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Book “50 Years-The Great Indian Milk Revolution” Launched

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh launched the Book titled “50 Years – The Great Indian Milk Revolution” commemorating...

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day, observed on March 24 each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts...

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day is observed annually on 20 March. Organized by FDI World Dental Federation, World Oral Health Day involves campaigns by national dental...

World Water Day

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March. The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation...

Book ‘Relevance of Traditional Cultures for Present and Future’

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari has released the book titled ‘Relevance of Traditional Cultures for the present and the future’ edited...

International Days and Observances: Jan, Feb and March

27 January: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 4 February: World Cancer Day 6 February: International Day of Zero Tolerance...

National Railway University: Latest in General Knowledge

Ministry of Railways have decided to establish one Railway University at Vadodara in Gujarat. An initial project report had been prepared and thereafter, M/S RITES...

New Chief Ministers of States

Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM. He took oath as the state's 26th Chief Minister. This is the second time that Singh...

Postage Stamp on Yogoda Satsang Math

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math. Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS) celebrated its 100 years...

Public Expenditure on Health: Top Countries List

A statement showing public health expenditure on health as percentage of GDP in India vis-à-vis select developed/developing countries is given below: S/No. Name of Country Public  expenditure...

Museums and Art Galleries under Ministry of Culture

There are 6 Museums and 3 Art Galleries under administrative control of the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. The Museums are as follows: (i)...

Uranium Reserves in India: Latest Figures

Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), which has a mandate to identify and...

World Consumer Rights Day

World Consumer Rights Day is an annual occasion for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. Participants observe the day by promoting the basic...

Sagar Parikrama Project: Main Features

Project ‘Sagar Parikarma’ was launched in 2007. The objective of the project was solo-circumnavigation of the Globe in a sailboat. This was successfully accomplished...