Calendars: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, observed on 27 October. The World Day provides an occasion to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual documents. ..

Bada Dashain biggest festival of Nepal

The biggest festival of Nepal  – Bada Dashain – has begun at famous Hanumandhoka Dashain Ghar in Kathamndu with Vedic rituals. The 15-day festival starts on first day of Navaratri with Ghatsthapana (traditional urn). Devotees ..

Engineer’s Day 2019

The Engineering Community in the country observes 15th September every year as Engineers Day to recognise the contribution of engineers’ in the development of the nation. Why September 15? September 15 is observed as Engineers ..

2019 edition of World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)

The World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed every year on 10th of September to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. The 2019 theme is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”.

Odisha celebrates Nuakhai festival

Odisha is currently celebrating the Nuakhai festival with such fervour. This festival is usually celebrated one day after the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in the Western part of Odisha. What happens in the Nuakhai Festival? ..