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List of Important days(whole year) is an important topic for banking exams, today we sharing important days with themes for first three months of the year.


Date Important DAY Themes
4 January World Braille Day(207th birth anniversary of Louis Braille) People with Disabilities, Celebrating Together
9 January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day) Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora
10 January World Hindi Day
12 January National Youth Day Indian youth for development skill and harmony
15 January 69th Indian Army Day
24 January National girl child day Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
25 January National Voters Day Empowering young and future events
26 January International Customs Day Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement
26 January 68th Republic Day Skill India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
27 January International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust From Words to Genocide: Anti-Semitic Propaganda and the Holocaust
29 January World Leprosy Day (last Sunday of January) To live is to help to live


Date Important day Themes
2 February World Wetlands Day Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction
4 February World Cancer Day We can I can
6 February International day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030
7 February Safer Internet Day Be the change: unite for a better internet
10 February National Deworming Day Krimi se chhutkara, sehatmand bhavishya hamara and worm-free children healthy children
11 February International day Women and girls in Science Gender, Science and sustainable development: The Impact of Media
12 February National Productivity Day From Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse
13 February World Radio Day Radio is You
20 February World Day of Social Justice Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work
21 February International Mother language day Towards sustainable through Multilingual education
22 February World Thinking day Connect Activity Pack
24 February Central Excise Day
28 February National Science Day Science and tech for specially Abled person


Date Important day Themes
1 March Zero Discrimination Day Make some noise for Zero Discrimination
3 March World Wild Life Day Listen to the young voices
4 March World Hearing Day Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment
8 March International Women’s Day Women in the challenging world of work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
12 March World Kidney Day Kidney Disease and Obesity
15 March World Consumer Rights Day Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust
15 March Commonwealth Day A Peace-Building Commonwealth
20 March International Day of Happiness
21 March International Day of Forests Forests and Energy
21 March World Down Syndrome Day My Voice My Community – Enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence government policy and action, to be fully included in the community
22 March World Water Day Why Wastewater?
23 March World Meteorological Day Understanding Clouds
24 March World TB Day Unite to end TB
27 March World Theatre Day


The 64th National Film Awards for year 2016 were announced on 07 April 2017.  Marathi film Kasaav won the award in the Best Feature Film category and Fireflies in the Abyss won in the Non-Feature Film Category.

Telugu drama film Sathamanam Bhavathi directed by Satish Vegesna was selected as the Best Popular film providing wholesome entertainment.


Over 300 films vied for the honours this year. The winners in feature films category were chosen by jury headed by Filmmaker Priyadarshan and winners in non-feature category were chosen by jury headed nationally acclaimed cinematographer and writer Raju Misra.

The 64th National Film Awards in the various categories are as follows
  • Best Feature Film: Kasaav (Marathi).
  • Non-Feature Film: Fireflies in the Abyss.
  • Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Sathamanam Bhavathi
  • Best Direction: Rajesh (Ventilator)
  • Best Actor: Akhay Kumar (Rustom)
  • Best Actress: Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
  • Best Child Artist: Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
  • Best stunt choreography: Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
  • Best Children’s Film: Dhanak (Hindi)
  • Best Film on social issue: Pink
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Sundara Iyer (Joker)
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Thume jaake
  • Best Screenplay (original): Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaram)
  • Best Screenplay (adapted): Sanjay Krishnaji patel (Dashakriya)
  • Best Editing: Rameshwar Ventilator
  • Sound designer: Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookunna Neram)
  • Best production design: 24
  • Best Costume Designer: Sachin (Marathi film)
  • Best Environmental film including agriculture: The Tiger who crossed the line
  • Best Make-up Artist: MK Ramakrishna
  • Best Music Direction: Babu Padmanabha (Kannada Lama)
  • Special Mention: Kadvi Hawa (Hindi), Mukthi Bhavan (Hindi), Majirathi Keki (Assamese), Sonam Kapoor (Neerja).
  • Special Jury award: Mohanlal( Pulimurugan), Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol.
  • Best feature films in regional languages: Madipur (Tulu), Joker (Tamil), Wrongside Raju (Gujarati), Pelli Chupulu (Telugu), Dashakriya (Marathi), Bisarjan’ (Bengali), Maheshinte Prathikaram (Malayalam), Ke Sara Sara (Konkini), Reservation (Kannada) and Neerja (Hindi).

About National Film Awards

  • The National Film Awards are most prominent film award ceremonies in India. It was established in 1954. Since then awarded annually.
  • Winners in different categories of these awards are selected by the national panel of Juries appointed by Union Government. These awards are presented by the President of India in the official ceremony.

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