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June 2016 Current Affairs
  • The Union Ministry of AYUSH Ministry has released a Yog Geet (Yoga song) for celebrating the second International Yoga Day on 21 June 2016.
June 2015 Current Affairs
  • PM Narendra Modi led celebration of first International Yoga Day by participating in a record breaking yoga session held in New Delhi’s Rajpath, where he was joined by an estimated 37,000 people. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the event today and said that this ancient Indian practice is both an art and science that helps people towards holistic well being including proper time-work management. PM Modi thanked United Nations for acknowledging the healing powers of yoga and declaring June 21 as International Yoga Day. 
December 2014 Current Affairs
  • Smriti Irani, Union Education Minister, cleared the air that the students don’t have to come to school on Christmas Day for celebrating ‘Good Governance day’, commemorating ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday. Smriti Irani, through a tweet, said that schools will remain closed on December 25. She called the circulated news mischievous.
  • June 21 has been declared as the World Yoga Day by the United Nations. The decision comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly? last September, appealed for celebrating Yoga at the international level. NaMo’s proposal got support from 170 nations including the 28-member European Union.
June 2013 Current Affairs
  • World Environment Day 2013: Environment pays as state goes heavy on industrialization. The farmers of Gujarat will have to pay heavily for this,' said environmental activist Mahesh Pandya from Paryavaran Mitra. To mark World Environment Day, Paryavaran Mitra held a press briefing on Tuesday. This year's theme is 'Think.Eat.Save'.

December 2011 Current Affairs
  • Disability Day (WDD) is observed anually. In 2011, the theme for the International Day of Person’s With Disability was- Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development.
  • World Aids Day is observed anually on 1 December 2011. The theme of World AIDS Day 2011 was Getting to Zero. Backed by the United Nations the Getting to Zero campaign will run until 2015.
October 2011 Current Affairs
  • The World Mental Health Day is anually observed. World Mental Health Day was observed with the theme, The Great Push: Investing in Mental Health.
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