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

  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 October 10: World Mental Health Day [ Important Days ]

    World Mental Health Day (WMHD) is observed on 10th October each year. Its purpose is to create awareness about mental health issues around the world. It also aims to collaborate efforts in support of mental health.

    • Thousands of supporters come to celebrate this annual awareness p

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  • 2 October 9: World Post Day [ Important Days ]

    World Post Day is observed on October 9 every year to spread awareness related to the postal services and their role in the everyday lives of people and businesses. This day is celebrated by Department of Posts in India. For more than 150 years, India Post has been the backbone o

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  • 3 Maharashtra: 17th State to Join UDAY Scheme [ Important Days ]

    Maharashtra agreed to join Central Government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) scheme. It became the 17th state to join UDAY. This will help Maharashtra recover Rs 9,725 crore in low-cost funds, transmission losses, energy efficiency, and coal modifications.

    • In 2016 Maharash

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  • Oct 6, 2016
  • 1 3 October is World Habitat Day [ Important Days ]

    The first Monday of October is World Habitat Day (WHD) that is 3rd October 2016. This day celebrates urbanization as the most transformative trend of 21st century. World Habitat day reflects on the state of our cities and towns and the basic human right to adequate shelter.

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  • Oct 5, 2016
  • 1 2 October Observed as International Day of Non-Violence [ Important Days ]

    2nd October is celebrated as International Day of Non-violence across the world to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi known internationally as the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of philosophy of non-violence.

    • It is believed that world

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  • Oct 3, 2016
  • 1 30 September: the International Translation Day [ Important Days ]

    International Translation Day is observed on 30th September every year since 1953. It is promoted by the Federation of Translators. As our world is becoming smaller, translators are becoming increasingly important.

    • Promote the translation profession in different countries.
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  • Sep 29, 2016
  • 1 World Maritime Day to Be Observed on 29th September [ Important Days ]

    29th September is being observed as the World Maritime Day across the world from 1978. This symbolizes the importance of shipping safety, maritime security, and the marine environment. To mark this day International Maritime Organization (IMO), member Governments, and maritime in

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  • Sep 28, 2016
  • 1 28th September is World Rabies Day [ Important Days ]

    28 September is observed as the World Rabies Day across the world to raise awareness about the rabies in animals and human beings, its prevention and cures.“Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate” is the theme for year 2016.

    Background

    • The World Rabies Day is an international ini

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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 World Tourism Day on 27th September [ Important Days ]

    27th September is the World Tourism Day (WTD) to remind the importance and immense benefits of universal accessibility to tourism. Its purpose to foster international awareness about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value.

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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 International Day of Peace Being Observed on 21st September [ Important Days ]

    21st September is observed as the International Day of Peace across the world every year for firming up the ideals of peace, in peoples of all nations and within the nation.The International Day of Peace is celebrated to mark the efforts of those people who have struggled to end

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Now Consumer Complaints to be Addressed Within 60 Days [ Important Days ]

    An Integrated Grievance Redressal Mechanism (INGRAM) has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and consumers affairs ministry to solve consumer complaints speedy by single platform to the all stakeholders including consumers, government agencies, private companies, regula

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is Being Observed on 16thSeptember Yearly [ Important Days ]

    16th September is being celebrated as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer annually across the world to aware peoples about the how Ozone Layer is getting harm by over activities and how to prevent it.  

    • The day is being observed to remark the date of 1987

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  • Sep 16, 2016
  • 1 International Democracy Day Observed on 15th September [ Important Days ]

    15th September is being observed as the International Democracy Day every year on to raise public awareness about the democratic system and it also provide platform to review the state of democracy in the world.

    • Observation of this day is mainly focus on the democracy, values of

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 International Literacy Day is Observed on 8th September [ Important Days ]

    8 September is observed as the International Literacy Day annually across the world to make aware about the significance of literacy to population, society and communities. In this year 2016 is the 50th International Literacy Day.

    • “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” is the them

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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 National Teachers Day Observed on 5th September [ Important Days ]

    National Teachers Day is being observed on 5th September annually since 1962 in India, to celebrate birth anniversary of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    To mark this day several programmes are organized in schools and colleges across

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 29 August Observed as International Day Against Nuclear Tests Across the World [ Important Days ]

    29th August is being observed as the International Day Against Nuclear Tests annually across the world to aware peoples about “about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation as one of the means of achieving the

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  • 2 29 August Observed as National Sports Day of India [ Important Days ]

    29 August observed as the National Sports Day in India every year to pay tribute to legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and to celebrate this day President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports Awards to the sports person at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, N

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  • Aug 29, 2016
  • 1 World Mosquito Day Observed on 20th August [ Important Days ]

    Every year 20th August is being observed as the World Mosquito Day to raise awareness about the main reason is Mosquito behind causes of malaria and also to prevent and fundraise for research into the treatment of malaria.

    Background  

    • The World Mosquito Day is also celebrated in

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 19 August Observed as World Humanitarian Day Celebrated [ Important Days ]

    19 August is being celebrated as the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) every year to appreciate and honor all of those who work for humanitarian personnel and have lost their lives while working for humanitarian causes and to make people aware about humanitarian assistance activates i

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 अंतरराष्ट्रीय शरणार्थी दिवस (International Refugee Day in Hindi) [ Important Days ]

    प्रस्तावना:- दुनिया के बहुत से देश शरणार्थियों और विस्थापितों की समस्या से जूझ रहे हैं। भारत भी ऐसी ही परेशानियों से जूझता रहा है। पत्रिका भी इस समस्या को ’जूद अभियान’ के तहत उठा रहा है। देश के विभाजन के बाद भी पाकिस्तान से हिंदू परिवारों का विस्थापन जारी रहा है। 1965 और 1971 के

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  • Aug 15, 2016
  • 1 August 12: International Youth Day [ Important Days ]

    International Youth day observed on 12 August annually. International Youth day is an awareness day selected by the United Nations. The first International Youth Day observed on 12 August, 2000.

    Purpose:

    • The aim of this day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 August 9: International Day of the World’S Indigenous People [ Important Days ]

    United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9. International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was first marked by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

    • Right of indigenous peoples to education is also protected by a number

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  • 2 2nd National Handloom Day Celebrated in Varansi [ Important Days ]

    Second National Handloom Day celebrated on August 7 in all over country. Union ministry of textiles marked the 2nd National Handloom Day with the number of event in Varansi. Smriti Zubin Irani was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

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  • Aug 1, 2016
  • 1 28 July: World Hepatitis Day [ Important Days ]

    The World Hepatitis Day is being observed every year on July 28 around the globe to spread awareness about viral hepatitis. WHO has accepted that viral hepatitis as a serious public health problem in India stated the report.

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  • Jul 19, 2016
  • 1 Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 July [ Important Days ]

    Nelson Mandela International Day known as Madela Day is celebrated on 18 July every year in the world. This day is to mark birth anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African President Nelson Mandela.

    2016 Theme: “Take Action, Inspire Change”

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  • Jul 18, 2016
  • 1 World Youth Skills Day: 15 July [ Important Days ]

    World Youth Skills Day is organised globally on 15 July every year to increase awareness of the significance of investing in youth skills development. United Nations is observing the day with a special event facilitated by the UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi.

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  • Jul 12, 2016
  • 1 World Population Day: 11 July [ Important Days ]

    The World Population Day is observed across the world on July. In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day.

    • A day to focus attention on the urgency and impo

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  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 National Doctors’ Day: 1 July [ Important Days ]

    The National Doctors’ Day is celebrating on 1 July every year across to increase the awareness about the doctor’s role in day-to-day life. It marks the birth anniversary (and death anniversary) of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy (1182 - 1962).

    Importance of the day:

    • The importance of the

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 National Statistic Day of India is Celebrated on 29th June [ Important Days ]

    The National Statistics Day celebrated every year on 29 June to create public awareness about its importance of statistics in their daily life and in the process of planning and development. It is the tenth edition of National Statistics Day, which is celebrated in 2016.

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 25 June is Being Observed as a Day of the Seafarer [ Important Days ]

    25 June is being observed as the day of the Seafarer every year as an expression of thanks to the seafarers for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world. The performance of the day also recognizes the risks and subjective costs borne by seafarers actuality

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