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Holi 2019 Festival of Colors: History, importance and Celebrations

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Entire country wears a cheerful look when it is time for Holi festivity. Market places get abuzz with bustles as frenzied shoppers start making provisions for the festival.

Important Days in February 2019: National and International

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This article deals with the important days of National and International and their significance in the month of February 2019. It also consists of the list of several festivals, events, observances, etc. occur in the February month which may help in the preparation of several competitive examinations.

Important Days in March 2019: National and International Days

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List of important National and International Days in March 2019 with festivals, events and their significance is given in this article which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations.

World Kidney Day 2019: Theme, History, Significance and Facts

Mar 14, 2019
World Kidney Day is celebrated annually on the second Thursday in March. Kidneys are an important organ in our body as the function of kidney is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. Let us study about World Kidney Day in detail with theme of 2019, history, objective behind its celebration, significance, types of kidney disease etc. through this article.

Pi Day 2019: Invention, History and Interesting Facts

Mar 14, 2019
Pi day is observed on 14 March annually and also on this date Albert Einstein was born. It was founded in 1988 by a physicist Larry Shaw. In mid 18th century pi has also been represented by the Greek letter π. Let us study more about pi, its history, invention and some interesting facts about it.

No Smoking Day 2019: History, Date, Health and Significance

Mar 13, 2019
No Smoking Day is an annual event celebrated across the world on second Wednesday of March to help smokers to quit smoking and to educate them about the health hazards of tobacco via smoking. Let us study more about No Smoking Day, its history, celebrations and health effects of tobacco or smoking.

International Women's Day: Theme, History and Significance

Mar 8, 2019
International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements.This article deals with the history of International women’s day, why it is celebrated, what is the theme of 2017 celebration etc.

10 Interesting facts about Ramakrishna Paramahansa

Mar 7, 2019
Ramakrishna Paramahansa was a simple, talented, fond of serving living beings and a worshipper of goddess Kali. He revived Hinduism and his preaching’s attracted the atheist Swami Vivekananda who became a devoted disciple. Let us study more about Ramakrishna Paramahansa, his philosophy, mission etc. through this article.

National Science Day 2019: Theme, History and Significance

Feb 28, 2019
National Science Day is celebrated all over India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the phenomenon of Raman Effect by CV Raman in 1928 and for his remarkable discovery in 1930 he got Nobel Prize which was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. This article deals with why National Science Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, when it is celebrated, its objectives behind the celebration etc.

World Day of Social Justice 2019: Theme, History and Objectives

Feb 19, 2019
Since 2009, on 20 February, every year World Day of Social Justice is observed throughout the World to raise the voice against social injustice done and to remove the barriers t gender, race, inequality, religious etc. discriminations. Let us Let us study through this article about World Day of Social Justice theme 2019, history, objectives etc.

Sarojini Naidu: 10 Interesting Facts about Nightingale of India

Feb 13, 2019
Sarojini Naidu was a great poet and Indian Independence activist. Her literary works gain popularity all over the world. At the early age she went London for further studies. Not only this she took part in Indian National movement and played a crucial role. She became the first women Governor of India. She was also known as Nightingale of India. Let us study more about Sarojini Naidu’s life, her works and 10 interesting and unknown facts through this article.

Darwin Day 2019: History, Celebration and Significance

Feb 11, 2019
Charles Darwin was a renowned scientist whose significant contributions can never be forgotten. Every year on 12 February Darwin Day is celebrated to tell people about his works in the field of science and humanity. Let us study about Charles Darwin early life, his theory, inventions, why Darwin Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, significance etc. through this article.

World Cancer Day 2019: History, Theme and Significance

Feb 4, 2019
World Cancer Day is observed on 4 February every year to raise awareness about the cancer. Theme of 2019 World Cancer Day is I Am and I Will. How World Cancer Day is celebrated, Why it is celebrated, what is cancer, its symptoms etc. Let us study more about World Cancer Day through this article.

January 2019: List of Important National and International Days

Feb 1, 2019
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.

Martyr’s Day (Shaheed Diwas) in India 2019: Death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Facts

Jan 30, 2019
Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed on various dates in India to pay honour to those who have sacrificed their lives in the India’s freedom struggle. On 30th January it is celebrated in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Why? How Martyr’s Day is celebrated, what are the various dates in India in which Shaheed Diwas is observed and why? Let us study through this article.

Republic Day of India 2019:Chief Guest, Parade facts, Objectives, Celebrations

Jan 25, 2019
Republic Day is celebrated with much passion all over India and particularly in the capital, New Delhi where the merriment starts with the Presidential to the nation.

70th Republic Day 2019: Journey of Indian Republic

Jan 25, 2019
We know India became Independent from British rule on 15th August 1947 and adopted Constitution on 26 January, 1950 by declaring ourselves as Sovereign, Democratic and Republic State. This article deals with the the history, origin & background of Indian Republic Day.

9th National Voters Day 2019: Theme, History and Significance

Jan 25, 2019
Every year National Voters Day is celebrated on 25 January to encourage youth to participate in the electoral process. Right to vote is the basic right. Why voting is necessary, Why National Voters Day is celebrated on 25 January, what is the theme of National Voters Day 2019 etc. Let us study through this article.

National Tourism Day 2019: Objectives, Significance and Visa Policy

Jan 25, 2019
India is a land of rich history, cultural and geographical diversity which make this country one of the most popular tourist spot. On 25 January, National Tourism Day is observed every year to raise awareness of the importance of tourism for the country's economy. The Ministry of Tourism designated for the national policies for the promotion and development of tourism in India. In this article, we are giving the history, theme and significance of National Tourism Day.

National Girl Child Day 2019: History,Theme,Objectives and Significance

Jan 24, 2019
Every year National Girl Child Day is celebrated on 24 January to raise awareness among the society regarding the rights of girls in India and to give them equal status, education, respect etc. Let us study more about National Girl Child Day, how it is celebrated, why it is celebrated, history of National Girl Child Day, objectives behind the celebration of National Girl Child Day etc. through this article.

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