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UNO Day: United Nations Day Celebration, Significance

UNO Day: United Nations Day Celebration & Significance

UNO stands for United Nations Organization. The United Nations or UN Day is celebrated worldwide to commemorate the foundation of United Nations Organization in 1945. This day reminds us of the official formation of the United Nations in 1945 by a joint agreement and unanimous signing of the UN Charter by majority of its participants. The UNO comprised of five …

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United Kingdom: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

United Kingdom – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy Capital: London Location: An island kingdom of western Europe in the British Isles, including the Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) and Northern Ireland. It contains many smaller islands, including the Shetlands, Orkneys and Hebrides in Scotland, Anglesey in Wales and the Isle of Wight, England. It is separated from the continent of Europe by the …

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United States: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

United States – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Federal Republic Capital: Washington, D.C. Location: In the central part of North America, bounded by the Atlantic in the east, Canada in the north, the Pacific in the west and Mexico in the south National composition: Non-Hispanic whites make up 63 percent of the U.S.; Hispanics, 17 percent; blacks, 12.3 percent; Asians, 5 percent; and multiracial Americans, …

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United States Encyclopedia

United States Encyclopedia

United States Encyclopedia: The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific …

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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The observance was instituted by General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987. On 26 June 1987, two important texts (Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Outline of Future Activities in Drug Abuse …

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What is the History of International Yoga Day?

What is the History of International Yoga Day?

What is the History of International Yoga Day? Celebrating yoga day all over the world as World Yoga Day or International Day of Yoga on 21st of June every year was declared by the United Nations General Assembly on 11th of December in 2014. The declaration was done after the call by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to the …

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Why 21 June was chosen as International Yoga Day?

International Day of Yoga

United Nations has passed a resolution declaring June 21 every year as the International Yoga Day (World Yoga Day). India‘s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the International Community to adopt 21 June as the International Yoga Day. Every year in Northern hemisphere, the Summer Solstice falls on June 21. It is the day when Day is longest and the …

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International Day of Yoga Images For Students

International Day of Yoga Images

International Day of Yoga Images: World Yoga Day Stock Photos: Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice Having its origin in India, Which Aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. International Day of Yoga Images & Stock Photos

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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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