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

International affairs

More than a million people were evacuated from their homes after a massive earthquake measuring 8.3 struck central Chile.

  • A tsunami alert was issued for the entire Chilean coast.

Austria has imposed new restrictions on its borders, like the land on the main road for refugees crossing the EU by land struggling to deal with a backlog of thousands trying to reach Germany.

  • Note: Yesterday side adjacent to Austria, Hungary, declared a state of emergency and closed its border with Serbia, leaving many desperate refugees stranded at the border. Anchor

National Affairs

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with religious fervor and traditional enthusiasm all the country with the idols of the Lord being installed in various pandals mandals middle and tight security arrangements.

The National Green Tribunal has spent directions to prevent pollution in the Yamuna river and imposed a ban on the immersion of idols except made from biodegradable materials in the upcoming holiday season.

  • NGT President: Justice Swatanter Kumar

The Yuva Morcha Bharatiya Janata today launched a Nationalwide “Panch Kranti Abhiyan” to propagate the five flagship programs of the government on the BJP-led celebration of the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • The program is mainly taken to popularize the flagship programs of the government NDA Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led.

The program includes five aspects of the headlights porgrammes NDA Government,

  • Make India (Nirman Kranti)
  • Skill India (Kaushal Kranti)
  • Clean India (Swatch Kranti)
  • Beti Beti Bachao Padhao (Shakti Kanya Kranti)
  • Yoga (Yog Kranti)

The Centre launched the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) for the welfare of areas and people affected by the operations related to the mining sector, using funds generated by the Foundations Mineral District (DMFS).

  • The scheme seeks to mitigate the adverse effects due to the operation of mining on the environment and health and to ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for people living in mining areas.
  • Minister of Mines and Steel: Narendra Singh Tomar

The government today approved the creation of four director positions for four new National Institutes of Design (NID) in Kurukshetra, Bhopal and Vijayawada Jorhat.

  • Note: The National Design Policy was approved by Cabinet in February 2007.

Technology Science

North Korea has resumed normal operations in the Yongbyon complex, the country’s main nuclear facility.

Awards and Recognition

Of Indian origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among six writers shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015.

  • Sahota, who was tried Granta Best Young British Novelist 2013, in competition with British compatriot Tom McCarthy, Jamaican Marlon James, American Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara and Nigerian Chigozie Obioma for his second book “The Year of the Runaways” which deals the experience of illegal immigrants from the Indian subcontinent in Britain.


The capital of Zhejiang Province in Hangzhou in eastern China was chosen by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to host the 2022 Asian Games.

Important points to note:

  • Hangzhou was the only candidate city for Asian Games 2022, the nineteenth edition games.
  • This will be the third Chinese city to host the next Asian Games in 1990 in Beijing and Guangzhou in 2010.
  • In 2014, Incheon, a city in South Korea hosted the Asian Games, while the city of Jakarta in Indonesia will host the Asian Games 2018.

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