Here is the 22nd September 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

World Car-free Day is observed today.

  • This day encourages motorists to abandon their car for a day.
  • Cow is sacred to Hindus, was declared Nepal’s national animal newly unveiled secular constitution.
  • Note: Nepal has adopted a new constitution that Sunday after years of political wrangling.

List of national symbols of Nepal

  • National Bird – Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus)
  • National Emblem – Coat of Arms
  • National Dress – Daura-Suruwal
  • National Anthem – Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka
  • National Animal – Cow
  • National Flower – Rhododendron Gurans / Lali
  • Note: national flag of Nepal’s only national flag non-quadrilateral in the world.

The annual pilgrimage Haj began today with millions of Muslims in Mina assembly.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to begin his tour 7 days Ireland-US from tomorrow.

  • In the first step of its seven-day trip, he will visit Ireland, marking the first visit of Prime Minister of India in nearly 60 years.

Began in India and the US today outside the first strategic dialogue on trade and with a focus on strengthening trade ties and strengthening regional security before the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Barack Obama.

  • US Secretary of State John Kerry and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj highlighted priority areas in bilateral relations as they inaugurated the Indo-US Strategic and Trade Dialogue.

National Affairs

Shortly after a controversy erupted over the government’s proposal to investigate each message that the individual will be send by WhatsApp, SMS, or Google Hangouts, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology stated in a project that social media websites and applications will be exempt from the jurisdiction of the encryption policy.

  • Cryptographic products used in banking and Internet payment gateways, and those used for e-commerce and password transactions are also exempt.
  • The proposed policy, issued by the Department of Electronics and information technology would be applicable to everyone including government departments, academic institutions, citizens and all types of communications – whether official or personal.
  • Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shakar Prasad

The government will implement medical tourism and the Council of Welfare on the occasion of the World Day of this month 27 tourism.

  • Minister of State for Tourism and Culture: Mahesh Sharma

Technology Science

China launched Long March-6, a new, smaller type of rocket family “Long March” which will be mainly used to carry satellites aloft.

  • The Long March-6 is a newly developed carrier rocket using liquid propellant, took off from a launching base in the northern province of Shanxi carrying 20 satellites “micro”.

New appointments

Former Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Ismail Sherif was sworn in as the new Prime Minister, just a week after the previous cabinet resigned over a corruption scandal.

Business & Economy

The Jammu and Kashmir government banned the sale of Ambuja Cements in the state after a probe found underweight bags and prices of products irrational.

  • Government today extended for one year the control order under the Essential Commodities Act to allow states to take steps to curb trade unscrupulous hoarding pulses, edible oils and oilseeds.

Asian Development Bank lowered its GDP growth forecast for India to 7.4% for the current year from the previous 7.8%.

  • ADB cited a weak monsoon, poor external demand and concerns over economic reforms to the revised projections.

Committee on Security Office (CCS) clears a multibillion for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters with the US aviation giant Boeing before the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi States tomorrow.

SEBI market regulator imposes sentence of more than seven thousand crore rupees (7.269) on PACL Ltd and its four directors for fraudulent and illegal mobilization of public funds.

  • Important point to note: This is the largest fine ever by SEBI till date.
  • To enhance the “ease of doing business” and to stimulate the manufacture of Defence, the government decided today to increase the validity of the industrial license to 15 years with a provision to extend to 18 years.
  • Currently, the initial validity of industrial license for the defense sector is seven years, more expandable up to 10 years.
  • Important Note: Last year, the government increased the policy of foreign direct investment in the defense sector to 49 percent, from the previous 26 percent.

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