Concepts: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

2019 edition of International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed every year on 21st of September to commemorate and  strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme for Year 2019 “Climate Action for Peace” is to draw attention to the importance of combating climate change as a way to protect and ..

2018 International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed every year on 21 September to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to ..

National Youth Empowerment Scheme is under discussion currently in Union government

The planned National Youth Empowerment Scheme will provide military training to 10 lakh young men and women every year to instil nationalism, discipline and self-esteem.

India ranked 136th in Global Peace Index

India has been ranked 136th among 163 countries in Global Peace Index 2018 due to a reduction in the level of violent crime driven by increased law enforcement. The Index is prepared by Sydney-based international think-tank Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). The report provides a comprehensive analysis on the state of world peace. It ..

2017 International Youth Day (IYD) is being celebrated

The International Youth Day (IYD) is observed every year on August 12 to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The 2017 theme is “Youth Building Peace”, which recognizes the contributions of young people to preventing conflict, supporting inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.