2 April 2014 Current Affairs

World Autism Awareness Day Celebrated Across The world

The seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day 2014 was celebrated across the world on 2 April 2014. The day is celebrated to raise fund and to create awareness about autism. On this day, Autism Speaks organisation celebrated Light It Up Blue. Light It Up Blue is a global initiative that kicks-off Autism Awareness Month and helps raise awareness about autism. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the resolution on Autism on 18 December 2007 and decided to designate 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day. The resolution was adopted to highlight the need to help improve the lives of children and adults who suffer from the disorder. As a result, the first World Autism Awareness Day was celebrated on 2 April 2008.

Viswanathan Anand Raises To No. 3 In ‘ FIDE ‘ World Chess Rankings

Viswanathan Anand ranked World number 3 in the rating list released by FIDE . Anand with the Victory at the Candidates Tournament held in Russia in March 2014 has moved five places ahead from 8 to 3 with 2785 Elo points. According the rating list, Magnus Carlsen of Norway with Elo points 2881 ranks no 1 and Levon Aronian of America with 2812 ranks 2.


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