Current Affairs India - 17 October 2017

1. The 2nd Ayurveda Day is observed on 17 October.
2. Kavita Devi, a former competitive powerlifter  has become the first ever Indian woman to be signed by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
3. Eminent poet, lyricist and journalist Prabha Varma has been selected for the Padma Prabha Puraskaram for 2017.
4. -Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl-, biography of Hema Malini has been launched.
5. All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) has been inaugurated in New Delhi, on the occasion of the 2nd Ayurveda Day.
6. Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has been declared an -Institute of National Importance- under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.
7. India's first Olympic swimmer Shamsher Khan has passed away at the age of 87.