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'World Book Day: 23 April' | 'World Book and Copyright Day' (148 Words)

'World Book Day' is celebrated on 23rd April every year. It is also called 'World Book and Copyright Day'. World Book Day is organized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). 23 April is the date of birth or death of many prominent authors such as Cervantes, Shakespeare, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo. This Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995.

World Book day is celebrated to promote reading, publishing and copyright. This Day is an occasion to celebrate the contribution of books and authors to our global culture and the connection between copyright and books. World Book Day is an occasion to pay a worldwide tribute to books and authors. On this Day, many activities are held to promote reading and the cultural aspects of books all over the world.

Short Essay on 'Chaudhary Charan Singh' (193 Words)

'Chaudhary Charan Singh' was born on 23rd December, 1902 in village Noorpur of Hapur District in Uttar Pradesh, India. He was born in a Jat family. He belonged to an extremely poor peasant family which descended from the kinsmen of a prominent freedom fighter of the 1857 revolt.

Chaudhary Charan Singh was the fifth Prime Minister of the India. He served country as Prime Minister from 28 July 1979 until 14 January 1980. He holds the record of being the only Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliamentary floor for a single day after assuming the office. He is also remembered for the one and only budget he presented in 1979. His passionate appeal and magnetic persona united all the farmers against the moneylenders and landlords.

Chaudhary Charan Singh died on 29th May, 1987. His life was very simple and he contributed a lot to improvise the life of Indian farmers. In the memory of former Prime Minister, 'Farmer's Day' (Kisan Divas) is observed every year in India on the birth anniversary of Chaudhary Charan Singh on 23rd December. Various agricultural events, seminars, poster competitions and debates are organized to mark this event.

'World Asthma Day' (180 Words)

'World Asthma Day' is observed on the first Tuesday of the month of May every year. It is an annual event which is observed in whole of the world. World Asthma Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. The first World Asthma Day was held in 1998.

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease. During an asthma attack, the lining of the bronchial tubes swell, causing the airways to narrow and reducing the flow of air into and out of the lungs. According to the World Health Organization 235 million people suffer from asthma, and asthma is the most common chronic disease among children.

World Asthma Day is a global initiative to raise awareness of the respiratory condition and the most effective ways to control and treat it. On this day, activities are organized in each country by health care professionals, educators, and members of the public who want to help reduce the burden of asthma. The Theme for World Asthma Day 2014 is- "You Can Control Your Asthma."

Short Essay on 'Dr. Rajendra Prasad' (251 Words)

'Rajendra Prasad' was born on 3rd December, 1884 in the Ziradei village, Siwan district of Bihar, India. His father's name was Mahadev Sahai, who was a scholar of Sanskrit and Persian languages. His mother's name was Kamleshwari Devi, who was a religious woman.

After the completion of elementary education, Rajendra Prasad went to study at T.K. Ghosh's Academy in Patna. He joined the Presidency College, Calcutta in 1902. Once an examiner wrote on his answer sheet 'examinee is better than examiner'. It proves that he was a great scholar. Rajendra Prasad served in various educational institutions as a teacher. He joined the High Court of Bihar and Odisha as a lawyer in 1916.

Rajendra Prasad was a good political leader, lawyer, statesman and social worker. He took active part in the freedom movements of India. He joined the Indian National Congress in 1911. He was elected as the President of the Indian National Congress during the Bombay session in October 1934. He was sent to Jail many times. He was elected the President of Constituent Assembly on 11 December 1946. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the first President of the Republic of India.

Dr Rajendra Prasad died on 28 February 1963. His death was a great loss for the nation. He was subsequently awarded the Bharat Ratna, the India's highest civilian award. He authored many books. He was a great educationist and a man of world fame. High principles and ideals of Dr. Rajendra Prasad will always alive to show the right path. 

'World Thalassemia Day: 8 May' (152 Words)

'World Thalassemia Day' is observed on 8th May every year. This day is observed to increase the awareness about this disease among common people through out the world. World Thalassemia Day on 8th May was established by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Thalassemia is an autosomal recessive blood disorders which gets inherited from parents to the children through genes. It is a blood disorder causes weakening and destruction of the red blood cells. It is an inheritable disease.
World Thalassemia Day is celebrated in order to raise the public awareness about this disease, prevention measures and measures to avoid its transmission. This day is dedicated to commemorate the thalassemia patients. On this day, various events and activities are held in the public places and educational institutions to increase the awareness about the disease among common public. World Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year using a particular theme to make it more effective.

Short Essay on 'Dr. Zakir Hussain' (210 Words)

'Dr. Zakir Hussain' was born on 8 February, 1897 at Hyderabad, India. His father's name was Fida Hussain Khan. His mother's name was Naznin Begum. His father died when he was only ten years old and his mother died when he was only fourteen years old.

Zakir Hussain took his early education at Etawah of Uttar Pradesh State. He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Berlin in 1926. Zakir Hussain took active part in the freedom struggle of India.

Zakir Hussain became the Governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962. He became the second Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967. He was elected President of India and became the third President of India on 13 May 1967. During his presidential tenure Zakir Hussain died on 3 May 1969.

Dr. Zakir Hussain was the first Muslim President of India. He was the first Indian President to die in office. He was a great educationist and intellectual. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest national honour, in 1963. A great humanist he served the national interests and secularism in the capacity of an educationist. Among the modern Indian thinkers, and more particularly among the nationalist Muslim leaders, the name of Dr. Zakir Hussain is always remembered with great respect. 

'Kerala High Court' | 'High Court of Kerala' (130 Words)

The 'High Court of Kerala' is the High Court of the State of Kerala and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. It came into being from 1st November 1956, with its seat at Ernakulam. Under the state re-organisation Act, 1956 Travancore Cochin State and Malabar were integrated to form the State of Kerala, on 1st November 1956. High Court of Kerala was thus established on that day.

The present State of Kerala is result of integrating the erstwhile princely kingdoms of Travancore and Cochin with Malabar district and Kasaragod. The High Court of Kerala is also the High Court having jurisdiction over the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. At present, the sanctioned Judge strength of the High Court of Kerala is 27 Permanent Judges including the Chief Justice and 11 Additional Judges. 

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