Important Days & Events in Current Affairs

September 16: International Day for Prevention of the Ozone Layer

The International Day for the preservation of the ozone layer which is also known as the World Ozone day is being observed today on September 16, 2020.  Theme for 2020 edition is- “Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection”. About World Ozone day The day is celebrated since 1994. September 16 was proclaimed ..

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Hindi Diwas is being observed across the country

Hindi Diwas is being celebrated across the country today, September 14, 2020. The constituent assembly had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country in 1949. Presently, Hindi is among the world most spoken languages. It is the first language of more than 520 million people across the world. Background Constituent ..

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World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 is observed as World Suicide Prevention Day every year. The day is observed with an objective to create awareness about the mental health and prevent suicides. The theme for both 2019 and 2020 edition is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and World Health Organisation together observe ..

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Five PSUs of India to join International Solar Alliance Coalition

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced, during the inaugural speech at the first World Solar Technology Summit held on September 8, 2020, that five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) will join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Coalition for Sustainable Climate Action by contributing to the corpus fund of ISA. Key Points The PSUs which ..

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International Literacy Day is being observed across globe today

International Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8 across the countries. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of literacy. It emphasises on the need for intensified efforts towards more literate societies. International Literacy Day-2020 Theme for 2020 is- Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. 2020 edition also ..

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