National Doctor’s Day 2019: Initiative an attempt to raise awareness about issues ailing medical community
National Doctor’s Day is a United Nations-mandated cause which is observed in India on 1 July every year. This occasion marks the birth and death anniversary of Bidhan Chandra Roy, the first Chief Minister of West Bengal, who is also one of the most renowned Indian physicians.
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development
The United Nations has sought to emphasise that tackling drug abuse leads directly to both health and justice, which are two sides of the same coin.
Yoga Day 2019: World celebrates ancient practice; Ashtang, Karma, Jnana are some of traditional forms; Vinyasa, power are modern
International Day of Yoga, celebrated annually on 21 June, is when the nation unites to celebrate an ancient and traditional practice that retains global importance even in modern times.
World Food Safety Day 2019: Ending hunger, preventing disease, promoting sustainable agriculture are India's focus areas, says expert
Cases of foodborne disease are estimated at around 600 million annually, making it exceptionally important to combat this issue.
World Environment Day 2019: UN warns of dangers of air pollution; messages calling for action flood Twitter
China is hosting World Environment Day 2019 with 'Beat Air Pollution as the theme. The UN chief pointed out that air pollution kills 7 million people every year and contributes to climate change.
World Environment Day: This year's Mask Challenge is aimed at creating air pollution awareness; know about annual event's history
World Environment Day is observed on June 5 every year, in order to raise awareness about environmental issues plaguing our planet and the action to be taken to tackle them