World Press Freedom Day was Observed On 3 May 2015 The World Press Freedom day was observed globally on 3 May 2015.This year, the theme of World Press Freedom day is Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age. The day marks the celebrations of the fundamental principles of press freedom to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference in 1991. Since then, 3 May is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. World Asthma Day was Observed On 5 May 2015 World Asthma Day was observed across the world on 5 May 2015. The day is observed across the world to spread awareness and care around the world including India. The theme for 2015 is You Can Control Your Asthma and sub-theme is It’s Time to Control Asthma.World Asthma Day takes place on the first Tuesday of May. The inaugural World Asthma Day was held in 1998. Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory long-term disease of the lungs which causes breathing problems by narrowing the airways. Symptoms of asthma include breathlessness, coughing, wheezing, and feeling of tightness in the chest and shortness of breath.