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Kumbh Mela: History and Significance

3 hrs ago
The history of Kumbh Mela is related to the days when the Devtas and the Demons conjointly produced nector of immorality as depicted by the legends.

January 2019: List of Important National and International Days

23 hrs ago
List of important National and International Days and Dates in the Indian calendar and their significance is given in this article which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations.

Why Makar Sankranti is celebrated?

2 days ago
Makar Sankranti is one of the most propitious days for Hindus, and is distinguished in almost all parts of India in countless cultural forms, with immense devotion, gaiety and fervor. This article deals with the Makar Sankranti festival, significance, importance, history etc.

National Youth Day 2019: Theme, History, Celebrations and Significance

Jan 11, 2019
National Youth Day is celebrated in India with full enthusiasm on 12 January every year to motivate youth of the country in facing the challenges of life and to manage every tough situation properly. But do you know why National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January, what is its importance, how it is celebrated, what is the history behind its celebration, who was Swami Vivekanada etc. Let us study through this article.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas January 2019: History, Aim, Date and Facts

Jan 9, 2019
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day January 2019 will be celebrated at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to acknowledge the Indian Diaspora of Indian origin to share their experience, knowledge which can help in the development of the country. Since 2015 it is celebrated once in every two years. Why PBD is celebrated, who will be the Chief Guest in January 2019 of PBD convention, Venue of PBD conventions 2019 etc. are discussed in this article.

Christmas Day 2018: Origin and Reasons for Celebration

Dec 24, 2018
Christmas is celebrated all over the world not only by Christians but also by everyone or non Christians. No doubt it is the major festival of the Christians which is celebrated every year on 25th December, across the globe, to rejoice the birth of Jesus Christ. What is the history behind Christmas Day, importance of Christmas tree, Santa Claus, etc. Let us study in detail about Christmas festival through this article.

International Anti Corruption Day 2018

Dec 7, 2018
International Anti Corruption Day is observed annually on 9 December worldwide to raise awareness among people and how to fight with it. First time when it was observed, how it is celebrated, what is the history behind International Anti Corruption Day etc. are discussed in this article.

Why Indian Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December?

Dec 4, 2018
In India, the Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December every year. It is celebrated to commemorate the courageous attack on the Karachi harbour during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 by the Indian Naval Missile. Let us study more about Indian Navy Day through this article.

National Journalism Day

Nov 16, 2018
National Journalism Day is celebrated on 17th November every year in India. But do you know what is journalism, Why it is celebrated, what is the impact of journalism on the society, What is the importance of journalism etc. Let us find out the answers of these questions through this article.

Children’s Day 2018 –Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru

Nov 14, 2018
Children's Day is celebrated on 14th November every year across the country. The motive of celebration of Children's Day on Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday is because of his love, affection and craze for children.

World Teacher’s Day 2018: Theme, History and Significance

Oct 8, 2018
World Teacher’s Day is also known as International Teacher’s Day which is celebrated across the globe annually on 5 October. Its main aim is to prepare instructors and to guarantee that the requirements of future ages will keep on being met by educators. Let us study in detail about World Teacher’s Day, theme of 2018, history, significance etc. through this article.

Indian Air Force Day

Oct 5, 2018
Indian Air Force Day celebration was officially started in the year 1932. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor at various Air Stations all over the country on October 8. Let us study more about Indian Air Force Day through this article.

Why World Animal Welfare Day 2018 is celebrated?

Oct 4, 2018
World Animal Day is a wonderful way to unite the animal welfare movement around the world, embracing all animals and the unique concerns of each in every country, there were many factors that lead to the origin of this day. Let us study more about World Animal Welfare Day through this article.

International Translation Day 2018

Sep 28, 2018
International Translation Day is an important event celebrated worldwide on 30 September to aware the people about the translation profession that how it helps in promoting cultural heritage and mutual respect in our changing world. Let us study more about International Translation Day through this article.

World Tourism Day 2018: Theme, History and Significance

Sep 27, 2018
World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on 27 September to aware people about the importance of tourism and how it helps the economic growth of the country or region. The main role of this Day is to highlight the global significance of tourism as a tool for global development and cultural enlightenment. Let us study through this article about World Tourism Day 2018, theme, history and its significance.

International Literacy Day 2018: Theme, History & Significance

Sep 7, 2018
International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8 September across worldwide to promote and support the development of literacy and skills, universal access to quality education and learning opportunities throughout people’s lives. Let us study through this article about the importance of International Literacy Day, why it is celebrated, its history etc.

Why Teacher's Day in India is celebrated on 5th September

Sep 5, 2018
5th September 1888 : Birthday of famous teacher Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated every year as a Teacher's Day in India.

Teachers Day in India: Importance, Why it is celebrated, About Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sep 5, 2018
In India, Teacher’s day is celebrated every year on 5th September as a mark of accolade to the part played by the teachers in the society. 5th September is the birth anniversary of a great mentor Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan.

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: History, Contributions and Achievements

Sep 4, 2018
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a great philosopher who introduced western philosophies into Indian thought. On his birthday (5 September) Teacher's Day is celebrated. Popularly he became the nation's teacher. He was the first Vice-President and second president of India. His contributions in the field of education and also as a political leader are unforgettable. His works and achievements have inspired many youths. Let us study about Radhakrishnan in detail through this article.

National Nutrition Week 2018: Theme & History

Sep 3, 2018
Nutrition is the science or practice of consuming and utilising foods. Balanced diet is important for good health and well being. So, to make people aware about nutrition and its importance in our life and to curb the problem of malnutrition National Nutrition Week is celebrated every year from 1st September to 7 September. Let us study about the theme of 2018, its history etc.

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