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Kolkata, May 28 (JEN): It is not every day that one comes across a couple who not only dedicate their lives to music but also attempt to go global with Indian music, riding on the power of digital media, thus imparting lessons and enriching music enthusiasts with the untold journey of an original piece of work. more
Jordon's Queen Rania meets global journalists in Amman

Amman, Apr 1 : Jordan Queen Rania Al Abdullah recently met with a group of global journalists and social media representative who were visiting Jordan on a mega press trip hosted by the Mini ...

President, VP greet citizens ahead of Ram Navami

New Delhi, Mar 27 (JEN): President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted citizens as India gears up to celebrate Ram Navami on Saturday.

India celebrates Swami Vivekananda's 153rd birth anniversary

Kolkata, Jan 12 (JEN): India on Monday paid homage to Hindu monk and seer, Swami Vivekananda, who took Hinduism to the world arena, on his 153rd birth anniversary.

Ritual dancing, bread-making among cultural practices added to UN heritage list

New York, Nov 27 (JEN): Brazil's martial art of Capoeira, Burundi's ritual dance of the royal drum and the preparation of Lavash – a popular flatbread integral to Armenian cuisine â ...

UNESCO chief appeals to parties in Libya to stop destruction of cultural heritage

New York, Oct 16 (JEN) The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday called on all parties in Libya to safeguard the country’s ...

On International Day, UNESCO chief says literacy not only improves lives, it saves them

New York, Sept 9 (JEN) With one in four young people – 175 million adolescents – unable to read a single sentence, International Literacy Day is an opportunity to remember one ...

UN urges Viet Nam to ensure pluralistic cultural expression

New York, Nov 30 (JEN): Now that Viet Nam has made great strides in economic development, it is time to increase opportunities for public debate and better protect ethnic, artistic and acad ...

New York museum gets inspired by UN

New York, Nov 26 (JEN) On the spot in Queens, New York where the United Nations General Assembly met during the late 1940s, a Mexican artist is testing his hypothesis that ordinary people, t ...

Poetry in the time of war

Call it poetry in motion. Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)’s Borhan Osman while on road trips in the conflict ravaged country has gathered a large collection of verses on wheels. Th ...