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Celebrations of World Kindness Day across the world

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Annually, almost in all major countries, World Kindness Day is celebrated to show affection, love and kindness with each other. This year also marks the day with similar zeal as we can observe in different parts of the world. The goal of World Kindness Day is to highlight good deeds and focus on the power of positivity in our lives ...

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World Science Day for Peace and Development

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Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid The World Conference on Science in Budapest in 1999 recommended that there is a need for a compact between science and society. It was discussed at the conference that a World Science Day would help strengthen commitments to attain the Declaration on Science and the Use of Scientific Knowledge’s goals and to pursue the Science Agenda. ...

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International Day of Peace 2016

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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world with the aim of strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 each year to recognize the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace. ...

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World Day against Child Labour 2016

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Protection of children is the responsibility of state: NA Speaker Like other parts of the World, World Day against Child Labour 2016 celebrated in Pakistan with a commitment to root out child labour from Pakistan. In this regard a commemorative seminar was organised by the Ombudsman of Pakistan and UNICEF at Serena Hotel Islamabad. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq ...

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International Youth Day

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commemorates the energetic spirit of young people worldwide International Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th of August and this year the day also celebrated all over the world followed by phenomenal celebrations, festivities and new determinations by major world leaders in the form of their messages to empower youth for the rest of the world. In 1998, the ...

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Grand celebrations as Pakistan observed 70th Independence Day

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Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day was celebrated with national zeal and passion in a number of cities like Peshawar, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Abbottabad, Mansehra, Mardan, Karachi, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, across Kashmir and Gilgit Baltisrtan. The embassies and high commissions of Pakistan in various countries also celebrated the Independence Day with patriotic fervour and remembering the martyrs of ...

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World Population Day 2016

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On July 11, 2016, the international community observed the World Population Day. It is a day that seeks to raise awareness of global population issues, such as family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health, girl child education, child marriage, sexually transmitted infections and human rights. In addition, it is to call attention to exploding global population. The governing council of ...

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Celebrations of Nelson Mandela Day 2016

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As the world marks Nelson Mandela International Day, United Nations officials and UN Peace Ambassador Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the South African activist and peacemaker’s tireless efforts to end intolerance and injustice, calling on the international community to follow his guiding example in efforts to build a better world for all. “Nelson Mandela International Day is an opportunity to ...

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World AIDS Day: An Ideal opportunity to raise HIV awareness

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Dr. Baseer Khan Achakzai HIV has not gone away and that many steps still need to be taken. The day aims to raise awareness on the HIV & AIDS situations/threat faced globally, in each region and in each country; highlight achievements over the year and identify further steps that need to be taken to eliminate this disease. HIV AIDS needs ...

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