Sunday, July 24, 2016

Important National and Independence Days of All Countries

January
January 1 – Camaroon-Independence Day 
January 1 – Haiti-Independence Day 
January 1 – Western Samoa-Independence Day
January 1 – Sudan-National Day 
January 1 – Burma-Independence Day 
January 1 – Chad-Independence Day 
January 1 – Australia-Australia Day 
January 1 – Nauru-Independence Day 
January 1 – Cuba - Liberation Day
January 4 – Myanmar-Independence Day
January 9 – Northern Mariana Islands- National Day
January 13 – Togo - Togolais Day
January 26 – Australia - Australia Day
January 31 – Nauru - National Day

February

February 4 – Ceylon/Sri Lanka-Independence Day 
February 6 – New Zealand-Waitangi Day
February 7 – Grenada-Independence Day 
February 11 – Iran-Victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran
February 16 – Lithuania - Independence Day
February 18 – Gambia-Independence Day 
February 22 – St Lucia-National Day
February 23 – Guyana-National Day
February 23 – Brunei Darussalam-Independence Day
February 24 – Estonia-Independence Day
February 25 – Kuwait-National Day
February 27 – Dominican Republic-Independence Day 

March

March 1 – Wales-National Day-St. David's Day 
March 1 – Bosnia & Herzegovina-National Day
March 3 – Morocco-National Day 
March 3 – Bulgaria-National Day
March 6 – Ghana-Independence Day
March 12 – Mauritius-Independence Day 
March 17 – Ireland-St. Patrick's Day 
March 19 – Liechtenstein-St.Joseph's Day 
March 20 – Tunisia-Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Tunisia
March 21 – Namibia-Independence Day
March 23 – Pakistan-Pakistan Day 
March 25 – Greece-Independence Day 
March 26 – Bangladesh-Independence Day 

April

April 4 – Hungary-Liberation Day 
April 4 – Senegal-Independence Day 
April 16 – Denmark-Queen's Birthday 
April 17 – Syria-Independence Day 
April 18 – Zimbabwe/Rhodesia-Independence Day 
April 19 – Sierra Leone-Republic Day
April 26 – Tanzania-Independence Day
April 26 – Yugoslavia-Constitution Day (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)
April 27 – Austria-Founding of the Second Republic 
April 27 – South Africa-Freedom Day
April 27 – Sierra Leone-Independence Day 
April 27 – Togo-Independence Day 
April 28 – Afghanistan-Victory of the Afghan Jehad
April 29 – Japan-Emporer's Birthday 
April 30 – The Netherlands/Holland-Queen's Birthday 

May
May 1 – Marshall Islands-National Day
May 3 – Poland-National Day
May 9 – European Union-European Day
May 9 – Czechoslovakia-Anniversary of Liberation 
May 11 – Laos-Constitution or National Day 
May 12 – Israel-Independence Day
May 14 – Paraguay-Independence Day 
May 15 – Israel-Independence Day 
May 17 – Norway-Constitution Day 
May 20 – Cuba-Independence Day 
May 20 – Cameroon-National Day
May 22 – Yemen-National Day
May 24 – Eritrea-Independence Day
May 25 – Argentina-National Day 
May 25 – Jordan-Independence Day 
May 26 – Guyana-Independence Day 
May 26 – Georgia-National Day
May 28 – Azerbaijan-National Day
May 28 – Ethiopia-National Day
May 30 – Croatia-Statehood Day
May 31 – South Africa-Republic Day 

June

June 1 – Tunisia-National Day
June 1 – Western Samoa-Independence Day 
June 2 – West Germany-Republic Day 
June 2 – Italy-Republic or Constitution Day 
June 4 – Tonga-Emancipation Day
June 5 – Seychelles-Independence Day 
June 6 – Sweden-National Day 
June 10 – Portugal-Portugal Day, Camoes Day & Day of Portuguese Communities
June 12 – The Philippines-Independence Day 
June 12 – Russia-National Day
June 17 – Iceland-Republic Day 
June 18 – Seychelles-National Day
June 19 – Kuwait-National Day 
June 23 – Luxembourg-National Day & Official Birthday of HRH the Grand Duke
June 25 – Croatia-Independence Day 
June 25 – Slovenia-National Day
June 25 – Mozambique-Independence Day 
June 26 – Malagasy Republic/Madagascar-Independence Day 
June 27 – Djibouti-Independence Day 
June 30 – Republic of Congo/Kinshasa-Independence Day 
June 30 – Zaire-Independence Day 

July
July 1 – Burundi-Independence Day 
July 1 – Canada-Canada Day 
July 1 – Ghana-Republic Day 
July 1 – Rwanda-Independence Day 
July 1 – Somalia-Independence Day 
July 3 
– Belarus: National Day
July 4 – United States of American-Independence Day 
July 5 – Venezuela-Independence Day 
July 6 – Malawi-Independence Day 
July 9 – Argentina-Independence Day 
July 10 – Bahamas-Independence Day 
July 11 – Mongolia-Revolution Day 
July 12 – Sao Tome and Principe-Independence Day 
July 14 – France-Bastille Day 
July 14 – Iraq-Republic Day 
July 17 – South Korea-Constitution Day 
July 20 – Colombia-Independence Day 
July 21 – Belgium-Independence Day 
July 22 – Poland-Liberation Day 
July 23 – Egypt-National Day 
July 23 – Ethiopia-Emperor's Birthday 
July 26 – Liberia-Independence Day 
July 26 – Maldive Islands-Independence Day 
July 28 – Peru-Independence Day 

August
August 1 – Dahomey-Independence Day 
August 1 – Switzerland-Confederation Day 
August 5 – Upper Volta-Independence Day 
August 6 – Bolivia-Independence Day 
First Monday in August – Jamaica-Independence Day 
August 7 – Ivory Coast-Independence Day 
August 9 – Singapore-National Day 
August 10 – Ecuador-Independence Day 
August 14 – Pakistan-Independence Day 
August 15 – Republic of Congo/Brazzaville-Independence Day 
August 15 – India-Independence Day 
August 16 – Cyprus-Independence Day 
August 17 – Gabon-Independence Day 
August 17 – Indonesia-Independence Day 
August 18 – Afghanistan-Independence Day 
August 23 – Rumania-Liberation Day 
August 25 – Uruguay-Independence Day 
August 31 – Trinidad and Tobago-Independence Day 
August 31 – Malaysia-Merdeka Day (Freedom Day) 

September
September 1 – Libya-Revolution Day 
September 2 – Vietnam-National Day 
September 3 – Qatar-Independence Day 
September 3 – San Marino-Anniversary of Founding 
September 6 – Swaziland-Independence Day 
September 7 – Brazil-Independence Day 
September 8 – Andorra-National Festival 
September 9 – North Korea-Founding Day 
September 9 – Bulgaria-Liberation Day 
September 15 – Costa Rica-Independence Day 
September 15 – El Salvador-Independence Day 
September 15 – Guatemala-Independence Day 
September 15 – Honduras-Independence Day 
September 15 – Nicaragua-Independence Day 
September 16 – Mexico-Independence Day 
September 16 – Papua-New Guinea-Independence Day 
September 18 – Chile-Independence Day 
September 21 – Belize-Independence Day 
September 21 – Malta-Independence Day 
September 22 – Mali-Republic Day 
September 23 – Saudi Arabia-National Day 
September 26 – Yemen-National Day 
September 30 – Botswana-Independence Day 

October
October 1-2 – People's Republic of China-National Day 
October 1 – Nigeria-Independence Day 
October 2 – Guinea-Independence Day 
October 4 – Lesotho (Basutoland) Independence Day 
October 7 – Fiji-Cession Day around 
October 7 – East Germany-Constitution Day 
October 9 – Uganda-Wasteland Day 
October 10 – Republic of China/Taiwan-National Day 
October 12 – Spain-National Day 
October 24 – Zambia-Independence Day
October 26 – Iran-Birthday of the Shah 
October 26 – South Vietnam-Republic Day 
October 27 – Saint Vincent and Grenadines-Independence Day 
October 29 – Turkey-Republic Day 

November
November 1 – Algeria-Revolution Day 
November 3 – Panama-Independence Day 
November 3 – Dominica-Independence Day 
November 7 – Soviet Union-Revolution Day 
November 9 – Cambodia-Independence Day 
November 11 – Angola-Wasteland Day 
November 11 – Rhodesia-Independence Day 
November 12 – Saudi Arabia-The King's Coronation 
November 12 – Comoros-Independence Day 
November 19 – Monaco-National Fete 
November 22 – Lebanon-Independence Day 
November 25 – Suriname-Independence Day 
November 28 – Albania-Coors Day 
November 28 – Mauritania-Independence Day 
November 29 – Southern Yemen-Coors Day 
November 29-30 – Yugoslavia-Republic Days 
November 30 – Barbados-Independence Day 

December
December 1 – Central African Republic-National Day 
December 5 – Thailand-His Majesty's Birthday 
December 6 – Finland-Independence Day 
December 9 – Tanzania-Independence Day 
December 11 – Upper Volta-Republic Day 
December 12 – Kenya-Independence Day 
December 18 – Niger-Independence Day 
December 21 – Nepal-Independence Day
 

Important Days in India

JANUARY
January 1– Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day
January 9– NRI Day / Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 
January 11– Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 12– National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
January 15– Army Day
January 23– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birth Anniversary
January 24– National Girl Child Day/Balika Divas
January 25– National Voters Day, India Tourism Day
January 26– India’s Republic Day
January 28– Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai 
January 31– Street Children’s Day

FEBRUARY 

February 13– Sarojini Naydu's Birthday, National Women's Day
February 14– Valentine Day
February 24– Central Excise Tax Day (India)
February 28– National Science Day

MARCH

March 3– National Defence Day
March 4– National Security Day
March 9– Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day
March 10– National Women and Girl's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 
March 12– Commonwealth Day, Foundation Day
March 16– National Vaccination Day
March 18– Ordnance Factories Day

APRIL
April 1– Odisha Day, April Fools Day
April 11– National Safe Motherhood Day
April 13– Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
April 14– B. R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 21– National Civil Service Day
April 24– Panchayat Raj Day

MAY

May 1– Labour Day
May 11– National Technology Day
May 21– Anti-Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development
May 30– Hindi Journalism Day

JUNE
June 29– National Statistics Day

JULY
July 1– Doctor’s Day
July 26– Kargil Victory Day or Vijay Diwas
July 27– Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day

AUGUST

August 8– Quit India Movement Day
August 15– Indian Independence Day
August 20– Sadbhavana Diwas
August 29– National Sports Day, Dhyan Chand's Birthday
August 30– Small Industry Day

SEPTEMBER
September 5– Teachers’ Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7– Forgiveness Day
September 8– International Literacy Day
September 14– Hindi Day
September 15– Engineers’ Day
September 25– Social Justice Day

OCTOBER
October 2– Gandhi Jayanti 
October 8– Indian Air Force Day
October 10– National Post-Office Day
October 31– Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel), National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

NOVEMBER

November 7– Infant Protection Day
November 10– Transport Day
November 11– National Education Day
November 14– Children’s Day, Jawaharlal Nehru Birthday
November 17– Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National Journalism Day
November 26– Law Day
November 30– Flag Day

DECEMBER

December 4– Indian Navy Day
December 7– Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day
December 9– National Girl Child Day
December 10– Human Rights Day
December 11– UNICEF Day
December 14– National Energy Conservation Day
December 18– Minorities Rights Day
December 19– Goa's Liberation Day
December 23– Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
December 25– Christmas Day
 

List of Important Days in India and World

JANUARY 
January 1– Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day
January 4– World Braille Day
January 6– World War Orphans Day
January 8– African National Congress Foundation Day
January 9– NRI day / Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 
January 10– World Laughter Day
January 11– Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 12– National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
January 15– Army day
January 23– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary
January 24– National Girl Child Day/Balika Divas (India)
January 25– National Voters day, International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day
January 26– India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day
January 27– International Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 28– Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai, Data Protection day
January 30– Martyrs’ Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day
January 31– Street Children’s Day

FEBRUARY 

February 2– World Wetlands Day
February 4– National Day of Srilanka, World Cancer Day, Facebook day
February 5– Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)
February 6– International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
February 11– World Day of the Sick
February 12– Darwin Day, World Day of the Sick
February 13– Sarojini Naydu's birthday, World Radio Day, National Womens day
February 14– Valentine Day
February 20– World Day of Social Justice
February 21– International Mother Language Day
February 22– World Thinking day, World scout day
February 23– World Peaces and Understanding Day
February 24– Central Excise Tax Day (India)
February 28– National Science Day

MARCH

March 3– National Defence Day, World Wildlife Day
March 4– National Security Day, World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
March 8– International Women’s Day; International literacy Day, World Science Day 
March 9– Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day (India) 
March 10– National Women and Girl's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 
March 12– Commonwealth Day, Independence Day of Mauritius, Central Industrial Security Force Day, Foundation Day
March 13– World Kidney Day, World Rotaract Day
March 14– World Pie Day 
March 15– World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day, World Contact day
March 16– National Vaccination Day
March 18– Ordnance Factories Day (India)
March 20– International Day of the Francophonie, World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
March 21– International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, International Day of Forest and World Down Syndrome Day, World Wood Day, World Sleep Day, Word Sparrow day
March 22– World Day for Water
March 23– World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day (Youm­e­pakistan)
March 24– World TB Day, International Day for Achievers
March 25– International Day of Remembrance – Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 26– Bangaladesh Liberation Day, World Purple Day
March 27– World Theatre Day (World Drama Day) 

APRIL
April 1– Orissa Day, April Fools day
April 2– World Autism Awareness Day
April 4– International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 5– International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day
April 7– World Health Day
April 8– World Romani Day 
April 11– National Safe Motherhood Day
April 12– World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day
April 13– Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
April 14– B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 15– World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue
April 17– World Haemophilia Day
April 18– World Heritage Day
April 21– Secretaries’ Day, National Civil Service Day, World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22– World Earth Day
April 23– World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day
April 24– Panchayat Raj Day, World Lab Animals Day
April 25– World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day
April 26– World Intellectual Property Day
April 28– International Worker’s Memorial Day, World day for Safety and Health at work
April 29– International Dance Day
April 30– International Jazz Day

MAY
May 1– Workers’ Day (International Labour Day), Maharashtra Day
May 2– Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day
May 3– International Energy Day
May 4– Coal Miners’ Day, International Firefighters’ Day
May 5– World Athletics Day, World Midwives day
May 6–  World No Diet Day
May 7– Worlds AIDS Orphans Day
May 8– World Red Cross Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War
May 9– World Thalassaemia Day, Victory Day
May 10– International Migratory Bird day
May 11– National Technology Day
May 12– World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day
May 13– International Criminal Court Day
May 14– World Migratory day
May 15– International Day of the Family
May 17– World Telecommunication Day (Information society day), World Hypertension Day, World AIDS Vaccination day, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 18– World Museum Day
May 20– World Meteorology Day
May 21– Anti-Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development
May 22– International Bio Diversity Day
May 24– Commonwealth Day
May 25– Worlds Thyroid Day, World Missing Childrens day
May 29– International Day of UN Peace Keepers
May 30– Hindi Journalism Day
May 31– World No Tobacco Day

JUNE
June 1– World Milk Day (FAO), Global Parents Day
June 4– International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5– World Environment Day
June 7– International Level Crossing Awareness Day
June 8– World Oceans Day, World Brain Tumor day
June 12– World Day Against Child Labour / Child Labour Prohibition Day
June 14– World Blood Donor Day
June 15– World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 16– International Integration Day
June 17– World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 18– International Picnic Day
June 20– World Refugee Day
June 21– International Day of Yoga, World Music day
June 23– United Nations Public Service Day, International widow’s day, International Olympic day
June 26– International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
June 27– International Diabetes Day
June 29– National Statistics Day

JULY
July 1– Doctor’s Day
July 2– World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day 
July 4– American Independence Day
July 6– World Zoonoses Day
July 7– International Day of Cooperatives, Global Forgiveness day, World Chocolate Day
July 11– World Population Day
July 12– World Malala day
July 17– World Day for International Justice
July 18– Nelson Mandela International Day
July 26– Kargil Victory day or vijay diwas
July 27– Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day
July 28– World Hepatitis Day, World Nature Conservation day
July 29– International Tiger Day

AUGUST
August 1– International Friendship Day
August 3– Independence Day of Niger
August 5– Independence Day of Upper Volta
August 6– Hiroshima Day
August 8– World Senior Citizen’s Day
August 9– Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day, International day of World’s indigenous people
August 12– International youth Day
August 14– Pakistan's Independence Day
August 15– Indian Independence Day
August 18– International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 19– Photography Day
August 20– Sadbhavana Diwas
August 23– International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
August 29– National Sports Day, Dhyan chand's birthday
August 30– Small Industry Day

SEPTEMBER
September 2– Coconut Day
September 5– Teachers’ Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7– Forgiveness Day
September 8– World Literacy Day (UNESCO)
September 14– Hindi day, World First Aid Day
September 15– Engineers’ Day
September 16– World Ozone Day, Engineer's day in India
September 21– International Day of Peace, World Alzheimer's Day
September 22– Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
September 25– Social Justice Day
September 26– Day of the Deaf
September 27– World Tourism Day

OCTOBER
October 1– International Day for the Elderly
October 2– Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence
October 3– World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
October 4– World Animal Welfare Day
October 5– World Teacher's Day
October 6– World Wildlife Day, World Food Security Day
October 8– Indian Air Force Day
October 9– World Post Office Day
October 10– World Mental Health day; National Post Day
October 11– International Girl Child Day
October 12– World Sight day, World Arthritis Day
October 13– UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, World Calamity Control Day
October 14– World Standards Day
October 15– World White Cane Day (guiding the blind), World Students Day
October 16– World Food Day
October 17– International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 20– World statistics day, National Solidarity Day
October 24– United Nations Day, World Development Information Day
October 30– World Thrift Day
October 31– Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel), National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

NOVEMBER

November 1– World Vegan Day
November 5– World Radiography Day
November 7– Infant Protection day; World Cancer Awareness Day
November 9– Legal Services Day
November 10– Transport Day
November 14– Children’s Day; Jawaharlal Nehru birthday, Diabetes Day
November 16– International Day for Endurance
November 17– National Epilepsy Day, Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National Journalism Day
November 18– World Adult Day
November 19– World Citizen Day
November 20– Africa Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s Day
November 21– World Television Day, World Fisheries Day
November 25– World Non-veg Day
November 26– Law Day
November 29– International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
November 30– Flag Day

DECEMBER

December 1– World AIDS Day
December 2– World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 3– World Day of the Handicapped, World Disability Day, World Conservation Day
December 4– Indian Navy Day
December 5– International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
December 7– Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day
December 9– The International Day Against Corruption
December 10– Human Rights Day; International Children’s Day of Broadcasting
December 11– UNICEF Day, International Mountain Day
December 14– National Energy Conservation Day
December 18– Minorities Rights Day (India), International Migrants Day
December 19– Goa's Liberation Day
December 20– International Human Solidarity Day
December 23– Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) (India)
December 25– Christmas Day
December 29– International Bio-diversity Day
 

Monday, March 7, 2016

RIVER & THEIR PLACES OF ORIGIN

GANGA : Gangotri (Uttarakhand)


INDUS : Mansarovar (Tibet)


NARMADA : Maikal Hills,Amarkantak (MP)


TAPT/TAPTI : Satpura Range, Betul (MP)


MAHANADI : Nagri Town (Chhattisgarh)


BRAHAMPUTRA : Chemayungdung (Tibet)


SUTLEJ : Mt Kailash (Tibet)


BEAS : Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh)


GODAVARI : Nasik (Maharashtra)


KRISHNA : Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)


CAUVERY : Brahmagiri Hills, Coorg (Karnataka)


SABARMATI : Udaipur, Aravalli Hills (Rajasthan)


RAVI : Chamba (Himachal Pradesh)


PENNER : Nandi Hills, Chickballapur (Karnataka)

INDIAN STATES AND IMPORTANT FESTIVALS

Goa

  1. Zatra at Cansaulim
  2. Feast of St. Francis Xavier
  3. Carnival
  4. Feast of Immaculate Conception,
  5. Goa Liberation Day.


Himachal Pradesh
  1. Minjar Mela
  2. Jwalamukhi Fair
  3. Losar, Himachal Day
  4. Rakhadumni: Rakhi
Karnataka
  1. Makara Sankranthi,
  2. Ugadi
  3. Karaga
  4. Pattadakal Dance Festival
  5. Naga Panchami
  6. Feast of St. Philomena
  7. Dasahra
  8. Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Bande Nawaz Chisti
  9. Mahamastakabhisheka (held once every 12 years in veneration of Gomateswara Bahubali at Sravanabelagola)
Kashmir
  1. Nav Warih
  2. Sont
  3. Vaisakhi
  4. Jeth Ashtami
  5. Mela at hemis Gampa
  6. Har Navami
  7. Piligrimage to Amarhnath Cave (Chhari Festival)
  8. Yargon Tungshak,
  9. Guru Tse-Chu,
  10. Stok Guru Tsechu,
  11. Matho Nagrang,
  12. Nagrang,
  13. Shab-e-Miraj, Yuru Kabgyat, Hemis Festival, Shachukul Gustor, Zanskar Karsha Gustor, Phyang Tsedup,
  14. Urs at Shah Hamadan
  15. Kichri Amavasya
Kerala
  1. Thye Pangal
  2. Vishu
  3. Poorum
  4. Onam
Maharashtra and Gujarat
  1. Gudi Padva
  2. Dev Divali
  3. Navratri
Orissa
  1. Rathyatra (at Puri)
  2. Konark Dance Festival,
  3. Phagu Dasami,
  4. Papanasini Ekadasi,
  5. Dola Purnima,
  6. Meena Sankranti,
  7. Papamochani Ekadasi,
  8. Chaitra Amavasya,
  9. Rama Navami,
  10. Kamada Ekadasi,
  11. Pana Sankranti,
  12. Baruthini Ekadasi
Punjab and Haryana
  1. Lahri
  2. Tikka
  3. Pracheen Kala Kendra Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan,
  4. Baisakhi
  5. Guru Parab- Guru Nanak’s Birthday
Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh
  1. Gangaru
  2. Teej
  3. Pushkar Fair
  4. Urs at Ajmer
  5. Sharif
Tamilnadu
  1. Pongal
  2. Panguni Uthiram
  3. Puthandu (Tamil New Year)
  4. Madurai River Festival
  5. Kaveri River Festival
  6. Festival at Velanganni
  7. Karthika Festival
  8. Vaikunta Ekadashi
Tripura
  1. Karachi Puja
  2. Tripureshwari temple festival
Uttar Pradesh
  1. Brahmostav
  2. Ram Navami
  3. Sravana Festival
  4. Ban Yatra
  5. Kans Ka Mela
Andhra Pradesh  
  1. Sankranthi (this is the biggest festival in Andhra Pradesh)
  2. Tyagaraja Festival
  3. Brahmotsavam
  4. Ugadi (New Year)
  5. Vaikunta Ekadashi
Telangana
  1. Bonalu
Assam and Manippur 
  1. Bhogali bihu
  2. Bohag Bihu (or Rangali Bihu)
  3. Kati Bihu (or Kangali Bihu)
  4. Spring Festival of Kanyak Nagas
  5. Manipur Ras Lila Festival
Bengal
  1. Gangasagar Mela
  2. Ramakrishna Utsav
  3. Dol Purnima
  4. Naba Barsha
  5. Dussera (famous in Bengal)
 Bihar
  1. Chhath
  2. Sarhul
  3. Karam
Delhi
  1. Christian Mela
  2. Sair-i-Gulfaroshan (Phool Walon Ki Sair)
  3. Urs at Hazrat Nizam ud din Aulia
Manipur
Chavang Kut.

Puducherry 
International Yoga festival.

Uttaranchal 
  1. Magh Mela
  2. Uttarayani Mela
  3. International Yoga Week

AWARDS AND THEIR RELATED FIELDS

Bharat Ratna: It is the highest civilian award of the India. The award was given for outstanding achievements in the arts, literature, science and public services  but the government expanded the criteria to include "any field of human endeavor". The number of annual awards is restricted to a maximum of three in a particular year.

Nobel Prize: The Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics.

Oscar Award: The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards, first presented in 1929.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award: The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology (SSB) is a science award in India given annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, mathematics, medicine and Physics.

Kalinga Prize: The Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is an award given by UNESCO for exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people.

Pulitzer Prize: Journalism; The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.

Abel Prize: Mathematics; The Abel Prize is an international prize awarded annually by the Government of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.

Grammy Award: Music; A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

Stirling Prize: Architecture; The Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize is a British prize for excellence in architecture.

Aga Khan Award: Architecture; The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) is an architectural prize established by Aga Khan IV in 1977. It aims to identify and reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of Islamic societies in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community development and improvement. 

Pritzker Prize: Architecture; The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually "to honor a living architect.

Bihari Puraskar: Literature; Bihari Puraskar is a literary award instituted by K. K. Birla Foundation. The award is named after the famous Hindi poet Bihari and is awarded to an outstanding work published in Hindi or Rajasthani by a Rajasthani writer.

Moorti Devi Award: Literature; The Moortidevi Award is an annual literary award in India presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization for a work which emphasizes Indian philosophy and culture.

Booker Prize: Literature; It is an annual award for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK literary award

Dadasaheb Phalke Award: Cinema/Films; The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Saraswati Samman: Literature; The award was instituted in 1991 by the K. K. Birla Foundation. It is an annual award given for outstanding prose or poetry literary works in any 22 Indian languages.

Jnanpith award: Literature; The award was instituted in 1961 and it is It is presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith, a trust founded by the Sahu Jain family, the publishers of the newspaper The Times of India. It is an annual award given for outstanding prose or poetry literary works in any 22 Indian languages.

Vyas Samman: Literature; Vyas Samman is awarded annually by the K.K. Birla Foundation in recognition of the Hindi literary work published in past 10 years.

Arjuna Award: outstanding performance from the sportspersons in sports and games.

Dronacharya Award: eminent coaches of any particular sport .

Dhyan Chand Award: The award that is given to the veteran sportspersons of India for their lifetime achievement in their respective field of sport is named as the Dhyan Chand Award for Life Time Achievement in Sports and Games.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is the highest honour bestowed to a sportsperson for his/her achievements in India.
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