112 First Ladies of India Honoured

The Minister of Women and Child Development, felicitated 112 exceptional women achievers in New Delhi. The initiative is in the spirit of Beti Bachao Beti...

UNESCO World Intangible Heritage List 2017

New elements inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2017. The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible...

‘Youthquake’ Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionaries has declared "Youthquake" as 2017 Word of the Year. "Youthquake" was first coined in the 1960s by Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, who used...

International Universal Health Coverage Day

The United Nations has designated 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day. UN General Assembly – composed of all 193 UN Member States –...

Energy Conservation Day on 14 December

The Energy Conservation Day is organized on 14th December each year by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power, with an aim to...

Atal Tinkering Lab’s Community Day

NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission has launched the Atal Tinkering Lab’s Community Day on 15th December 2017. The day marked the Community Drive Initiative in which...

National Energy Conservation Day on 14th December

To drive mass awareness about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power, celebrates the National...

Chairman of Anti-Profiteering Authority

The Government appointed senior IAS officer B.N. Sharma, as the first Chairman of this apex Authority in the rank of Secretary to Government of...

V.O. Chidambaranar Port Creates New Record

V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Chennai created a new record for single day handling of cargo, when it handled 36,526 Metric Tonnes of...

Hornbill Festival in News

The President of India inaugurated the Hornbill Festival and State Formation Day celebrations of Nagaland on December 1, 2017 in Kisama. The Hornbill Festival is...

World Soil Day Observed

Every year World Soil Day is celebrated on 5th December. In India, Soil Health Card scheme was launched in February 2015 in Rajasthan. India’s strengths...

National Agricultural Education Day

Union Minister of Agriculture addressing the Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar on the occasion of National Agricultural Education Day on...