Author: Abhishek Singh

National Epilepsy Day

National Epilepsy Day is celebrated by the Epilepsy Foundation, India. National Epilepsy Day is celebrated across India on November 17th, in order to make people aware about the disease Epilepsy. National Epilepsy Foundation is a charitable and non-profitable organization. The organization was established by Dr. Nirmal Surya in the year 2009. Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated towards the wellbeing of the numerous people who suffer from epilepsy in India. The foundation was the dream of Dr. Nirmal Surya and it became possible to open the organization because of his determination, passion, and hard work to support the needy and less privileged patients in the city Mumbai, Maharashtra. Every year, the foundation celebrates National Epilepsy Day. National Epilepsy Day 2019 National Epilepsy Day will be celebrated on 17th November 2019, Sunday across the country. Free epilepsy detection and treatment camps were organised in many parts of the country with the support of Epilepsy Foundation India and National Health Mission. Various academic workshops and training were also conducted by the foundation where hands-on training on diagnosis and management of epilepsy were given by various doctors and surgeons. One month prior to the National Epilepsy Day, ‘World Congress on Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization’ was held from October 15-16, 2018 in London which presented the latest scientific improvements in the treatment of epilepsy. The theme for this year meeting was ‘Inculcate the latent knowledge in...

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World Savings Day

World Savings Day, also called the World Thrift Day, is celebrated every year on October 31 across the world. The ceremony was introduced in 1924 for promoting the value of bank savings and re-establish citizen’s confidence in banks. The Day was launched during the First Congress held at the International Savings Bank in Milan, Italy. The last day of the assembly was declared as the World Savings Day. The concept of World Savings Day was adopted by the banks of the United States and Spain and the United States. In order to promote better living standards for the people of the nation, banks suggested the concept. World Savings Day was first introduced as the celebration in the form of a holiday in the year 1921. Even though the concept was supported by other countries’ banks, but it was difficult to implement the concept everywhere. Germany faced challenges in influencing people towards savings as the citizens of Germany didn’t trust banks after losing their savings in 1923 Monetary Reform. World Savings Day (World Thrift Day) 2019 The World Savings Day 2019 will be celebrated across the world on 30th of October, Wednesday. History of World Savings Day October 31 was nominated as the World Thrift Day in the year 1924. It was the last day of the first International Thrift Congress held in Milan in the year 1924. It was decided...

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World Tsunami Awareness Day

In the year 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations nominated 5th November as the World Tsunami Awareness Day. The day has been started to spread general awareness on tsunami amongst the people worldwide. The First World Tsunami Awareness Day was celebrated on 5th November, 2016 in order to commemorate the occasion by organizing events with Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Champions at AMCDRR (Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction). A Conference was also organized (3-5 Nov), 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by the Indian Government in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Even though Tsunamis are uncommon but these can impact many people especially those living in coastal areas. In the year 2004, the Indian Ocean earthquake-tsunami occurred that impacted approximately five million people in around 15 countries. Tsunami is a global problem and thus international cooperation is highly critical for better information and recognition to adopt risk reduction measures. In the year 2017, the World Tsunami Awareness Day was concentrated on Target B of the Framework of Seven Campaign for Disaster Risk Reduction. The campaign aims at minimizing the number of people affected by disasters worldwide. World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019 World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019 will be celebrated all over the world on 5th of November, Tuesday. History of World Tsunami Day The word “tsunami” gets its name from the Japanese...

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Paragraph on Books

Books are man’s best friends. Books are portable and so they are easy to carry around. And so books can be read at any time night or day, while travelling on a bus or train or flight, and at meal time too. Books are published in many languages and in varied genres. There are books in fiction and non-fiction categories. Each of these categories has many different sections and genres, and there are many thousands of titles in each type. Every book title has an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) that is unique to it, and helps in identifying it. Today books are available as web versions too so that they can be read on the internet. They may be read on the modern kindle or on the computer. And books are available in audio versions too so that you can hear an entire book being read out aloud. Long and Short Paragraphs on Books You will find here below a number of short paragraphs on the topic Books of varying word lengths. We hope these paragraphs on Books will help students in completing their school assignments. These will also help children write and read out paragraphs in simple words and with small sentences. Students can select any paragraph on Books according to their particular requirement. Paragraph on Books – 1 (100 Words) Books are an important part of...

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Engineers’ Day

Engineers’ Day is celebrated on September 15 every year in India commemorating the birthday of one of the greatest engineers in India so far and a great human being Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, popularly known as Sir MV. Sir MV was internationally popular for his brilliance and his great achievement in harnessing water resources in India. This is also important to know that all over the world engineers’ day is celebrated on different dates. Engineers are the professionals who design, build and test the construction, raw materials and process of the project; they also consider the restrictions imposed by the regulation, feasibility, safety and cost of the project. Engineers play a very significant role in every walk of our lives. They convert the theoretical knowledge of basic sciences into actual products and thus make our lives easy. Engineers possess versatile minds and help in filling the gap between science, technology and the community. Engineers in India contribute greatly to the nation’s technological and industrial growth. Engineers’ Day 2019 Engineer’s Day in India was celebrated on Sunday, 15th September 2019. This was 51st anniversary of the Engineers Day in India and 158th birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, a statesman and a civil engineer par excellence. Referring to the contribution of Engineers in building the nation, Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi tweeted “Human progress will be incomplete without the innovative zeal of engineers”. Social media was...

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