EDUCATION & CULTURE

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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Women writers to the fore in South Asia

South Asian countries may be a little behind in the bandwagon of literary prizes - the likes of Booker and Pulitzer prizes are many decades old while the subcontinent’s counterparts are just beginning to find a footing - but the trends  emerging from them show a staggering rise of women authors, writing on a multitude of themes, in diverse genres, languages and scopes.

Singapore to stage South Asian film fest

The second edition of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) will be held in the city-state from October 5-14. 

Elephant’s unique place in Indian culture

A four-day long festival was held mid-August at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in New Delhi, to coincide with World Elephant Day, to celebrate the grandeur of an animal closely identified with India and showcasing their salient role in ecology and their integral role in Indian mythology, religion and literature.

Indian, Chinese writer-translators discuss shared literary culture

Messages of literary and cultural harmony were delivered at a literary forum on Indo-China Literary Exchange, themed around multilingual exchanges, organised on Friday by India's national academy of letters, Sahitya Akademi.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a strategy to strengthen cooperation and the partnership with India.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communicat...

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