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UNESCO dedicates International Day of Education 2023 to Afghan girls and women

According to UNESCO, 80% of school-aged Afghan girls and young women are currently out of school under Taliban rule

Published on 25th January 2023
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#WhatTheFAQ: Tenth anniversary of the International Day of Girl Child. What is its significance? 

The UN commemorates the International Day of Girl Child today, October 11 and this year’s theme is, 'Our time is now — our rights, our future'

 

Published on 11th October 2022
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Here's how VIT Andhra Pradesh observed International Day of Yoga

The event marked the end of the 10-day-long summer camp. Physical instructors at the venue spoke about the versatile nature of yoga and its many applications

Published on 21st June 2022
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International Day of Yoga: From Delhi to Mysuru, this is how students are observing the day 

The theme this year is Yoga for Humanity, which highlights the message of universal brotherhood in these trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 21st June 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: On International Day of Yoga, let's look at what research says about this ancient Indian practice 

Let's also look at how yoga continues to remain relevant, its reception in the West and the influence it continues to have on pop culture icons 

Published on 21st June 2022
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Onus on educational institutions to create environment for problem-solving, says US teen innovator Gitanjali Rao

The youngster has been promoting the participation of young girls in STEM, and was recognised by the US Consulate General, Chennai on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Published on 12th February 2022
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What the FAQ: Why are National Girl Child Day and International Day of Education celebrated on January 24?

The day is significant in Indian history as it marks the swearing-in of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the first woman to occupy the post in the country

Published on 24th January 2022
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Germany becomes top donor for Education Cannot Wait, with massive donation of $228 million

The ECW's investments have supported close to five million children and adolescents, half of whom are girls with equitable, inclusive quality education

Published on 24th January 2022
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What happened on December 2: The day Pablo Escobar died and Britney Spears was born

Years after his death, Escobar's legacy still continues. He was the inspiration behind seven films and several series, including Netflix's Narcos

Published on 2nd December 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: This is how hard the ozone layer works to keep us alive

In today's #TBT, we'd like to inform you that it is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. Let's take this opportunity to understand this wonderful and protective layer 

Published on 16th September 2021
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Addiction neither cool nor style statement, says PM Modi on International Day against Drug Abuse

On the occasion, Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government reiterates its commitment towards the zero-tolerance policy against all kind of narcotics

Published on 26th June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Two decades after actor Salman Khan shot two blackbucks, he was convicted

In today's #TBT, we recall how the Bollywood superstar, with several fans who fawn over him, was convicted of the crime he committed, of shooting two blackbucks. But what did all this add up to anyway

Published on 5th April 2021
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This 2021 calendar conceptualised by a DU student and a photographer, features six models with disabilities

Titled Oddity: Don’t Bend, Don’t Blend, it aims to create awareness and raise funds to help out NGOs that help people with disabilities

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Afghanistan declares national day of mourning after 22 students killed in terrorist attack in Kabul University

Outside Kabul University, a small group of demonstrators gathered demanding a cease-fire and urging the government to withdraw from the peace talks until a permanent end to hostilities is declared

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Andhra Pradesh school students turn officials on International day of girl child

The girls elaborated what they would do for people and farmers in general and girls and women in particular if they got to wield a position of authority

Published on 12th October 2020

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