Here Is The 1st May 2015 Latest Current Affairs Of Bank Jobs

International Affairs

International Labour Day is celebrated across the country today.

  • The date was chosen for the International Workers’ Day by the International Commemoration of the Second Haymarket affair, held in Chicago May 4, 1886.
  • This Day has its origins in the labor movement, especially the movement of day eight.
  • Note: eight-hour day movement advocated eight hours work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

India today categorically rejected the stand by Pakistan that the creation of all cantons “dedicated” in the Kashmir valley for displaced Kashmiri Pandits would change the demographic composition of the State and be in violation of resolutions UN.

  • In a forceful statement, Arun Jaitley Minister of Finance said that the Kashmiri Pandits with Muslims and Sikhs are an integral part of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Foreign Minister and NSA S Jaishankar Ajit Doval are on a visit to Kathmandu.
  • They directed all Indian agencies involved in conducting relief and rescue in full swing.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked PM Narendra Modi to help Israel in its rescue work in quake-stricken Nepal.

National Affairs

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today welcomed the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra, the day of the foundation of the two western states.


  • Created on: May 1, 1960
  • Governor: Om Prakash Kohli
  • The Chief Minister Anandiben Patel


  • Created on: May 1, 1960
  • Governor: C. Vidyasagar Rao
  • The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Imoprtant Points to note:

  • The state of Maharashtra and Gujarat were formed as a result of a movement by law Bombay Reorganisation 1960 adopted by the Parliament of India, April 25, 1960.
  • The Act came into force May 1, 1960.

Mumbai State Transport Commissioner Mahesh Zagade today issued a circular prohibiting the use of “Horn Ok Please” on the back of commercial vehicles like trucks and tempos, in Maharashtra.

  • Reason for ban: The sentence gives license to motorists to honk unnecessarily and there have been many complaints of excessive honking in silent zones such as near hospitals, schools and colleges.

Adilabad recorded a maximum temperature of 42.3 degrees Celsius today, making it the hottest day of the season so far.

Arun Jaitley Minister of Finance emphasized the need for a law to prevent money laundering.

  • He said the government’s goal is to make all transparent international transactions in 2017.
  • Note: New law on income and assets abroad not to disclose to be taken up in Parliament next week.
  • The Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu today marked a Phase Bangalore Namma Metro.

People News

Said Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) today Maharashtra, he ordered the filing of FIR against the major e-commerce CEO Kunal Bahl and directors of the company in a case related to the alleged sale online drugs, including prescription drugs.

Science & Technology

Shrouded in secrecy “Project Spartan ‘so far, Microsoft has unveiled its new Edge as Web browser, which will eventually replace the existing Internet Explorer.

  • About board: This is lighter and faster than Internet Explorer and comes with new features such as an integrated tool in scoring, a play mode without distraction, and information to a web site from Cortana, voice personal assistant application for Windows.

Co Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese construction company claimed to be the fastest company in the world, after the erection of a skyscraper 57 floors in 19 working days in central China.

Business & Economy

Major mobile operators Cut roaming call rates by up to 40 percent and SMS by up to 75 percent from today due to cut rates by TRAI ceiling.

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