Important Days: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2017 (Including PIB)

  • Nov 13, 2017
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    The World Habitat Day and International Day of Non-violence are observed on 2nd October 2017. International Day of Non-violence remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary as not only the leader of Indian independence but also the pioneer of… (253 more words) …

  • Oct 25, 2017
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    India Water Week – 2017 was organized on October 10, 2017 in New Delhi with about 1500 delegates from India and 13 other countries. Theme of India Water Week – 2017 is “Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth”.

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  • Oct 11, 2017
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    The International Literacy Day (ILD) is observed every year on 8 September to emphasize literacy to individuals, society, and communities. This year is 51st International Literacy Day.

    Map of Literacy In World

    Map of Literacy In World

    Map of Literacy In World

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  • Sep 20, 2017
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    The International Day against Nuclear Tests was observed on 29th August to raise awareness against nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions. Seeks to promote peace and security and prevent nuclear catastrophes to avert devastating effects on… (833 more words) …

  • Aug 21, 2017
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    Kranti Diwas is a day observed to remember the historic ‘Quit India Movement’ initiated by Gandhi and Indian National Congress. The term “Quit India” was given by Dr. Yosuf Mehar Ali. It is also known as August Movement Day or… (369 more words) …

  • Aug 17, 2017
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    Pre-dating first struggle of independence in 1857, the Paika Bidroha (Paika Rebellion) of 1817 in Odisha shook the foundations of British rule. Paikas were peasant militias of the Gajapati rulers of Odisha in king’s military service to the king war… (414 more words) …

  • Aug 1, 2017
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    8th edition of the greatest carnival of Theatre in the World to be held in India for the first time ever from February 17 – April 08, 2018 simultaneously in various cities across the country.

    Theatre Olympics ‘The Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World

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  • Jul 9, 2017
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    Van Mahotsav, an annual tree-planting movement in India began in 1950. The name Van Mahotsava means “the festival of trees”. It has gained significant national importance and, every year, millions of saplings are planted across India in observation of Van… (204 more words) …

  • Aug 1, 2017
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    President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee attended the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Professor P. C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata. Indian Statistical Institute started by Prof. Mahalanobis imparts high quality education.

    Image of P.C. Mahalanobis

    Image of P. C. Mahalanobis

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  • Jun 26, 2017
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    The first recipient of the is Pune based Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has bagged first Prime Minister’s Yoga Award for their excellent contribution for development and promotion of Yoga, and the award was presented by PM Narendra Modi at… (365 more words) …

  • Aug 1, 2017
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    “Celebrating Yoga” a Mobile App has been launched by Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2017, It was developed by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology.

    International Yoga Day

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  • Jun 24, 2017
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    17th June is being observed as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought annually with aim to spread awareness in public about combat desertification. 17th June is declared as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought… (345 more words) …

  • Aug 1, 2017
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    Every year 5th June is observed as World Environment Day (WED) to lift up worldwide global awareness to protect environment and over planet Earth, this is the largest celebration of the year related to environment.

    World Environment Day

    World Environment Day

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  • Jun 11, 2017
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    प्रस्तावना: - प्रकृति एक रस नहीं। इसमें भांति-भांति की प्रजातियां हैं। पृथ्वी का सृजन ही विविधता से भरा हुआ है। यही जैव विविधता जीवन का आधार है। 22 मई को अंतरराष्ट्रीय जैव विविधता दिवस मनाया गया यानी धरती पर पशु-पक्षियों… (2429 more words) …

  • Jun 8, 2017
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    Every year 31st may is being observed as World No-Tobacco Day (WNTD) across the world. The aim behind observing this day is to highlights the health risks by consumption all forms of tobacco and also to support useful policies… (233 more words) …

  • May 26, 2017
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    Every year, May 22 is observed as International Day for Biodiversity or World Biodiversity Day to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Diversity in species, ecosystems and landscapes attracts tourism and promotes economic growth.

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  • May 22, 2017
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    Union Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away. 60-year-old Dave complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he passed away, according to official sources.

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  • May 18, 2017
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    National Technology Day’ is celebrated across India on May 11, to glorify the importance of science in day-to-day life and motivate students to adopt science as a career option. National Technology Day is a very special day for Indian Technology… (258 more words) …

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    India has organized a cultural festival in Egypt to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore. The Tagore festival is being organized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), the cultural wing… (371 more words) …

  • May 15, 2017
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    National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) will be observing Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas on May 02, 2017. National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) at 12 locations. The event would also be organized at more than 30 other locations through “Ganga… (250 more words) …

  • May 1, 2017
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    प्रस्तावना: - यूनानी चिकित्सा पद्धति की अरब देशों से शुरुआत हुई और यूनान में इसे बढ़ाया गया। यूनानी चिकित्सक बुकरात ने इसे एक चिकित्सा शैली के रूप मेे विकसित किया व बाद में जालीनूस, शेखबू अली सीना, जकररिया राजी, इब्ने… (2372 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - रेडियो हमारी जिंदगी का अहम अंग है। आवाज की दुनिया मेें रेडिया नायक बनकर उभरा और अपनी भूमिका को बरकरार रखे हुए है। संचार के माध्यम भले ही बदले हों लेकिन रेडियो ने अपनी प्रासंगिकता को बनाए रखा… (2215 more words) …

  • Apr 28, 2017
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    प्रस्तावना: -ज्ञान का परिष्कृत और उन्नत स्वरूप है विज्ञान। आदिकाल में मनुष्य को अंधेरें से डर लगता था। सहज वृत्ति और विज्ञान ने पत्थरों की रगड़ से मनुष्य ने आग की खोज की। अंधेरा हटा और मानव ने विज्ञान को… (2587 more words) …

  • Apr 21, 2017
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    It was the 127th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar who was even a Bharat Ratna was celebrated at the Parliament House complex. Floral tribute was paid by the President, Vice President and Prime Minister to the statue… (348 more words) …

  • Mar 20, 2017
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    National Safety Week was observed from March 4 to 10. The first National Safety Day (NSD) Campaign was launched in 1972. It seeks to prevent and lessen the loss of human life and tackle financial losses to the family by… (152 more words) …

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    The International Women’s Day will be celebrated on 8 March 2017. The earliest organized Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909. International Women’s Day was earlier known as the International Working Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a… (432 more words) …

  • Mar 17, 2017
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    March 3rd of each year marks as World Wildlife Day globally. Aim is to raise awareness about animals and plants that adorn planet Earth. This day celebrated and implemented by the secretariat of the CITES in collaboration with other… (172 more words) …

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    Central Excise Day is commemorated every year all across India on 24th of February. It is to encourage employees of excise department to carry out central excise duty all over India. It is to prevent corruption in goods manufacturing… (307 more words) …

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    International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a worldwide annually observed on 21 February. It was formally recognized by United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as International Year of Languages.

    International Mother Language Day

    International Mother Language Day

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    World Day of Social Justice was observed globally. It is observed with an aim to recognize the need to promote efforts to tackle several issues like exclusion, unemployment and poverty. United Nations General Assembly has decided to observe 20 February… (199 more words) …

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    World Radio Day is observed every year on 13th February. It is to celebrate radio as medium for entertainment, information and mode for communication. This year theme for Radio Day is “Radio is you”. It is observed globally… (186 more words) …

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    National Deworming Day is celebrated all over India on 10th of February. It is a government mission held on 10th of February aimed to reduce cases of worm infection among kids all over India. It is a day… (248 more words) …

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    World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4. It is to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Primary goal is to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer by 2020.… (251 more words) …

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    World Wetlands Day (WWD) is celebrated every year on 2 February. Marking the date in 1971 when the Convention on Wetlands, known as the Ramsar Convention. It was adopted in Iranian city of Ramsar, drawing attention to importance of wetlands.… (262 more words) …

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    A nationwide Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign will be launched on January 30. It is also marked as Anti-Leprosy Day. It is Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi. 32, 000 hidden cases confirmed of leprosy across 163 districts in 20 states during… (205 more words) …

  • Mar 17, 2017
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    First National Immunization Day observed on 29th January in India. Pranab Mukherjee launched pulse polio programme for 2017. Programme by administering polio drops to children aged below five years at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    Pranab Mukherjee propelled Pulse Polio Program

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    World’s tallest building was lit up in tri-colours - saffron, white and green - to celebrate India’s 68th Republic Day. It showcase strong cultural and trade bond between India and UAE. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed… (226 more words) …

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    India celebrated Republic Day on January 26, 2017, commemorating 68th anniversary of our constitution’s existence. Traditional march continued as it does every year showing world a glimpse of India’s cultural diversity and its armed prowess.

    Republic Day Celebrations - Rajpath, New Delhi

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    The ECI observes National Voters Day to ensuring universal adult franchise, increasing the enrolment of voters and encouraging participation of newly eligible young voters. It was instituted in 2011, in remembrance of the inception of the Election Commission of India… (241 more words) …

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    National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January. It is a day to celebrate the exceptional achievements of the girl child. On occasion of National Girl Child Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged promotion of… (240 more words) …

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    Since 1993, by Presidential Proclamation, January 16 is declared Religious Freedom Day in United States. Its aim is to promote and protect student’s religious expression rights by informing educators, parents, and students about their liberties.

    Religious Freedom Day - January 16th

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  • Dec 24, 2016
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    National Consumers Right Day observed across India on 24 December. The day is being observed on 24 December, since the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Effective safeguards are provided to the consumer, against various types of exploitations and unfair dealings, relying… (259 more words) …

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    Celebrating good governance day every year all over the India on 25th of December has been declared by the Government of India. It is the birth anniversary of our former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee which has been declared as… (328 more words) …

  • Dec 22, 2016
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    The National Mathematics Day is observed every year on 22nd December. It is to celebrate birth anniversary of great Indian autodidact Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. The day is instituted in 2011 by the Union Government to celebrate Ramanujan’s 125th… (108 more words) …

  • Sep 6, 2017
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    A 15-member team formed by the Reserve Bank of India - including managed service providers, ATM manufacturers and cash logistics firms – monitors and facilitates the recalibration and replenishment of cash machines across India.

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    The objective of this day is to generate public awareness, emphasize the dangers of intolerance, and renew the commitment and zeal of action in support of tolerance promotion and education. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) solemnly Proclaim… (188 more words) …

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    Union Ministry of Urban Development approved projects worth Rs.114 under Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme for enhancing infrastructure facilities in heritage sites in five cities.

    These five cities are:

    1. Varnasi in Uttar Pradesh
    2. Amritsar in Punjab
    3. Dwaraka… (232 more words) …