Important Dates & Festivities - Current Affairs for February, 2015

Important Dates & Festivities Current Affairs for February, 2015

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▼ International Mother language day 2015 celebrated on 21stFebruary 2015   [02-27-15]

The theme for the year 2015 is Inclusive Education through and with Language - Language Matters.

▼ Democracy Day celebrated in Nepal on 19thFebruary 2015   [02-24-15]

Democracy Day or Rashtriya Prajatantra Diwas is celebrated in country to commemorate the day of the end of 104-year-long Rana autocracy on February 18, 1951.

▼ World Radio Day is observed on 13thFebruary   [02-24-15]

The theme of the World Radio Day 2015 is ‘Youth and Radio’.

▼ Vanaj, first National Tribal festival celebrated   [02-24-15]

The six day festival will feature participants from across the country. About 900 participants from states including Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Nagaland, Odisha, and West Bengal would be participating. The festival is also intended to conserve and promote the distinctive cultures by providing them a national platform among other things.

▼ National Deworming Day in India- 10thFebruary 2015   [02-24-15]

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda declared 10 February as the National Deworming Day. National Deworming Day is an initiative focused on reducing the threat of parasitic worm infections, a widespread health issue affecting over 24 crore children in India alone.

▼ Birth anniversary of Dr. Zakir Hussain observed on 8thFebruary 2015   [02-24-15]

Dr. Zakir Hussain was an illustrious scholar and a freedom fighter.

▼ First meeting of Niti Aayog was held on 6thFebruary 2015   [02-23-15]

The first meeting of the body held under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi and was attended by its first vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya, fulltime member Bibek Debroy and CEO Dr. V.K. Saraswat. Numerous eminent economists were part of this meeting and included Vijay Kelkar, Nitin Desai, Subir Gokarn, Parthasarathi Shome, G.N. Bajpai, Bimal Jalan, Rajiv Lall, R. Vaidyanathan, P. Balakrishnan, Rajeev Kumar, Ashok Gulati and Mukesh Butani.

▼ World Cancer Day observed on 4thFebruary 2015   [02-23-15]

Theme of this year is Not beyond Us. Aim of this day is to reduce number of deaths due to Cancer by 2020.

▼ 10thMGNREGA Divas celebrated on 2ndFebruary 2015   [02-23-15]

The tenth MGNREGA Divas celebrations organized by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India were attended by Minister of Rural Development Shri Birender Singh. On the occasion, MGNREGA documents- Report to the People and Report on Capacity Building were also released.

▼ Delhi- Venue for 17thBharat Ran Mahotsav, an international theater festival   [02-23-15]

The Festival is organized by the National School of Drama(NSD).

▼ 29thSurajkund Crafts Fair held in Haryana   [02-23-15]

The 29th edition of the fair will see 18 countries taking part in it and has central state of Chhattisgarh as the theme state. The 15-day fair is an annual event, which reflects and promotes the rich and diverse cultural and artistic heritage of India.