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India celebrates 72nd Independence Day

22 hrs ago
The Day witnessed the unfurling of the National flag at Red Fort in Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation and called for creative thinking in governance that enables fast-track development and ensures social harmony.

World Bio-Fuel day 2018 observed globally

Aug 10, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a diverse gathering consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials and legislators in New Delhi to mark the World Biofuel Day 2018.

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018 observed globally

Aug 9, 2018
The Day was observed with an aim to strengthen international cooperation for solving problems faced by indigenous peoples in areas such as human rights, the environment, education, health and social development.

World Day against Trafficking in Persons observed globally

Jul 31, 2018
The World Day against Trafficking in Persons was observed across the world on July 30 with the theme ‘Responding to the trafficking of children and young people’. This year’s campaign aims to highlight the fact that almost one-third of trafficking victims are children.

World Hepatitis Day observed globally

Jul 28, 2018
The World Hepatitis Day was observed globally on July 28, 2018 with the theme "Test. Treat. Hepatitis". The day aims to scale-up of hepatitis prevention, testing, treatment and care services. Hepatitis is a chronic infection that may not show symptoms for a long period, sometimes even for years or decades.

India celebrates 19th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

Jul 26, 2018
On July 26, 1999, the Indian Army successfully took back control of posts stationed at strategic positions, at a treacherous high altitude and glaciated terrain across the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, after fighting for 60 days.

Nelson Mandela International Day observed

Jul 18, 2018
The Nelson Mandela International Day was observed globally on July 18. The international day marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918).

World Youth Skills Day observed

Jul 15, 2018
The World Youth Skills Day was observed across the world on July 15. The day is commemorated to raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development.

World Population Day 2018 observed across the globe

Jul 11, 2018
The theme of the World Population Day 2018 was ‘Family Planning is a Human Right’. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights wherein for the first time, family planning was globally affirmed as a human right.

International Day of Cooperatives 2018 observed

Jul 7, 2018
International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement. It has been observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance.

Explained: One year of GST: Achievements and Challenges

Jul 2, 2018
The GST regime has resulted in ‘ONE NATION, ONE TAX, ONE MARKET’, replacing multi-layered, complex indirect tax structure with a simple, transparent and technology–driven tax regime.

International Day of Parliamentarism 2018 observed across the globe

Jun 30, 2018
The Day celebrates parliaments and the ways in which parliamentary systems of government improve the day-to-day lives of people the world over. It is also an opportunity for parliaments to take stock, identify challenges, and ways to address them effectively.

National Statistics Day 2018 observed in India

Jun 29, 2018
On the same occasion, Vice President released a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination to pay homage to Prof. Mahalanobis.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 observed globally

Jun 26, 2018
On the occasion of the 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Fourth National Awards for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse to the institutions and individuals.

Day of the Seafarer 2018 observed by IMO

Jun 25, 2018
The Day of the Seafarer (DotS) was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention.

International yoga day observed globally

Jun 21, 2018
The 4th International yoga day was celebrated across the world on June 21, 2018. The day’s celebrations in India were led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun. Similar Yoga related events were held across the world to mark the occasion.

International Yoga Day 2018: These 7 Yoga poses will help you focus better!

Jun 21, 2018
On the occasion of the fourth International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2018, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.

Role of Yoga in Education. What does research say?

Jun 21, 2018
As the world is celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga with much pomp and circumstance, it is becomes important to understand how yoga plays a vital role in education that holds the power to transform the world.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed

Jun 19, 2018
The third annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was observed across the world on June 19, 2018. The day aims to foster solidarity with the survivors who endure multiple, intersecting stigmas in the wake of sexual violence.

Indian Army observes 2018 as ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’

Jun 19, 2018
The Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ to honour soldiers who have been disabled in the line of duty while serving the nation and to celebrate the undying spirit of ‘Soldiering’.

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