• The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society.  The theme is 'Assistive Technologies, Active Participation'. 
  • The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November 2019. The objective is to share new ideas, learnings, global experiences, innovations and future technology trends for faster adoption, assimilation and development of advanced automotive technologies for a smarter and greener future.
  • The Indian Publishing company, Garuda Prakashan Private Limited, launched its book 'Saffron Swords- Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders' Written by Manoshi Sinha Rawal, it is a book on 52 unsung warriors of India from the last 1300 years.
  •  International Mine Awareness Day (IMAD) is organized across the world on 4th of April to foster the establishment and development of national mine-action capacities in countries. The Theme  is "United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home". 
  • The 7th Foreign Office consultations between India and Italy were held in New Delhi. The Indian side was led by Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, A. Gitesh Sarma. 
  • In India, the National Maritime Day is celebrated every year on April 5. The day was first celebrated on April 5, 1964
    The theme of the 56th edition of the National Maritime Day is “Indian Ocean-An Ocean of opportunity”.

  • 7 April of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day
    The theme of World Health Day 2019 is 'Universal health coverage (UHC): Everyone, Everywhere'.

  • The World Homoeopathy Day 2019 will be observed across the world on April 10 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. 

  • The General Assembly declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind.

  • UAE is set to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society. The inaugural ‘AI Everything’, AIE will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

  • The World Allergy Organization has organized the World Allergy Week 2019 globally from 7-13 April 2019.The theme is "The Global Problem of Food Allergy". 
  • Assam’s most awaited festival – the Rongali Bihu, also known as ‘Bohaag Bihu’ which marks the beginning of the new Assamese calendar year started. 
    In Assam, three Bihu festivals are celebrated in a year called as Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu, Bhugali (Magh Bihu) and Kangali (Kati Bihu) for marking the distinctive phase in the farming calendar. 







  • The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. The three-day exhibition has been organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).
     Home Expo India covers sectors with maximum thrust and growth potential in home décor, furnishing, furniture, flooring, and textiles. 







  • The Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) 2019 Congress is being organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation in New Delhi, India. 


  • In 1982, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) established 18 April as the International Day for Monuments and Sites. The theme is " Rural Landscapes".
  • A book containing English translation of the 100-year-old classic Punjabi poem about Jallianwala Bagh massacre, 'Khooni Vaisakhi' has been released in Abu Dhabi. India's Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri commended the launch of the book. The poem was translated by Mr. Suri whose grandfather, revolutionary poet and novelist Nanak Singh, a Jallianwala Bagh survivor, wrote it after witnessing first-hand the events of April 13, 1919.
  •  The World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) is celebrated every year on 21st April to encourage people to use creativity in problem-solving for all issues related to achieving the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 Worldwide. It was first celebrated in 1970. The theme for Earth Day 2019 is to 'Protect Our Species.'
  • World Book Day is celebrated every year on 23 April. It is also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book. It is organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.
  • National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year on 24th April by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.This day marks the passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.

  • Every year on 25 April, people around the globe observe World Malaria Day (WMD) to raise awareness and funds for the treatment and prevention of the disease.
    The theme for the day is “Zero malaria starts with me”.



  • World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is celebrated every year on 26 April around the world to promote the importance of intellectual property rights in encouraging innovation and creativity. 


    Theme is “Reach Gold-Intellectual Property (IP) And Sports“.
  • The last week of April every year is observed as World Immunisation Week (WIW) in order to promote the use of vaccines for the protection of people of all age-groups against disease. The theme “Protected Together: Vaccines Work”. 
  • 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness held in Kathmandu. The theme of the two-day summit was “Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities”.

  • Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time and vowed to seek closer ties. 
    The meeting was held at Russia’s Pacific port city of Vladivostok. 


  • The 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action & Disaster Preparedness was held at Kathmandu, Nepal.

    The theme was “Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities”.


  • International Dance Day is observed globally on 29th of April.In 1982 the Dance Committee of ITI founded International Dance Day to be celebrated the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, creator of modern ballet.