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International Firefighters' Day 2022

International Firefighters’ Day recognises the sacrifices of firefighters who make ensure that their communities and environment are safe. Firefighters’ are well trained to control any situation of disaster. On this day we thanked current and past firefighters for their contributions.In 1999, Firefighters' Day was created when 5 firefighters' died tragically during a wildfire at Linton in Victoria, Australia. 

World Press Freedom Day 2022

World Press Freedom Day is also known as World Press Day. It was announced by the United Nations General Assembly to observe World Press Freedom Day on 3rd May to spread awareness about the importance of Freedom of the Press in functioning, information providing, its significance and to awaken the government of its duty to uphold and respect the right to freedom of expression. The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2022 is "Journalism under digital siege".

Rajasthan: 'Miyan ka Bada' railway station renamed as 'Mahesh Nagar halt' in Barmar

An official name changing ceremony of `Miyan ka Bada` railway station to `Mahesh Nagar halt` was held in the Balotra area of Barmer district of Rajasthan on Saturday. Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union minister of state for agriculture Kailash Choudhary, among others, attended the event. In 2018, the name of the village was changed from Miyan ka Bada to Mahesh Nagar but the name of the railway station was not changed.

Vinay Mohan Kwatra appointed as new Foreign Secretary

Vinay Mohan Kwatra on Sunday took charge as India’s new foreign secretary at a time New Delhi is dealing with various geopolitical developments including the crisis in Ukraine.
A 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Kwatra replaced Harsh Vardhan Shringla who retired from service on Saturday. Vinay Kwatra was serving as India’s envoy to Nepal before assuming the charge of the foreign secretary.

World Asthma Day 2022

World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday of May every year to raise awareness about the respiratory disease called asthma. This day also highlights how this dreadful disease can be controlled with proper treatment and cure. 
Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes difficulty in breathing due to the narrow airways in the body. According to the CDC, one in thirteen Americans have Asthma and this day is observed to spread awareness among the masses and to educate them about the complication of asthma. This year, the theme for World Asthma Day is 'Closing Gaps in Asthma Care'. 
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