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International Day of Yoga Information For Kids

International Day of Yoga

June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Yoga, a 6,000 year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform the body and the mind. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi declared that there will be an official website mea.gov.in/idy.htm for this, and …

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World Blood Donor Day Information For Students

World Blood Donor Day: 14 June

Blood is the lifeline of every animal living on the earth. Today, world is facing deficiency of blood stock and that is causing threat to life. The only way one can see for health care is through Blood transfusion.  The increasing need for blood globally requires everyone to contribute by donating blood and motivating others for the cause. The commitment …

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World Oceans Day Information For Students

World Oceans Day Information For Students

World Oceans Day (WOD) takes place annually on the 8th of June. The concept was originally proposed in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. WOD was officially recognized by the United Nations in …

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World Environment Day Quiz For Students

World Environment Day Quiz

World Environment Day Quiz For Students And Children: World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. It was started in 1972 by the United Nations Assembly when the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. Every year, the UN chooses different themes and different locations for the celebrations. The first event was celebrated in 1974 in …

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World No Tobacco Day Information For Students

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day was first introduced by the World Health Organization to be celebrated as a most recognized event all over the world in order to make people easily get aware of all the problems and health complications occurred by the tobacco chewing / Gutka or smoking to prevent all the health hazards to make the whole world free …

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World Telecommunication Day Information

World Telecommunication Day

Also called as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Message signals may be required to transmit over a distance, and we know this process as Telecommunication. Earlier, smoke signals, drums, semaphore, flags or heliograph were used to communicate messages to distant placed people. With modernization and development of technology the use of electronic devices such as telephones, television, radio or …

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International Nurses Day Information For Students

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is observed world wide in order to commemorate the valuable contribution of nurses in the form of their selfless services to the society. May 12 also marks the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. International Council of Nurses (ICN) conducts special celebration for the day in the unique form. ICN produces and distributes …

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World Laughter Day Information For Students

World Laughter Day

World Laughter Day is observed on the first Sunday of May. The World Laughter Day came into existence in 1998; the day was introduced by Dr. Madan Kataria, the founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga Movement. The World Laughter Day was first celebrated on 11 January, 1998 in Mumbai, India. It is well said that the strongest and most powerful …

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