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International yoga day observed globally

13 hrs ago
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!

14 hrs ago
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?

14 hrs ago
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

2 days ago
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’

2 days ago
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’.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 observed globally

3 days ago
The theme of 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was Land has true value – invest in it. The theme urges everyone to move away from unsustainable land use.

World Day against Child Labour 2018 observed globally

Jun 12, 2018
This year, the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) came together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.

World Oceans Day 2018 observed across the world

Jun 8, 2018
The action focus for the 2018 World Oceans Day was ‘preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean’. The agenda also coincided with the theme of 2018 World Environment Day –‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.

India hosts World Environment Day 2018 on 'Beat Plastic Pollution' theme

Jun 5, 2018
Every World Environment Day has a different global host country, where the official celebrations take place. The focus on the host country helps highlight the environmental challenges it faces and the effort it supports to address them. This year it was India.

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed

Jun 4, 2018
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression was observed globally on June 4, 2018. During armed conflicts, it is the most vulnerable members of societies - children, who are most affected by the consequences of war.

World No Tobacco Day observed globally

May 31, 2018
World No Tobacco Day was observed across the world on May 31, 2018. The World Health Organisation (WHO) along with its partners mark the day each year by highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2018 observed globally

May 29, 2018
This year, the United Nations celebrated the 70th anniversary of UN peacekeeping. The first UN peacekeeping mission was established on 29 May 1948, when the UN Security Council deployed a small number of UN military observers to the Middle East.....

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 observed globally

May 22, 2018
The theme of International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 was ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity’ as the year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day observed

May 17, 2018
The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was observed across the world on May 17 with the theme ‘enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for all’. The day aims to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other ICT can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

World Migratory Bird Day 2018 observed globally

May 13, 2018
The World Migratory Bird Day is an annual global celebration initiated in 2006 by the United Nations.

National Technology Day 2018 observed

May 11, 2018
National Technology Day is observed every year on May 11 to mark the anniversary of the successful test-firing of Shakti nuclear missile in Pokhran. The scientific achievements of the day prompted the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to declare India as a nuclear state.

World Press Freedom Day 2018 observed across the world

May 3, 2018
The theme of 2018 World Press Freedom Day - ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law’, highlights the importance of an empowering legal environment for press freedom.

15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Varanasi

May 1, 2018
The theme of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work observed globally

Apr 28, 2018
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work was observed globally on April 28. This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and the World Day against Child Labour are coming together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour.

World Book and Copyright Day 2018 observed globally

Apr 23, 2018
The city of Athens was chosen as the World Book Capital for 2018 for its efforts in making books available to the city’s entire population including migrants and refugees.

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