Here is the 20th July 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International Affairs

Today is Colombian Independence Day.

Important details on Colombia

  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Official language: Spanish
  • President Juan Manuel Santos
  • Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras
  • Currency: Peso

On this day in 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the surface of the moon.

The British PM David Cameron outlines the government’s strategy to overcome the poison of Islamic extremism in Britain.

Cameron has set out four major issues to be addressed

  • the fight against extremist ideology distorted,
  • the radicalization process,
  • the moderate Muslim voices drowning
  • The identity crisis among some British Muslims.
  • He said no one should be demonized and moderate Muslims also hated sick worldview extremists.

US and Cuba formally restored diplomatic relations after 54 years.

  • The two countries renewed diplomatic ties today that reopened embassies in their respective capitals, a powerful movement to bury decades of hostility between the Cold War foes.

Japan, the sixth biggest polluter of greenhouse gas on the planet, has promised to reduce emissions by 26 percent from 2013 levels by 2030.

  • To achieve this, nuclear energy, deeply unpopular and offline since the tsunami triggered the Fukushima disaster of 2011, should provide about 20-22 percent of electricity production by then.

National Affairs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 46th Indian Labour Conference dedicating the National Careers Service (NCS), the largest national portal for adapting the use of dynamic and effective way and launch ESIC 2.0, the order the day of the second generation health reform for many employees nationwide.

  • 17 new police battalions comprising 18,700 people, will arise in Jammu and Kashmir and Naxal-affected states with the help of the Centre.
  • Of these 17, five will be for Jammu and Kashmir and 12 for the United Maoist affected, a senior official of the Interior Ministry said.


Indian Railways today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Odisha government rapid implementation of Khurda-Bolangir road segment new mainline railway gauge on shared cost basis.

  • The signing of this MOU will go a long way in the development of infrastructure in Orissa, the Dasapalla Bolangir-segment Khurda-Bolangir new line from east to west across the state will accelerate the development districts falling on this line.
  • Note: Khurda Road-Bolangir (289 km) new line project was taken over by the railways at an estimated cost of Rs 3,050 crore.
  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Technology Scientist

Launched Stephen Hawking, the eminent British physicist now a 100-million USD project looking for foreigners.

  • The Breakthrough Initiative program, funded by US billionaire and Silicon Valley technology investor Yuri Milner and physicist, was launched at the Royal Society in London and characterized as the “greatest scientific research ever undertaken signs of intelligent life beyond Earth.”
  • The project plans to cover 10 times more sky than previous programs and scan five times more spectrum, 100 times faster.

Awards and Recognition

Kerala Tourism has set Asia Pacific Travel Association bag this year (PATA) Prices for his project on the Muziris Heritage in the “Culture and Heritage” category.

  • The award, sponsored by the Government Tourist Office of Macau (MGTO), went on the Muziris Heritage Project for its conservative appearance, uniqueness and impact on the local community.
  • Note: The flagship project of the Government of Kerala is one of the largest conservation projects of the heritage of modern India. “
  • Kerla Tourism Minister AP Anilkumar

Shiv Pande, a doctor of Indian origin has received honorary fellowship by the University of Central Lancashire, a leading UK university for his contribution to the community as a general practitioner and professor of medicine.

Business & Economy

Greek banks have reopened today after three weeks off due to the impasse over the country’s debt, which the government initiates repayment of its loans to the ECB and the IMF.

Bharti Airtel has an agreement with the telecommunications operator based in Orange France to sell four subsidiaries in Africa.

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