EASTER

Easter, also called Pascha (Aramaic, Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination ofContinue reading “EASTER”

GOOD FRIDAY

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Great and HolyContinue reading “GOOD FRIDAY”

UTKAL DIVAS

State Foundation Day (Odisha): 01 April Odisha Day, also Utkala Dibasa, is celebrated on 1 April in the Indian state of Odisha in memory of the formation of the state as a separate state out of Bihar and Orissa Province with addition of Koraput and Ganjam from the Madras Presidency on 1 April 1936. AfterContinue reading “UTKAL DIVAS”

WORLD POETRY DAY

World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999, “with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard”. Its purpose is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching ofContinue reading “WORLD POETRY DAY”

WORLD SLEEP DAY

Slogan 2021: ‘Regular Sleep, Healthy Future’ World Sleep Day (the Friday before the northern hemisphere vernal equinox) is an annual event organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Sleep Society, formerly World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM), since 2008. The goal is to celebrate the benefits of good and healthy sleep andContinue reading “WORLD SLEEP DAY”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION

International Day of Education: 24 January International Day of Education is an annual international observance day held on January 24 and is dedicated to education. On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming January 24 as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for bringing globalContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION”

ROAD SAFETY MONTH

Road Safety Month (India): 18 January – 17 February Road Safety Week is observed from 11 January to 17th January every year and aims at making the roads and streets in India safer. During the one-week observance, the government spreads awareness about how to avoid accidents and injuries while on the road. According to anContinue reading “ROAD SAFETY MONTH”

PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Hindi: प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस, English: Non-Resident Indian Day) is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2001) on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai onContinue reading “PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS”

WORLD BRAILLE DAY

World Braille Day is an international day on 4 January and celebrates awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people. The date for the event was chosen by the United Nations General Assembly via a proclamation in NovemberContinue reading “WORLD BRAILLE DAY”