independence day

  • Sri Lanka celebrated its 67th Independence Day with great zeal and fervour

    Published on : Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka or popularly known as Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon prior to the year 1972.   February 4 is the official celebration day of Sri Lanka’s Independence Day from the United Kingdom in …

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  • Indonesia celebrates its Independence Day with great fervour

    Published on : Monday, August 18, 2014

    On August 17, 1945, Indonesia declared its independence from Netherlands. This declaration of independence was met with vehement opposition from the Dutch rulers, and was followed by four years of unrest and diplomatic meetings. Finally, in 1949,     the …

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  • Burkina Faso celebrated its Independence Day on August 5

    Published on : Monday, August 11, 2014

    Burkina Faso celebrates its independence day every year on August 5th. This country got independent from French rule in 1960. Before that, the territory was merged with and separated from other French territories in West Africa.   History Until the …

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  • eru to experience 3% rise in tourism on its Independence Day

    Published on : Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Every year, Peru celebrates its independence day on July 28 to commemorate the anniversary of Peru’s independence from Spanish rule in the year 1824.   The Peruvian independence was first declared in 1821 by the Argentine liberator, General Jose de …

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  • Algeria shines with Independence Day celebrations

    Published on : Saturday, July 5, 2014

    July 5 is celebrated in Algeria as its Independence Day, in remembrance of actual independence from France in 1962. After being taken by the French in 1830, Algeria remained under France’s control for 132 years. July 5 is a public …

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  • Mongolia is all set to celebrate its independence day on November 26th

    Published on : Monday, November 25, 2013

    Independence Day in Mongolia is an official public holiday and is held on November 26th. The day marks the creation of the Mongolian constitution as well. In 1992 a new constitution was established and the ‘People’s Republic’ was dropped from …

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  • CBS reality contest will feature Abu Dhabi in its current season

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2013

    Abu Dhabi will be featured as a destination on the current season of the popular CBS reality contest, CBSThe Amazing Race. The first episode of this season’s show premiered on September 29th, and Abu Dhabi will be highlighted in episode …

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