Author: Abhishek Singh

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual event organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on 28th April, to raise awareness for safety and health at the workplace, since 2003. Every year a central theme is assigned for the events and the campaigns are based around the theme. The main objective of the day is to develop a safe and healthy work environment for all the workers employed in various government and non government sectors across the world. The governments, employers and workers strive to achieve a safe and healthy work environment by following a defined set of rules, principles and guidelines for workplace. However, the foremost priority is given to taking preventive measures to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 World Day for Safety and Health at work will be observed on Sunday, April 28 2019. This year the observance coincides with the centenary of International Labour Organization, which was formed on 29th October 1919. The theme for the world Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 is “Safety and Health and the Future of Work”. This year events will be inspired by the centenary of ILO and attempts to review the efforts made in past 100 years to ensure safety and health at workplace and analyze the future prospects of...

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Slogans on Election

Before we start providing you slogans on election, we have given here a short overview about the election; you can go through this to have a general idea about the topic: In a democratic setup, elections are the most significant national event, more so, as in the world’s largest and diversified democracy, India, where elections are celebrated as National Festival. There are four main types of elections in India – Lok Sabha Elections, Rajya Sabha Elections, Elections of the State Legislative Assemblies and Local Bodies Elections, like Municipalities, corporations, panchayats etc. The electoral roll and eligibility for taking part in these elections has been enshrined in the Constitution of India. In some of the elections, people directly vote to select their representatives, while in others; the members are elected indirectly by the people i.e. by other elected representatives. The elections for Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) and State Legislative Assemblies are the most significant elections held in India. In both the Lok Sabha and the Legislative Assembly elections, people vote directly every five years, to choose a government at the centre and state respectively. The power of people, in a democracy is applied through the process of election. It is only through elections that the supremacy of people over the government is fostered in a democracy. People franchise their vote to choose the government for a fixed term...

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Vishu Festival

Vishu is an annual south Indian festival celebrated in the states of Kerala and coastal Kanyakumari region along with some parts of south western Karnataka. The festival celebrates the beginning of Zodiac New Year in the Malayalee month of Metam (April-May) and implies the completion of spring equinox. Though, Vishu is an important festival in Kerala and adjoining areas, it lacks the pomp and show as is usually the case with majority of Indian festivals. It is celebrated as a family time and aim at the family members viewing certain auspicious items kept especially for the occasion, first thing on the morning of Vishu. Vishu Festival 2019 Vishu festival 2019 was celebrated on Monday, 15th April 2019. Vishu Festival 2020 Vishu Festival 2020 will be celebrated on Tuesday, 14th April 2020. Nomenclature “Vishu” in Sanskrit means equal, a resemblance to the end of spring equinox and position of the sun exactly above the equator. The festival is also called Visu in Malayalam and Bisu in parts of south west Karnataka. In Malayalam “kani” refers to “that which is seen first”. Since a major festival ritual requires seeing certain auspicious items first thing in the morning of Vishu; the festival is also popularly called “Vishukkani”. When is Vishu Festival Celebrated? Vishu is celebrated as an astronomical new year in Kerala. It is celebrated in the Malayalam calendar month of Metam,...

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Election Commission of India

What is Election Commission The Election commission of India is an autonomous body, responsible for administering elections in India. It is primarily responsible for fostering the principles of democracy by conducting fair and unbiased elections. The provision for an Election Commission to hold and supervise elections for Lok Sabha (Lower House), Rajya Sabha (Upper House), State Legislative Assemblies, Legislative Councils, Offices of the President of India and Vice President of India, are made in the Article 324 of the Indian Constitution. The Constitution of India has provided exceptional autonomy and discretionary powers to the Election Commission for conducting fair and free elections. Such autonomy and freedom is enjoyed by only few other Indian Institutions like, Union Public Service Commission, Higher Judiciary and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Formation and Amendments of Election Commission of India The first Election Commission of India was established on 25th January 1950, and an Indian Civil Services officer, Sukumar Sen held the post of the first Election Commissioner of India, from 21st March 1950 to 19th December 1958. The number of Election Commissioners was increased to three on 16th October 1989, with the appointment of two more commissioners to the Election Commission; however, this commission ceased to function in January 1990. In 1991, the Parliament of India passed a law provisioning the appointment of two election commissioners. However, this law was further...

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World Day against Child Labour

World Day against child Labour is observed by the International Labour Organization, an agency under the United Nations, to combat child labour throughout the world. Established by the ILO in 2002, world day against child labour is observed on 12th June every year. At the core of the idea is ILO’s intention to fight against all the forms of child labour throughout the world and make every possible effort to provide all the children a conducive and healthy environment to grow. The day is jointly observed by the governments, private sector, labour organizations, non government organizations (NGOs) and other relevant bodies, to tackle the problem of child labour throughout the world and take necessary policy measures in this regard. World Day against Child Labour 2019 World Day Against Child Labour 2019 will be celebrated on Wednesday, 12th June 2019. Since its establishment in 1919, the International Labour Organization has fostered the idea of social justice and a conducive environment to work. This year the ILO will be celebrating the 100th year of its inception. The main theme of the world Day against Child Labour 2019 is “Children shouldn’t work in fields but on dreams”. Its main aim will be to work for the development of children working in agriculture sector throughout the world. The International Labour Organization will retrospect on its achievements of past 100 years, in countries it...

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