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Detailed News Articles: 18 June 2019

1.  India to host UN meet on land degradation in September India is set to host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for the first time. United Nations Conventions: The United Nations has three major Conventions: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 18 June 2019

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18 June in History: Death of the Rani of Jhansi

The Rani of Jhansi, Rani Laxmibai, died on 18th June 1858 while fighting the British at Gwalior. She was a pivotal figure of the 1857 Indian Revolt. After her martyrdom, she continued to be an inspiring figure in the Indian freedom movement. Today, she is a symbol of national pride and woman power. Rani of Jhansi… Continue reading 18 June in History: Death of the Rani of Jhansi