Here is the 15th October 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (15th October) is the International Day of Rural Women.

  • This day is observed to recognize women’s often forgotten contributions to society and the economy.

President Pranab Mukherjee, in Jerusalem for the last leg of his three-nation tour in Western Asia, held a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin.

  • Important Note: Pranab Mukherjee became the first Indian President to address the Parliament of the Israeli Knesset.

Navies of India, USA and Japan began five days Exercise Malabar 2015 “on the East Coast, where several warships, aircraft carriers and submarines fast attack would participate.

  • Naval personnel from the three countries will participate in the event.Anchor


India and Israel signed two agreements. They are,

A cultural exchange program for 2015-2018

Changing the protocol on the agreement to avoid double taxation.

  • Important Note: The Pact on tax avoidance will help plug gaps in tax evasion and to ensure that the Indian and Israeli companies are taxed only if they have permanent establishments.

National Affairs

President of the People, 84th Birth Anniversary today Missile Man APJ Abdul Kalam.

  • PM Narendra Modi has issued commemorative stamps (worth Rs. 5) on him.
  • The Prime Minister also announced that a memorial to Dr Kalam would be built in Rameswaram, to inspire future generations.

Business & Economy

India ranked as the most attractive investment destination in the world for the next three years.

  • This was revealed in a survey released by global consulting firm Ernst and Young.
  • 32% of heads of global corporations company interviewed for the survey, that India is the most attractive destination of investment in the world, followed by China, South Asia and Brazil.

Awards and Recognition

Indian Nobel prize Kailash Satyarthi selected for the prestigious Harvard Humanitarian Award in 2015.

  • The prize is awarded by the University annually to an individual whose work and actions have served to improve the quality of life and people inspired to greater heights.

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), defense research and development organization in India, has decided to rename its missile complex in Hyderabad after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, paying honor to one of the scientists the most popular of the country.

  • Note: This Kalam complex, began his career as a scientist; He worked there for nearly two decades.
  • Defense Minister: Manohar Parrikar

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was chosen as “the finance minister of the year, Asia ‘by the London-based publication Emerging Markets.


Zaheer Khan, one of the greatest fast bowlers of India announced its first international cricket retirement and class.

  • It will, however, continue to play in the IPL for one more season.
  • Important Note: With 610 international wickets, Zaheer finished as one of the most successful players in bowling India, being the wicket taker fourth highest for India in the formats.

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