Here is the 10th August 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (10th August) is the International Biodiesel day.

During the 1850s, two scientists named as E. Duffy and J. Patrick had developed the first diesel engine.

  • After that, a renowned scientist another named Rudolf Diesel built a model of diesel engine choice at a 10-foot iron cylinder and flywheel at its base.
  • This model was powered for the first time August 10, 1893 in Augsburg, Germany. Subsequently, this day is celebrated as the day of international biodiesel.
  • Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in eastern China, causing the heaviest rains in a century.

National Affairs

The Rajasthan High Court today banned Jain ritual of ‘Santhara’ making punishable under Article 306 and 309 of the IPC (abetting suicide).

  • The ancient ritual, which is also called Sallekhana is voluntary starvation to embrace death.

The Swethambar community (White Sect) who practice secular ritual, believes it is the ultimate means to achieve moksha, when one believes that his life has reached its goal.

  • On average 240 Jains practice Sallekhana to death every year in India.

The government launched Suraksha Bandhan hard, innovative player to combine his social security schemes with the Raksha Bandhan festival.

  • This drive will facilitate registration under social security schemes through innovative programs such as gift certificates and special deposits.
  • The player will reach the eligible bank account holders basin still to be registered under these schemes – namely the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) accident and disability to Rs.2 lakh to annual premium of Rs.12 Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti and Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) for a long-term life cover 2 lakh rupees to an annual premium of Rs.330.

The Supreme Court today authorized repair blankets and provide other facilities of fortune Ram Lalla Temple at the disputed site in the town of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

The government launched the kindergarten Yojana, an initiative to bring students closer to nature, involving them in raising young trees in nurseries set up in schools.

  • The underlying theme of the Yojana is to plant a tree for a sustainable future and to the clean and green nation.
  • Under the Yojana, students will plant the seeds, seedlings grow in nursery school, through practical exercise for biology classes and extracurricular activities for students of other courses of water.
  • Students will also take a census of trees in their school and locality.
  • Ten thousand schools will be covered throughout the country under in next three years.
  • The selected schools will receive grant of Rs 25,000 the first year and Rs 10,000 per year for the following two years.
  • Environment Minister: Prakash Javadekar

People News

Initially, Ajeet Kumar Saroj, a convict of manslaughter filed in Varanasi Central Prison was awarded a gold medal by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) of the filling into Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS).

Science and technology

Minister Telecom Ravi Shankar Prasad launched “Disha“, a mobile application in Bihar to help digital literacy in the state.

  • This is should help people to learn about computers and the Internet through self-learning modules.
  • It is free and available on Google Play Store.


Kannada poet and freedom fighter, Kayyara Kinhanna Rai (101 years) died.

  • He was in the forefront of the movement to merge the north-Kannada speaking area of ​​the Chandragiri river with Karnataka to meet its linguistic aspirations and development after the reorganization States 1957.
  • Rai founded Kasaragod Vileenekarana Kriya Samiti to fight for the cause.

Business & Economy

India retains its position as the world’s largest beef exporter, according to data released by the US Department of Agriculture, and extended his lead over the next highest exporter, Brazil.

  • Smartphone maker based in Shanghai Phicomm announced it will invest approximately 1 billion (Rs6400 crore) in India by the end of 2017 the establishment of five business units including mobile phones, SOHO, Enterprise Cloud services and smart cities in a phased manner.
  • The government has capped the payment of the subsidy on kerosene at Rs 12 per liter and domestic cooking gas (LPG) at Rs 18 per kg.
  • Oil minister: Dharmendra Pradhan

Awards and Recognition

President Pranab Mukherjee today introduced the 24 ‘Saraswati Sammaan‘ for 2014 in the Lok Sabha MP Dr. M. Veerappa Moily.

  • Dr M Veerappa Moily has received this award for his Sri Ramayana Epic Mahanveshanam “written in Kannada

Indian sociobiologist Raghavendra Gadagkar received the highest civilian honor of Germany – Cross of the Order of Merit.

  • It was awarded the honor for his contribution in the field of behavioral ecology and sociobiology, and also to work to strengthen Research Company between India and Germany.


Senior Indian hockey player Gurbaj Singh suspended for nine months to indulge in groupism and create discord within the team.

World Championships 2015 badminton began to Jakarta

  • For the first time that India have two players in the top 5 of the rankings.

They are,

  • Saina (No. 2 worldwide in women’s singles)
  • Srikanth (No. 3 worldwide in the men’s singles)

Indian Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy win their first round matches.

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