Nagasaki Current Affairs, GK & News

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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International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26

Every year on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is being observed. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations and was first observed in 2016. Highlights The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day was first observed on the 30th anniversary of 1986 nuclear disaster. It is being marked to increase awareness about the ..

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Factsheet: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear attack

Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the first-ever atomic bomb attack in the world amidst the COVID 19 pandemic. The celebrations were muted because of the pandemic situation to remember the victims of the ghastly attack by the US in 1945. Details Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended the main event in ..

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Sumiteru Taniguchi, prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner of Japan, passes away

Sumiteru Taniguchi (88), the prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner and peace activist, has passed away in Nagasaki, Japan on August 30. He was the survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and a prominent activist for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, and chairman of the Nagasaki Council of the A-Bomb Sufferers. He was 16 when ..

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70th anniversary of Atomic bomb dropping on Nagasaki observed

70th anniversary of dropping of disastrous Atomic bomb on Nagasaki city of Japan was observed across the world. A solemn ceremony including ageing survivors, relatives of victims observed and guests from 75 countries was held on the ground zero by marking a minute’s silence at 11:02 am local time at which the devastating explosion took ..

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