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World Red Cross Day

World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International


World Midwives Day

International Day of the Midwife was first celebrated May 5, 1991, and has since been observed in over 50 nations around the world using the theme “Towards safe birth for all by the year 2000”.   The day was established to be celebrated on annual basis to fulfill the demand of following theme “The World Needs Midwives Now


Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. Early Mother’s Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom was traditionally a day


Pelican Signalling systems in Delhi

Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Choudhary, on Tuesday, said that Delhi Police has installed Pelican Signalling systems on 39 busy locations of Delhi, to help the pedestrians cross the roads safety. This signaling system activates the pedestrian green light once a request is registered by pedestrians to cross the roads by pressing


Congress wins Uttarakhand floor test

Mukul Rohatgi, the Attorney General has told Supreme Court on Wednesday that the Congress Party has won the Uttarakhand Assembly floor test, which was held on Tuesday. Congress has garnered 33 votes, while BJP got 28. The Central government said it will revoke the President’s rule in Uttarakhand later in the day. The victory has


Bangladesh executes top Islamist leader

Bangladesh has executed Motiur Rahman Nizami, a to  Islamist leader for crimes committed during the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971. He was convicted of setting up a militia which helped the Pakistani army identify and kill pro-independence activists. Nizami led Bangladesh’s largest Islamist Party. Jamaat-e-Islami. He is the fourth leader of the party


10 billion habitable planets in the Milky Way

NASA has announced that 1284 new planets have been found by Kepler telescope. Of these, more than 100 planets, which are orbiting distant stars, are Earth-sized and nine planets are situated in habitable zones, meaning they may have water and even support life. Scientists working on Kepler mission said that, as per calculations, there could


Akash Missiles can become defence mainstay

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Akash Missile, India’s indigenously developed Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM), can become the backbone of its category in Indian Defence. The Minister Manohar Parrikar was responding the questions on whether the army has chosen Isreli quick-Reaction surface-to-air missile (QRSAM) over Akash missile. He added that QRSAM is


Shashank Manohar quits as BCCI President

Shashank Manohar has quit as the President of the Indian Cricket Board, BCCI, as per reports. Reportedly, he will be taking over as the independent International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman on May 23. Also, it is said that he quit the post as implementing the RM Lodha panel recommendations was ‘impossible’.  Notably, Manohar had taken


North Eastern Capitals to be connected by railways by 2020

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Rao Inderjit Singh, said that government is planning to expand broad-guage rail network to all the capitals of North-Eastern states by the year 2020. The government aims to reduce the prices of essential commodities like food grains in the


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