent terrorist attack that killed over 70 people, including two journalists, in Pakistan's Quetta region, saying violence against civilians cannot be justified. #NewsTracker #UN #UNESCO #Ban Ki-moon #Tehreek-i-Taliban #islamic-state #Questta Civil Hospital
Sikkim's Khangchendzonga National Park now in Unesco 'heritage' list

Jul 31, 2016

Sikkim's Khangchendzonga National Park now in Unesco 'heritage' list

The Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, home to dozens of lofty mountain peaks, 18 glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and some unique flora and fauna, has been named India's first "Mixed World Heritage Site" by Unesco. #India #Sikkim #NewsTracker #UNESCO #World Heritage #Pawan Kumar Chamling #Khangchendzonga
UNESCO lists Chandigarh city among World Heritage Sites

Jul 20, 2016

UNESCO lists Chandigarh city among World Heritage Sites

UNESCO lists Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier's works including Chandigarh which he planned in the 1950s-- among its World Heritage Sites #India #UNESCO #Chandigarh #world heritage sites #Shareworthy
Unesco World Heritage sites in images: Nalanda, Chandigarh Capitol on list

Jul 18, 2016

Unesco World Heritage sites in images: Nalanda, Chandigarh Capitol on list

Unesco on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city. #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Nalanda University #World heritage site #Shareworthy #Khangchendzonga #Chandigarh Capitol Complex
After Nalanda University, three more Indian sites make it to Unesco's World Heritage list

Jul 17, 2016

After Nalanda University, three more Indian sites make it to Unesco's World Heritage list

Unesco on Sunday listed Chandigarh's Capitol Complex and Sikkim's national park home to the world's third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga among its World Heritage Sites, approving all three nominations linked to India this session. #UNESCO #Chandigarh's Capitol Complex #Sikkim's national park home #Mount Khangchendzonga #Unesco World Heritage List