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  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Year

    3 hours ago
    April 13, 2021 becomes the 102nd Anniversary to remember the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, called the massacre a ‘shameful scar’ on British Indian history. History: April 13, 1919 was a turning point in India's struggle for freedom. It was Baisakhi that day, which was a sumptuous festival that prevailed in Punjab and parts of northern ....

    International Day of Human Space Flight is Designated on 12th April

    1 day ago
    Every year, April 12th is the International Human Space Flight Memorial Day. The anniversary is to commemorate the first anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic space flight in 1961. Highlights: ♦ The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution in April 2011, stipulating April 12 as International Human Space Flight Day. The resolution ....

    National Pet Day is on 11th April

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    National Pet Day is celebrated on April 11 each and every year. This day encourages people to help reduce the number of animals in the shelter. On this day, pet owners celebrate their animal companions. Background: Colleen Paige (Colleen Paige) founded National Pet Day in 2006 to celebrate the joy that pets bring to people. Paige is an animal welfare ....

    National Safe Motherhood Day is on 11th April

    1 day ago
    Every year, April 11th is the National Safe Motherhood Day. The National Safe Motherhood Day is an initiative initiated by the White Ribbon Alliance of India (WRAI) to force women to have adequate access to adequate care during pregnancy, childbirth and post-natal services. Background: At the request of WRAI (a coalition of 1,800 organizations), ....

    World Homeopathy Day is on 10th April

    1 day ago
    The World Homeopathy Day was celebrated on April 10 to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy. Homeopathy Day: ♦ We have designated April 10 as "World Homeopathy Day" to commemorate Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, whose birthday is on this day. Hahnemann, born in 1755, is a German doctor ....

    National Maritime Day 2021 - 58th Edition

    6 days ago
    Every year, India celebrates National Maritime Day on April 5. About National Maritime Day: ♦ India celebrates National Maritime Day on April 5 every year to commemorate the first voyage of the first Indian-flagged merchant ship "S.S.LOYALTY" from Mumbai to London in 1919. ♦ The day to commemorate Indian seafarers is "National ....

    International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6th April - UN

    6 days ago
    The International Sports for Development and Peace Day has been celebrated since 2014 with the purpose of promoting and celebrating the power of sports in promoting social change, promoting peace and understanding. Highlights: ♦ On April 6, 2017, the International Sports for Development and Peace International Day (IDSDP) was held all over ....

    World Health Day is on 7th April

    6 days ago
    Every year, April 7th is designated as World Health Day. This day is to celebrate the role played by midwives and nurses in maintaining the safety and health of the world. Highlights: ♦ Purpose: To raise awareness of specific health topics to highlight priority areas of concern to the World Health Organization (WHO). ♦ World Health ....

    International Day of Conscience is on 5th April

    8 days ago
    April 5 is the International Day of Conscience. The purpose of this day is to promote a peaceful culture of love and conscience. This day reminds people to reflect on themselves, follow their conscience, and do the right thing. History: In July 1989, the concept of a culture of peace was put forward at the International Peace Conference organized ....

    National Maritime Day is on 5th April

    8 days ago
    The National Maritime Day of India is celebrated on April 5th each and every year. The theme of the 56th National Maritime Day is the Indian Ocean-an ocean of opportunities. Highlights: National Maritime Day has been since 1964. More than a hundred years ago, on this day in 1919, the first ship of Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd, SS Loyalty, ....

    International Day of Mine Awareness is on 4th April

    10 days ago
    The General Assembly announced on December 8, 2005 that April 4 each year will be officially declared as "International Mine Propaganda and Mine Action Day." Today, people recognize the threat of landmines to the safety, health and lives of civilians, and encourage state governments to formulate demining programs. Highlights: ♦ On ....

    International Children's Book Day is on 2nd April

    10 days ago
    International Children's Book Day (ICBD) has been held every year on April 2 by the International Non-profit Organization International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) since 1967 to inspire people's love for reading and arouse people's attention to children's books. Highlights: ♦ Each and every year, a different national ....

    World Autism Awareness Day is on 2nd April

    11 days ago
    Every year, UN member states commemorate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Measures will be taken that day to raise people's awareness of autism spectrum disorder. Highlights: ♦ There are a total of 7 health-specific United Nations Days. World Autism Awareness Day is one of seven. It has been under observation since 2008. ♦ ....

    Remembrance of Victims of Slavery Day Designated is on 25 March

    17 days ago
    March 25th of each and every year is the designated as International day of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. Highlights: ♦ In this speech, the chief executive of the United Nations emphasized that the harmful and lasting consequences of slavery must be addressed. He also called for a new commitment to a world where ....

    World Theatre Day is on 27th March

    17 days ago
    The World Theatre Day is celebrated on 27th March annually to emphasize the importance of theatre, as there is now losing its importance. Highlights: ♦ The Theater Day raises the importance of theater arts, how they play an important role in the entertainment field, and the changes that theater brings to life. Messages from famous drama artists ....

    World Meteorological Day is on 23rd March

    19 days ago
    World Meteorological Day 2021: Observe on March 23 every year. The anniversary is commemorated by commemorating the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization, which took effect in 1950. Highlights: ♦ This day highlights the importance of the earth’s atmosphere and the behavior of interconnected people. Every March 23 is ....

    World Tuberculosis Day is on 24th March

    20 days ago
    Every March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day, which aims to raise public awareness of the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to curb the global tuberculosis epidemic. Highlights: ♦ March 24 was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of Dr Robert Koch's discovery of the cause of tuberculosis ....

    World Leprosy Day Is On 30th January

    22 days ago
    In India, every January 30th is the Anti Leprosy Day, which is the hard day of Mahatma Gandhi, because Gandhiji was deeply committed to the cause of leprosy. To commemorate the Anti-Leprosy Day, the Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign (SLAC) has been organized since 2017 to reduce stigma and discrimination against leprosy patients. About Leprosy: ♦ ....

    World Water Day is on 22nd March

    22 days ago
    Every year, March 22 is World Water Day. It focuses on the importance of fresh water. Highlights: ♦ World Water Day has been commemorated since 1993, and its purpose is to raise awareness of the 2.2 billion lives without safe water. ♦ The theme of 2020 is "Water and Climate Change", which aims to explore the interrelationship ....

    World Poetry Day is on 21st March

    24 days ago
    World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21 every year in the world. Highlights: ♦ During the UNESCO meeting held in Paris in 1999, it was decided to designate March 21 as "World Poetry Day". One of the main goals of Poetry Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetry and provide opportunities for endangered languages to ....

    World Down Syndrome Day is on 21st March

    24 days ago
    The world celebrates World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 every year. The General Assembly of the United Nations declared 2011 as the anniversary. Down syndrome refers to the days when a person has an extra or partial copy of chromosome 21. The purpose of celebrating this day is to raise public awareness of Down syndrome. Highlights: ♦ In December ....

    World Forestry Day is on 21st March

    24 days ago
    In this year, the United Nations celebrated International Day of Forests on March 21. Since 2012, this day has been celebrated. The purpose of this day is to raise people's awareness and importance of forests. The day also focused on the importance of trees outside the forest. Likewise, celebrate this day to save the forest. Highlights: ♦ ....

    World Sparrow Day is on 20th March

    25 days ago
    Every March 20th is regarded as "World Sparrow Day" to raise people's awareness of this bird. This day was first celebrated in 2010. The initiative was initiated by the "Forever Nature Association" in India. Highlights: ♦ In India, sparrows are spread all over the country, all the way to the valleys of Assam and the ....

    Ordnance Factory Day is on 18th March

    26 days ago
    March 18, 2021 is the anniversary of the establishment of the 220th Ordnance Factory. India regards March 18th as Ordnance Factory Day every year. The first ordnance factory was established in Kolkata in 1801. There are 41 ordnance factories in the country. History: ♦ The history of the ordnance factory is directly related to the British rule ....

    National Vaccination Day Is On 16th March

    27 days ago
    March 16th is celebrated as National Vaccination Day. Highlights: ♦ National Vaccination Day is also called as National Immunization Day. ♦ A celebration is held on March 16th every year to convey the importance of vaccination to the entire country. ♦ This date was first observed in 1995 (the year that India launched the "Pulse ....

    International Day of Action For Rivers is Designated on 14th March

    29 days ago
    Celebrate International River Action Day on March 14 to raise awareness of the importance of rivers and climate change. Highlights: ♦ On this day, communities and individuals around the world work together to express their opposition to destructive water development projects, health and sustainable management of watersheds. ♦ The day ....

    World Consumer Rights Day is on 15th March

    29 days ago
    On March 15, 2020, World Consumer Rights Day was celebrated globally to protect the rights of consumers. The purpose of this day is to raise people's awareness of consumer needs and rights, and to ensure that they will not suffer from social injustice or market abuse that may undermine their rights. Highlights: ♦ Countries around the ....

    Pi Day is on 14th March

    31 days ago
    Pi Day is celebrated on March 14, commemorating Pi (the Greek letter π). This idea originated in the United States. In the United States, it is agreed to write the date in a format that represents March 14th as 3/14. These three numbers match the value of pi to up to two decimal places, which is 3.14. Highlights: ♦ Pi is the ratio of the ....

    World Kidney Day is on 11th March

    32 days ago
    World Kidney Day is celebrated on the second Thursday of March every year. The kidney is an important organ in our body. The function of the kidney is to remove waste and excess fluid from the body. In 2021 it is on 11th March. Highlights: ♦ In 2006, 66 countries/regions around the world celebrated World Kidney Day for the first time, and ....

    Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) is on 10th March

    32 days ago
    March 10 was designated as the Raising Day of CISF. About the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF): ♦ In accordance with the Act of Parliament "Central Industrial Security Force Act 1968", the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was established. ♦ Provide comprehensive security guarantees for Public Sector enterprises, ....

    National Gestational Diabetes Awareness Day is on 10th March

    32 days ago
    March 10 was designated as the " National Gestational Diabetes Awareness Day ". India held the world's first National Gestational Diabetes Awareness Day on March 10, 2019. Highlights: ♦ The aim of the day is to raise national awareness of the link between maternal health and diabetes, and invite pregnant women to hospitals and ....

    Janaushadhi Diwas is on 7th March

    33 days ago
    The Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) celebrated the 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas (March 7, 2021) to promote the awareness of high-quality generic medicines at low cost. Janaushadhi Diwas theme is “Seva Bhi – Rozgar bhi”. From March 1st to 7th, 2021, Janaushadhi week is celebrated all over the country. As part of the celebration, the ....

    International Day of Women is on 8th March

    36 days ago
    International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day that celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements. This day also marked a call for action to accelerate gender equality. Highlights: ♦ International Women’s Day (IWD) has been held for more than a century. The first International Women’s ....

    National Safety Day is on 4th March

    38 days ago
    India celebrated 2021 National Safety Day on March 4. The purpose of observing this day is to make people aware of safety measures. This year, the theme of this day is: "Sadak Suraksha" (Road Safety). Highlights: ♦ To commemorate this day, the purpose is to raise people's awareness of all standards, including workplace safety, ....

    Womens History Month 2021 March

    41 days ago
    The first day of March 2021 is the beginning of Women's History Month. The month of this year is more meaningful because in the COVID-19 pandemic, all centennial celebrations that mark women’s suffrage will be cut or cancelled in 2020. Highlights: ♦ Women's History Month (Women's History Month) is a month announced every ....

    World Hearing Day is on 3rd March

    41 days ago
    World Hearing Day is March 4th every year. Several people are living with unrecognized hearing loss. This day will arouse people's attention to early detection of hearing loss. This day promotes the health of ears and hearing, and makes people aware of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. Highlights: ♦ According to the World Health ....

    World Wildlife Day is on 3rd March

    41 days ago
    Since 2013, World Wildlife Day has been celebrated every March 3rd. The selected date coincides with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) signed in 1973. Highlights: ♦ The UN General Assembly resolution also designated the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered ....

    World Defence Day is on 1st March

    43 days ago
    World Defense Day is designated on March 1, 2021. This day aims to raise awareness of public protection from natural and technological disasters and rescue services. Background: World Civil Defense Day was established in 1990 by the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Congress. It commemorates the day when the 1972 ICDO Constitution ....

    Zero Discrimination Day is on 1st March

    43 days ago
    On March 1, 2021, the 2021 Zero Discrimination Day will be celebrated globally to challenge the discrimination and inequality faced by women and girls. Highlights: ♦ The purpose of the day is to raise awareness and take action in gatherings to protect women’s rights, abolish discriminatory norms, and promote women’s empowerment ....

    Rare Diseases Day is on 28th February

    43 days ago
    Generally, February 28 or 29 designated as day of rare diseases. In 2021, February 28 is observed as Rare Diseases Day. Highlights: ♦ A rare disease which is also called orphan disease is any disease that affects a small part of the population. Even if the symptoms of disease do not appear immediately, most rare diseases are inherited diseases ....

    National Science Day is on 28th February

    43 days ago
    The National Science Day (NSD) is designated on February 28 every year to commemorate the discovery of the "Raman effect". The 1st NSD was celebrated on February 28, 1987. Highlights: ♦ Celebrating the NSD commemorating the discovery of the "Raman effect", which led to Sir C.V. Raman won the Nobel Prize. ♦ Future ....

    World NGO Day is on 27th February

    45 days ago
    World Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Day celebrated on February 27 to raise people’s awareness of the NGO sector and encourage people around the world to participate and dedicate themselves to a better cause. Highlights: ♦ NGOs are called non-governmental organizations or non-profit organizations, and they face several challenges ....

    World Pangolin Day is on 20th February

    46 days ago
    World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the 3rd Saturday of February every year. (February 20, 2021). One of the challenges in protecting this species is the lack of appropriate data. Little is known about the protection status and activity patterns of Indian pangolins in their entire range. Highlights: ♦ Pangolins are widely found in 3 coastal ....

    Central Excise Day is On 24 February

    48 days ago
    Every February 24th, the Central Board of Excise Customs (CBEC) celebrates the Central Excise Day all over the nation. Highlights: ♦ The purpose of this day is to recognize the contribution of the Central Committee of Consumption Tax to the Indian economy. ♦ In addition, the Central Consumption Tax Bureau is the central government's ....

    International Mother Language Day is on 21st February

    52 days ago
    Since 2000, an International Mother Tongue Day has been held on February 21 every year to promote the diversity of languages and cultures and the use of multiple languages. Highlights: ♦ The idea of celebrating International Mother Tongue Day is an initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the UNESCO General Conference in 1999 and has been ....

    World Day of Social Justice is on 20th February

    52 days ago
    February 20th is World Social Justice Day to promote gender equality, the rights of indigenous peoples and immigrants. Social Justice day also focuses on achieving the goal of full employment and social integration. Highlights: ♦ Social Day’s purpose is to make people realize the importance of social justice, spread equality, and eliminate ....

    Valentine's Day is Designated on 14 February

    57 days ago
    Valentine's Day is renowned on February 14 every year. This day is the anniversary of the death of St. Valentine. To celebrate this day, all lovers in the world express their feelings. People on valentine’s day exchange gifts, cards, chocolates, flowers and express their feelings. Background: The Valentine’s Day is to commemorate ....

    National Deworming Day is Designated on 10th February

    59 days ago
    National Deworming Day is celebrated twice nationwide on February 10 and August 10 each year. Highlights: ♦ The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare dewormed children in 277 different areas in 11 states and Union territories including Assam and Chhattisgarh. Since 2016, the program for worm children has been expanded to cover all regions ....

    National Productivity Day is Designated on 12th February

    59 days ago
    National Productivity Day is celebrated on February 12 every year to enhance India’s productivity culture. The National Productivity Council (NPC) celebrated this theme. Highlights: ♦ The National Productivity Commission celebrates National Productivity Week from February 12 to February 18, 2020. ♦ The main purpose of the celebration ....

    World Radio Day is Designated on 13th February

    59 days ago
    Every year February 13th is celebrated as World Radio Day. UNESCO celebrates this day. The organization calls on all radio stations to maintain diversity. Highlights: ♦ The main purpose of celebrating World Radio Day is to increase the media and public's awareness of Radio. It also aims to encourage key decision-makers to provide information ....

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