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World Children’s Fund Day

Dec 20, 2014

The World Children’s Fund Day is observed on 11th December every year.

International Volunteer Day

Dec 20, 2014

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is observed on 5th December every year all over the world.

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Dec 20, 2014

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is celebrated on 2nd December every year.

International Civil Aviation Day

Dec 18, 2014

International Civil Aviation Day is observed on 7th December every year.

Armed Forces Flag Day

Dec 17, 2014

Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on 7th December every year in India.

Christmas Day

Dec 16, 2014

Christmas is the major festival of the Christians which is celebrated on 25th December, in across the globe, to rejoice the birth of Jesus Christ.

Liberation Day of Goa

Dec 16, 2014

Liberation day of Goa is observed every year on 19th of December. It was on December 19, 1961, that Goa was freed from the Portuguese dominion after an extended freedom movement and army operation. It was provided statehood in 1987 and thereby became one of the most rich and top per capita income states of India.

Kisan Divas (Birthday Charan Singh)

Dec 16, 2014

Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan samman Divas is celebrated in India on 23rd of December.

International Human Rights Day

Dec 16, 2014

International Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10th December every year across the world.

World Student day

Dec 15, 2014

October 15th, Dr. Abdul Kalam's birthday, is announced as World Student Day by UNO.

World Disabled Day

Dec 15, 2014

Every year 3rd December is observed as World Disabled Day or International Day of Persons with Disabilities by the United Nations.

World AIDS Day

Dec 15, 2014

World AIDS Day is observed on 1st December every year. As per the estimation done by the government of India the numbers of HIV patients in India are around 2.1 million with an adult prevalence of 0.31%.

World Adult Day

Dec 15, 2014

Between 2000 and 2050, the absolute number of people aged 60 years and over is expected to increase from 605 million to 2 billion over the same period.

National Energy Conservation Day

Dec 15, 2014

National energy conservation day is observed by everyone in India every year on 14th of December.

National Law Day

Oct 8, 2014

This day is celebrated on 26th November every year as it is the anniversary of the adoption of Constitution by the Indian Constituent Assembly in 1949.

World Environment Protection Day

Oct 8, 2014

This day is celebrated on 26 November every year to raise global awareness of the need to take positive actions to protect environment.

World Television Day

Oct 8, 2014

The United Nations General Assembly stated 21 November as World Television Day.

World Citizen Day

Oct 8, 2014

The 4th day of November is celebrated as World Citizens Day.

National Journalism Day

Oct 8, 2014

National Journalism Day is celebrated on 17th November every year.

Children’s Day –Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru

Oct 1, 2014

Children's Day is celebrated with great delight on 14th November.

Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October)

Sep 29, 2014

Gandhi Jayanti is a celebrated in India on 2nd of October every year.

International Old Men’s Day

Sep 26, 2014

International Old Men’s Day was brought in by the United Nations General Assembly by passing a resolution on 14 December 1990.

International Non-Violence Day

Sep 26, 2014

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

World Post Day

Sep 25, 2014

This date is celebrated in remembrance of the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland.

Birthday of Loknayak Jayprakash Narayan (11 October)

Sep 25, 2014

Birthday anniversary of LoknayakJayprakash (JP) Narayan is celebrated on 11 October every year.

Birthday of Lal Bahadur Shastri (2nd October)

Sep 25, 2014

He was the second Prime Minister of India and also a leader of the Indian National Congress Party.

Railway Police Force (RPF) Foundation Day

Sep 22, 2014

Railway Police Force (RPF) Foundation Day is observed on 20th September every year.

World Habitat Day

Sep 20, 2014

The purpose of this great day is to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter.

World Animal Welfare Day

Sep 20, 2014

This great day started in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence, Italy with the purpose to highlight the plight of endangered species.

Indian Air Force Day

Sep 20, 2014

Indian Air Force Day celebration was officially started in the year 1932.

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