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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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’.
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 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 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.
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.....
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.
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.
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.
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.