Here is the 13th April 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

National Affairs

More than four months after President Penalty awarded to two bills, the government NDA today finally notified the Eighty-ninth Constitutional (Amendment) Act and the Act on the National Judicial Appointments Commission, thus putting end more than two decades old system of judicial appointment college the Supreme Court and high courts.

  • Under the new law, a committee of six members – National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) – led by the Chief Justice of India will choose the judges of the apex court and state high courts.
  • With the head, this panel includes two high-most judges of the Supreme Court, Union Minister of Law and Justice and two “eminent persons” appointed by a committee composed of the Prime Minister, CJI and Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha or the leader of the largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha.

A think tank announced today NITI Aayog Government that it will soon come out with an integrated policy to help meet the massive demand for solar, wind, gas and coal.

  • This is to stimulate the production of electricity in the country from various sources such as solar, wind, gas, coal, etc. to meet the growing demand.
  • Important Note: The government has set an ambitious target to generate 1,75,000 MW from renewable sources by 2022, including 1,00,000 MW of solar power.
  • NITI Aayog Chair: Narendra Modi
  • Vice President Arvind Panagariya
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Sindhushree Khullar

In a first of its kind initiative in the country, the government of Gujarat launched Industrial tourism to enhance development.

  • The package, called Industrial visit Gujarat covers large industrial facilities that have earned a worldwide reputation for the State.
  • Some of the main attractions of this tour include a visit to the Tata Nano plant in Sanand, the Pipavav port near Amreli, Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar and Amul Dairy in Anand.

People News

The government today decided Haryana to give “equal status to the Minister Cabinet” to Ramdev, who was appointed brand ambassador the state to promote yoga and ayurveda.

  • Yoga would become a compulsory subject in Haryana schools for which ‘yogshalas will be built in all cities and 6500 villages in the state under the leadership of Ramdev.
  • Health and Sports Minister of Haryana: Anil Vij
  • Put to rest months of speculation and rumors, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that she would be running for the office of US President in 2016.


Lt Gen Hanut Singh (Retd), one of the most famous officers of the Indian Army left them in Dehradun.

  • He commanded the 17 horse, or Poona Horse Regiment in the War of 1971 Indo-Pak.
  • He was honored with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (SCLE) Maha Vir Chakra and (MVC) [second highest award for gallantry in India].
  • He retired from the army in 1991.

Guenter Grass, the German writer and Nobel Prize winner who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era, has died.

  • He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999.
  • Note: It ran into controversy when he revealed in 2006 that he had been a member of the Waffen SS during World War II.


New Zealand won the hockey tournament Sultan Azlan Shah in 2015 by beating Australia

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