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International Youth Day observed on August 12 with theme Safe Spaces for Youth

International Youth Day is observed every across the world on 12 August to draw attention to give set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. Observance of this day seeks to highlight role of young women and men as essential partners in change and opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s ..

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76th anniversary of Quit India Movement observed on August 8

76th anniversary of Quit India movement was observed on August 8th, 2018. On this day in 1942, Mahatma Gandhi (father of the nation) had gave clarion call of Do or Die to all Indians to drive away Britishers from the country. Quit India Movement Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan or August Movement or August ..

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Pingali Venkayya: 141st birth anniversary of designer of Indian National Flag observed

141st birth anniversary of freedom fighter and designer (architect)  of Indian National Flag  Pingali Venkayya was observed on August 2, 2018. Pingali Venkayya He was born on August 2, 1876 in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh and died in 1963. He was firm believer in Gandhian principles and ardent nationalist. He was also linguist, geolist and ..

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July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 to raise awareness of the plight of human trafficking victims, and promote and protect their rights. This year, theme chosen by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is ‘responding to the trafficking of children and young people’. It highlights fact ..

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International Day of Cooperatives: July 7, 2018

The International Day of Cooperatives (IDC) was observed on July 7 (first Saturday of July) across the world to promote co-operative model as it contains core aspects of sustainable development and is based on ethical values and principles. The 2018 theme of the Day was ‘Sustainable societies through cooperation’, aimed at creating sustainable societies through ..

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