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  • Dec 20, 2016
  • 1 Indian’S Will Be Able to Start Companies in 4 Flat Days Soon [ Important Days ]

    The government has identified areas requiring doing away with complex rules. It will simplify procedures to enable businesses to start in four days flat. It is Aiming to break into top 50 best countries to do business. With India ranked poorly at 130th among 190 nations on the Wo

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  • Dec 18, 2016
  • 1 International Migrants Day [ Important Days ]

    International day is observed on 18 December as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations. Migration may contribute to sustainable economic growth. Due to poverty people search for better livelihood opportunity and one word that comes to our m

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  • Dec 10, 2016
  • 1 December 10: Human Rights Day [ Important Days ]

    Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). At the 317th  Plenary Meetin

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  • 2 International Anti-Corruption Day [ Important Days ]

    International Anti-Corruption Day takes place on December 9 each year. International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually since the passage of the United Nations Convention against Corruption on 31 October 2003.

    International Anti-Corruption Day

    International Anti-Corruption Day

    International Anti-Corruption Day

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  • Dec 9, 2016
  • 1 14 April, Will Be Observed as “Water Day” Across India [ Important Days ]

    14 April, observed as “Water Day” across India. The day observed to mark Ambedkar’s contribution in water resource management of the country. Uma Bharti is Union Minister for Water Resources. She was the Chief Guest of the seminar that was organized by Central Water Commission in

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  • Dec 8, 2016
  • 1 December 7 International Civil Aviation Day [ Important Days ]

    Annually International Civil Aviation Day is observed on December 7. Aim is to raise awareness of the importance of international civil aviation and the role that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) plays in international air transport. United Nations (UN) is res

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  • Dec 5, 2016
  • 1 Indian Navy Day : 4th December [ Important Days ]

    Navy day in India is celebrated on 4 December every year to celebrate the achievements and role of the naval force to the country. The Indian Navy is the marine branch of the Indian Armed Forces and is led by the President of India as Commander-in-Chief. The Maratha Emperor, Chha

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  • Dec 1, 2016
  • 1 World AIDS Day: 1st December [ Important Days ]

    Since 1988, World AIDS Day is selected to be made on December 1. It indicates raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease.

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    Image of World AIDS Day

    Image of World AIDS day

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  • Nov 25, 2016
  • 1 Setting Up of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Uncovered Districts is Now Approved by CCEA [ Important Days ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved establishment of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in 62 uncovered districts with an outlay of Rs 2871 crore.The expenses for this purpose will be Rs 109.53 crore during the 12th Plan with the total outlay of Rs 2761.56 crore f

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  • Nov 21, 2016
  • 1 November 21: World Television Day [ Important Days ]

    The United Nations’ (UN) World Television Day is annually observed largely on November 21. The day recognizes television’s role in presenting issue that affect people. On December 17th , 1996, UN General Assembly proclaimed November 21st as World Television Day commemorating the

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  • Nov 20, 2016
  • 1 Quami Ekta Week Today [ Important Days ]

    The Qaumi Ekta Week (National Integration Week) to be observed all over the country, from 19th to 25th November 2016. National Integration is even more important in light of ongoing debates over intolerance, separation and isolation. Central and state governments organize and cel

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  • 2 Universal Children’S Day [ Important Days ]

    Universal children’s day recognized on various days in various places around the world celebrates children globally. Universal Children’s Day is part of the work carried out by UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund.

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    Image of Universal Children's Day

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  • Nov 19, 2016
  • 1 November 19th Observed as World Toilet Day (WTD) [ Important Days ]

    WTD is a campaign to motivate and mobilize millions around the world on issues of sanitation. It was originally established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001 now recognized by almost all countries. In 2013, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution recognizing WTD as an

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  • Nov 17, 2016
  • 1 Notes Exchange Limit Reduced to Rs. 2,000 from Friday [ Important Days ]

    The government today revised certain guidelines for the withdrawal of cash, limiting counter exchange of old Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes from Rs 4,500 to Rs 2000 starting from tomorrow.

    Government also allowed farmers to draw money from banks against loans sanctioned to them to buy se

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  • 2 World Prematurity Day on 17th November [ Important Days ]

    World Prematurity Day is observed on 17th November to raise awareness of preterm birth and the problems of such babies and their families worldwide. Approximately 15 million babies born preterm each year, account for about one in 10 of all babies born worldwide.

    Defining Preterm

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  • Nov 15, 2016
  • 1 World Diabetes Day (WDD) Celebrated Annually on November 14 [ Important Days ]

    The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is “Eyes on Diabetes” focusing on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications.

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  • Nov 13, 2016
  • 1 November 13th is World Kindness Day [ Important Days ]

    The World Kindness Movement introduced the World Kindness Day in 1998. The current members of WKM’s International Council represent South Korea, Switzerland, India, Australia, France, Nigeria, China, Thailand, and USA.

    Kindness:The Quality of being Friendly,Generous and Considerate

    Kindness:The Quality of Being Friendly,Generous and Considerate

    Kindness:The Quality of being Friendly,Generous and Considerate

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  • Nov 12, 2016
  • 1 World Pneumonia Day [ Important Days ]

    World Pneumonia Day highlights the severity of pneumonia encouraging organizations to combat the disease especially through public knowledge. This day was first hosted in 2009 when over 100 organisations joined to form the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia, since then it i

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  • Nov 11, 2016
  • 1 Armistice Day Celebrated on November 11th [ Important Days ]

    Armistice Day was celebrated on November 11th to commemorate the World War I allied agreement with Germany to end the fighting. German, French and British representatives signed the agreement at 5:00am on the morning of November 11th, 1918.

    The bright red poppy is regarded as a resilient flower

    The Bright Red Poppy is Regarded as a Resilient Flower

    The bright red poppy is regarded as a resilient flower

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  • Nov 5, 2016
  • 1 5th November: World Tsunami Awareness Day [ Important Days ]

    World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed on 5th November. Its first edition was held this year- in 2016. Day is celebrated to spread awareness about Tsunami. 2016 Theme is “Effective Education and Evacuation Drills”.

    World Tsunami Awareness Day

    World Tsunami Awareness Day

    World Tsunami Awareness Day

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  • Oct 31, 2016
  • 1 UN Designated Every 31st October as World Cities Day [ Important Days ]

    The United Nations (UN) has designated every 31st October as World Cities Day. The Day promotes international interest in global urbanization, cooperation in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around

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  • Oct 29, 2016
  • 1 National Ayurveda Day Observed on 28th October [ Important Days ]

    According to the Ayush Ministry National Ayurveda Day will observed on October 28th across the country. Mission Madhumeha would be launched - National Seminar on Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda.

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    Image of National Ayurveda Day

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  • Oct 24, 2016
  • 1 ITBP Celebrates 55th Raising Day [ Important Days ]

    Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) celebrated its 55th  raising day on 24th October. It was on this day of 1962 the force was raised. ITBP is arranged along the border from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3488 kilometers of India-China Border.

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  • 2 October 24: United Nations Day [ Important Days ]

    United Nations Day is observed on October 24th universally. United Nations Day is a part of United Nations week. This day came into force on 24th October 1945 through Resolution 2782 of United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Oct 23, 2016
  • 1 3 Days Long Conference to Strengthen Arbitration & Enforcement Held in New Delhi [ Important Days ]

    Three days long, global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India was held in New Delhi. This Conference was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on 21st October 2016.

    • Launched by the Government and Judiciary to change the face of dispute resolution in In

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  • Oct 17, 2016
  • 1 17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty [ Important Days ]

    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17th October. United Nations Sustainable Development aim is to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Poverty is composed of different interrelated factors that affect the lives of people. Poverty is typically se

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  • Oct 16, 2016
  • 1 World Food Day: 16th October [ Important Days ]

    World Food Day is observed on 16th October universally to mark foundation of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945. This day is celebrated by many organisations working on food security including:

    • World Food Programme
    • International Fund for Agricultu

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  • Oct 15, 2016
  • 1 International Day of Rural Women on 15th October [ Important Days ]

    15th October is the International Day of Rural Women across the world every year to identify the critical role and contribution of rural women. The main aim is to highlight the contribution of rural women, including Indian women in enhancing rural and agricultural development, er

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  • Oct 14, 2016
  • 1 14th October: World Standards Day [ Important Days ]

    World standards day is celebrated internationally each year on 14th October to mark the development of voluntary engineering and scientific standards.  World standards day also known as International Standards day.

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  • Oct 11, 2016
  • 1 October 11th Observed as International Day of the Girl Child [ Important Days ]

    11th October is observed as the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) every year across the world to recognize girls’ rights and the challenges faced by girls around the world.

    • Increase awareness about gender inequality thus increasing opportunities for girls.
    • Theme of this

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