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The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as ‘World Drug Day‘.

The General Assembly of United Nations has decided to observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse.

 

 

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world.

 


 

Karl Landsteiner, ForMemRS (14 June 1868 – 26 June 1943), was an Austrian and American biologist and physician.

He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900 (however, Jan Janský described ...

 

 

The Charter of the United Nations (also known as the UN Charter) of 1945 is the foundational treaty of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization .

It was signed at the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center in San Francisco, United States, on 26 June 1945, by 50 of the 51 original member countries.

 

 

- 1925 Born : Wolfgang Unzicker, German Chess Grandmaster, often called the world‘s strongest amateur chess player. He was one of the strongest German chess grandmasters from 1954 to 1970 and chose law instead of chess career.

- 1922 Born : Eleanor Parker, American actress and singer. She appeared in more than 80 film during her career, was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress. One of her most memorable role was of Elsa von Schraeder in The Sound of Music (1965).

 


 

1. LEISURE (ADJECTIVE): free time

Synonyms: convenience, relaxation Antonyms: labor, work

Example Sentence:

He likes to watch movies in his leisure.

 

 

700 Objective Computer based questions in PDF

In this PDF more than 700 computer related questions for competitive exams purpose.

 

 

(Q) The 14 major banks were nationalised by the Government on ?

(A) May 21, 1962

(B) May 12, 1963

(C) June 19, 1967

(D) July 19, 1969

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