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  • Nelson Mandela International Day observed

    The Nelson Mandela International Day was observed globally on July 18. The international day marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918).

    Jul 18, 2018
  • World Youth Skills Day observed

    The World Youth Skills Day was observed across the world on July 15. The day is commemorated to raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development.

    Jul 15, 2018
  • World Population Day 2018 observed across the globe

    The theme of the World Population Day 2018 was ‘Family Planning is a Human Right’. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights wherein for the first time, family planning was globally affirmed as a human right.

    Jul 11, 2018
  • International Day of Cooperatives 2018 observed

    International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement. It has been observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance.

    Jul 7, 2018
  • Explained: One year of GST: Achievements and Challenges

    The GST regime has resulted in ‘ONE NATION, ONE TAX, ONE MARKET’, replacing multi-layered, complex indirect tax structure with a simple, transparent and technology–driven tax regime.

    Jul 2, 2018
  • International Day of Parliamentarism 2018 observed across the globe

    The Day celebrates parliaments and the ways in which parliamentary systems of government improve the day-to-day lives of people the world over. It is also an opportunity for parliaments to take stock, identify challenges, and ways to address them effectively.

    Jun 30, 2018
  • National Statistics Day 2018 observed in India

    On the same occasion, Vice President released a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination to pay homage to Prof. Mahalanobis.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 observed globally

    On the occasion of the 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Fourth National Awards for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse to the institutions and individuals.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • Day of the Seafarer 2018 observed by IMO

    The Day of the Seafarer (DotS) was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • International yoga day observed globally

    The 4th International yoga day was celebrated across the world on June 21, 2018. The day’s celebrations in India were led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun. Similar Yoga related events were held across the world to mark the occasion.

    Jun 21, 2018
  • International Yoga Day 2018: These 7 Yoga poses will help you focus better!

    On the occasion of the fourth International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2018, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.

    Jun 21, 2018
  • Role of Yoga in Education. What does research say?

    As the world is celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga with much pomp and circumstance, it is becomes important to understand how yoga plays a vital role in education that holds the power to transform the world.

    Jun 21, 2018
  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed

    The third annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was observed across the world on June 19, 2018. The day aims to foster solidarity with the survivors who endure multiple, intersecting stigmas in the wake of sexual violence.

    Jun 19, 2018
  • Indian Army observes 2018 as ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’

    The Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ to honour soldiers who have been disabled in the line of duty while serving the nation and to celebrate the undying spirit of ‘Soldiering’.

    Jun 19, 2018
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 observed globally

    The theme of 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was Land has true value – invest in it. The theme urges everyone to move away from unsustainable land use.

    Jun 18, 2018