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National Epilepsy Day 2019: Key Facts and Significance

2 days ago
National Epilepsy Day is observed on 17 November annually to raise awareness about the epilepsy disease. Do you know what is epilepsy, how is it caused, symptoms and treatment? Let us find out!

Jharkhand Foundation Day: All you need to know

2 days ago
Jharkhand was founded by the Bihar Reorganisation Act on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of India. 15 November is also observed as the birth anniversary of the legendary Bhagwan Birsa Munda. Let us have a look at a brief history, agriculture, economy, population, etc. of the Jharkhand state.

Children’s Day 2019–Birth Anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

3 days ago
Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. He was born on 14 November 1889. Jawaharlal Nehru had immense love, care, and affection for children and so, they call him Chacha Nehru. Let us have a look at Children's Day and its celebrations.

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019, 550th birth anniversary: History and Celebrations

Nov 11, 2019
Guru Nanak Jayanti is a sacred festival of the Sikh community and is widely celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This year, it falls on 12 November and is celebrated as the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Let us read more about Guru Nanak Jayanti and some interesting facts.

National Education Day 2019: History and Key Facts

Nov 11, 2019
National Education Day is observed on 11 November in India to honour Maulana Abul Kalam's birthday. Let us have a look at National Education Day, its history and contributions of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in the education sector.

Uttarakhand Foundation Day: All you need to know

Nov 7, 2019
Uttarakhand is famous as the "Land of the Gods" or “Dev Bhumi”. During the time of foundation, it was named Uttaranchal. It is situated in Northern India and is a great pilgrimage centre. Let us have a look at Uttrakhand foundation day, history, population, climate, festivals with some interesting facts.

National Cancer Awareness Day 2019: History and facts about Cancer

Nov 7, 2019
National Cancer Awareness Day is celebrated in India on 7 November to educate people about cancer, its treatment, and its symptoms. Let us read more about National Cancer Awareness Day, cancer and how is it caused?

Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Biography: Early Life, Career, Awards and Achievements

Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman won Nobel Prize in 1930 and became the first Indian to receive it in Physics. He discovered the Raman Effect that is scattering of light. Let us have a look at his early life, childhood days, family, discoveries, awards and achievements.

Important Days and Dates in November 2019: National and International

Nov 1, 2019
India is rich in culture, values and is a country of a distinct geographical entity. In November 2019, there are various social events that are celebrated with a particular theme and some events have religious importance too. Let us have a look!

Important Days and Dates in 2019: National and International

Nov 1, 2019
Days and month wise National and International important Days in 2019 are clubbed together to know more about India and World events celebrated across the globe with a particular theme. Why these days are important? Let’s have a look!

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2019: All you need to know

Oct 31, 2019
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed on 31st October in India and is also known as National Unity Day. Do you know why is it celebrated and who was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel? Let us find out!

List of Indian Festivals in October 2019

Oct 25, 2019
Festivals as the name suggest is a way to celebrate culture and traditions. It can be termed as cultural festivals. There are several types of cultural festivals like National, Religious and Seasonal. They connect people of nations together. Let us have a look on various festivals that falls in the month of October 2019 in India.

Important Days and Dates in October 2019: National and International

Oct 15, 2019
Do you know about the important days , festivals and events that fall in the month of October 2019. Let us have a Look!

Indian Air Force Day

Oct 7, 2019
Indian Air Force Day celebration was officially started in the year 1932. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour at various Air Stations all over the country on October 8. Let us study more about Indian Air Force Day through this article.

Mahatma Gandhi: Major Movements that helped in Indian Freedom Struggle

Oct 2, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi ‘Father of the Nation’ is also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was born on 2 October, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat, India. Gandhi ji got married to the Kasturba Makhanji at the age of just 13 years. He had played an important role in India's freedom struggle. Let us read his major movements that helped in achieving freedom from British Raj.

Important Days in September 2019: National and International

Sep 26, 2019
India is a land of festival. People live with unity. Every day is celebrated here. Do you know about the events (National or International) that falls in September 2019? Let us find out through this article.

Hindi Diwas 2019: History, Significance and Key Facts

Sep 14, 2019
Hindi Diwas is observed on 14 September every year to mark the importance of Hindi language in the country. Hindi language is one of the oldest languages obtains much of its academic terminology from the Sanskrit language written in Devanagari script. Do you know why Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14 September in India? Let us find out!

Onam Festival 2019: History, Significance and Celebrations

Sep 11, 2019
Onam is the harvesting festival and marks the home-coming of mythical demon King Mahabali. It is Kerala's National festival which is celebrated by Malayalis during the month of Chingam, the first month in the Malayalam calendar, Kollavarsham. Let us read more about the Onam festival, why it is celebrated, how it is celebrated and its significance.

Muharram 2019: Brief History of Hussaini Brahmins

Sep 11, 2019
Hussaini Brahmins sect also observes Muharram and hold fast. Do you know who are Hussaini Brahmins and how they got their name?

Janmashtami 2019: Interesting story behind the Festival

Aug 23, 2019
Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksh or dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada according to Hindu calendar. Do you know why Janmashtami is celebrated on the eight day and what is the story behind it? Let us have a Look!

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