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  • National Tourism Day 2020: Objectives and Significance

    National Tourism Day is observed on 25 January to highlight the importance of tourism for the economy of the country. Let us read more about National Tourism Day, its importance and the objective behind the celebration.    

    Jan 24, 2020
  • National Voters Day 2020: Current Theme, History and Significance

    National Voters Day is observed on 25 January to highlight the importance of voting and every vote. This day also marks the foundation of the Election Commission of India. Let us read more about National voters Day, its 2020 theme, history, and significance.    

    Jan 24, 2020
  • National Girl Child Day 2020: Current Theme, History and Significance

    National Girl Child Day in India is celebrated on 24 January to raise awareness about the rights of girls and to highlight the inequalities that they face in their lives. How National Girl Child Day is celebrated, what is the theme of 2020 and its objectives? Let us have a look!  

    Jan 24, 2020
  • Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya Foundation Day: All you need to know

    Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya are celebrating their Statehood Day on 21 January. They attained Statehood after 24 years of India's Independence. Let us have a look at the formation of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya state and some key facts.    

    Jan 21, 2020
  • List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2020)

    Indian government invites a foreign leader every year on the occasion of Republic day parade. This year Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be the chief guest of republic day parade 2020. Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic day parade as the chief guest at Rajpath, New Delhi.

    Jan 17, 2020
  • Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

    Army Day is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

    Jan 15, 2020
  • Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

    Makar Sankranti like other festivals also has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us see how is it celebrated, why is it celebrated, etc.    

    Jan 14, 2020
  • Why is Pongal Festival celebrated?

    Pongal festival is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season).  The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.    

    Jan 14, 2020
  • Lohri Festival 2020: History, Significance and Celebrations

    Lohri is celebrated in India with joy and enthusiasm. It is also related to agriculture and marks the harvesting season in Punjab and the end of the winter season. Let us see more about the Lohri festival, its history, how is it celebrated, etc.     

    Jan 11, 2020
  • Bikaner Camel Festival 2020: History and Interesting Facts

    Rajasthan is famous for its ancient and modern cultural heritage. It is India's largest state by area. Bikaner is a colourful town in Rajasthan known for its forts, tourism, and camels. In fact, the Camel Festival of Bikaner attracts several people around the world. A glimpse of this festival is given in this article.

    Jan 10, 2020
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020: History, Significance and Key Facts

    Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) is observed on 9 January once in every two years to increase the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and also focus on reconnecting them with their roots. Let us have a glimpse of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and its significance.

    Jan 8, 2020
  • Solar Eclipse (Ring of Fire) 2019: All you need to know about Surya Grahan

    As we know that Solar Eclipse or Ring of Fire is visible on 26 December 2019 in most parts of India, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Sumatra and Borneo in Indonesia. It is also known as Surya Garahan. This is the last Solar Eclipse of the 2019 year. Let us study more about Solar Eclipse, types of Solar Eclipse and how it occurs.    

    Dec 26, 2019
  • Surya Grahan or Total Solar Eclipse 2019: 9 Interesting Facts

    Solar Eclipse is visible on 26 December 2019 which is the last Solar Eclipse of the decade. It will be visible in various parts of India including Odisha, Kerala, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Delhi. It began at 8 am. Let us tell you that the Solar eclipse of 26 December 2019 is an "Annular Solar Eclipse".         

    Dec 26, 2019
  • Christmas Day 2019: Origin and Reasons for Celebration

    Christmas is celebrated across the globe on 25 December to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Do you know that the name 'Çhristmas' comes from the Mass of Christ or Jesus. Let us find out the history of Christmas celebration, Christmas tree, and Santa Claus.    

    Dec 24, 2019
  • Farmer's Day: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

    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.

    Dec 23, 2019