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International day of Innocent Children Victims of Agression

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Child abuse statistics in its numerous forms is extremely horrifying. It is very sad truth that the innocent is being molested – mentally, emotionally or physically and the number is getting multiplied each and every single day. To spread awareness in the world, the United Nation General Assembly, on August 19, 1982, during an emergency special Read More

National Cancer Survivor Day

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Every year, first Sunday of June is celebrated as the National Cancer Survivors Day. This day is celebrated to commemorate life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide, and across the globe. It is a celebration and inspiration for those who have survived and being recently diagnosed with cancer. On National Cancer Survivors Day, thousands Read More

June 2, 1924 – “Indian Citizenship Act” was signed

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On this day in 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act also known as the Snyder Act, proposed by Representative Homer P. Snyder (R). The act granted citizenship to about 125,000 of 300,000 native people living in the United States and to the people who had served in the Armed Forces during World War I. Read More

1 June 1996 — Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, sixth President of India, passed away

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The sixth President of India, serving from 1977 to 1982, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was born on 18 May, 1913, into a peasant family in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh. He completed his primary education at the High School run by Theosophical Society Adyar, Madras. The spiritual atmosphere of the school left a deep impact on Read More

International Day of United Nation Of peacekeepers: Action for Peacekeeping

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29 May is observed annually as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers to honor the people who lost their lives in the cause of peace and the one who have served and continue to serve in United Nations Peacekeeping operation for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage. Over seven decades, in 71 Read More

Nandamuri Taraka Rao: The Messiah of the Masses

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Nandamuri Taraka Rao, born on 28 May 1923 at Nimmakuru, Krishna in Andhra Pradesh, is one of the best known personalities of Andhra Pradesh. His accomplishments range from acting to running state government. Best known for his work in Telugu Cinema, he was an Indian film director, actor, producer, screenwriter, politician and Chief Minister. T. Read More

25 May: Death Anniversary of Sunil Dutt

1 year ago Hunt Media Desk 0
Sunil Dutt, a renowned indian actor, producer, director, social activist, and politician especially known for his several acting roles as a dacoit was born on June 6, 1929 in Khurd village, Jhelum District, British India (now in Pakistan). In a family that had survived partition of India, Sunil Dutt grew up as Balraj Dutt. While he continued to Read More

22 May 1987 – Heinous Incident faced by Muslim in Hashimpura

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On this day, about 45 Muslim men from Hashimpura, a settlement in Meerut, were rounded up and packed into the rear of a truck of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC). It has been 30 years since the night of 22 May, 1987, Hashimpura massacre. After the Hashimpura Massacre, the Uttar Pradesh government, for the first Read More

May 21, 1991: The Youngest Prime Minister of India Was Assassinated.

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On this day, the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur, Chennai. Gandhi was in the area to address public meeting in support of a Congress Lok Sabha nominee when he was killed in a suicide bombing. On the way to the rally 25 miles south-west of Madras, Rajiv Gandhi had been riding in Read More

19 May 1934: Ruskin Bond, Indian author, was born

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“An examination of Bond’s life and work affords insight not only into his evolution as a writer but also his contribution to the development of English literature in India and to the growing body of diasporic and post-colonial/post-independence literature.” ~ Meena Khorana, Indian author and biographer, in her book The Life and Works of Ruskin Bond. Read More