In India, more than 90% of the goods of a country’s trade are moved through maritime transport. The percentage itself is enough to make an individual aware of the importance of ports and most importantly their contribution, in sustaining the growth and development of the economy on a national basis.
Conscious of the need for the creation of conditions of stability and well-being and peaceful and friendly relations based on respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language, or religion, the General Assembly declared 5 April the International Day of Conscience.
For over 20 years, the work of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has been driven by the needs of affected people and tailored to the threat of explosive hazards faced by civilians, peacekeepers, and humanitarians.
Holi is one of the most auspicious Hindu festivals in India. In different parts of India, this festival is observed over quite a few days. The occasion of Rang Panchami is marked specifically by people living in the Northern part of the country like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
On this day, the royal soldiers, led by Judas Iscariot, arrested the son of God in order to be interrogated by the high priest, Caiaphas. Judas Iscariot was previously a devotee of Jesus but betrayed him after being bribed. Following the interrogation, the high priest condemned Jesus for blasphemy and ordered for the sentence of death.
World Autism Awareness Day recognizes and spreads awareness for the rights of people with autism. The range of autism symptoms varies greatly. One individual may experience mild anxiety or avoid eye contact, whereas another may have much difficulty communicating and engage in severe tantrums. Knowing the common symptoms of autism can be helpful.
Sheetala Ashtami is dedicated to worshipping Goddess Sheetala. According to the Hindu scriptures, it is believed that Goddess Sheetala controls chickenpox, measles, smallpox, and other similar diseases.
Odisha Dibasa or Utkala Dibasa is celebrated every year on 1 April all over Odisha. Thousands of shops and Jhankis make this festival more beautiful. There are competitions arranged by popular local politicians like fireworks competitions. One can enjoy these fireworks displays which make the sky all the more stunning.
April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the fifth in the early Julian, the first of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the second of five months to have a length of fewer than 31 days.
During the month of April, many regional public holidays are celebrated in India.
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Eniyavan made about 1,328 varieties of idlis in 2015 for the celebration. It was also during March 30, 2015, the same day, when a giant 44 kg idli was cut by a government employee in order to seal the deal and officially declare the 30th of March as the World Idli day.
Under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, the central government provides assistance of Rs 6,000 per financial year to the beneficiary farmers of the scheme. These amounts are transferred directly to the farmers’ accounts.
The health authorities and experts are worried over the possibility that if people don’t adhere to Covid-19 protocol the upcoming festivals of Holi and Shab-e-Baraat may turn into super-spreader events. The festival of colours will be celebrated on March 29 (Monday) with Holika Dahan on March 28, 2021 (Sunday).
About 12% of world trade passes through the canal each year, everything from crude oil to grains to instant coffee. Without Suez, a supertanker carrying Mideast crude oil to Europe would have to travel an extra 6,000 miles around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, adding some $300,000 in fuel costs. Because it has no locks, it can even handle aircraft carriers.
As per the new provisions under Section 194N of Income Tax Act 1961, if an investor has not filed income tax returns (ITR) for the previous three assessment years then TDS will be deducted from the withdrawal amount. This new rule is applicable from July 1, 2020.
The company said that in the past two weeks, more than 4 million people in India have made over 6.6 million posts and comments about Holi on Facebook. With much of our social interaction these days taking place online, it’s more important than ever to be able to express yourself personally on Facebook, the company said.
WhatsApp is all prepared for the Festival of Colours with an abundance of stickers. WhatsApp is the platform where all kinds of stickers are shared during the festivals and are popular on the app. The Below stickers are the ones which you can get apart from the default stickers of Whatsapp.
When the full moon day or the Purnima takes place during Vasant (Basant) i.e. the spring season then that Purnima is called Vasant Purnima. While observing the fast of Vasant Purnima, it is highly essential to read or listen to the Vasant Purnima Katha.