June 01 – World Milk Day

When Started ? In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) selected June 1st as World Milk Day Theme 2018 ? Theme of the World Milk Day 2018 is: “Drink Move Be Strong”. Why 1st June ? It was selected on 1st of June as the […]

May 31 – World No Tobacco Day

Every year, on 31 May mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The campaign […]

Current Affairs – 28 May 2018

National and International News India – 9% growth rate by 2022  NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar has exuded confidence that Indian economy will achieve 9 per cent growth rate on sustained basis by 2022 on the back of reforms like GST, demonetisation and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code […]

Current Affairs – 29 May 2018

  National and International News India ranks 145th in healthcare access, quality  India ranked 145th among 195 countries in 2016 Healthcare access and quality (HAQ) index.  India is behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan.  The index was released as […]

May 28 – Global Menstrual Hygiene Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day (also known as MHD, MH Day, or Menstrual Health Day) is an annual awareness day on May 28 Purpose : Highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM). Significance : To break taboos surrounding menstruation, raise awareness of the importance of good menstrual hygiene management worldwide. Initiated by :  German-based NGO WASH […]

Current Affairs – 26 May 2018

National and International News Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana   The Haryana Government is planning to launch the “Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana‟ to ensure safety of girl students.  For facilitating women, the state govt has opened women police stations in districts.  Besides, women help desks […]

Current Affairs – 25 May 2018

National and International News 211 tuberculosis cases in 2016  According to the World Health Statistics 2018 released by World Health Organisation (WHO), India saw estimated 211 cases of tuberculosis (TB) per 1,00,000 people in 2016.  India has pledged to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead […]