i. October 15th, Dr. Abdul Kalam’s birthday is observed as World Student Day by United Nations Organization annually.
iii. He was the 11th President of India.
ii. The word has defined as, “In southern India and Sri Lanka, expressing distress, regret, or grief; ‘Oh no!’, ‘Oh dear!'”.
i. International Day of the Girl is observed annually on 11 October; it is also called the Day of the Girl.
ii. The theme for 2016 International Day of the Girl (11 October) is “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls”.
iii. On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: October 17
i. The United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 each year since 1993.
ii. 2016 year’s theme was moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms.
i. Eminent writer C Radhakrishnan has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature.
i. Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor has been bestowed upon with the 2016 ET Panache Trendsetter Award in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
ii. The award recognizes the efforts of entrepreneurs, innovators, newsmakers and athletes whose stories inspire millions and whose services transform lives.