New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Marking the International Day for Tolerance, the head of the United Nations cultural agency underscored how tolerance must be nurtured to celebrate the diversity that makes us strong and the values that bring us together. more
Twitter expands character limit to 280

New York, Nov 8 (JEN): Social networking site Twitter decided to enable its users to express more by expanding its character limit to 280.

The great Hollywood meltdown

For past past couple of weeks the internet entertainment space has been abuzz with a handful of things. One among these was sexual harassment, the other of course was Halloween Costume.

'Doctrines of rejection' must be met with courage, commitment to solidarity and empathy – UNESCO chief

New York, Nov 1(Just Earth News): Multilateralism is facing challenges just when it is most needed, senior United Nations officials told a UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizatio ...

Linking past and present, audiovisual heritage is ‘part of our common history,’ UNESCO says on World Day

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 ge ...

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.