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Malala Yousafzai Gets Canadian Citizenship

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has received honorary Canadian citizenship. Yousafzai, an Pakistani education activist who came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in...

World’s Oldest Person Dies

Emma Morano in Italy (117) believed to be the world's oldest person and the last surviving child of the 19th century, died recently. Morano, who...

Malala Yousafzai Designated UN Messenger of Peace

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus...

International Day for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Recognizing the importance of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises in achieving the new global development goals, the United Nations General Assembly designated 27 June...

International Day of Human Space Flight

In 2011, the UN General Assembly declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate each year at the international...

International Day for World Mine Awareness

On 8 December 2005, the General Assembly declared that 4 April of each year shall be observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness...

Festivals in India with Different Names on Baisakhi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people on 14th April across India on the various festivals. Baisakhi: Punjab Poila Boishakh/Naba Barsha: West Bengal Bohag Bihu: Assam Puthandu:...

Book ‘Hope in a Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative’

The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has received the first copy of the Book titled ‘Hope in a challenged democracy; An Indian...

Important Observed Days of April Month

1 April : April Fools Day 2 April : International Children's Book Day 2 April: World Autism Awareness Day 4 April: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in...

Samta Diwas: Important National Days

Samta Diwas is the celebration of birth anniversary of nationalist politician Babu Jagjivan Ram. Born on April 5, 1908, he is a famous politician....

National Maritime Day

April 5 marks the National Maritime Day of India. On this day in 1919 navigation history was created when SS Loyalty, the first ship...

New CIRDAP Centre Established in Hyderabad

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Agreement between Ministry of Rural Development and Centre on Integrated Rural Development for...

706 Carat Diamond Discovered in Africa

Emmanuel Momoh, a christian pastor working in a Sierra Leone mine has discovered a 706-carat diamond. While working in the West African country’s east Kono...

Bangladesh Declares March 25 as ‘Genocide Day’

Bangladesh’s unanimously adopted a resolution declaring March 25 as Genocide Day, in remembrance of the atrocities carried out by the Pakistani Army in the...