February 2017: Important Days

February 2017: Important Days February 2: World Wetlands Day To raise awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. Significance of Day: This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands also called as Ramsar Convention on 2 February 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. 2017 Theme: “Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction”. February 4: World Cancer Day To raise awareness of cancer Continue Reading

January 2017: Important Days

January 2017: Important Days   January 4: World Braille Day The World Braille Day is observed every year across the world on 4 January to mark the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, inventor of Braille script or Braille code.   January 10: World Hindi Day The World Hindi Day is observed annually on 10 January. On this occasion, Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has conducted special events to spread Continue Reading

Important Days December 2016

December 1:World AIDS Day Why Celebrate:  To provide an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Theme 2016: Hands up for #HIVprevention. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome   December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Why celebrate: to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and Continue Reading

October Important Days

2 October: International Day of Non-Violence The International Day of Non-violence is being celebrated on 2 October throughout the world on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It was established by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) by passing the resolution in 2007 in an effort to spread the message of non-violence. 3 October: World Habitat Day World Habitat Day (WHD) is observed every year on the first Monday of October throughout Continue Reading

September Important Days

List of Important Days in September National Teachers Day Every year 5th September is being observed as National Teachers Day in India. Significance of Day: Observance of this day commemorates the birthday of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962. International Literacy Day The International Literacy Day is being observed 08 September every year to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities Continue Reading