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  • 69th Constitution Day observed across India

    The Constitution of India is a supreme law of India, which lays down the framework that defines the political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of Government institution.

    Nov 26, 2018
  • World Toilet Day observed globally

    The World Toilet Day was observed across the world on November 19, 2018. The day’s main focus is to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. The 2018 theme of the International Day is ‘toilets and nature’.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • World Tolerance Summit held in Dubai

    The World Tolerance Summit 2018 was inaugurated on November 16 in Dubai, UAE. The theme of the summit was ‘Prospering from Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration’.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • Public Service Broadcasting Day observed across India

    The Public Service Broadcasting Day was observed across India on November 12. The day is observed every year to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.

    Nov 12, 2018
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development 2018 observed globally

    The World Science Day for Peace and Development was created as follow-up to the World Conference on Science, organised jointly by UNESCO and the International Council for Science in Budapest (Hungary) in 1999.

    Nov 10, 2018
  • 3rd Ayurveda Day observed across India

    Ayurveda is perceived as one of the well documented systems of medicine. Prevention of disease and promotion of health is the main aim of Ayurveda. Lord Dhanvantari is considered as divine propagator of Ayurveda. Therefore, Dhanvantari Jayanti was preferred for celebration of Ayurveda Day by the Ministry of AYUSH to nationalise this system of medicine.

    Nov 5, 2018
  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2018 observed to commemorate 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

    On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated world's tallest ‘Statue of Unity’ to the nation at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat. The Prime Minister also unveiled the ‘Wall of Unity’, a wall created with the earth samples collected from various states across the country.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • United Nations Day 2018 observed across the world

    The 2018 UN Day Concert was held in the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Concert was sponsored by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations.

    Oct 24, 2018
  • International Day for Eradication of Poverty observed globally

    The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed across the world on October 17, 2018. The 2018 theme of the day is - coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

    Oct 17, 2018
  • International Day for Disaster Reduction 2018 observed globally

    The 2018 theme continues as part of the "Sendai Seven" campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework. This year focuses on Target C of the Sendai Framework, which is, ‘reducing disaster economic losses in relation to global GDP by 2030’.

    Oct 13, 2018
  • International Day of the Girl Child observed

    The International Day of the Girl Child was observed across the world on October 11, 2018. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges faced by girl children while promoting their empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

    Oct 11, 2018
  • World Mental Health Day 2018 observed globally

    One in six people are aged 10–19 years. The mental health conditions account for 16 percent of the global burden of disease and injury in people aged between 10-19 years.

    Oct 10, 2018
  • Indian Air Force observes 86th Air Force Day

    The Air Force Day was officially celebrated for the first time on October 8, 1932 as an auxiliary air force of Indian Empire. The day was observed to increase the awareness about the importance of Indian Air Force in any organisation of the national security.

    Oct 8, 2018
  • World Teachers' Day 2018 observed globally

    The 2018 theme of the Day was ‘The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher’. This theme was chosen to mark the 70th anniversary of the ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (1948), which recognises education as a key fundamental right, a right that cannot be fulfilled without qualified teachers.

    Oct 5, 2018
  • International Day of Non-Violence observed globally

    The International Day of Non-Violence was observed across the world on October 2, 2018, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.

    Oct 2, 2018