Tag Archives: International Days in India

International Day of Yoga Information For Kids

International Day of Yoga

June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Yoga, a 6,000 year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform the body and the mind. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi declared that there will be an official website mea.gov.in/idy.htm for this, and …

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Fathers Day Information, History, Celebration

Fathers Day Information, History, Celebration

Fathers Day is not generally an official holiday, though it is a bank holiday in some countries. It is celebrated in month of July. It is a popular cultural observance celebrating fatherhood. Fathers Day can be difficult for people who are estranged from their father, who have grown up without a father, or whose father is aging or ill. People …

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World Environment Day Quiz For Students

World Environment Day Quiz

World Environment Day Quiz For Students And Children: World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. World Environment Day Quiz: It was started in 1972 by the United Nations Assembly when the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment began. Every year, the UN chooses different themes and different locations for the celebrations. The first event was …

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International Nurses Day Information For Kids

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is observed world wide in order to commemorate the valuable contribution of nurses in the form of their selfless services to the society. May 12 also marks the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. International Council of Nurses (ICN) conducts special celebration for the day in the unique form. ICN produces and distributes …

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Mothers Day Information For Students

Mother's Day

Mothers Day became a legal public holiday in USA in 1914, largely as the result of the efforts of Miss Anna Jarvis, of Philadelphia, USA. On May 8 of that year President Wilson approved a joint resolution of Congress providing that “the second Sunday in May shall hereafter be designated and known as Mothers Day”. Mothers Day 2022 in India 2022: …

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World Forestry Day Information: 21 March

World Forestry Day - 21st March

World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated worldwide every year on 21st of March at the international level in order to increase the public awareness among communities about the values, significance and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth. World Forestry Day: History The World Forestry Day was established in the year 1971 …

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International Day of Happiness Information, Facts

International Day of Happiness Information

It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. In 2015, the UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which seek to end poverty, reduce inequality, and protect our planet – three …

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World Leprosy Day Information & Images

World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day, observed on the last Sunday of January, focuses on the target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children. Disabilities do not occur overnight, but happen after a prolonged period of un-diagnosed disease. Early detection is key to achieve this target, alongside scaling up interventions to prevent leprosy transmission. Leprosy affected 212,000 more people globally in 2015. …

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International Anti Corruption Day: 9 December

International Anti Corruption Day: 9 December

International Anti Corruption Day is observed on 9th December annually, the world over. It is celebrated to reaffirm the commitment of United Nations and member states in fighting against corruption at home and as well as across borders. The main objective of the day and the campaign that follows is to eliminate corruption to make way for a prosperous and …

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Human Rights Day Information For Students

Human Rights Day - 10 December: Celebration, Theme, Objective

Human Rights Day (HRD) is commemorated every year all over the world on 10th of December. It was first announced to be celebrated every year by the United Nations General Assembly on 10th of December in the year 1948. It is celebrated at this particular date annually to honor the United Nations General Assembly for declaring the human rights universally. …

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