Here is the 17th October 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (17th October) is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

  • This day has been celebrated every year since 1993, when the General Assembly of the United Nations, by resolution designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.
  • The fight against poverty remains at the heart of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and development of the post-2015 development agenda.
  • Theme of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015: Building a Sustainable Future: Getting together to end poverty and discrimination

India will host the India-Africa Forum Summit Third, one of the largest summit of African countries outside of Africa.

  • This summit will be held from 26 to 29 October 2015 in New Delhi.

New Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa of Nepal is on a visit to India from October 17 to 19 2015.

  • This is his first visit abroad after taking over a few days ago. Anchor


Pakistan and Russia today signed a major agreement to build a pipeline of 1100 km from Lahore to Karachi at an estimated cost of $ 2 billion, a collaboration that should take the ties between the two Cold War adversaries “to a new level “.

  • The 1100 km pipeline with a capacity of 12.4 billion cubic meters a year will connect LNG Karachi (LNG) terminals with those in Lahore.

National Affairs

The government has set up a compensation victims Central fund (CVCF) scheme, with an initial corpus of Rs 200 crore, to allow support to victims of rape, acid attacks, human trafficking and women killed or wounded by cross-border fire.

  • Victims of acid attacks and rapes now receive Rs 3 lakh under CVCF while the compensation will increase by 50 per cent if the victim is under 14 years.

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, announced the launch of a postdoctoral fellowship in the name of the death of Dr Kalam APJAbdul

  • The postdoctoral program of the Department is targeted toward young scientists working in the field of environment and ecology in the country.

Business & Economy

After the Reserve Bank of India’s decision to license payments to 11 banks, Mahindra Comviva, which has a 25 percent market share in the global market of mobile money, announced that entered the Indian market to provide technology solutions and infrastructure to payments banks in India.

Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Retail will soon start selling 4G LTE smartphones under the brand “LYF”

  • The move comes months ahead of a planned launch 4G service from Reliance Infocomm Company Jio group.

New appointments

Nepalese Parliament elected UCPN Maoist lawmakers unanimously Onsari Gharti Magar as the Speaker of the House.

  • She became the first woman president of Nepal parliament.


Denmark Open 2015

PV Sindhu India beats world champion Carolina Marin from Spain to enter final maiden Super Series.

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