SPECIAL DAYS - 2018 NOVEMBER

November 1

Andhra Pradesh (AP) Formation Day Celebrated On November 1st
On 1 November 1956, Andhra State and the Telangana region of Hyderabad State were merged to form the united Telugu-speaking State of Andhra Pradesh. Non-Telugu-speaking parts of Hyderabad State were merged with Maharashtra State and Karnataka State.
Andhra Pradesh celebrates its formation day on the same day though Telangana got separated.

Madhya Pradesh is celebrated its 63rd Foundation Day on November 1st
Madhya Pradesh was founded on November 1, 1956, and now is the second largest Indian state in size with an area of 3 Lakh 8 thousand sq. km.
Madhya Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel congratulated the people of the state on the foundation day.
This year, the theme for the celebrations is the heritage of MP and all performances will revolve around folk and classical performances.

National Authors’ Daycelebrated on November 1st
Every year on November 1st, we celebrate National Authors’ Daythisis a day to celebrate the authors we love and the hard work and dedication that goes into the books we enjoy.
This came about 20 years after Nellie Verne Burt McPherson began pushing for the day to Celebrate authors.
They passed a resolution declaring November 1stas a day to honor American writers.  The United States Department of Commerce recognized this day in 1928.

World Vegan Day, an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1st November held.
The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organization and the coining of the terms "vegan" and "veganism".
The benefits of veganism for humans, non-human animals, and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks, and planting memorial trees.

All Saint’s Day (All Hallows Day) on November 1st.
In theBritish Isles, it is known that churches were already celebrating All Saints on1stNovember at the beginning of the 8th century to coincide with or replace the Celticfestival Of Samhain.
James Frazer suggests that 1st November was chosen because it was the date of the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain).
It is a National holiday in many Historically Christian countries.1stNovember date was a Germanic rather than a Celtic idea.

November 2

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists observed on November 2nd.
The United Nations General Assembly Proclaimed 2nd November as the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against .
The Resolution urged Member States to implement definite measures Countering the Present Culture of Impunity.
The date was Chosen in Commemoration of the Assassination of two Frenchjournalists in Mali on 2ndNovember 2013.

November 5

World Tsunami Day observed on November 5th.

In the Year 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations Nominated 5th November as the World Tsunami Awareness Day.
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.

National Ayurveda Day on 5th November

Establishing the Ministry of AYUSH in 2014, the Government Aided the Creation of an Advanced Eco-System, Policy Formulation, and Propagation of the Traditional Medicinal Systems.
The Ministry of AYUSH was Instrumental in signing the agreement with WHO(World Health Organisation) in 2016 to Promote Research, and bring Recognition to Ayurveda.
AYUSH Organized the First-ever International Conference and Exhibition in Dubai in 2017 to Globalize Ayurvedic Research, Education, and Practice, to unravel the Horizons of Integrated Medicine

November 6

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict observed on November 6th.

On 5th November 2001, the UN General Assembly Declared 6thNovember of Each Year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.
On 27th May 2016, the United Nations Environment Assembly Adopted Resolution UNEP/ EA.2/ Res.15.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has Found that over the last 60 Years, at least 40 Percent of all Internal Conflicts have been linked to the Exploitation of Natural Resources.

November 7

National Stress Awareness Day Observed On 7th November

We all know what it’s like to Feel Stressed - being under Pressure is a Normal Part of life. But becoming overwhelmed by Stress can lead to Mental Health Problems or Make Existing Problems Worse.
National Stress Awareness Day is a Great Opportunity to take a Moment to think about our Wellbeing and find Advice or Support on Managing Stress.

National Cancer Awareness Day Observed On 7th November
Vardhan praised Kerala government's proposed Suhurtham scheme, which makes cancer treatment free in district and medical college hospitals..
During the 12th Plan period, the government is in the process of establishing two new national cancer centres, the Health Minister said.
The existing Chittaranjan National Cancer Centre, Kolkata, is going to have a Rs 400-crore new campus in Rajarhat while another new centre is coming up in Jajjhar, Rajasthan under the administrative control of AIIMS, New Delhi.

November 8

World Usability Day – November 8th
8th November 2018 was observed as World Usability Day. This day was established in the year 2005 by the Usability Professionals Association, (now the User Experience Professionals Association).
Aim of World Usability Day to promote the values of usability, usability engineering, user-centered design, universal usability, and every user's responsibility
to ask for things that work better. Theme of World Usability Day 2018 is Design For Good Or Evil.

World Radiography Day - November 8th
World Radiography Day celebrated on 8th November each year.
The date marks the anniversary of the discovery of x- radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895.

November 9

National Legal Services Day: November 9
National Legal Services Day (NLSD) is observed every year in India on 9th November to spread awareness for ensuring reasonable fair and justice procedure for all citizens.
The aim of celebrating this day is to offer free of charge, procient and legal services to the people belonging to weaker sections of society. It also seeks to make sure availability of free services to weaker section people as well as making them conscious about their rights.
On this day, Lok Adalats are organized across the country to make safe the legal system operations and encourages righteousness of people on the equality basis. Besides, variety of legal literacy camps and functions are also organized to increase awareness of free legal aid towards every weak citizen of the country.

November 10

World Science Day for Peace and Development: November 10th
Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives.
The theme for 2018 is “Science, a Human Right”.

November 11

National Education Day Celebrated on 11th November

This day is observed to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Moulana AbulKalam Azad the 1st education minister of independent INDIA. Who served from 15th August 1947 to 2nd February 1958
Bihar Governmenthas approved a proposal to Pay Rs 2500 to every Girl Graduation in 2018 and onwards

International Veterans Day Observed on 11th November Every year

Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11th. Veterans Day Evolved from Armistice Day, which was Proclaimed in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs official site on November 11th, 1947 Raymond Weeks, a World War II veteran, organized a National VeteransDay parade in Birmingham, Alabama to recognize veterans of all wars.


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