WORLD TOURISM DAY

Theme for 2021: “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”. Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism.Continue reading “WORLD TOURISM DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

Theme for 2021: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.” The International Day of Peace, sometimes officially known as World Peace Day, is a United Nations-sanctioned holiday observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporaryContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE”

TEACHERS’ DAY

Teachers’ Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honour them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. The idea of celebrating Teachers’ Day took root in many countries during the 19th century; in most cases, they celebrate a local educatorContinue reading “TEACHERS’ DAY”

PROTECT YOURSELF – RAKSHA BANDHAN

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We celebrate โ€˜Raksha Bandhanโ€™ every year. The ritual is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravanโ€™. This day is also known as โ€˜Rakhi Poornimaโ€™ or โ€˜Shravan Poornimaโ€™. The word โ€˜poornimaโ€™ means a full moon night. This day has a great significance on everybody’s life. Let’s…

ONAM

Onam is an annual harvest festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala. A major annual event for Keralites, it is the official festival of the state and includes a spectrum of cultural events. Drawing from Hindu mythology, Onam commemorates King Mahabali. Within the textual tradition (prim. Mahabharata), Mahabali is noted to be an Asura,Continue reading “ONAM”

WORLD ELEPHANT DAY

World Elephant Day is an international annual event on August 12, dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world’s elephants. Conceived in 2011 by Canadian filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark of Canazwest Pictures, and Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary-General of the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, it was officially founded, supported and launched by PatriciaContinue reading “WORLD ELEPHANT DAY”

ATHLETICS GOLD FOR INDIA ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Neeraj Chopra became the first athlete of independent India ever to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games as he topped the men’s javelin throw final in Tokyo today (7 August 2021). Proud moment for all indians!Congratulations to all…

FRIENDSHIP DAY!

Friendship Day (also International Friendship Day or Friend’s Day) is a day in several countries for celebrating friendship. It was initially promoted by the greeting cards’ industry; evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, andContinue reading “FRIENDSHIP DAY!”

GLOBAL TIGER DAY

Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia. The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers andContinue reading “GLOBAL TIGER DAY”

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

Theme for 2021: “Hepatitis can’t wait” World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis โ€” a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E โ€” and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Hepatitis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute andContinue reading “WORLD HEPATITIS DAY”

MANDELA DAY

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. However, other groups began celebrating Mandela DayContinue reading “MANDELA DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA

The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India. The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in his UN address in 2014, had suggested the date of 21stContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA”