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Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Chernobyl, Ukraine – November 30, 2016 – Ukraine unveiled the world’s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations; the gigantic arch soars 108 metres (355 feet) into the sky — making it taller than New York‘s Statue of Liberty — while its weight of 36,000 …

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World Haemophilia Day Information for Students

World Haemophilia Day - 17 April

April 17 is celebrated as World Haemophilia Day across the globe by Haemophilia organizations. Celebration of this day is a broad step to increase awareness among the people around the world about the hereditary genetic disorder called Haemophilia. World Haemophilia Day – 17 April The World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) decided to observe 17 April as World Haemophilia Day in …

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Easter Facts And Trivia For Students

Why do we have eggs at Easter?

Like most of the spring festivals, Easter embodies festive celebrations and feasting. Among the slew of spring festivals, Easter stands out for its unique pagan symbols and rituals. Here are some interesting Easter facts: Easter Facts And Trivia For Students And Children Easter Colors Most of the major festivals are associated with a unique set of colors. For instance, red, …

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Adolf Hitler Biography For Students

Adolf Hitler Biography For Students

Born: April 20,1889, in Braunau am Inn, Austria 1919: Helps form the Nazi Party in war-weakened Germany 1923: leads an abortive putsch in Munich beer hall 1924: Starts writing Mein Kampf in prison 1933: Becomes dictator of Germany, prepares the nation for war and a “Final Solution” to the “Jewish problem” 1939: Invades Poland and starts World War II Died: …

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Hanukkah Traditions: Jewish Culture & Traditions

Hanukkah - Jewish Festival

Hanukkah, the festival of lights, has a number of traditions and customs associated with it. Some have their source in the past, while others have evolved from the earlier trends. For instance, lighting the Hanukkah Menorah is an age-old Hanukkah tradition, associated with the miraculous burning of the Menorah, during the re-dedication of the Holy Temple of Jerusalem. The Jews …

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National Pollution Control Day Information

National Pollution Control Day - 2nd December

The National Pollution Control Day is celebrated every year on 2nd of December in India in order to give the honor and memorialize the thousands of human beings who had lost their existence because of the Bhopal gas calamity. Bhopal gas tragedy was happened in the night of 2nd and 3rd December in the year 1984 because of the unintentional …

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World’s Most Scariest Travel Attractions सर्वाधिक डरावने आकर्षण

World's Most Scariest Travel Attractions सर्वाधिक डरावने आकर्षण

दुनिया भर में कुछ ऐसे आकर्षक स्थल हैं जो बेहद डरावने व अजीबो-गरीब हैं। कई लोगों को ये जरा भी पसंद नहीं आएंगे लेकिन फिर भी बड़ी संख्या में लोग इन्हें देखने के लिए रोज पहुंचते हैं। ऐसे ही कुछ डरावने स्थानों के बारे में आपको यहां बता रहे हैं। इसला दे लास मुनेकास (मैक्सिको) इसला दे लास मुनेकास का …

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Longest TV binge watching marathon: CyberLink breaks record

Longest TV binge watching marathon: CyberLink breaks record

New York, NY, USA – April 20, 2016 – CyberLink, the world’s leading multimedia technology company, announced that it has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest TV binge watching marathon; to achieve its record breaking goal, Team CyberLink, with help from one sole Brooklynite, endured and recorded a 94-hour non-stop session. Photo: A Brooklyn man has broken the …

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What is the origin of the name Belarus?

The word ‘Belarus’means ‘white Russians’. The Scandinavians who moved in the east were called ‘Rus’ and from them came the word ‘Russia’. During the Mongol era, the Russians were classified into three different groups: Belarussians, little Russians, and great Russians. The name ‘Belarus’ and the country evolved from Belarussians. Belarus was known as Belorussia or Byelorussia in the days of …

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