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Communal Harmony Day (CHD)

In India, the Sadbhavana Diwas (or Communal Harmony Day) is celebrated every year on August 20 to commemorate birth anniversary of late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. On the occasion of 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi inaugurated an exhibition titled ‘Memories and Archives of Rajiv ..

Sangita Dhingra Sehgal head of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) tribunal for adjudicating ban on LTTE

The Union government has constituted the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal to adjudicate whether or not there is sufficient cause for declaring the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as an unlawful association. The Tribunal is comprised of sitting Judge of Delhi High Court Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal. Earlier, the Home Ministry had issued a notification ..

2019 edition of National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD)

The National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD) is celebrated every year in India on May 21 to spread the message of global peace and non-violence and stop youngsters from following cult practices and being misguided. The day also honours the sacrifices made by thousands of soldiers who fought against terrorism. It’s a day to pay tribute ..

Sri Lanka: 15 dead in gun-battle with Islamists

In a fierce overnight battle between Sri Lankan troops and the suspected Islamic State militants as the search operations were underway, at least 15 people were killed including 6 children and 3 women. The whole incident took place along the east coast of Sri Lanka after about six days of the suicide bombing on Easter ..

Exercise Western Shield to be conducted by Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan army has decided to conduct its largest ever military exercise titled ‘Exercise Western Shield’ in July 2019 to provide an opportunity for army trainees to march through areas that are not usually accessible to others, except forest conservation authorities. It will see participation of over 5,000 soldiers and will extend from Mannar ..

The 2018 National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD) celebrated on May 21

The National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD) is celebrated every year in India on May 21 to generate awareness in the country among all sections of people, about the danger of terrorism and violence and its effect on the people, society and the country as a whole. It was on this day in 1991, the former ..

India to build 43,000 housing units for dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka

India will build 43,000 housing units for resettlement and rehabilitation of the war affected and dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka’s former troubled areas in the northern and eastern provinces, as part of a $ 270 million project. A pilot project has already been implemented with the construction of 1,000 houses in Jaffna, Killinochchi and 3 ..

News Today News Today : Appointments August 12, 2009

August 11, 2009: C. Rangarajan appointed as Chairman to PM’s Economic Advisory CouncilAugust 9, 2009: Amitabh Kant appointed chief executive of DMICAugust 9, 2009: Baldev Raj appointed vice-president of International Institute of Welding (IIW)August 8, 2009: Ro Khanna appointed by US President Barack Obama as the new deputy assistant secretary of commerce for domestic operations ..