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On 10 October in South Asian history

ON 10 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 10, 2019

1895: Birth of Sridhara Maharaja, a revered Indian guru
http://www.scsmath.com/docs/sridhar_maharaj.html
http://www.gosai.com/chaitanya/srila_sridhara_mj/affection/oag_contents.html

1902: Birth of K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist who died on December 9, 1997
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/dr-k-shivaram-karanth
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/k._shivaram_karanth-profile-2366-25.htm

1906: Birth of R. K. Narayan, one of the most famous Indian modern writer
http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/worldlit/india/narayan.html
http://www.rigzin.freeservers.com/rknarayan.htm#rk%20narayan

1930: Birth of Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet
http://pakistaniat.com/2006/12/09/mustafa-zaidi-poet /

Mustafa Zaidi

1954: Birth of Rekha, Bollywood actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004334/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfmXm6ucyOM

1964: Death of Guru Dutt, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on July 9, 1925
http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/bollywood/actors/guru-dutt.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Dutt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0eINgooDCk

2000: Death of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, three times Sri Lankan Prime Minister between 1960 and 2000
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/20/newsid_2784000/2784527.stm

2001: In Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia becomes PM for the 3d time up to 29 October 2006
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Zia,_Begum_Khaleda

2002: First free election in Pakistan since the military October 19, 1999 coup
Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid-e-Azam: 77 seats (pro-Musharraf)
Pakistan People’s Party: 63 (Pro-Bhutto)
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal: 45 (Fundamentalits)
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz: 14 (pro-Sharif)
Others: 68

2008: The United States and India sign a civilian nuclear co-operation accord to end 34 years of US sanctions
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7663017.stm

2008: In Pakistan, the 10 October 2008 Orakzai bombing kills 110 and injures 200 more
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_October_2008_Orakzai_bombing

2011: Indian singer Jagjit Singh dies
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15236222

2013: Pakistani ex-President Pervez Musharraf is arrested over a 2007 mosque raid a day after the country’s supreme court granted him bail in another case.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24481955
http://dawn.com/news/1048796/musharraf-rearrested-over-lal-masjid-operation

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, wins the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24475305
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Malala-Yousafzai-awarded-the-2013-Sakharov-Prize-29246.html

2014: The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11153860/Malala-Yousafzai-the-youngest-ever-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winner-in-60-seconds.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935

2015 : In a surprise move, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala files his nomination for re-election, a day before the parliament of the troubled Himalayan nation is expected to elect a new prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/nepal-pm-koirala-resigns-pm-seeks-election-151010160207623.html

2018: Bangladesh sentences 19 to death for 2004 political rally attack
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/54/27/229/1539159506697.html?newsId=50390
https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/10/10/babar-gets-death-tarique-jailed-for-life-in-2004-grenade-attack
https://www.thedailystar.net/august-21-carnage/21-august-grenade-attack-verdict-tarique-rahman-awarded-life-1645090
http://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=162527