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Shimla, Feb 2012 American rhythm-and-blues singer Whitney Houston—who emerged as a pop superstar in the 1980s, especially known for her soaring voice—died at age 48. 2011 Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down after nearly 30...

Child Labour Institutes

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Delhi, Feb 10 - The Government is implementing the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme for rehabilitation of child labour in the country. Survey for identification of working children is the...

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Shimla, Feb. 2002 Princess Margaret—who, as King George VI's second daughter and the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, struggled to balance her independent spirit with her duties as a member of Britain's...

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2019 Baseball player and manager Frank Robinson, who was the first Black manager in Major League Baseball, died at age 82. 2015 American collegiate basketball coach Dean Smith—who recorded 879 career victories, making him...

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Shimla, Feb 2018 SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket had its first test flight; on board was a Tesla automobile owned by SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk. 2014 American comedian Jay Leno hosted his last episode of The...

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Shimla, Feb. 2020 After being impeached by the House of Representatives over his actions in the Ukraine scandal, Pres. Donald Trump was acquitted in the Senate. 2017 In the first overtime game in Super Bowl...

Education of Children with Disabilities

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Delhi, Feb. 04 The Department of School Education & Literacy supports inclusive education of children with disabilities. Under the Centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha, various provisions for educational needs of children...

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Shimla, Feb. 2014 American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who fully inhabited the characters he played and was renowned for his scene-stealing work in supporting roles, died of a heroin overdose in New York...

Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports and Youth Festival 2021 concludes

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Delhi, Jan. 31 - The 13 day long Khelo India Zanskar winter sports and youth festival concluded at Zanskar Valley of the Union Territory of Ladakh. The festival, first of its...

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Shimla, Jan. 2020 The United Kingdom formally left the European Union, more than three years after the country voted for “Brexit.” 2001 Libyan national Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi was convicted in the 1988 Pan Am...

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Shimla, Jan   2011 California became the first state to celebrate Fred Korematsu Day, which honoured the Japanese American activist who was convicted in 1942 of violating an exclusion order requiring him to relocate;...

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Shimla, Jan 2002 Swedish children's writer Astrid Lindgren—who was best known for her works involving Pippi Longstocking, a freckle-faced red-haired nine-year-old who incarnates every child's dream of freedom and power—died in Stockholm. 1958 Godtfred Kirk...