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International Day of Peace 2017 observed across the world

Sep 21, 2017
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The International Day of Peace was observed across the world with the theme Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All. The theme honours the spirit of TOGETHER, a global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2017 observed globally

Sep 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Day commemorates the date of the signing of the 'Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer'. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol. The principal aim of the Montreal Protocol is to protect the ozone layer by taking measures to control total global production and consumption of substances that deplete it.

International Day of Democracy observed globally

Sep 15, 2017
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The International Day of Democracy was observed across the world on 15 September 2017. The day was celebrated this year with the theme ‘Democracy and Conflict prevention’. This year's theme focuses on the critical need to strengthen democratic institutions to promote peace and stability.

National Hindi Diwas 2017 celebrated across India

Sep 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The day marks the adaptation of Hindi language as the official language of India by the Constituent Assembly of India on 14 September 1949. The decision of using Hindi as official language was ratified by Indian Constitution via amendment 343 which stated that all government communications will be penned in Hindi (Devanagari Script). This amendment came into effect on 26 January 1950.

International Day for South-South Cooperation 2017 observed globally

Sep 12, 2017
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South-South cooperation is a broad framework of collaboration among countries of the South in the political, economic, social, cultural, environmental and technical domains. The history of the South-South cooperation begins in 1949 with the establishment of the UN technical aid programme by the Economic and Social Council and the creation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1969.

International Literacy Day observed globally

Sep 8, 2017
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The 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated across the world on 8 September 2017 with the theme ‘Literacy in a Digital World’.

Teacher’s Day celebrated across India on birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan

Sep 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Teacher's day was created in 1962 to mark the birth anniversary of the second president of India Dr S Radhakrishnan, who was also an academician and teacher.

International Day of Charity 2017 observed globally

Sep 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Day commemorates the death anniversary of Mother Teresa who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her charity work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress.

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances observed globally

Aug 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances was observed across the world on 30 August 2017.

International Day Against Nuclear Tests 2017 observed globally

Aug 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Day is observed through the coordination of various activities all over the world such as symposia, conferences, exhibits, competitions, publications, instruction in academic institutions, media broadcasts and others.

National Sports Day observed on August 29

Aug 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India is celebrating its National Sports Day on 29 August 2017 to mark the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand, the hockey player who won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936.

International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Its Abolition 2017 observed globally

Aug 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Day marks the anniversary of the 1791 insurrection of enslaved men and women in the western part of the island of Santo Domingo, which is now known as Haiti.

World Humanitarian Day observed globally

Aug 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) was observed across the globe on 19 August 2017 with the theme #NotATarget.

International Youth Day 2017 observed globally

Aug 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Day came into existence through the recommendation of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in August 1998 that 12 August should be declared International Youth Day.

India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

Aug 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, also known as August Kranti Andolan, was celebrated across India on 9 August 2017.

National Handloom Day observed across India to promote welfare of weavers

Aug 8, 2017
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The 3rd National Handloom Day was observed across India on 7 August in order to promote indigenous creations and honour the skill and dedication of handloom weavers of the country.

United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2017 observed

Jul 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The day aims at raising awareness of the plight of human trafficking victims, and promoting and protecting their rights.

International Tiger Day 2017 observed

Jul 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The seventh annual Global Tiger Day was celebrated in various ways around the world. Local events have been organized in Bangladesh, Nepal, and India as well as non-tiger-range countries such as England and the United States.

World Hepatitis Day 2017 observed globally

Jul 28, 2017
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This year's theme is aimed at achieving elimination of hepatitis, greater awareness, increased diagnosis including universal vaccination, blood and injection safety, harm reduction and treatment.

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated across India to honour Kargil Martyrs

Jul 26, 2017
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The 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwar was celebrated across India on 26 July 2017. The day is commemorated every year to honour those soldiers who lost their lives while fighting during the India-Pakistan Kargil War in 1999.

Nelson Mandela International Day observed globally

Jul 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Nelson Mandela International Day was observed globally on 18 July 2017 to commemorate the day the great South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela, also the late President of the nation, was born.

World Youth Skills Day 2017 observed globally

Jul 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The World Youth Skills Day was established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 11 November 2014.

World Population Day 2017 observed

Jul 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Around the world, some 225 million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning methods, for reasons ranging from lack of access to information or services to lack of support from their partners or communities.

International Day of Cooperatives 2017 observed

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

As per the United Nations, co-operatives' open membership model affords access to wealth creation and poverty elimination.

International Day of the Tropics 2017 observed globally

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The day was proclaimed on 14 June 2016 by the resolution of United Nations General Assembly to mark the anniversary of the 'State of the Tropics Report'.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2017 observed

Jun 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The day was observed with the theme Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.

Day of the Seafarer 2017 observed by IMO

Jun 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

This year's theme aims to particularly engage ports and seafarer centres to demonstrate how much seafarers matter to them.

International Widows’ Day observed globally

Jun 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The International Widows’ Day was observed globally on 23 June 2017. The day is an opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows who dwell with an invisible status in majority of the world societies.

Initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide

Jun 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On the occasion of third edition of International Day of Yoga, let's have a glance on all the projects and initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide.

International Yoga Day 2017: These 7 Yoga poses will help you focus better!

Jun 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

On the occasion of the third International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2017, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.

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