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An Indian village in Maharashtra (for representation)

No Indian hamlet featured in UN's best tourism villages list

The list for 2022 featured 32 best tourism villages from 22 countries across the world

Published on 6th October 2023
World Tourism Day, celebrated on September 27, highlights the global significance of tourism and the joy and excitement associated with travelling.

World Tourism Day 2023: Embracing the joy of exploration

Every year, on September 27, the world comes together to celebrate World Tourism Day

Published on 26th September 2023
UNESCO  made a significant decision on Sunday to inscribe the prehistoric site of Tell al-Sultan, located near the Palestinian city of Jericho onto its World Heritage List

UNESCO adds Palestine's prehistoric site, Tell al-Sultan, to its World Heritage list

This marks the fourth Palestinian site to be listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list, joining the Church of the Nativity and the Old City of Hebron

Published on 18th September 2023

'We're all villains': Javier Bardem fights for the oceans with a little help from UN

Spanish actor and environmental activist Javier Bardem said Monday "we are all villains" for playing "deaf and blind" and not caring about the world's oceans.

Published on 20th August 2019
Amal Clooney speaks during the Global Conference for Media Freedom at The Printworks in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

'Journalists are under attack like never before': Amal Clooney faults collective shrug over slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with "a collective shrug" over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Published on 11th July 2019

World Environment Day: These five celebrity eco-warriors have been speaking up for mother earth consistently

On World Environment Day, raise a toast to Dia Mirza, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan and Rahul Bose who have been doing their bit to make the planet healthy

Published on 5th June 2021
US President Donald Trump during a daily briefing on the novel coronavirus in Washington, DC (AFP/MANDEL NGAN)

Coronavirus pandemic is the world's 'most challenging crisis' since WWII, says UN boss

The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, expressing concern that it could trigger conflicts around the world.

Published on 1st April 2020
Prosecco Hills in Unesco World Heritage list

Italy's picturesque vine-clad Prosecco Hills added to list of Unesco World Heritage sites

The Conegliano and Valdobbiadene regions of northeast Italy have been added to the United Nations cultural organisation Unesco's World Heritage list, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Published on 9th July 2019
Priyanka Chopra in Ethiopia

Priyanka Chopra promotes access to education for refugee children in Ethiopia 

Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

Published on 22nd May 2019
Ricky Kej

Ricky Kej nominated in the top 3 for the highest award on Sustainability - The United Nations SDG Action Awards

The Grammy Award Winner's project, My Earth Songs, has been nominated as a finalist from over 2,000 entries

Published on 19th April 2019
Freida Pinto Indian Film Festival

Rajkummar Rao, Freida Pinto-starrer Love Sonia to be screened at United Nations

The film which dives deeper into the global issue of human trafficking will be screened on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 in New York. 

Published on 22nd September 2018

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