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Goa's museums struggling to stay afloat due to COVID-19 lockdown, owners promise to take all precautions

Two studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said museums have been especially affected by the pandemic

Published on 14th June 2020
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Trump administration proposes sweeping asylum restrictions to limit immigration

The moves are only the latest in a series of measures that Trump has taken to limit asylum — this time aimed at changing complicated procedures governing immigration courts

Published on 11th June 2020
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UN headquarters preparing for three-phase reopening to 'new normal' amid COVID-19

New York, the US city worst-hit by the coronavirus, has reported 211,728 cases and 21,323 deaths. The US has over 1.94 million infections and at least 110,400 have died.

Published on 8th June 2020
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Good habits will pay off: How Harappa Education is motivating COVID warriors

The Harappa Habit Heroes initiative had nominations from anyone who has brought about and encouraged change around them — they may have taken the lead in helping senior citizens, fed migrant labourers

Published on 3rd June 2020
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WWF India's Model Conference of Parties will show children the way towards a more sustainable world

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar is the chief guest on day one of the conference which falls on International Day for Biological Diversity, that is, May 22. You will be joining in, right? 

Published on 21st May 2020
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Climate change, human activities may have influenced super cyclone Amphan

Koll said these high temperatures could supercharge a cyclone since tropical cyclones primarily draw their energy from evaporation at the ocean surface

Published on 19th May 2020
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Here's how a photography club became Thiruvananthapuram's biggest student volunteering network

360 Degree is an independent NGO that promotes social entrepreneurship among the youth by organising activities that focus on social well-being

Published on 15th May 2020
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UN economic experts hail India's 'impressive' stimulus package to revive economy hit by the Coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced massive new financial incentives on top of the previously announced packages for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore

Published on 14th May 2020
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Calling Gen Z: Why you need Worldview's ongoing interactive sessions to lend insight into gender diversity, global citizenship 

On till May 5, these online sessions organised by Hyderabad-based start-up Worldview is being helmed by experts from various fields who are going live through the EdTech platform's online platform 

Published on 27th April 2020
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UN chief calls for protection of human rights in pandemic response

Guterres said governments must be "transparent, responsive and accountable," and stressed that press freedom, civil society organisations, the private sector and "civic space" are essential

Published on 24th April 2020
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UN Office of Drugs and Crimes launches series of online dialogues with students and educators on COVID-19

The Lockdown Learners series also provides a platform for students to receive mentorship and knowledge support through activity-based learning, and use their talent and skills to promote awareness

Published on 22nd April 2020
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Closure of edu institutes to hit girls the worst, will lead to increased gender gap, drop out rates: UNESCO

Refugee girls at secondary level are only half as likely to enrol as their male peers. We are only beginning to understand the economic impacts of COVID-19, experts say

Published on 22nd April 2020
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COVID-19: 40 musicians from 6 nations come together for a 60-minutes online concert

The concert can be viewed through the official social media handles of WHO, WWF, Earth Day Network, UNFCCC, UNCCD, UNICEF and also at the official handles of One Page Spotlight

Published on 21st April 2020
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UNICEF teams up with Microsoft to create a remote, global learning platform for children

Children and young people continuing their education online can do so through a country-specific platform, accessed via their country's learningpassport.unicef.org page

Published on 21st April 2020
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Unacademy launches live classes with Shashi Tharoor, Virat Kohli and Kiran Bedi. Check it out 

Following the success of the first edition of the ‘Legends on Unacademy’ series, these renowned personalities and celebrities will conduct Live Classes on Unacademy

Published on 16th April 2020

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