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Apr 13

According to Islamic culture, Ramadan is the holiest and sacred month of the year. As per the belief, it is the time when Allah gave the first chapters of the Holy Quran to the Prophet Muhammad in 610.

Apr 13

Baisakhi, also called Vaisakhi, is known as the harvest festival of Punjab. It is celebrated by people across religions. Other than marking the season of harvest, Baisakhi also has religious significance for the Sikhs. Baisakhi marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year.

Apr 14

Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is an annual festival observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B. R. Ambedkar, Indian polymath and civil rights activist. It marks Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar's birthday who was born on 14 April 1891.

Apr 2

The UN General Assembly had declared April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day so as to “highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society”. The resolution was passed November 1, 2007, and was adopted Dec

Apr 22

According to, Earth Day aims to “build the world's largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and the planet.” The movement's mission is “to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide.”

Apr 22

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.

Apr 7

World Health Day is observed every year on April 7 since 1950. This day is aimed at creating awareness of a specific health theme and also to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Jul 1

Van Mahotsav or Forest Festival is an annual tree-planting festival celebrated in the first week of July in which thousands of trees are planted all over the country. It is celebrated to spread awareness on forest conservation and to save the environment

Jul 12

New Delhi: As a 16-year-old, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai had made an impassioned speech about gender equality in education at the United Nations headquarters on 12 July, 2013. ... So powerful it was that the UN soon declared the day, also her birthday, as 'Malala Day' to honour the young act

Mar 22

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This Day is an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make