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  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 1  24 October is celebrated as World Polio Day [ Important Days ]

    About polio: Poliovirus Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly communicable viral disease, which mainly affects young children below age of 5. The virus is transferred from person - to - person.

    • It chiefly spreads through the faecal - oral route i. e. by contaminated water or food.

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  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 1 World Osteoporosis Day: Good health for bones with diet and exercise [ Important Days ]

    About osteoporosis ; Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the possibility of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for a broken bone among people who are old. Osteoporosis may be due to lower than normal peak bone mass and greater than normal b

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  • Oct 19, 2015
  • 1  17th October celebrated as International Day for the Eradication of Poverty [ Important Days ]

    About International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on 17th October in all over the world. This day’s celebration was made by Joseph Wresinski who was the founder of the International Movement ATD

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  11 October: International Day of Girl Child [ Important Days ]

    Every year 11th October is being observed as International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC). It was fourth edition of this day after it was observed for first time in 2012. Significance of Day: To recognize - girls’ rights unique challenges girls face around the world. It increases a

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  • Oct 9, 2015
  • 1 83rd Air Force Day rejoiced by India [ Important Days ]

    About Indian Air Force: It was established in 1932. It is also known as Bharatiya Vayu Sena. It is the important part of the Indian Security Forces and is World’s 4th Largest Airforce. Its primary role is to safeguard Indian Territory and to conduct warfare during a battle.

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  • Oct 8, 2015
  • 1 FIFA to suspend Sepp Blatter for 90 days [ Important Days ]

    About FIFA: It was established on 21st May in 1904. It is the international federation for football association. It is the chief body responsible for international football tournaments. It has control over the decision making involving the authorities in it.

    • It has a membership

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  • Oct 2, 2015
  • 1 Mid-day meal scheme under National Food Security Act, 2013 reported by Union Government [ Important Days ]

    About Mid - day meal scheme: It is a school meal programme. It was initiated by Government of India. Its function is to improve the nutritional stand of school children nationwide. Rules in this scheme are:

    • There are temporary funds available with the school for Mid - day meal s

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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 27 September celebrated as World Tourism Day [ Important Days ]

    About World Tourism day: World Tourism Day was celebrated on 27 September since 1980 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This date was chosen because on 27th September 1970 the laws of the UNWTO were approved.

    • The approval of these laws gives an innovation

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 29 August celebrated as Natinal Sports Day worldwide [ Important Days ]

    About the national sports day: Every year it is mandatory that 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day worldwide. This day marks the birth anniversary of Hockey Expert Major Dhyan Chand.

    • This day is celebrated by conducting open matches between different Indian hockey t

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  • Sep 10, 2015
  • 1 5th September celebrated as National Teachers Day [ Important Days ]

    About National Teachers Day: 5th September is celebrated as National teachers Day in India every year since 1962. Teachers day is celebrated in the memory of India’s first Vice President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday on 5th September.

    • At this day teachers and students

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 PM initiates birthday celebrations of Rani Gaidinliu [ Important Days ]

    About Rani Gaidinliu: Gaidinliu was born on 26th January 1915 and died on 17th February 1993 at age of 78 at Longkao of Manipur in India. She was a Naga political leader who led a revolution against British rule in India.

    Image of Rani Gaidinliu

    Image of Rani Gaidinliu

    Major Freedom Fighter

    • She joine

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  • Aug 14, 2015
  • 1 13th August, 2015: The Organ donation day [ Important Days ]

    About Organs: Organ is a part of our body which has its own function. An Organ can be an inner or outer part of our body. The main tissue is that which is unique for the specific organ, such as the myocardium which is the main tissue of the heart.

    Theme - Tree of Life

    Theme - Tree of Life

    Organ Donors Live even after death

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 28 July observed as World Hepatitis Day [ Important Days ]

    About World Hepatitis Day: World Hepatitis Day observed on July 28 every year. Hepatitis name has derived from Greek word ‘Hepar’ means liver and ‘itis’ means infection. It is a type of infectious diseases. It is known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.

    • It aims to increase worldwide

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  • 2 Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana launched by Union Government [ Important Days ]

    Union Government: The Union Government is also known as the Central Government and it officially called as Government of India. It was established by the Constitution of India. It manages the authority of the union of 29 states and seven union regions, which collectively called t

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme [ Important Days ]

    Union Government of India requested the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to encourage supply of free milk in the Mid Day Meal to school children under child welfare scheme. At present, two states Karnataka which was earlier star in 2012-13 under project Ksheerab

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 India sets two Guinness world records on International Yoga Day June 22, 2015 [ Important Days ]

    India has set two Guinness world records (GWR) in Rajpath yoga event held on 21 June, the eve of first International Yoga Day led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik was received award from representatives of Guinness World Records. This recor

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  • May 28, 2015
  • 1 On day one Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa clears five welfare schemes [ Important Days ]

    After being sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time, J Jayalalithaa signed in five files for development and welfare schemes worth over Rs 1,800 crore. Jayalalithaa announced several schemes, including those for improvement of roads, drinking water facilities

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  • Apr 12, 2015
  • 1 Greenpeace India Society (GIS) registration suspended by Union Ministry of Home Affairs for 180 days [ Important Days ]

    Greenpeace India Society (GIS) registration suspended by Union Ministry of Home Affairs for 180 days for acting against public and economic interests of the country. Greenpeace India Society (GIS) has seven bank accounts in IDBI Bank, ICICI Bank and Yes Bank and it has been froze

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  • Apr 8, 2015
  • 1 World Health Day 2015 observed on 7 April 2015 [ Important Days ]

    World Health Day 2015 was observed globally on 7 April 2015 and the theme for the year is from farm to plate, make food safe by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The World Health Organisation (WHO) conducted various programmes across the world in close cooperation with governm

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  • Mar 30, 2015
  • 1 International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade [ Important Days ]

    International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2015 was observed globally on 25 March 2015 and the theme of the year 2015 is Women and Slavery. Theme of the year 2015 declared to respects of the many women who suffered and died during

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  • Mar 25, 2015
  • 1 World Tuberculosis Day 2015 observed on 24 March globally [ Important Days ]

    World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2015 was observed on 24 March 2015 and the theme of this year 2015 is continuation of the 2014 theme Reach the 3 Million by the World Health Organization (WHO).

    This day is annually celebrated to commemorate the day on which Dr. Robert Koch discovere

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  • Mar 24, 2015
  • 1 World Water Day 2015 observed with the theme Water and Sustainable Development [ Important Days ]

    World Water Day 2015 observed on 22 March 2015 and the theme is Water and Sustainable Development declared by union govt. minister. Rajendra Singh selected for Stockholm Water Prize Laureate on 20 March 2015 and he is also called as the Waterman of India.

    1. Rajendra Singh was selec

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  • 2 World Meteorological Day observed on 23 March [ Important Days ]

    World Meteorological Day (WMD) is observed every year on 23 March and the theme for this year is Climate Knowledge for Climate Action. In this year theme was based on special significance to disseminate Climate Change related knowledge in order to take appropriate mitigation and

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  • 3 World Sparrow Day observed on 20 March 2015 [ Important Days ]

    The World Sparrow Day was observed globally on 20 March 2015.Theme of this day is I Love Sparrows and inspired by the hope that more and more of us will celebrate the relationship between People and Sparrows.

    1. World Sparrow Day organised by the Nature Forever Society of India in co

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  • Mar 17, 2015
  • 1 World Consumer Rights Day 2015 observed on 15 March 2015 [ Important Days ]

    The World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) 2015 was observed on 15 March 2015 and the theme of this year is “Helping consumers choose healthy diets”. The theme of this year was taken up by the Consumers International (CI) because unhealthy diets are linked to four of the ten biggest ca

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  • Mar 15, 2015
  • 1 World Kidney Day observed on 12 March 2015 [ Important Days ]

    World Kidney Day was observed globally on 12 March 2015 and the theme for the year 2015 is Kidney Health for All. World Kidney Day celebrates globally health awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of the kidneys and impact of kidney disease. Annually, the second Thursd

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 International Women’s Day 2015 observed on 8 March [ Important Days ]

    International Women’s Day was observed across the world on 8 March 2015 and this day celebrates the achievements of women in the field of economic, political and social. The theme for the year 2015 is ” Make it Happen and it encourages effective action for advancing and recognizi

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  • Mar 2, 2015
  • 1 28 February celebrated as National Science Day [ Important Days ]

    February 28 is observed as the “National Science Day” and also called “Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas” which celebrated in every year. Theme for the National Science Day 2015 is “Science for Nation Building” and it has been chosen for the purpose of raising public appreciation on scienti

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  • Feb 23, 2015
  • 1 🌟 International Mother Language Day observed on 21 February 2015 [ Important Days ]

    International Mother Language Day (15th anniversary in 2015) observed on 21 February 2015. This day was celebrated as a first time in 21 February 2000 which to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism and organized by the General Conference of the United Nat

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  • Feb 19, 2015
  • 1  10 Things You Must Know about Obama’s Visit to India as Guest of Honour on Republic Day-2015 [ Important Days ]

    Background of India-US Relationship: International relations that exist between India and US have seen lots of ups and downs in the past. Post-independence, India’s relations with US were cold mainly due to US’s closeness with Pakistan. This relationship in the upcoming years saw

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