Here is the 24th October 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (24 October) is World Polio Day.

  • This day observes the importance of polio eradication.
  • World Day against the 2015 polio
  • Theme: End Polio Now Making Today.

Today is United Nations Day.

United Nations was formed October 24, 1945.

  • The organization turns 70 today.

Note: United Nations Day is part of the United Nations Week, which runs from October 20 to 26.

Important details concerning the United Nations:

  • Headquarters: New York City
  • Formed on: 24th October 1945
  • Total Member States: 193 (2 observers)

Key People:

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
  • Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson
  • President of the General Assembly: Mogens Lykketoft
  • Economic and Social Council President Martin Sajdik
  • President of the Security Council: Dato Ramlan Ibrahim

Information day on global development is observed today.

  • The purpose behind the celebration of this day is to draw attention of world public opinion on development issues and strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

Police celebrates Indo-Tibetan Border its 54th Raising Day today.

National Affairs

Yaom e-Aashurah, the 10th day of the first month of the Islamic Republic Calender Muharram is observed across the country.

  • The event marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala, where Imam Ali Hussein, grand-son Muhammad the Islamic prophet was killed by the forces of Yazid.

The day symbolizes the great sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain, for humanity and veracity.

  • In a landmark decision, the Indian government approved today the induction of women in combat flows of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
  • The IAF is currently inducting women into the transport stream and helicopters.
  • Women are now eligible for induction in all branches and streams of the Air Force.
  • Note: The first female officer will enter a fighter pilot cockpit in June 2017.

Green Wood Udbhav Utsav, an international dance festival featuring teams from different countries, including India, began in Gwalior.

  • The festival was jointly organized by the Udbhav Krida Sanskritik Sanstahn Avam and Green Wood Public School.
  • Note: dance teams from Greece, France, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa will take part in the festival.
  • Sikkim, the landlocked Indian state located in the mountains of the Himalayas area will become “No Honking ‘soon.

People News

Maldives police arrested the Vice President Ahmed Adeeb on suspicion of links to an explosion on the presidential boat last month that President Yameen Abdul Gayoom escaped unhurt.

New appointments

Lieutenant General retired Nasser Khan Janjua has been appointed as the new National Security Adviser (NSA) of Pakistan.


The first Indigenous Games, a multisport event with over 2,000 participants Aboriginal athletes from 30 countries started in Palmas, Brazil.

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