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A Language of the World
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A Language of the World

When one young person out of two celebrates the music of the world through an instrument, Maurice Fleuret thought why not celebrate this music annually? And that's how this day became World Music Day!

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The Illegal Travellers
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The Illegal Travellers

How complicated is the world we live in? Thousands leave their homes every year in hopelessness that they will never see their lands again, not willingly but because it is a game of life and death. To acknowledge their sacrifice, this day is celebrated as World Refugee Day every year.

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Dividing The Nation
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Dividing The Nation

India was broken with a line drawn by blood. The dignitaries and representatives showed a green flag to a horrific plan devised by Mountbatten on ThisDay in 1947.

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Miracles and Mohiniyattam
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Miracles and Mohiniyattam

The grace, the expression, the body language, only Kanak could do justice to the moves with her perfect dancing style in this ancient dance form, Mohiniyattam.

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A Day to Thank Our Lifeline
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A Day to Thank Our Lifeline

What would the earth look like if there were no oceans here? Probably brown for all that sand and dust, or maybe even red with the rocks. To remember that we are the inhabitants of the blue planet, the world decided to celebrate Ocean Day on 8th June.

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Cheers to Indians
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Cheers to Indians

The ship in the waters - Fatel Razack - indentured labourers from India aboard it - the anchor is thrown at the coast of Trinidad - the hope of an economy rising. The people of Trinidad remember this day as Indian Arrival Day!

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The Sher of Battles
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The Sher of Battles

The death of Sher Shah was a dramatic event that put an end to the blip in the power of the Mughals. After getting wounded during his gunpowder attack on Kalinjar fort, he was killed, bringing the decline of his empire.

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The First European in India
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The First European in India

History was changed today in 1498 when explorer Vasco da Gama saw the land of the golden birds... on the horizon. The waters were in control now, the wooden birds flew and trade began - a new wave was set for newer things, yet to come.

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Operation Pokhran 2
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Operation Pokhran 2

The famous Pokhran tests were carried out on this day and cemented India as a Nuclear power in the International arena.

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Be and Make: Vivekananda
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Be and Make: Vivekananda

A common boy, he was just like us but made a name in the world with his calm mind and humane thinking for which India hailed him as Swamiji. 119 years ago today he left the world with an atmosphere of mourning.

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