List of Important Days and its Themes 2015 (May to October)- Expected GK Material for IBPS PO Mains Exam Download in PDF

    List of Important Days and its Themes 2015- Expected GK Material for IBPS PO Mains Exam Download in PDF
    List of Important Days and its Themes 2015- Expected GK Material for IBPS PO Mains Exam Download in PDF:
    Dear Readers, Important Days observed is one of the most important topics from where we can expect GK questions in every examination. Nowadays in the exams they are also asking about the Important Days and its Themes, for that we have consolidated the list of important days in last six months (May to October) with its Themes 2015. This will definitely be useful for the aspirant those who are preparing for the IBPS PO Mains 2015.


    SNo
    Date
    Name of Day
    Theme 2015
    Significance
    Month:May
    1.
    1st May
    International Labour day
           
    It marks theHaymarket Affair that occurred in Chicago on 4th May 1886
    2.
    3rd May
    World Laughter Day (celebrated on 1st Sunday of May)
           
    Was created in 1998 byDr. Madan Katariafounder of Laughter Yoga movement
    World Press Freedom Day
    Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age
    Celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press since1997
    3.
    4th May
    International Firefighters Day
    Observed from1999 marking the death of5 firefighters in a wildfire in Australia in tragic situation
    World Asthma Day
    (observed on 1st Tuesday in May)
    You Can Control your Asthma
    Sub theme – it’s time to control Asthma
    Annual event organized since1998 by theGlobal Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness
    4.
    8th May
    World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
    Power of Humanity: The Fundamental Principles in Action
    Birth anniversary ofHenry Duant, the founder ofInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the1st Nobel Peace Prize
    5.
    10th May
    Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday of May)
    Honours mothers and motherhood
    6.
    11th May
    National Technology Day
    To celebrate the anniversary of 1st test of OperationShakti (Pokhran – II) nuclear test
    7.
    12th May
    International Nurses day
    Birth anniversary ofFlorence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The Union Government gives theNational Florence Nightingale Awards to deserving nurses
    8.
    15th May
    International Day of Families
    Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s rights in contemporary families
    Marks the importance the international community attaches to families since1993
    9.
    21st May
    National Anti-Terrorism Day
    Death anniversary of Former Prime MinisterRajiv Gandhi
    10.
    22nd May
    International Day for Biological Diversity
    Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
    A United Nations approved international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues
    11.
    23rd May
    World Turtle Day
    To increase knowledge of turtles and tortoises and encourage humans to help them survive
    12.
    31st May
    World No Tobacco Day
    Stop Illicit trade of tobacco products
    Observed to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco use
    Month:June
    13.
    1st June
    World Milk Day
    Established by Food and Agriculture Orgainzation (FAO) to recognize the importance of milk as global food
    14.
    4th June
    International Day for innocent children victims of Aggression
    Acknowledges the pain suffered by children who are vicims of physical, mental and emotional abuse
    15.
    5th June
    World Environment Day
    Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care
    The day is observed to create awareness about environmental problems the world is facing
    16.
    7th June
    Cancer Survivors Day
    (1st Sunday in June)
    A secular holiday celebrated on the 1st Sunday of June in US to demonstrate that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality
    17.
    8th June
    World Oceans Day
    Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet
    To honour the world’s oceans and celebrate the products of ocean
    18.
    12th June
    World Day against Child Labour
    No to Child Labour, Yes to quality education
    To raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour since 2002
    19.
    14th June
    World Blood Donor Day
    Thank you for saving my life
    Established in 2004 to thank blood donors for their voluntary gift of blood
    20.
    15th June
    Association of Southeast Asian Nations Dengue Day
    (ASEAN Dengue Day)
    Dengue is everybody’s concern, Causing Socio-economic burden, But it’s Preventable
    An annual campaign to advocate dengue prevention
    World Elder Abuse Awareness day
    To promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons
    21.
    17th June
    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
    Attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems
    UN initiative to prevent desertification and recover from drought
    22.
    20th June
    World Refugee Day
    With Courage let us all combine
    Is dedicated to raise awareness of the situation of refugees
    23.
    21st June
    World Music Day
    Annual music celebration founded by Jack Lang in 1981
    Father’s Day (3rd Sunday of June)
    Honors fathers and fatherhood across the world
    24.
    23rd June
    International Olympic Day
    Was introduced in 1948 to mark the birth of modern Olympic Games on 23rd June, 1894
    25.
    26th June
    International day in support of victims of torture
    Right to Rehabilitation
    To speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world
    International day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
    Lets Develop-Our Lives-Our communities-Our Identities-Without Drugs
    A UN initiative against drug abuse and illegal drug trade since 1988
    Month:July
    26.
    1st July
    National Doctor’s Day
    Marks the birth anniversary of India’s legendary physician,Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy
    International Joke Day
    Spreads awareness on the importance of laughter and making other happy
    27.
    2nd July
    International Sports Journalists Day
    Marks the anniversary of theInternational Sports Press Association (AIPS)
    28.
    4th July
    International Day of Cooperatives
    (1st Saturday of July)
    Equality (Choose cooperative, Choose equality)
    Was established in 1995 to mark the centenary of theInternational Cooperative Alliance
    29.
    6th July
    World Zoonoses Day; World Rabies day
    Vector Borne Diseases with A Zoonotic Potential
    Observed to emphasize and spread awareness about the disease
    30.
    7th July
    Global Forgiveness Day
    Time for Liberation
    Was founded by Christian Embassy of Christ’s Ambassador to spread the message of forgiveness
    31.
    11th July
    World population Day
    Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies
    An UN initiative to focus on population issues and to find solutions for the same
    32.
    15th July
    World Youth Skills Day
    Youth Skills for work and life in the post-2015 agenda
    UN initiative to mark the importance of investing in youth skills development
    33.
    17th July
    International Justice Day
    It marks the anniversary of the adoption ofRome Statute, the treaty that created the International Criminal Court
    34.
    18th July
    International Nelson Mandela Day
    Marks the birthday ofNelson Mandela
    35.
    19th July
    Burmese Martyrs Day
    Commemorate GeneralAung San and 7 other leaders who were assassinated on 19th July 1947
    36.
    21st July
    Belgian National Day
    Anniversary of the date whenLeopold I supported the constitution of Belgium as the 1st King of Belgians
    37.
    23rd July
    National Broadcasting Day
    Marks the day in 1927 when the Indian Broadcasting Company started radio broadcasting from Bombay station
    38.
    26th July
    Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas
    Named after the success of Operation Vijay. It marks India’s success in Kargil against Pakistan
    39.
    28th July
    World Hepatitis Day
    Prevent Hepatitis: It’s up to You
    Aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis
    40.
    29th July
    International Tiger Day
    It was created in 2010 at the Tiger Summit to raise awareness for tiger conservation
    41.
    30th July
    World Day against Trafficking of Persons
    Creates awareness against trafficking of persons
    Month: August
    42.
    6th August
    Hiroshima Day
    Marks the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945
    43.
    7th August
    National Handloom Day
    Aims to develop handloom weavers in the country
    44.
    9th August
    International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
    Observed to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous people
    Nagasaki Day
    Marks the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki in 1945
    45.
    10th August
    World Bio Fuel Day
    On this day in 1893,Sir Rudalph Diesel, inventor of the diesel engine successfully tested mechanical engine with Peanut oil
    46.
    12th August
    International Youth Day
    Youth and Civic Engagement
    UN initiative to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth
    47.
    19th August
    World Humanitarian Day
    Inspire the World’s humanity
    Dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who lost their lives working for the same
    48.
    29th August
    International day against Nuclear Tests
    Towards Zero: Resolving the Contradictions
    To raise awareness across the world on the effects of nuclear weapons
    National Sports Day
    This marks the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand, the legendary hockey player of India
    49.
    30th August
    International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
    Created to draw attention to the individuals imprisoned at places unknown to their relatives
    Month:September
    50.
    5th September
    National Teachers Day
    Marks the birth date of the 2nd President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
    51.
    8th September
    World Literacy Day
    An UNESCO initiative to mark the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies
    52.
    14th September
    Hindi Divas
    Seeks to promote Hindi and show its importance as a language in India and the world at large
    53.
    15th September
    Engineers Day
    Engineering challenges for knowledge era
    Marks the birth anniversary of legendary engineerSir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya
    International Day of Democracy
    Space for Civil Society
    UN initiative to promote and uphold the principles of democracy in all the member states
    54.
    16th September
    Ozone Day or International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer
    30 years of Healing the Ozone Together – Ozone: All there is between you and UV
    Commemorates the date of the signing ofMontreal Protocol on substances that Deplete the Ozone layer in 1987
    55.
    21st September
    International Day of Peace
    Partnerships for Peace Dignity for All
    Acknowledges the efforts of those who strived to end conflict and promote peace
    56.
    25th September
    World Maritime Day
    Maritime education and training
    Focuses on the importance of shipping safety and maritime security
    57.
    27th September
    World Tourism Day
    One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities
    This day marks the adaptation of Statues of theUnited Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 1970
    Month:October
    58.
    1st October
    International day of Older Persons
    Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment
    To raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly and to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society
    59.
    2nd October
    International Non-Violence Day
    Established by UN in 2007 marking the birth anniversary ofMahatma Gandhi to spread the message of non-violence
    60.
    5th October
    World Habitat Day (1st Monday of October)
    Public Spaces for All
    Creates awareness about the state of human settlements and the future of cities
    World Teachers Day
    Commemorates teachers organizations worldwide to support teachers and ensure that the needs of future generations will be met by teachers
    61.
    8th October
    Air Force Day
    Celebrated to increase the awareness about Indian Air Force as an important part of the national security
    62.
    9th October
    World Post Day
    Tell us about the world you want to grow up in
    Marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) established in 1874
    World Egg Day (2nd Friday of October)
    Creates awareness about the nutritional value of the egg
    63.
    10th October
    World Mental Health Day
    Dignity in Mental Health
    Observed to create awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing the efforts in support of mental health
    64.
    11th October
    International Day of Girl Child
    The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
    Observed to increase awareness of gender inequality faced by girls globally
    65.
    16th October
    World Food Day
    Social Protection and Agriculture
    Aims to raise awareness about hunger challenges and encourage people around the world to take action in the fight against hunger
    66.
    17th October
    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
    Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination
    Creates awareness among people to eradicate poverty and destitution around the world especially in developed countries
    67.
    20th October
    World Statistics Day
    Better Data, Better Lives
    Established in 2010 by the United Nations Statistical Commission
    68.
    24th October
    United Nation Day
    To create awareness among the people of the world regarding the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization

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