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International Human Rights Day observed on December 10

The International Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 to commemorate adaptation of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On this day in 1948, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)— then headquartered in Paris — ratified Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Of the 58 member states, 48 voted in favour of the resolution, Read More…

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Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018

The Central Vigilance Commission observes the Vigilance Awareness Week every year during the week in which birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (31st October) falls. The 2018 Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018. Theme of the Week The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 is Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India (in English) Read More…

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75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed

75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed October 21, 2018. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted National flag and unveiled plaque at the Red Fort, Delhi. Azad Hind Government Azad Hind Government was founded in Singapore on October 21, 1943. It was India’s first independent government established by Indian nationalists-in-exile during Read More…

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International Day of Rural Women: October 15

The International Day of Rural Women is observed every year on October 15 to recognize the crucial role and contribution of rural women. The 2018 theme of the day was “Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”. The observance of day highlights role and contribution Read More…

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International Day of the Girl Child: October 11

The International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year across world on October 11 to recognize girls’ rights and unique challenges faced by girls around the world. Observance of the day seeks to increase awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender and supports more opportunity for girls. This Read More…

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International Day of Non-Violence: October 2

The International Day of Non-violence is celebrated every year on 2 October throughout world on birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of Indian independence movement and also pioneer of philosophy of non-violence (ahimsa). Observance of this day seeks to promote principles of non-violence through education and public awareness and is observed by all countries of Read More…

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World Rabies Day: September 28

The World Rabies Day is observed every year on 28 September across the world to raise awareness about rabies disease and its preventable measures. The 2018 theme was ‘Rabies: Share the message. Save a life’. Observance of the day seeks to raise awareness about the impact of rabies on animals and human beings. It also Read More…

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