Important Days: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 June 26 is Observed as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking [ Important Days ]

    June 26 is observed as The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs and the day is also experiential as an expression of United Nations’ (UN) determination to strengthen action and collaboration to acc

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  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 1 Deadline of UDAY Scheme Extended [ Important Days ]

    The Union Cabinet has accepted suggestion of extending the deadline of execution time of the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) up to March 31, 2017 and with this decision75 % of ailing DISCOM (Power Distribution companies) debt take over by states on 30th September, 2015 by 3

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  • Jun 21, 2016
  • 1  21st June: International Yoga Day [ Important Days ]

    The second International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June. It is secular and international event, total 135 countries including 40 Muslim nations has participate in this celebration in order to support this global event in India.

    • In this regard Prime minister of India Narendr

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  17th June Observed as World Day to Combat Desertification [ Important Days ]

    Every year 17th June is being observed as the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) across the world to encourage public awareness associated to international cooperation to combat desertification and the properties of drought.

    • The theme of 2016 is “Inclusive cooperation fo

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  • 2  20th June Being Observed as World Refugee Day [ Important Days ]

    World Refugee Day is being observed on 20th June every year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world, the main aim behind this observation is to draw attention to the plight of refugees and also to celebrate their resolution and flexibility and restart

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  • 3  For 2016 International Yoga Day, Yog Geet Released by Union Ministry of AYUSH [ Important Days ]

    The Yog Geet (Yoga song) has been launched by the Union Ministry of AYUSH Ministry for celebrating the second International Yoga Day on 21 June 2016 and it was selected from the 1, 000 entries were received through a national-level competition which was structured by the AYUSH Mi

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  • Jun 14, 2016
  • 1  World Blood Donor Day Observed on 14th June [ Important Days ]

    Every year 14th June is observed as the World Blood Donor Day across the world in order to increase the public awareness about the necessity for safe blood donation. The main aim behind observation of this day is to spread awareness about the requirement for safe and secure blood

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  • Jun 13, 2016
  • 1  12 June is Being Observed as World Day Against Child Labour [ Important Days ]

    Every year 12th June is observed as the World Day against Child Labour across world to spread awareness against child labour. ‘End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business. ’ is the theme of 2016.

    Importance of the day:

    • The observation of the day is aims to brin

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  • 2  विश्व मजदूर दिवस (World Labour Day - Essay in Hindi) [ Important Days ]

    प्रस्तावना: - विश्व श्रमिक दिवस (1 मई) देश-दुनिया के किसी भी कोने में चले जाइए, श्रमिकों की हालत एक जैसी मिलेगी। भारत में श्रमिक कल्याण व सुरक्षा की उच्चस्तरीय बातें भी ऐसे ही साबित हो रही हैं।

    देश: - विकसित और विकासशील देश आज धरती से अंतरिक्ष और मंगल ग्रह तक छलांग लगाने को आतुर

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  • Jun 9, 2016
  • 1  World Oceans Day is Being Observed on 8th June [ Important Days ]

    Every year 8th June is being observed as World Oceans Day globally to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. The day also aims to offer a unique occasion to honour, protect, and preserve the world’s oce

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  • Jun 7, 2016
  • 1  5th June Observed as World Environment Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 5 June is observed as World Environment Day (WED) to increase global awareness to take confident environmental action to defend nature and the planet Earth. Go Wild for Life (Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife) is theme of 2016 which is aims to inspire p

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  • Jun 2, 2016
  • 1  World No-Tobacco Day Observed on 31st May [ Important Days ]

    Every year on 31st May the World No-Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed across the world to highlights the health risks related with consumption all forms of tobacco and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

    • “World No Tobacco Day – Get ready for plain pack

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Observed on 29th May [ Important Days ]

    Sins 2002, 29th May is observed as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers every year to honour the work of UN peacekeepers, the main reason behind observation of the Day is to Honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers that have lost their lives in the cause of peace.

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  • May 23, 2016
  • 1  International Day for Biological Diversity Observed on May 22 [ Important Days ]

    International Biodiversity Day (IDB) is being observed every year on 22nd May across the world to encourage conservation and maintainable use of biodiversity. The theme of 2016 is “Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods”.


    1. To step-up unde

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  • 2  May 21 Observed as Anti-Terrorism Day [ Important Days ]

    Anti-Terrorism Day is being observed on 21st May every year as throughout India to range awareness among the people about the danger of terrorism and violence and its effect on the people, society and the country as a whole.

    • The main objective behind the observance of Anti-Terro

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  • May 12, 2016
  • 1  वर्ल्ड हेरिटेज डे (विश्व पैतृक संपत्ति का दिन) (World Heritage Day in Hindi) [ Important Days ]

    प्रस्तावना: - यूनस्को हर साल वर्ल्ड हेरिटेज डे को हर साल 18 अप्रेल को मनाता है। इस बार की थीम ’हेरिटेज ऑफ स्पोट्‌र्स’ (पैतृक संबंधी खेल) है। ऐतिहासिक स्थलों व स्मारको को खेल के माध्यम पहचान दिलाने व मानव जीवन के सुधार में खेलों के योगदान का जश्न मनाने के लिए इंटरनेशनल काउंसिल ऑफ

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  • May 11, 2016
  • 1  World Migratory Bird Day is Being Observed on 10th May 2016 [ Important Days ]

    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is being observed from corner to corner the world on the second stay in May WMBD is being observed on 10th May this year. The main aim behind the observation of this day is to raise awareness and highlight the essential for the security of travelin

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  • 2  National Technology Day is Being Observed on 11th May Every Year [ Important Days ]

    National Technology Day is annually observed across India on May 11 to elevate the significance of science in day-to-day life and inspire students to accept science as a career option. Several events are systematized in numerous engineering colleges and technical organizations to

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  • May 4, 2016
  • 1  World Press Freedom Day is Being Observed on 3rd May Every Year [ Important Days ]

    3rd May is observed as World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) every year across the world to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press. The theme of 2016 is “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms – This Is Your Right! ”

    • This day also aims to prompt governments th

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  • Apr 26, 2016
  • 1  26th April Celebrated as World Intellectual Property Day [ Important Days ]

    World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is celebrated on 26th April every year to recognize importance of intellectual property rights of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright etc. to inspire innovation and creativity all over the world.

    About World Intellectual Prop

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  • Apr 25, 2016
  • 1  25 April: World Malaria Day [ Important Days ]

    Every Year, World Malaria Day is being observed on 25th April across the world to acknowledge the global efforts to control disease malaria and to make aware the people with disease malaria which is caused by mosquitoes.

    About World Malaria Day:

    • This day is marked by World heal

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  • 2 24th April Celebrated as National Panchayati Raj Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 24th April is celebrated as National Panchayati Raj Day across India by Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India first National Panchayati Raj Day in 2010.

    About National Panchayati Raj Day:

    • It also observed as passing of the Constituti

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  • 3  23rd April is Celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 23rd April is celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day to encourage reading, publishing and copyright all over the world. The World Book and Copyright Day is also called as only World Book Day.

    About celebrating of World Book and Copyright Day:

    • It is organized by U

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  • 4 22nd April, Celebrated as Earth Day Worldwide [ Important Days ]

    Earth Day is celebrated on the 22nd April every year in worldwide to build support for environmental protection around the world. Earth day is celebrating in worldwide since 1970. It is celebrating in more than 193 countries each year.

    • At UNESCO’s Conference of 1969 in San Franc

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  • Apr 19, 2016
  • 1  To Mark Tatya Tope Martyrdom Day Union Government Has Released Commemorative Coin [ Important Days ]

    On memory of the freedom fighter Tatya Tope the Union Government has rented a memorial coin of 200 rupees and a circulation coin of 10 rupees, Dr. Mahesh the Union Culture Minister has launch this coin on the occasion of the Martyrdom Day of Tatya Tope in New Delhi.

    • During 2015

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  • Apr 15, 2016
  • 1  ‘Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ Has Been Launched by PM Narendra Modi [ Important Days ]

    Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ (Village Self Governance Campaign) has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar at his birthplace at Mhow, Madhya Pradesh to support Panchayati Raj in villages and guaran

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  • Apr 12, 2016
  • 1 🌟 12 April is Observed as International Day of Human Space Flight [ Important Days ]

    12th April is being observed as the International Day of Human Space Flight to commemorate the date of the first human space flight in the history of mankind every year. In 1961 Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet Union (USSR) cosmonaut undertook first successful first human space flight on t

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  • Apr 7, 2016
  • 1 7th April is Being Observed as World Health Day [ Important Days ]

    7th April is being observed as World Health Day (WHD) every year to broadcast knowledge and awareness about human health. The main aim behind this observation is to increasing life expectation by adding good health to the lives of people and promoting healthier living habits acro

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  • Apr 6, 2016
  • 1  Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award Will Be Honored to Viswanathan Anand [ Important Days ]

    Viswanathan Anand Five-time world chess champion (46) will be honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award. Maharashtra State Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will honor him with the award at an event to be held in Mumbai on April 12, 2016.

    About Viswanathan Anand:

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    Image of Vishvnathan Anand

    Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award will be honored to Viswanathan Anand

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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 March 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery & Transatlantic Slave Trade [ Important Days ]

    TheAtlantic slave trade also called as transatlantic slave trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 15th to the 19th centuries. In this slave trade, the slaves were sold in an auction from one person to another or from one country to another.

    • The huge majority of thos

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