Observances: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
International Human Rights Day observed on December 10
Published: December 11, 2018
The International Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 to commemorate adaptation of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On this day in 1948, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)— then headquartered in Paris — ratified Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Of the 58 member states, 48 voted in favour of the resolution, ..
Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018
Published: October 27, 2018
The Central Vigilance Commission observes the Vigilance Awareness Week every year during the week in which birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (31st October) falls. The 2018 Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018. Theme of the Week The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 is Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India (in English) ..
75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed
Published: October 22, 2018
75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed October 21, 2018. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted National flag and unveiled plaque at the Red Fort, Delhi. Azad Hind Government Azad Hind Government was founded in Singapore on October 21, 1943. It was India’s first independent government established by Indian nationalists-in-exile during ..
International Day of Rural Women: October 15
Published: October 16, 2018
The International Day of Rural Women is observed every year on October 15 to recognize the crucial role and contribution of rural women. The 2018 theme of the day was “Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”. The observance of day highlights role and contribution ..
International Day of the Girl Child: October 11
Published: October 11, 2018
The International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year across world on October 11 to recognize girls’ rights and unique challenges faced by girls around the world. Observance of the day seeks to increase awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender and supports more opportunity for girls. This ..