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New York, Oct 28(Just Earth News): Through sound recordings and moving images, audiovisual heritage provides priceless insight to the past while preserving unique documentation for future generations, the United Nations cultural agency said on the day set aside to raise global awareness about the importance of the fragility of this heritage. more
Our involvement with the Indigenous people is superb: Ontario Culture Minister

In an exclusive interview with IBNS Canada's Asha Bajaj, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Eleanor McMahon, shares her thoughts about her ministry's model for other provinces i ...

UN and partners launch campaign to tackle new fungus strain threatening world’s bananas

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Wednesday that it is working with partners to help protect the world’s banana cro ...

US withdrawal from UNESCO 'loss for multilateralism,' says cultural agency's chief

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voiced “profound regret” on Thursday over the United States' ...

FEATURE: In Western Afghanistan, an ancient love of poetry thrives again

New York, Oct 6(Just Earth News): As she begins to read her poem, Fatema’s voice is faint and unsure of itself. She has been writing poetry only for the last six months because, as she exp ...

China blocks WhatsApp, beefs up surveillance ahead of Communist Party gathering

Beijing, Sep 26 (JEN): Beijing has blocked instant messaging app WhatsApp in order to bolster online surveillance ahead of the upcoming Communist Party meeting, reports said.

I want to tell positive stories: Village Rockstars director Rima Das

Just two movies old, director Rima Das is one for the future, reckon veteran film critics. Her movie Village Rockstars garnered lavish praise at the recently concluded Toronto International ...

Script helped Mark and Vinnie say yes to Human Traces

Hobbit actor Mark Mitchinson and newbie Vinnie Bennett share a few things in common. For a start, they both starred in the Kiwi psychological thriller Human Traces. However, both the actors ...

The trick is knowing the script inside out: Nic Gorman

One of the movies wowing the audience at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is Human Traces, a Kiwi psychological thriller by debut director Nic Gorman. IBNS Canada's Suman Das a ...

Need more involvement to make this world a better place: George Clooney

George Clooney is not only a champion actor, a Hollywood sex symbol and a movie maker but a noted humanitarian too, advocating rights. IBNS Canada's Suman Das aided by Sudipto Maity catch up ...