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.
Mother’s Day 2020: It is celebrated on 10 May, 2020 (i.e. second Sunday of May). Almost all the country celebrates Mother’s Day like a festival. But have you ever thought 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!
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.
Do you know about important days, events and festivals that fall in January 2020? 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.
Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is celebrated in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. He was born to a Jat couple of Noorpur in 1902. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980.
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!
Human Rights Day 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 2019 theme and key facts.
All three branches of 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.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated to recognise and encourage the government to support the efforts of volunteer and their contributions worldwide. Let us have a look in detail about International Volunteer Day, how is it celebrated and its theme of 2019.
International Day of the People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is also known as World Disabled Day. It is observed on 3 December every year to raise awareness and develop an understanding to accept people with disabilities by the United Nations. Let us read more about International Day of the People with Disabilities.
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 2 December every year to highlight the importance of eradicating contemporary forms of slavery including trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, child labour, forced marriage, etc. Let us read more about International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is dedicated to promoting a global culture of tsunami awareness around the world. It is observed on 5 November every year. It is started by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2015.
World Arthritis Day is celebrated on the October 12 since 1996. World Arthritis Day is observed to raise awareness about the Arthritis around the world. The theme of the World Arthritis Day 2019 is "Time2Work". This theme would be followed in the financial year 2020 also.
World Post Day is celebrated every year on 9 October to raise awareness about the role of Post's in everyday lives of people and businesses. Also, it is important to know about the contribution to global social and economic development. Let us read more about World Post Day, its history and significance.
The 17th July in the history is famous for many scientific, entertaining, political and historical events. These events were occurred around more than 50 years ago but the impact of these events can be realised till date also. Let’s have a look on these events.