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India’s Contribution for Hindi @ UN project

India has contributed $800,000 to the [email protected] project to encourage the use of Hindi in the United Nations (UN). What is the ‘Hindi @ UN’ project? It is a project launched by the Government of India in collaboration with the UN Department of Public Information in 2018. What is the objective of the ‘Hindi @ ..

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Hindi descriptions of India’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

January 10 is celebrated as the World Hindi Day. On the World Hindi Day of 2022, the World Heritage Centre announced that it is to provide Hindi descriptions of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India. WHC operates under UNESCO. World Hindi Day It is also called Vishwa Hindi Divas. It is celebrated on January ..

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April 20: UN Chinese Language Day

Every year, on April 20, the United Nations Chinese Language Day is observed. The day is observed to pay tribute to Cangjie. Cangjie is a mythical figure who invented Chinese Characters. The first UN Chinese Language Day was observed in 2010. About Cangjie The legend in China is believed to have four eyes. Also, it ..

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Lai Haraoba Festival begins in Tripura

On January 2, 2020, the Lai Haraoba festival began in Tripura. The festival will be celebrated for 5 days. The festival is celebrated by the Meitei community. The community is spread across Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya, Myanmar and Bangladesh. However, the festival is widely celebrated in the state of Manipur. Lai Haraoba Festival Lai Haraoba ..

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UN English Language Day

The UN English Language Day is observed every year on 23rd of April to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization. These are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. For the English language, 23 April was chosen because it is the ..

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National Hindi Divas (NHD)

The National Hindi Divas (NHD) is celebrated every year on September 14 in India. On this day, in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of India under Article 343. In all, there are 22 Scheduled languages of India, of which, two are officially used ..

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