CONTENTS:- National Youth Day(January 12); Republic Day (January 26); Martyrs’ Day (January 30);National Science Day (February 28); International Women’s Day (March 8); World Day for Water (March 22); World Health Day ( April 7); World Book Day ( April 23); International Labour Day ( May 1); World Red Cross Day ( May 8); Anti Terrorism Day ( May 21); World No Tabacco Day ( May 31); World Environment Day ( June 5); Anti Child Labour Day ( June 12); National Statistics Day ( June 29); World Population Day ( July 11); Independence Day ( August 15); Sadbhavana Diwas Day ( August 20); Teacher’s Day ( September 5); International Literacy Day (September 8); International Day of Peace ( September 21); National Service Scheme (NSS) Day ( September 24); National Blood Donation Day ( October 1); International Day for the Elderly ( October 1); International Day of No-Violence (October 2); World Mental Health Day ( October 10); World Sight Day ( October 12); International Day for Disaster Reduction ( 2nd Wednesday of October); Children’s Day ( November 14); National Integration Day ( November 19); World AIDS Day ( December 1); International Day of Disabled Persons ( December 3); World Human Rights Day ( December 10).
The book "Modern Essays" contains 33 articles on important days arranged in chronological order. The days are recommended for celebration/observation by the Govt. of India in its NSS Manual. A picture has been shown in each article to symbolic the content of the day. This book incorporates the International and National Days Proclaimed recently i.e., during the year 2007, viz., International Day of Non-Violence and National Statistics Day. The main objectives of bringing this book is that the students participating in the International and National functions can get an awareness of the background, objectives, biography of the leaders and other related/ required information about the Day.