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World Left Hander’s Day

Every year August 13 is celebrated as World Left Hander’s Day by Lefthanders International.  It was first observed on the 13th of August, in the year 1976. As the name suggests, it is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences faced by left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates their uniqueness and differences, who are from seven to ten

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International Youth Day

International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 each year to recognize efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society by United Nations(UN). It also aims to promote ways to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities. 2016 This event is an opportunity to raise awareness about

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Hiroshima Day / Anti Nuclear Day / Nagasaki Day

Hiroshima Day observed every year 6th August. Hiroshima Day commemorates 6 August 1945, the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by United States of America, followed a few days later by another dropped on the city of Nagasaki. A uranium gun-type atomic bomb called Little Boy  was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6,

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Friendship Day

International Friendship Day  has been celebrated in several countries for many years.Initially created by the greeting card industry, evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Digital communication modes such as the Internet and mobile phones may be helping

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World Leprosy Eradication Day

Anti Leprosy Day (Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi) 2015 would be celebrated all over India at Friday, on 30th of January. A contagious disease that affects the skin, mucous membranes, and nerves, causing discoloration and lumps on the skin and, in severe cases, disfigurement and deformities. Leprosy is now mainly confined to tropical Africa and Asia.

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Data Protection Day – January 28

Data Protection Day is an international holiday that observed every January 28. The purpose of Data Privacy Day (Data Protection Day in Europe) is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently ‘celebrated’ in the United States, Canada, and 27 European countries. In Europe it is referred to as

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27

The UN General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. The Resolution establishing January 27 as International Holocaust

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World Laughter Day – January 10

World Laughter Day Celebrated for the first time on 10th January 1998, world laughter day aimed to promote peace and love in the world. It was announced by founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. But as seen for today, apart from trying to develop a global consciousness of brotherhood and friendship through laughter the world laughter day

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World Day – War Orphans

International community celebrates the world day for war orphans on January 06 in order to voice out the predicament of war orphans. In worldwide fortunately there may be places for them to stay, but sadly, they rarely receive the time, attention and love for optimal social and personal development. Many researches done with regard to

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  It also serves as the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive for the environment, galvanizing individual actions into a collective power that

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