Important Days: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Mar 26, 2018
  • 1Mumbai Now World’S Busiest Single Runway Airport [ Important Days ]

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport sets record with 980 flights in 24 hours. On January 20, Mumbai airport created a new world record for single-runway operations by handling 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours, or almost one flight every minute.

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    Image of CSMI airport sets record with 980 flights in 24 hours

    Image of CSMI airport sets record with 980 flights in 24 hours

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  • Mar 1, 2018
  • 12018 as National Year of Millets [ Important Days, Agri. ]

    Government has approved 2018 as National Year of Millets to boost production of the nutrient-rich millets and boost agri industry involved in it. In November 2017, India had forwarded proposal to United Nations (UN) for declaring year 2018 as ‘International Year of Millets’.

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    Image of where is millets grown in India

    Image of where is millets grown in India

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  • Feb 15, 2018
  • 1Indian Science Congress in Manipur University, Manipur [ Sci-Tech, Important Days ]

    Manipur Central University, Imphal will host the prestigious 105th Indian Science Congress from March 18 to 22 this year. The five-day prestigious programme is likely to be attended by 5, 000 to 6, 000 delegates from various parts of India and abroad.

    Map of Manipur Central University location

    Map of Manipur Central University location

    Map of Manipur Central University location

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  • Dec 28, 2017
  • 127th National Energy Conservation Day Was on 14thDecember, 2017 [ Important Days ]

    The Energy Conservation Day is organized on 14th December each year by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power to demonstrate India’s achievements in energy efficiency and conservation.

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    Image of Climate Change Tips

    Image of Climate Change Tips

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  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 1World Habitat Day (1st Monday of Oct) and International Day of Non-Violence (2nd Oct) [ Important Days ]

    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 philosophy of non-violence (ahim…

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  • Oct 25, 2017
  • 15 Day International India Water Week 2017 Attended by 1500 Delegates from 13 Countries [ Important Days ]

    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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    Image of Water Availability In India

    Image of Water Availability In India

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  • Oct 11, 2017
  • 1Saakshar Bharat Puraskaar on International Literacy Day – 2017 [ Important Days ]

    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.

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    Map of Literacy In World

    Map of Literacy In World

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  • Sep 20, 2017
  • 1August 29: International Day Against Nuclear Tests [ Important Days ]

    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 humankind, envir…

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 Indian Currency Now Travels from Press to ATM in Mere 6 Days - Important [ Important Days ]

    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.

    The intensive efforts have shortened the time from p…

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  • 2 International Day for Tolerance, 16 November- Important [ Important Days ]

    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 Proclai…

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  • 3 Rs. 114 Crore Approved for Projects Under HRIDAY Scheme- Important [ Important Days ]

    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 i…

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1Kranti Diwas Quit India 9 Aug 1942 and Dr. Yosuf Mehar Ali [ Important Days ]

    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 August Kranti Divas. It is celebrated by national int…

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1Paika Rebellion of Odisha: GoI Marks Its 200 Anniversary [ Important Days ]

    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 while taking up cultivation dur…

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1India to Host 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics (TO) ‘the Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World’ [ Important Days ]

    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

    Theatre Olympics ‘The Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World

    Theatre Olympics ‘The Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World

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  • 2Who Was Mahalanobis? 125th Anniversary Celebrations of Professor P.C. Mahalanobis [ Important Days ]

    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.

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    Image of P. C. Mahalanobis

    Image of P. C. Mahalanobis

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  • 3“Celebrating Yoga” Mobile App Launched [ Important Days ]

    “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

    International Yoga Day

    International Yoga Day

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  • 45th June Observed as World Environment Day (WED) [ Important Days ]

    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

    World Environment Day

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  • Jul 9, 2017
  • 1Celebrating Van Mahotsav- Starting on July 5 [ Important Days ]

    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 Mahotsav week.

    State of Forests in India

    State of Forests in India

    State of Forests in India

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 1First PM’S Yoga Award Won by Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute [ Important Days ]

    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 International Day of Yoga cele…

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Observed on 17th June [ Important Days ]

    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 by the United Nations General Assembly (UN…

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  • Jun 11, 2017
  • 1जैव विविधता दिवस (Biodiversity Day) [ Important Days ]

    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 और पेड़-पौधों की प्रजातियों के संरक्षण के संकल्प का दिन। ले…

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  • Jun 8, 2017
  • 131st May Being Observes as World No Tobacco Day [ Important Days ]

    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 to reduce tobacco consumption.

    World No Tobacco Day

    World No Tobacco Day

    World No Tobacco Day

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 122 May: World Biological Diversity Day [ Important Days ]

    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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    Image of the international Biodiversity Day

    Image of the international Biodiversity Day

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  • May 22, 2017
  • 1Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Passes Away [ Important Days ]

    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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    Image of Union enviroment minister Anil Dave

    Image of Union enviroment minister Anil Dave

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  • May 18, 2017
  • 1India Celebrates National Technology Day on May 11 [ Important Days ]

    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 since 1999.

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    Image of the National Technology Day

    Image of the National Technology Day

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  • 2India to Organize Cultural Festival in Egypt to Mark Tagore’S 156th Birth Anniversary [ Important Days ]

    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 of the Indian Embassy in Cairo from…

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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas to Be Celebrated on May 02, 2017 [ Important Days ]

    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 Vichaar Manch”, local NGOs and volunteer…

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  • May 1, 2017
  • 1यूनानी दिवस चिकित्सा पद्धति (Medical Day Medicine) [ Important Days ]

    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 नफीस ने अपने विशेष योगदान से इसे एक संपूर्ण इलाज की पद्धति में…

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  • 2विश्व रेडियो दिवस (World Radio Day) (in Hindi) [ Important Days ]

    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 है। दुनिया भर में 13 फरवरी को रेडियो दिवस मनाया जाएगा। ये अवसर रहेगा कि हम…

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  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1विज्ञान दिवस (Science Day) [ Important Days ]

    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 आत्मसात किया। तर्क की कसौटी पर कसने के बाद ही विभिन्न वैज्ञानिक सिद्धांतों क…

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  • Apr 21, 2017
  • 1127th Birth Anniversary for Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar [ Important Days ]

    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 of Ambedkar. The celebrations were organized by Dr. Ambed…

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1National Safety Week Observed [ Important Days ]

    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 availing them of safety, health and environment-related supp…

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  • 2International Women’S Day: Women Empowerment Schemes [ Important Days ]

    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 global day celebrati…

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1World Wildlife Day 2017 Observed Globally on 3rd March [ Important Days ]

    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 relevant United Nations Organizations.

    World wildlife Day 2017 observed globally on 3<sup>rd</sup> March

    World wildlife Day 2017 observed globally on 3rd March

    World wildlife Day 2017 observed globally on 3rd March

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  • 2Central Excise Day Observed on 24 February 2017 [ Important Days ]

    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 business as well as implement other rules to c…

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  • 321 February: International Mother Language Day [ Important Days ]

    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

    International Mother Language Day

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  • 4February 20: World Day of Social Justice [ Important Days ]

    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 annually.

    World Day of Social Justice

    World Day of Social Justice

    World Day of Social Justice

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  • 5World Radio Day [ Important Days ]

    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 by UN Member States.

    World Radio Day 2017

    World Radio Day 2017

    World Radio Day 2017

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  • 6National Deworming Day [ Important Days ]

    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 dedicated to deworm all school going children of country to give them a heal…

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  • 7World Cancer Day 2017 Observed Globally [ Important Days ]

    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.

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    Image shows World cancer day

    Image shows World cancer day

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  • 8World Wetlands Day: Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction [ Important Days ]

    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.

    World Wetlands Day 2017

    World Wetlands Day 2017

    World Wetlands Day 2017

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  • 9Anti-Leprosy Day Observed on 30 January 2017 [ Important Days ]

    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 door-to-door surveys held last year.

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    Image of About Leprosy

    Image of About Leprosy

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1National Immunization Day [ Important Days ]

    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

    Pranab Mukherjee propelled Pulse Polio Program

    Pranab Mukherjee propelled Pulse Polio Program

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  • 2Burj Khalifa Lights Up in ‘Tricolour’ to Mark 68th Indian Republic Day [ Important Days ]

    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 Al Nahyan was Chief Guest at Republic Day parade i…

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  • 368th Republic Day Observed in India [ Important Days ]

    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

    Republic Day Celebrations - Rajpath, New Delhi

    Republic Day Celebrations - Rajpath, New Delhi

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  • 4National Voters’ Day [ Important Days ]

    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 in 1950.

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    Image of National Voters’ Day

    Image of National Voters’ Day

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  • 5National Girl Child Day [ Important Days ]

    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 gender equality and ensure equal opportunities for…

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  • 6US Observes January 16 as Religious Freedom Day [ Important Days ]

    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

    Religious Freedom Day - January 16th

    Religious Freedom Day - January 16th

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  • Dec 24, 2016
  • 1December 24 Observed as National Consumer Day [ Important Days ]

    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 mainly on c…

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  • 2Good Governance Day 25th December [ Important Days ]

    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 the Good Governance Day to give him honour and…

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  • Dec 22, 2016
  • 1National Mathematics Day [ Important Days ]

    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 birth anniversary. The yea…

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