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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. This year the theme of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is “Engage the Past Through Sound and Images”.

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 performed Ghatsthapana and sowed maize and barley seeds for germination of the auspicious Jamara (barley shoots) in various parts of ..

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 Day as a tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Engineers day is observed on September 15 ..

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? The festival of Nuakhai is celebration done after the harvesting of food grains by the farmers of Odisha. On this ..

2019 UN International Day of Friendship

The UN International Day of Friendship is celebrated across the globe every year on July 30 to observe the importance of friendship in promoting peace in many cultures. The day is based on the recognition of the relevance and importance of friendship as a noble and valuable sentiment in the lives of human beings around ..

Sri Lanka declares National Vesak Week to mark most significant event for Buddhists all over world

On May 15, Sri Lanka has declared a National Vesak Week to mark the most significant event for Buddhists all over the world. The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment (Buddhahood), and death (Parinirv?na) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or southern tradition. The Vesak Festival- 2019 will be held under tight security and people have ..

2019 International Labour Day (ILD)

The International Labour Day (ILD) is celebrated every year on 1st of May to honour the contribution of working men and women. The day aims to pay tribute to workers sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights all over the world. During industrialization at the beginning of the 19th Century, the industrialists used to exploit ..