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World Health Day 2022: History, significance, and theme

World Health Day is observed on March 7th every year to create global awareness of people’s overall health and well-being. Every year on the 7th of April, the World Health Organization (WHO) commemorates its founding in 1948.

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World Health Day 2022

World Health Day is celebrated on March 7 every year. World Health Day is celebrated to create global awareness among the people regarding their overall health conditions and their well-being. Every year on the 7th of April, the World Health Organization (WHO) commemorates its founding in 1948.

A theme or subject is being chosen for World Health Day, in order to bring attention to a problem for WHO.

World Health Day: History

World Health Day commemorates the founding of the World Health Organization in 1948. As a result, the World Health Assembly was assembled for the first time in Geneva, in the year 1948, and it was resolved to commemorate World Health Day every year on April 7th. WHO organizes a range of events with a specific subject on this day at the world and national levels.

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World Health Day: Theme

“Our Planet, Our Health” is the theme for World Health Day 2022. This year’s topic is “Keeping Humans and the Planet Healthy,” as well as “Fostering a Movement to Create a Well-Being Society.” According to the WHO, more than 13 billion people die each year as a result of preventable environmental factors. This includes the climate problem, which is the single greatest threat to humanity’s health. As a result, the climate crisis is also a public health emergency.

World Health Day: Significance

World Health Day is an opportunity for individuals and governments throughout the world to concentrate on important public health concerns. World Health Day has attempted to raise awareness of various health subjects since its inception at the first health assembly in 1948 and implementation in the year 1950.

This has resulted in the view of significant medical issues such as mental health, maternal and newborn care, and climate change over the last 50 years. The day is marked by events that extend beyond the day itself and serve as a platform for bringing worldwide attention to these vital aspects of global health.

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Republic Day 2023: Patriotic films you can watch

For people who will be at home owing to the day being a National holiday, these films can help you pass time while also going with the patriotic spirit.

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Republic Day 2023

As the nation will witness the 74th Republic Day on Thursday, the day will be celebrated by many in high patriotic spirits. The Republic Day celebrated to mark the implementation of the Constitution of India in the country. The day is marked as a national holiday and this year, the ceremonious day will be observed on Thursday. In one of the many Republic day celebrations, the ritual of President of India to unfurl the national flag at the Kartavya Path will also take place.

Among the many iconic events that take place on Republic day celebration, the parade is watched and witnessed by many as well. This year, the Republic Day celebrations will also include drone shows, band march and many other enthralling events. The chief guest who will come to witness celebrations this year, is Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. The Egyptian President will watch the Republic day ceremonies alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The spirit of Republic Day is not only limited to the celebrations in Delhi but the day also transgresses to TV channels and OTT platforms pushing forward films which instill the essence of patriotism in the country.

For people who will be at home owing to the day being a National holiday, these films can help you pass time while also going with the patriotic spirit.

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Shershaah

The film inspired by the true events that transpired during the Kargil War is just the perfect and inspiring watch for one to get an insight on the type of sacrifices the soldiers made for the country to bloom. The film is based on the life of martyred Kargil War hero Vikram Batra. The film stars Sidharth Malhotra-Kiara Advani in leading roles. One can watch the film on OTT platform Prime Videos.

Rang De Basanti

The 2006 Amir Khan starrer is an enthralling watch that reminds the people of the sacrifices that were made by freedom fighters to dethrone the Britishers during the colonial era. The film stars Aamir Khan, Siddharth, R Madhavan, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan, Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor in the leading roles. The film can be streamed on OTT platform Netflix.

Raazi

The Alia Bhatt starrer is one of the most riveting films which follow the journey of an Indian spy who marries into a Pakistani Family in order to act as a spy agent. The film is based on a novel called Calling Sehmat, which is based on a true story. The film can be streamed on Prime Videos.

Sardar Udham

The Vicky Kaushal starrer is one of the much loved films for the Vicky Kaushal fans as it follows the true story of a freedom fighter Udham Singh from Punjab who assassinated Michael O Dwyer in London following the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar. Vicky Kaushal’s acting prowess throughout the film has stolen the show and claimed the hearts of many. The film can be streamed on Prime Videos.

Chak De India

On a lighter note, if you want to watch something that is not too tolling and yet feel patriotic, this Shah Rukh Khan starrer Chak De India is just the right choice. The 2007 film has one of the most iconic roles ever played by Shah Rukh Khan as the movie follows the journey of a coach leading his Indian Hockey Women’s team to victory in the world cup. The Film can be streamed on Prime videos.

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Info Box: All you need to know about International Day of Education

Theme for the 2023 International Day of Education is To invest in people, prioritise education.

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International Day of Education

Our education fundamentally determines our destiny and quality of life. Your education provides stability and can never be taken away. One can become a better person and get a better paid job by having the ability to differentiate between good and negative things.

The nation observes this most important aspect of our existence as a global holiday. The International Day of Education, which is celebrated annually on January 24 and is acknowledged as a fundamental human right, a public good, and a civic duty, was marked by people all around the world.

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History and Significance of International Day of Education

The United Nations General Assembly decided on December 3 to designate January 24 as the International Day of Education. Nigeria and the other 58 members of the United Nations jointly drafted this resolution, and its adoption demonstrated the unwavering political support for altering current laws to guarantee equitable and high-quality education for all.

Education facilitates information acquisition and increases confidence. With its assistance, you can improve both professionally and personally. Additionally, it helps a person develop important skills including mental flexibility, logical reasoning, decision-making, and problem-solving. The day is crucial for advancing legislation that provides accessible, equal education for all socioeconomic groups.

Theme for the 2023 International Day of Education The subject of the 2023 International Day of Education, which is observed on January 24, is “To invest in people, prioritise education.”

Celebrations for the International Day of Education 2023

The ceremony will take place in UNESCO’s New York headquarters on January 25. The International Day of Education 2023 will be a global platform to sustain political mobilisation, advance national commitments and global initiatives, and increase public engagement in favour of education as the road to peace, sustainable development, and individual and collective well-being, according to a UN press release.

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National Youth Day: All you need to know about Hubballi Youth Festival 2023 and the greatest life values taught by Swami Vivekananda

On January 12, National Youth Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s eminent philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda. The day is observed across the country to honour Swami Vivekananda’s principles and teachings.

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Swami Vivekananda

On January 12, National Youth Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s eminent philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda. The day is observed across the country to honour Swami Vivekananda’s principles and teachings. Every year on this day, schools and colleges host a variety of events such as lectures, youth festivals, seminars, Yogasanas, essay competitions, and recitations.

In 1984, the Indian government named the day National Youth Day to honour and preserve his principles, teachings, and contributions, and to urge young people to follow in his footsteps.

Swami Vivekanand was born in Kolkata on January 12, 1863. The spiritual leader and social reformer worked as a social reformer, philosopher, author, and religious teacher his entire life. His ideas and beliefs have had a tremendous impact on India’s efforts to eradicate child marriage and illiteracy.

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Hubballi-Dharwad National Youth Festival 2023

This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick off the four-day National Youth Festival in Hubbali, Karnataka, today. “Viksit Yuva – Viksit Bharat” is the theme of this festival. The festival will take place at Hubballi-Dharwad from the 12th to the 16th of January.

The Festival will feature the Youth Summit, which will feature plenary discussions on five themes derived from G20 and Y20 events, namely the Future of Work, Industry, Innovation, and 21st Century Skills; Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction; Peacebuilding and Reconciliation; Shared Future-Youth in Democracy and Governance; and Health and Well-being.

This festival will also feature a number of competitive and non-competitive events.

Folk dances and melodies will be among the competitive events. Yogathon will be one of the non-competitive events. In addition, eight indigenous sports and martial arts will be showcased. Food Festival, Young Artist Camp, adventurous sports activities, and unique Know Your Army, Navy, and Air Force camps are among the other attractions.


Here are some popular Swami Vivekanand quotes that you can use in your daily life:

  • “In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.”
  • “Do not wait for anybody or anything. Do whatever you can, build your hope on none.”
  • “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”
  • “Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.”
  • “Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.”

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