Here is the 21th October 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International Affairs

US and Russian military officials have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which comprises the steps of their drivers must take to avoid a confrontation inadvertently Syria as they conduct air strikes against armed groups distinct.

Prime Minister-designate of Canada Liberal Justin Trudeau confirmed that Canada will withdraw its combat aircraft of the US mission against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Cabinet approves agreement today between India and Egypt on maritime transport cooperation in the merchant marine and maritime issues.

  • Cabinet also approves mutual legal judicial Treaty in Criminal Matters between India and Maldives to investigate crimes.

National Affairs

Today (21 October) is Police Memorial Day.

The history of Memorial Day dates back to October 21, 1959, when a CRPF patrol party led by Karan Singh SI, was ambushed by Chinese forces in Hot Springs Ladakh and 10 jawans were killed.

  • The bravery and sacrifice of defense resulting jawans at 16,000 ft. From sea level, in extremely cold conditions and against all odds, is an embodiment of the rarest of rare courage.
  • Police Indo-Tibetan border sends a representative party of all police forces in the country, in Hot Springs, Ladakh every year to honor the martyrs who gave their lives October 21, 1959 while protecting national borders.

PM Narendra Modi published a book titled “Warriors Remembered” on the occasion of the Police Memorial Day.

  • This book is a compilation of the CRPF martyrs.

The book chronicles the life and exploits of over 2,000 brave men and women of the Central Reserve Police Force who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty over the years.

  • Senior officers of the largest paramilitary force CRPF country led by CEO Prakash Mishra handed copies of the book to the PM.

Delhi will observe the first Car Free Day tomorrow (October 22th) on the section from Red Fort India Gate, between 7 am to 12 pm.

  • Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia his deputy and other ministers will take part in the event which aims to encourage people to use public transport.

PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the capital of Andhra Pradesh Amaravati in a village in Guntur district tomorrow.

Awards and Recognition

Cho Seong-Jin of South Korea, won the prestigious Chopin Piano Competition 17th International in the Polish capital, Warsaw.

  • The competition takes place every five years, is one of the few pianists who play pieces by a single composer.
  • It has been a springboard for many internationally renowned pianists.

Renowned criminologist K Chockalingam was conferred with the H Price Paul Appleby 2015 for distinguished service to the public administration.

Business & Economy

The Cabinet decided to double the salary ceiling for calculating bonuses to Rs 7000 per month for the factory workers and establishments with 20 or more employees.

  • Note: The payment of bonuses (Amendment) Bill 2015 to improve the monthly calculation of the premium cap to Rs 7000 per month from existing Rs 3,500 was approved by the Union Cabinet today.

New appointments

Former Delhi High Court judge, Justice Reva Khetrapal will again lokayukta Delhi.

  • The position of anti-corruption ombudsman was vacant since November 2013, when retired judge Manmohan Sarin renounced office.

E-commerce giant Flipkart today announced the appointment of Samardeep Subandh its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).


Pakistan withdraws from the Asian Cup for blind cricketers to be held in India next year, saying security threats of the players because of the protests faced by the Pakistan Cricket Board tour (map) officials this week.

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