Here is the 7th October 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (October 7) is the World Day for Decent Work.

  • During this day the trade unions, trade union federations and other associations of workers to develop their activities to promote the idea of ​​decent work. Actions range from street demonstrations to musical events and conferences organized in many countries.
  • Theme: Enterprise End Greed

National Affairs

Indradhanush second phase of the Mission to achieve full immunization of children under two years implemented from today.

  • The one-week program is being implemented in 352 districts of the country.
  • The objective of the mission is to completely protect children who are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated against seven diseases including diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and hepatitis B.
  • The mission was launched in December last year to extend the vaccination coverage to all children across India in 2020.
  • Union Minister for Health and Family – JP Nadda

The Centre today cleared the National War Memorial and National War Museum to be built in the circle India Gate in the national capital.

  • The proposal to build the first national memorial of the country for soldiers who gave their lives in post-independence, has been underway since the 1960s.
  • The project, estimated to cost around Rs. 500 crore, would be completed in five years.
  • The memorial is in memory of the 22,500 soldiers who sacrificed their lives while in the line of duty post-independence.

The Supreme Court refused to allow the voluntary use of the Aadhaar card for protection schemes other than LPG and PDS

  • Currently, the card can only be used for availing subsidies under the public distribution system and the purchase of kerosene and cooking gas and that, too, voluntarily.
  • Note: UID ambitious scheme of the government was challenged in the courts on privacy because it uses biometric data such as fingerprints and iris.

A National Green Tribunal ordered today all commercial vehicles entering Delhi to pay environmental compensation expense in addition to the toll fee.

  • Important point to note: In May, Delhi has been ranked in a study by the World Health Organization as the worst in the world in 1600 among cities for PM2.5 levels or particles smaller than 2.5 microns.
  • Nearly 66,000 heavy commercial vehicles enter daily Delhi.

The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of three new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in many states.

  • The new AIIMS would be set up at Nagpur in Maharashtra, Manglagiri in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal Kalyani under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), implying the financial implications of Rs.4,949 crore.

Business & Economy

IMF said, the economic growth rates of India for this year to 7.3 percent and 6.8 percent in China.

  • International Monetary Fund – IMF
  • Headquarters – Washington, United States
  • CEO – Christine Lagarde

Books & Authors

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee, received the first copy of the book Coffee Table “nationalist President Pranab Mukherjee ‘edited by Prabhu Chawla to a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

Technology Science

The Indian Navy has ordered Indian Naval Ship (INS) Astradharini.

  • The vessel will be used to conduct technical tests of underwater weapons and systems developed by Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), a DRDO laboratory naval systems.
  • Astradharini is a replacement vessel of the former Astravahini.
  • Earlier last month, the Indian Navy had also commanded INS Kochi, the largest India-made warship.
  • INS Kochi is the second warship of the Indian Navy with multi-function surveillance and threat warning radar.

Awards and Recognition

Three scientists shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2015 for discoveries in DNA repair.

  • Quick Facts about Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 Fellows

Tomas Lindahl From Sweden

  • Currently: Francis Crick Institute, Hertfordshire, UK, Clare Hall Laboratory, and Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Share Price: 1/3
  • He won the award for: DNA repair mechanistic studies

Paul Modrich From: United States

  • Currently: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Durham, NC, USA, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • Share Price: 1/3
  • He won the award for: DNA repair mechanistic studies

Aziz Sancar From Turkey

  • Currently: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Share Price: 1/3
  • He won the award for: DNA repair mechanistic studies


Centre has appealed to Chief Ministers of all States to take steps to abolish job interview at lower positions.

  • Minister of State for the training of staff and Dr. Jitendra Singh wrote a letter to the Chief Ministers asking them to lead this initiative in their respective states.
  • Singh said, the government’s point of view is that the talks should be stopped for menial jobs where personality or skills assessment is not absolutely necessary.
  • He said the objective behind abolition interviews for these positions is that he will fight against corruption, ensuring greater objective selection of a transparent and substantially mitigate the problems of the poor and less aspiring resources.


Sergey Karjakin of Russia won the World Cup in 2015 chess, located in Azerbaijan.

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