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Important Days Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.

World Radio Day is celebrated every year on 13 February. The day is celebrated to recognize radio as a powerful medium that brings together people from every corner of the globe to promote diversity and help create a more peaceful and inclusive world. World Radio Day 2021 The theme is "New World, New Radio".
25 February 2021Important Days
In India, National Women's Day is observed every year on 13 February to celebrate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. This year the nation has celebrated its 142nd birth anniversary. Sarojini Naidu was born on February 13, 1879. She was known by the nickname 'Nightingale of India' or 'Bharat Nightingale' because of her poems.
24 February 2021Important Days
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated globally on 11 February each year. In December 2015, the United Nations resolved to celebrate 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day has been started by UNESCO and UN-Women in collaboration with institutions and civil society partners, which aims to promote women and girls in science. The theme of the day for 2021 is: "Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19".
20 February 2021Important Days
The nation celebrated its 72nd Republic Day with a grand military parade held at Rajpath in Delhi and an exhibition of its history, cultural diversity and strategic weapons. The day is celebrated by all citizens in the country, which has been declared as a national holiday by the Government of India. The Republic Day parade ceremony started by visiting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi National War Memorial. The national flag was hoisted after the national anthem with a 21-gun salute.
0 January 2021Important Days
The United Nations General Assembly declared 24 January as International Education Day in commemoration of the role of education for peace and development. International Education Day was celebrated for the first time on 24 January 2019 as per the resolution passed on 3 December 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the role of education in development.
0 January 2021Important Days
The Ministry of Culture announced that on 23 January, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be observed as 'Parakram Divas', which is celebrated to honor and greet Netaji's indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation. A high level committee has been set up by the Ministry of Culture under the chairmanship of Narendra Modi to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose earlier this month.
0 January 2021Important Days
Veterans Day is celebrated by the Indian Armed Forces in the country from January 2017 to January 14 every year in honor of our brave army heroes and ex-servicemen for their selfless service and sacrifice to the nation. Initially it was called Armed Forces Veterans Day. The 5th Ex-Servicemen Day is being celebrated in the year 2021.
26 January 2021Important Days
The ice climbing festival was celebrated for the first time in the Nubra Valley of Leh, the capital of Ladakh. The seven-day long event was organized by the Nubra Adventure Club. ce climbing is a popular winter sport abroad. To promote winter tourism in the Nubra Valley, the Nubra Adventure Club has organized a seven-day ice climbing festival with the help of social activist Dr. Norden Otzer. Trainer Riggin Tsawang said Nubra has the potential to make the ice climbing capital of the Himalayas.
24 January 2021Important Days
Every year 12 January is celebrated as National Youth Day in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. This day was announced by the Government of India in 1984, but it was first celebrated in 1985. The purpose of celebrating this day is to ensure that, students across the country are encouraged to learn about Swami Vivekananda's life, thoughts and philosophy and apply them in their lives.
19 January 2021Important Days
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has inaugurated the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). The festival will take place from 16 to 24 January 2021 for 8 days. The opening ceremony was attended by Bollywood superstar and brand ambassador of West Bengal Shah Rukh Khan from Virtuli Mumbai. The special feature of the ceremony is that the legendary 'Apur Sansar' by veteran filmmaker Satyajit Ray will be the inaugural film of this festival, in which 131 films from 45 countries will be screened till 13 January.
18 January 2021Important Days
Every year International Old Age Day is celebrated on 1 October. This year the theme of International Old Age Day was "Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions". In order to spread awareness among the elderly in the world, to prevent misbehavior and injustice, the International Day Old Age day was first celebrated on December 14, 1990.
2 October 2018Important Days
International Youth Day was observed all over the world on 12 August. The theme for International Youth Day 2018 is "Safe Spaces for Youth". This day is celebrated with the aim of preventing conflicts, change, as well as for the contribution of young people in social justice and enduring peace. The International Youth Day was started by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999.
13 August 2018Important Days
The National Statistics Day is celebrated every year on June 29 in India to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation. The day also acknowledges notable contribution of Late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in fields of statistics, statistical system and economic planning. The 2018 theme is “Quality Assurance in Official Statistics”.
28 June 2018Important Days
World Desertification Prevention Day is celebrated on 17th June in various countries of the world. World Desertification and Drought Prevention Day 2018 theme is "Land Has True Value - Invest In It".
15 June 2018Important Days
Telangana celebrated its fourth establishment day on June 2, 2018. Telangana became the 29th state of the country after being separated from Andhra Pradesh in 2014 after the long struggle.
2 June 2018Important Days
Like every year World Tobacco Prohibition Day (World No Tobacco Day) was celebrated on 31 May 2018. The theme for World Tobacco Prohibition Day 2018 was 'Tobacco and Heart Disease'.
31 May 2018Important Days
International Biodiversity Day was celebrated all over the world on 22nd May. The theme for International Biodiversity 2018 is 'Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity'.
23 May 2018Important Days
World Asthma Day is celebrated on the first Tuesday of every May. This year, it falls on May 1.World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. The theme of World Asthma Day 2018 is "Never too early, never too late. It's always the right time to address airways disease."
1 May 2018Important Days
The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in holy city if Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) from January 21 to January 23, 2019. Its theme will be “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”. The mega event will be organised by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in association with Uttar Pradesh government. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated every year in India on 9 January.
30 April 2018Important Days
World Malaria Day was celebrated on 25th April throughout the world Every year, this day is celebrated to attract people's attention towards serious illness like malaria. The theme for World Malaria Day 2018 is 'Ready to beat malaria'.
24 April 2018Important Days
The Union Ministry of AYUSH Ministry has released a Yog Geet (Yoga song) for celebrating the second International Yoga Day on 21 June 2016.
19 June 2016Important Days
PM Narendra Modi led celebration of first International Yoga Day by participating in a record breaking yoga session held in New Delhi’s Rajpath, where he was joined by an estimated 37,000 people. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the event today and said that this ancient Indian practice is both an art and science that helps people towards holistic well being including proper time-work management. PM Modi thanked United Nations for acknowledging the healing powers of yoga and declaring June 21 as International Yoga Day. 
21 June 2015Important Days
Smriti Irani, Union Education Minister, cleared the air that the students don’t have to come to school on Christmas Day for celebrating ‘Good Governance day’, commemorating ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday. Smriti Irani, through a tweet, said that schools will remain closed on December 25. She called the circulated news mischievous.
14 December 2014Important Days
June 21 has been declared as the World Yoga Day by the United Nations. The decision comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly? last September, appealed for celebrating Yoga at the international level. NaMo’s proposal got support from 170 nations including the 28-member European Union.
10 December 2014Important Days
World Environment Day 2013: Environment pays as state goes heavy on industrialization. The farmers of Gujarat will have to pay heavily for this,' said environmental activist Mahesh Pandya from Paryavaran Mitra. To mark World Environment Day, Paryavaran Mitra held a press briefing on Tuesday. This year's theme is 'Think.Eat.Save'.
5 June 2013Important Days
Disability Day (WDD) is observed anually. In 2011, the theme for the International Day of Person’s With Disability was- Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development.
3 December 2011Important Days
World Aids Day is observed anually on 1 December 2011. The theme of World AIDS Day 2011 was Getting to Zero. Backed by the United Nations the Getting to Zero campaign will run until 2015.
1 December 2011Important Days
The World Mental Health Day is anually observed. World Mental Health Day was observed with the theme, The Great Push: Investing in Mental Health.
10 October 2011Important Days
Earth Day is observed annually the world celebrated the 41st Earth Day. Eco-minded celebrities joined Earth Day Network’s Billion Acts of Green Campaign, along with millions around the world, proving that people everywhere are eager to support a sustainable future.
22 April 2011Important Days
India celebrates national Education Day. On the occasion of the national Education Day 2010, National Council for Teacher Education organized its 2nd Maulana Azad Memorial Lecture on Teachers as Professionals: Reclaiming the lost ground.
11 November 2010Important Days
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