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Remembrance Sunday on 14 November 2021

Originally known as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day commemorates the signing of the peace agreement that ended World War I at 11am on 11 November 1918. It is a time to remember and honour the memory of those who served, are currently serving, and those we have lost to the cause “Lest We Forget”. Remembrance Sunday is …

UK commemorates ‘Remembrance Sunday’ in Kolkata

Remembrance Sunday is a special day set aside to remember the sacrifices made by all those who laid down their lives for peace and freedom in two World Wars and other subsequent conflicts. At one time, the day was known as ‘Armistice Day’, but was renamed ‘Remembrance Sunday’ after World War II. The British Deputy …

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS’ AT CANNING

Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While it is not known how many of …