Important Days
International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day is observed every year on May 12 to honour the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.
▪ The day was first observed by the International Council of Nurses on 12 May 1974.
Theme for 2024 : Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care.
Awards and Honour
Sahitya Akademi Fellowship
▪ Author Ruskin Bond has been recently awarded the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship.
▪ It is the highest honour given by the literary organisation.
About Ruskin Bond
▪ Received Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for the book ‘Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra’
▪ Awards
Padma Shri – 1999
Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar – 2012.
Padma Bhushan – 2019

Next Current Affairs History >