Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate
support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the
“Earth Day Network” and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.
No matter when you celebrate Earth Day, its message about the personal responsibility we all share to
“think globally and act locally” as environmental stewards of planet. Earth has never been more timely
or important. Our planet is in crisis due to global warming, overpopulation, and other critical environmental
issues. Every person on Earth shares the responsibility to do as much as they can to preserve the planet’s
finite natural resources today and for future generations.
The World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April,under the sponsorship of the
The Assembly decidedto celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World
Health Day. The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's founding, and is seen as an opportunity
by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health
each year. The WHO organizes international, regional and local events on the Day related to a
particular theme. Resources provided continue beyond 7 April, i.e. the designated day for
celebrating the World Health Day.
observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday or Easter
Friday though the latter properly refers to the Friday in Easter week.
Brothers and Sisters Dayis observed on May 02, 2014. It is a day in which siblings celebrate
one another. A sibling is one of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common.
A male sibling is called a brother, and a female sibling is called a sister. In most societies
throughout the world, siblings usually grow up together, facilitating the development of strong
emotional bonds such as love, hostility or thoughtfulness.
The willingness to listen,
The patience to understand,
The strength to support,
The heart to care
& just to be there.
That is the beauty of a lady!
!!! HAPPY WOMENS DAY !!!
Proclaimed by the UNESCO General Conference (Resolution 31C/ 20) in 2001, the World Science
Day for Peace and Development is an annual event celebrated all over the world to recall the
commitment made at the UNESCO-ICSU. The purpose of the World Science Day for Peace and
Development is to renew the national, as well as the international commitment to science for peace
and development and to stress the responsible use of science for the benefit of society. The World
Science Day for Peace and Development also aims at raising public awareness of the importance of
science and to bridge the gap between science and societies.
World Red Crossand Red Crescent Day is observed on May 08, 2014. World Red Cross and
Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and
Red Crescent Movement. The date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant
(born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the
recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and
staff worldwide which was founded to protect human lifeand health, to ensure respect for all
human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
Republic Day, celebrated on 26th January every year, is one of India’s most important national
events. It was on January 26th, 1950 that the constitution of India came into force and India
became a truly Sovereign, Democratic and Republic state. On this day, India finally enjoyed the
freedom of spirit, rule of law and fundamental principle of governance. The patriotic fervour of the
Indian people on this day brings the whole country together even in her embedded diversity.
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Lieutenant General
Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander in 1948. The day is celebrated
in the form of parades and other military shows in national capital as well as all 6 Army Command
headquarters. On 15 January 2012 India celebrated 64th Indian Army day in New Delhi. Army Day
marks a day to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country and the
people living in it. General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa shared a good bonding with both natives
and Britishers and then succeeded General Roy Butcher of British Army to become the first Indian
Commander in Chief of the democratic India.
In 1984 the Government of India declared the day as the National Youth Day and since 1985 the
event is celebrated in India every year.On the occasion, different people participate in several
activities in all over India (and many parts of world as well) which promote youth in the field of
education, art, culture and hope to generate moral values with enlightenment of inner soul.
“WORLD AIDS DAY” observed on 1 December every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. Since 1995, the President of the United States has made an official proclamation on World AIDS Day.
Governments of other nations have followed suit and issued similar announcements. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people
between 1981 and 2007 and an estimated 33.2 millionpeople worldwide live with HIV as of 2007 making it one of the most destructive
epidemics in recorded history. Despite recent, improved access to antiretroviral treatment and care in many regions of the world, the
AIDS epidemic claimed an estimated 2 million lives in 2007 of which about 270,000 were children.
WORLD TELEVISION DAY - 21st NOVEMBER
World Television Day commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum
was held in 1996. Television is only one means of information and information medium to
which a considerable majority of the world population has no access. That vast majority
could easily look at World Television Day as a rich man's day. They do not have access to
television. There are more important information media and here I would mention radio in
particular. We think it is more important to enhance the role of those media than that of television.
In India, Children's day is celebrated on the 14th November every year. As a tribute Children's
Day is celebrated on the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday. Lovingly called
"Chacha Nehru" which means Uncle Nehru by the kids, Jawaharlal Nehru gave emphasis to the
significance of giving love and affection to children, who are the bright future of India.The idea of a
universal Children's Day was suggested by Mr. V.K. Krishna Menon and it adopted by the United
Nations General Assembly. However, in India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday was declared as
Children's Day and is celebrated annually to cherish his love and attachment for children.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was an Indian barrister and statesman, one of the leaders of the
Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He was a social leader
who played a leading role in the country's Struggle for Independence and guided its integration into a united,
Independent nation. In India and elsewhere, he was often addressed as Sardar, which means Chief in Hindi,
Urdu and Persian. He rose to the leadership of the Indian National Congress and was at the forefront of rebellions
and political events, organising the party for elections in 1934 and 1937, and promoting the Quit India movement.
Indian Air Force Day – 8thOCTOBER
The Indian Air Force Act came into force on 8th October 1932, that date being the date Of its
formal constitution. The IAF was a small group of “6” Officers, “19” Airmen and “4” Wapiti aiarcraft.
Now it the fourth largest Air Force in the world after US, Russia and China.
On 1st April 1933 first flight of the IAF the ‘A’ flight took off. IAF personnel consisted of five pilots and one
equipment officer and 19 Havai Sepoys (air soldiers) and its aircraft was four Westland Wapiti IIA arm,
which was in Karachi (Pakistan). The Air Force first was was on 01 OCT 1937 in Waziristan for Army
Co-operation missions against tribal. ‘A’ Flight flew 1400 operational hours.
!!!.. JAI HIND ..!!!
MAKE EVERY DAY WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY
Caution: SMOKING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH
Each cigarette you smoke is supposed to shorten your life by 11 minutes.
So kindly QUIT Smoking.
September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965.
It was first celebrated in 1966. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals,
communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the
international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally. Celebrations take
place around the world. Some 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills; one in five adults
is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women 60.7 million children are out-of-school and
many more attend irregularly or drop out. Celebrations of International Literacy Day have
included specific themes, in line with Education For All goals and other United Nations programs
such as the United Nations Literacy Decade. The celebration's theme for 2007 and 2008 was
“Literacy and Health”, with prizes awarded to organizations at the forefront of health education.
For 2009-2010 the emphasis was placed on “Literacy and Empowerment”, with special
consideration to Gender Equality and the empowerment of women.
The theme of the 2011-2012 celebrations is “Literacy and Peace”.
As the right hemisphere of the brain controls the left side of the body,
Then on Left-Handers are in their right minds.
!!! HAPPY LEFT – HANDERS DAY !!!