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21st June: International Yoga Day

On 11th December 2014, International Yoga Day was adopted under its Resolution by the United Nations General Assembly following the proposal given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations on 27th September 2014. The day was first observed in the year 2015. The aim of observing ..

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World Water Day observed on 22 March

World Water Day is observed every year on March 22, across the world since the year 1993. The theme of the World Water Day this year is ‘Water and Climate Change’. In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution by which 22 March of each year was declared World Water Day from 1993.  The Day ..

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‘International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination’ celebrated on March 21st

In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly announced the decade commencing 1 January 2015 and ending on 31 December 2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent. The theme of the international decade is “People of African descent: recognition, justice and development”. Every year, March 21st is celebrated as ‘International Day for the ..

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World Down Syndrome Day celebrated on March 21

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on March 21 every year, across the world. The United Nations General Assembly declared the day in the year 2011. Down syndrome occurs when a person has an extra partial or whole copy of chromosome 21. The day is celebrated to raise public awareness of Down syndrome. On World Down ..

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World Wildlife Day celebrated on March 3

World Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on March 3, across the world. On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim March 3 as World Wildlife Day. The day is observed to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. On the same day, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered ..

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