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New York : The World Health Organization (WHO) has teamed up with international advocacy organization Global Citizen, to launch ‘One World Together At Home”, a global television and streaming special, curated by superstar singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, to celebrate frontline health care workers around the globe in their unrelenting battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Two indigenous languages are dying every month: UN Assembly President

New York: Despite UN efforts throughout this International Year of Indigenous Languages to highlight the daily disappearance of mother tongues across the world, the President of the Gener ...

The City of Chicago designates 2020 as the Year of Chicago Music

Chicago/JEN: Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Commissioner Mark Kelly, Grammy and Oscar Award-winning artist Che “Rhymefest” Smith and ...

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary

New York: For the first time, part of the original manuscript of Tolstoy’s epic novel, War and Peace, has been unveiled amid tight security in Geneva, where it is the highlight of a ...

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts

New York, Aug 8 (JEN): Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse ...

Homosexuality, in all practicality, is still not normal in Slovenia: Darko Stante

Slovenian director Darko Stante with his debut feature film, Consequences, created history as it became the first movie from his country to screen at the Toronto International Film Festiv ...

Japan's famous Tsukiji market closes, fish vendors relocate

Tokyo: Ending an era of fish vending in one of Japan's most popular tourist attraction site, the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo held its pre-dawn tuna auction for one final time before ...

Would love to work with Sarah Greene again: Paddy Breathnach

Irish director Paddy Breathnach's film Rosie, adapted from a story penned by BAFTA winning novelist and screenplay writer Roddy Doyle, shows a gripping tale of a family fighting homel ...

Village Rockstars' National Award has emboldened a lot of independent filmmakers in India: Rima Das

She took the global film festival circuit by storm with her feature film Village Rockstars. The same landed Rima Das a national Award. One of the most sought-after independent filmmakers ...

Astronauts, monsters, dragons and Reitman: Toronto International Film Festival announces roster of special events

Toronto: Capping off this year’s already exciting film lineup, The Toronto International Film Festival announced on Sunday four Special Events. Reflecting the variety of TIFF’ ...