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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 March 24: World Tuberculosis Day [ Important Days ]

    About Tuberculosis: Tuberculosis is shortly and popularly known as TB which is a disease caused by bacterium named Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB also spreads from any infectious person via their coughs or sneezes.

    • It is the second biggest killer disease worldwide after HIV/AID

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  World Water Day is Observed on 22nd of March Every Year [ Important Days ]

    Every year on of 22nd March World Water Day (WWD) is being observed globally to preserve and ration consumption of water. Significance of the Day: To make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues this day has been observed annuall

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  • 2  March 20 is Observed as World Sparrow Day [ Important Days ]

    On March 20 the world sparrow day is being observed every year to increase awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments and intimidations to their populations. On this day different activities and events like awareness campaigns, art competitions an

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  • Mar 21, 2016
  • 1  21st March is Observed as International Day of Forests [ Important Days ]

    21st March is being observed as International Day of Forests to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outside forests every year. The compliance of the day is also used to connect with the vital role forests play in to stand and protect us like in

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  • Mar 16, 2016
  • 1  15 March is Observed as World Consumer Rights Day [ Important Days ]

    15 March is observed as World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) annually for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. Importance of Day: It provides an opportunity to promote the basic rights of all consumers

    • Demand those rights that must be respected and p

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  • Mar 8, 2016
  • 1 8th March: International Women’s Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 8th March is observe as International Women’s Day. This year in 2016 Women’s day theme is “Planet 50 - 50 by 2013, Step it up for Gender Equality”. The Ministry of women and child development has announced to set up new four one-stop crisis centers (currently eight is

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  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 1 3rd March is Observed as World Wildlife Day [ Important Days ]

    3rd March is being observed as World Wildlife Day (WWD) annually to revel and raise attentiveness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. The main aim behind celebration of this day is to take urgent steps to fight agented wildlife crime to stop wide-ranging environmental, economic

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 28th February is Observed as National Science Day in India [ Important Days ]

    28th February is celebrated as the National Science Day i. e. Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas (राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान दिवस) annually in India. Significance of Day: The main objective behind this day is to convey scientific temper in the minds of people of all age groups.

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 Sixth State to Join Uday Scheme is Bihar [ Important Days ]

    The sixth state to join Union Government’s UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) Scheme is Bihar for financial rearrangement of debt of power distribution companies. Bihar government, State Power Distribution companies (DISCOMs) and Union Power ministry has signed three-way Memora

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 February 21 is Observed as International Mother Language Day [ Important Days ]

    21 February is observed as International Mother Language Day (Bhasha Divas) across the world. Importance of Day: The main objective behind observance of this day is to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity.

    • And also to show importance of mother

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  • Feb 15, 2016
  • 1 13th February is Observed as World Radio Day [ Important Days ]

    13th February is observed as World Radio Day (WRD) globally to remember the unique power of radio that touches lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. Importance of Day: This day is observed annually to marks global celebration of radio as a medium for i

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  • Feb 10, 2016
  • 1 February 10 is Observed as National Deworming Day [ Important Days ]

    10 February is observed as National Deworming Day every year to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children across India. This day was launched in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) so this year is a second edition of the

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  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 1 26th January: Republic Day of India [ Important Days ]

    Every year 26th January is observe as Republic day of India and this is 67th republic day of India. This day is observed for honors to the day on which the Constitution of India has come into force on 26th January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing

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  • Jan 25, 2016
  • 1 6th National Voters’ Day has been celebrated by EC across India [ Important Days ]

    The 6th National Voters’ Day has been celebrated by Election Commission of India (ECI) across the country. Theme of 2016 is “Inclusive and Qualitative Participation”. Observances: To make this day more memorize ECI has organized National level function in New Delhi in which Presi

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 15th January known as Indian Army Day [ Important Days ]

    Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on 15th January in India. This year it will be the 68th Indian Army Day. Significance of Day: On this day, Lt. General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army of the independent India in 194

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  • Jan 13, 2016
  • 1 January 12 observed as National Youth Day [ Important Days ]

    January 12 is being observed as National Youth Day in India to mark a birth anniversary of social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda. To celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda numbers of functions are being organized in India. This is the 153rd birt

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 Jharkhand signed MoU with center for power scheme UDAY [ Important Days ]

    For Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme Jharkhand, a mineral-rich but energy-deficit state has become first state in country to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Government.

    • The state government, Union Ministry of Power and state power distributor Jharkha

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  • 2 4th January observed as World Braille Day [ Important Days ]

    To mark the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, inventor of Braille script or Braille code, 4 January is being observed as World Braille Day across the world every year. The main objective behind this Observance of the day is to spread the importance of Braille language and also

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 5th November is term as World Tsunami Awareness Day by UN [ Important Days ]

    5th November has been designated as World Tsunami Awareness Day every year by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). With the aim to spread awareness in people across the world for matters related to the dangers of tsunami and shall stress on the importance of early warning

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  • Dec 24, 2015
  • 1 24th December observed as National Consumer Day across India [ Important Days ]

    24th December is being observed as National Consumer Day across the India. It is celebrated to remember that the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the approval of the President on this day. In the country representation of this Act was considered as a historic milestone

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  • Dec 18, 2015
  • 1 At 67th Republic Day Parade French President Francois Hollande to be chief guest [ Important Days ]

    On 67th Republic Day parade of 26th January 2016, President of France Francois Hollande will be the Chief Guest. After the French President accepted the invitation to witness Republic Day celebration as chief guest Union Ministry External Affairs (MEA) has announced it.

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    To be the Chief Guest for Republic Day Parade 2016

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  • Dec 10, 2015
  • 1 10 December is observed as Human Rights Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 10th December is observes as Human Rights Day (HRD annually in order to memorialize the day when United Nations (UN) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.

    • The theme for the year 2015 HRD is “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always”.
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  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 1  World AIDS Day – December 1 [ Important Days ]

    World [Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ] Day is being celebrated on every 1st December in order to raise awareness of the pandemic caused by the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is also celebrated to remember those who have died of the disease

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  • Nov 26, 2015
  • 1  26 November 2008 : The day which will be never forgotten by Mumbai [ Important Days ]

    In November 2008, across Mumbai for the four lasting days 10 Pakistani members of Lashkar - e-Taiba, an Islamic militant organization, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks. This wide attack was activated on Wednesday, 26 November and continued until

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  • 2  25th November celebrated as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women [ Important Days ]

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) was celebrated every year on 25th November across the world. About IDEVAW: This day is celebrated with the aim to spared awareness about violence against women and girls.

    • To show that prevention is possible

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  • 3  National Milk Day 26 November [ Important Days ]

    26th November is celebrated as National Milk Day every year on the birth anniversary of Father of the White Revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien. Background: In 2014, The idea of observing National Milk Day was first suggested by Indian Dairy Association (IDA) By all Indian diary secto

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  • 4  26th November observed as “Constitution Day “ [ Important Days ]

    26th November is celebrated as the “Constitution Day”. The anniversary of adaptation of the Constitution of India by Constitution Assembly of India Importance of the Day : 0n 26th November 1949, constitution of India was adopted which came into effort on January 26, 1950 as the b

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  • Nov 24, 2015
  • 1  On 2016 Republic Day Celebration Francois Hollande will be Chief Guest [ Important Days ]

    Francois Hollande President of French will be the Chief Guest at the 67th Republic Day parade of January 26, 2016. During the conversation between French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his counterpart Sushma Swaraj and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi this announcement

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  12th November is observed as the Public Service Broadcasting Day [ Important Days ]

    About Public Service Broadcasting Day: Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated in the memory of the first and only address by Mahatma Gandhi on All India Radio (AIR) on 12th November in 1947. The Father of the Nation had walked to the studios of Broadcasting House on 12th N

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  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 1  AR Rahman awarded with 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award [ Important Days ]

    Oscar - winning musician AR Rahman has been convened with prestigious 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai. He was given the fifth edition of award by Expert filmmaker Subhash Ghai. On the occasion of 78th birthday of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, he was given the award.

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