1    Kerala has become the first state in the country that have made the public education completely digital.
2    Bangladesh Cabinet approved a draft law to include death penalty as the highest punishment for rape. 
3    The United States at the recent India-US forum has called for the expansion of QUAD grouping.
4    The United Nations observe the International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13 annually. 
5    The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman has announced the Special Festival Advance Scheme and LTC Cash Voucher Scheme to boost the demand in the country .
6    Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Asia Pacific group has kept Pakistan in its ‘Enhanced Follow Up’ list.
7    The Rashtriya Kamadhenu Aayog (RKA) has began the nation wide campaign called “Kamadhenu Deepawali Abhiyan”.
8    As part of the United Nations International Day of Girl Child (11th October 2020), a 16-year old Aava Murto assumed the post of Finland’s Prime Minister for one day.
9    Johnson & Johnson have temporarily stopped its Covid-19 vaccine trial.
10    A fire has broken out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa.
11    The eSanjeevani telemedicine initiative by the Union Health Ministry recently recorded the completion of 5 lakh teleconsultations. 
12    The BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Virtual Meeting was held under the Russian Presidency.
13    On the inaugural session of  “all.ai 2020 Virtual Summit” on October 13, 2020 the Intel India announced the launch of an applied artificial intelligence (AI) research (INAI) center in Hyderabad.
14    Haryana government has launched a mobile water testing laboratory van, fully equipped with a multi-parameter system containing analysers, sensor, probes and instruments meant for assessing water quality.
15    The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship 2020.