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International Day of the Seafarer 2021: History, Significance, Theme, Quotes, and Wishes

Jun 25, 2021
International Day of the Seafarer is celebrated every year on June 25 to appreciate the invaluable contribution made by seafarers to world trade.

World Music Day 2021/ Fête de la Musique on 21st June: Theme, History, Significance of the day

Jun 21, 2021
World Music Day 2021 or International Music Day 2021 is observed on June 21. Check theme, history & significance of World Music Day 2021 or Fête de la Musique.

National Best Friends Day 2021: History, Significance, Celebration, Wishes, Quotes, and More

Jun 8, 2021
National Best Friends Day is observed every year on June 8 in the United States to honour best friends who are with you throughout your thick and thin. 

World Food Safety Day 2021: 5 Food Practices to Have a Healthy Lifestyle

Jun 7, 2021
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has heightened the concerns around health and food safety. As a result, most people now prefer to stick to their kitchens and avoid ordering food from restaurants. Even though there is an increased preference for home-cooked meals, one must still ensure that they consume safe and hygienic food.

Mother’s Day 2021: History, Significance and Celebrations

May 9, 2021
Mother’s Day 2021: This year it is celebrated on 9 May i.e. second Sunday of May. Almost all the country celebrates Mother’s Day like a festival. But have you ever thought about when was first Mother’s Day celebrated, who celebrated it, how it was celebrated? What is the history behind the celebration? Let us have a look!

GK Quiz on Important Days in January 2021

Jan 6, 2021
Do you know about important days, events and festivals that fall in January 2021? Let us find out in the form of questions and answers with an explanation that will make it easy to remember and also help in the preparation of various competitive examinations.        

World Day of War Orphans 2021: History, Aim, Significance, Quotes and More

Jan 6, 2021
On 6 January every year, World Day of War Orphans is celebrated to create awareness about the plight of the war orphans and to the address the traumatic conditions faced by them. 

Farmer's Day 2020: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

Dec 23, 2020
Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is observed in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980. Let us read more about Farmer's Day.

Human Rights Day 2020: Current Theme, History, Significance and Key Facts

Dec 10, 2020
Human Rights Day 2020: It is observed on 10 December every year to educate people about their rights regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language. birth, status, etc. Let us read more about Human Rights Day, its 2020 theme, history, significance, and key facts.    

International Civil Aviation Day 2020: Current Theme, History and Significance

Dec 7, 2020
International Civil Aviation Day 2020: Do you know about International Civil Aviation Day, how is it celebrated, what is the theme of 2020, and its significance? Let us find out!  

Armed Forces Flag Day 2020: History, Significance and Celebrations

Dec 7, 2020
Armed Forces Flag Day 2020: All three branches of the Armed Forces namely the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Indian Navy on Armed Forces Flag Day organise various types of programmes to pay respect and tribute to the efforts of the soldiers in safeguarding the country's honour. Let us have a look at Armed Forces Flag Day.    

2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks: All you need to know about 26/11 attacks that shook the Financial Capital of India

Nov 26, 2020
On 26 November 2008, India witnessed the 26/11 terror attacks on several high-profile locations across Mumbai, killing at least 166 people and leaving more than 300 people injured. 

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2020: Theme, History and Key Facts

Nov 5, 2020
World Tsunami Awareness Day 2020: It is observed on 5 November to raise awareness about tsunami among millions of people living in low lying coastal areas and small islands. Let us read more about World Tsunami Awareness Day, history, and theme 2020.  

World Post Day 2020: History, Significance, Celebrations, Wishes and WhatsApp Messages

Oct 9, 2020
World Post Day is observed every year on 9th October in remembrance of the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland while the National Postal Day of India is celebrated on 10th October every year to commemorate the role played by the Indian postal department. Let us read more about World Post Day, its history and significance.    

World Habitat Day 2020: Current Theme, History, Significance, Slogans and Wishes

Oct 5, 2020
Every year on the first Monday of October, World Habitat Day is observed. This year, it will be observed on October 5 and the theme for World Habitat Day 2020 is 'Housing For All- A Better Urban Future'.   

Why is Gandhi Jayanti celebrated on 2nd October?

Oct 1, 2020
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: It is observed in India on 2nd October every year. Let us read more about Gandhi Jayanti, significance and some interesting facts.

World Heart Day 2020: Current Theme, History, Significance and Prevention

Sep 29, 2020
World Heart Day 2020: It is observed on 29 September to spread awareness about cardiovascular diseases, their prevention, and impact. Let us read in detail about World Heart Day, 2020 theme, history, significance, etc.

World Hydrography Day 2020: Current Theme, history and significance

Jun 21, 2020
World Hydrography Day 2020: It is observed on 21 June every year since 2006. This initiative was started by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) to increase awareness about the safe navigation, technical standards and protection of the marine environment. Let us read in detail about World Hydrography Day, 2020 theme, history and significance.

Lal Bahadur Shastri: Life, History, Death and Achievements

Jan 11, 2020
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of Independent India and he was greatly impressed by Mahatma Gandhi. He gave the slogan of “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan” which means “Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer".  Let us read more about Lal Bahadur Shastri.  

Goa Liberation Day 2019: All you need to know

Dec 19, 2019
Goa Liberation Day is celebrated on 19 December and has its importance in the history of Goa. This is the day when Goa was got freedom from the dominance rule of Portuguese with the help of the Indian armed forces and Navy. What is the history of Goa Liberation Day and how is it celebrated? Let us find out!    

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