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Leading designers join Indian spiritual guru in Fashion for Peace in New York

Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation, known as much for his sartorial sense as his profound wisdom, joined the world’s leading designers in a global effort to Save the Weaves at Fashion for Peace in New York City on 13 February 2019. 

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China to open 50 yoga colleges

China will open 50 yoga institutes in the wake of the ancient Indian discipline gaining popularity in the country.

India, China to hold high-level meet on cultural, people-to-people ties

The decision to establish the India-China High Level Mechanism on Cultural and People-to-People Exchanges was taken during the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan in April this year. 

South Asian curators' art exhibition on view

Culminating a South Asian fellowship programme for art curators, 13 exhibitions curated by CISA Fellows from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, are on view in New Delhi till December 10.

Afghan's 3.7mn children have no access to school: UNICEF

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Afghanistan said on Monday that about 3.7 million Afghan children have no access to school due to insecurity and poverty in the country.

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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee

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Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.

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