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Raju Srivastav, a veteran comedian who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has died at the age of 58. Raju Srivastava had a heart attack on August 10 and was hospitalized after he complained of chest pain while running on a treadmill at the gym. He also underwent an angioplasty […]

August 8 is International Cat Day — a day to celebrate one of man’s most common and ancient pets. They have even been worshipped as gods during Egyptian times. Well, it is not surprising, Cats are one of the coolest beings on the planet: they are independent, inquisitive, adventurous, have an amazing physiognomy, and have […]

World Music Day, Make Music Day or Fête de la Musique is celebrated on June 21 every year to honour musicians and singers. The day is celebrated to motivate budding, young, and professional musicians to perform and support the love of music around the world. On this day musicians take to the streets to perform […]

WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2022: World Refugee Day commemorates the obstacles refugees – people who have been displaced from their homes and countries of origin because of persecution, conflicts, terrorism and disasters – face each year. The day also celebrates their courage and strength. Since 2001, the United Nations and more than 100 countries observe World Refugee […]

This special day is a unique event reminding people around the world that land degradation can be prevented if there will be cooperation at all levels and strong involvement of the community. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is marked every year on 17 June. The day focuses on turning degraded land into healthy […]

The first woman to travel in space was Soviet cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova. On 16 June 1963, Tereshkova was launched on a solo mission aboard the spacecraft Vostok 6. She spent more than 70 hours orbiting the Earth, two years after Yuri Gagarin’s first human-crewed flight in space. Tereshkova was born on 6 March 1937 in […]

World Blood Donor Day takes place on 14 June each year. The Day was created to: raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion; highlight the critical contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems; support national blood transfusion services, blood donor organizations and other non-governmental organizations […]

  Albinism is a rare and genetically inherited health condition present at birth, which results in a lack of pigmentation (melanin) in the hair, skin and eyes, causing vulnerability to the sun and bright light but is also non-contagious. There is no cure for the absence of melanin that is central to albinism and almost […]

A 24-year-old woman in Gujarat’s Vadodara had created a nationwide buzz last week when she announced that she would be marrying herself on June 11. Kshama Bindu preponed the event and married herself at a private event today. She claims that she is the first Indian to marry herself. She decided to prepone the event […]

What is the Coral Triangle Day? The Coral Triangle Day (held every June 9) is a massive celebration of the Coral Triangle, the world’s epicentre of marine biodiversity, which encompasses the seas of 6 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor Leste. This celebration is not […]