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August 29: International Day against Nuclear Tests

Event of International Day against Nuclear Tests is held on August 29 each year. Highlights This event is organised with the aim of bringing about awareness regarding the harmful effects of testing nuclear weapons and calls to end such tests. Year 2021 marked the 12th anniversary of the event. Background The United Nations General Assembly ..

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Japan marks 76th anniversary of World’s First Atomic Bombing

Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, attended a memorial to commemorate the 76th anniversary of world’s first atomic bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Key Points Survivors and relatives marked the anniversary of blast with a minute of silence. Those who survived the bombing still continue to require welfare and medical care. Atomic bombings on Hiroshima and ..

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