Current Affairs - Important Days/Weeks

10th Anniversary of ‘World Rhino Day’

World Rhino Day is celebrated on September 22 to spread awareness about the work being done to save them.

  • This year (2021) marks its 10th Anniversary of World Rhino Day.
  • This year, the theme of World Rhino Day is "Keep the Five Alive." The theme was set keeping an eye on its vulnerable population.

21 September: International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.

  • The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.

16 September: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

The International Day for the preservation for the Ozone layer (World Ozone Day) is observed to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to ...

14 September: Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year to promote the Hindi language. In order to promote Hindi, it is advised to use Hindi in place of English in all government offices.The ...

6th to 12th September, 2021: ‘Food Processing Week’

To commemorate 75 years of India's independence, the Government of India is celebrating the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.' As a part of the celebration, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries ...

22 August 2021: World Sanskrit Day

The World Sanskrit Day is observed every year on ‘Shravan Poornima’ according to the Hindu calendar. In 2021, this day is being observed on August 22, 2021.The day commemorates the ...

19 August: World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is marked on August 19 annually to honour humanitarians across the world. The day is observed to pay tribute to people who sacrificed their lives despite the ...

16 August: De Jure Transfer Day (Puducherry)

On 16th August, Puducherry celebrated its De Jure Transfer day.De Jure Transfer Day is the day when Puducherry (then Pondicherry) really got independence. The then Pondicherry was under French control ...

14 August: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

In memory of the struggles and sacrifices of Indian people, 14th August will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.Under a plan released by India's last Viceroy Lord Mountbatten on ...

12 August: International Youth Day

The International Youth Day is observed on August 12 to draw the attention of governments and others towards youth issues worldwide.With the world’s population expected to increase by 2 billion ...

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