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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 2017 : NATIONAL , INTERNATIONAL YEAR AND IMPORTANT DATES



NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL YEAR

2002: International Year of Mountain (by FAO)

2003: International Fresh Water Year

2004 : International Year of Rice

2005 : International Year of Physics/Sports (by UNO)

2006 : International Year of Deserts and Desertification

2007 : International Polar Year,
 Year of the Dolphin

2008 : International Year of Sanitation,
International Year of Languages

2009:  International Year of Astronomy (UNO),
International Year of Natural Fibers(FAO),
International Year of Reconciliation

2010 : International Year of Biodiversity,
International Year of Youth

2011 : International Year of Forests,
International Year of Chemistry

2012 : International Year of Cooperatives,

National Year of Mathematics

2013 : Water Conservation Year (India)

2014 : International Year of Family Farming and Crystallography (UN)



IMPORTANT DATES


Jan 1  : Army Medical Corps Establishment Day.

Jan 8 : African National Congress Foundation Day.

Jan 10 : World Laughter Day

Jan 11 : Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Jan 13 : National Youth day; (Birth day of Swami Vivekananda)

Jan 15 : Army Day.

Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Brith day.

Jan 25 : International  Customs Duty Day,

India Tourism Day.

Jan 26 : Republic Day

Jan 28 : Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat

Jan 30 : (Martyrs day) Mahatma Gandhi's
Martyrdom Day,  World Leprosy Eradication Day

Feb 2 : National day of Sri Lanka

Feb 2 : World Wetlands Day

Feb 5 : Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)

Feb 13 : Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary

Feb 14 :  St. Valentine's Day

Feb 24 : Central Excise Day

Feb 28 : National Science Day (on the discovery of Raman Effect by Dr. CV. Raman in 1928)

Mar 3 : National Defence Day

Mar 4 :  National Security Day

Mar 8 : International Women's Day

Mar 9 : CISF Raising Day

Mar 12 : Mauritius Day; Central Industrial
 Security Force Day

Mar 15 : World Consumer Day

Mar 16 : National Vaccination Day

Mar 19 : World Disabled Day

Mar 21 : World Forestry Day

Mar 22 : World Day for Water

Mar 23 : World Meterological Day

Mar 24 : World TB Day

Mar 26 : Bangladesh Liberation Day

April 1  : Orissa Day;  Indian Air Force Day

April 5 : National Maritime Day

April 7 : World Health Day

April 13 : Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Da (1919)

April 14 : B. R. Ambedkar Rememberance Day; Fire Extinguishing Day

April 18 : World Heritage Day

April 22 : World Earth Day

April 23 : World Books Day

May 1 : International Labour Day (May Day)

May 3 : International Energy Day

May 8 : International Red Cross Day (t is
to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross Organisation Jean Henry Dunant)

May 11 : National Technology Day

May 15 : International Family Day

May 17 : World Telecom Day

May 24 : Commonwealth Day

May 31 : World No Tobacco Day

June 5 : World Environment Day

June 23 : International Widow Day

June 27 : World Diabetes Day

July 1 : Doctor's Day

July 4 :  American Independence Day

July 11 : World Population Day

July 12 : Malala Day

July 26 : Kargil Victory Day

Aug 6 : Hiroshima Day

Aug 9 : Quit India Movement Day

Aug 12 : International Youth Day

Aug 14 : Pakistan's Independence Day

Aug 15 : India's Independence Day

Aug 19 : World Photography Day

Aug 20 : Sadbhavna Divas

Aug 29 : Sports Day (Dhyanchand's birthday)

Aug 30 : Small Industry Day

Sept 5 : Teacher's Day

Sept 7 : Forgiveness Day

Sept 8 : International Literacy Day

Sept 14 : Hindi Day, World First Aid Day

Sept 15 : International Day of Democracy

Sept 16 : World Ozone Day

Sept 21 : World Alzheimer's Day

Sept 25 : Social Justice Day

Sept 27 : World Tourism Day

Oct 1 : International Day for the Elderly (UN)

Oct 2 :  Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-violence Day

Oct 3 : World Nature Day
Oct 4 : World Animal Day

Oct 5 : World Habitat Day; World Teacher's Day

Oct 6 : World Wildlife Day

Oct 8 : Indian Airforce Day

Oct 9 : World Postal Day

Oct 10 : World Mental Health Day; National Post Day

Oct 12 : World Sight Day

Oct 13 : World Calamity Control Day (UN)

Oct 14 : World Standards Day

Oct 15 : World White cane day (guiding the blind)

Oct 17 :  International Poverty Eradication Day

Oct 20 : National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that day)

Oct 24 : United Nations Day

Oct 30 : World Thrift day

Oct 31 : National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Nov 7 :  Infant Protection Day; World Cancer Awareness Day

Nov 9 : Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas Legal Services Day

Nov 10 : Transport Day

Nov 14 : Children's Day World Diabetics day

Nov 17 : Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary

Nov 30 : Flag Day

Nov 26 : Law Day

Dec 1 : World AIDS Day

Dec 4 :  Navy Day

Dec 7 : Armed Forces Flag Day

Dec 10 :  Human Rights Day

Dec 11  : UNICEF Day

Dec 14 : National Energy Conservation Day

Dec 19 : Goa's Liberation Day

Dec 23 : Kisan Divas (Farmer's day)






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