Here is the 8th August 2015 Latest Current Affairs of Bank Jobs

International affairs

Today (8th August) is the International Cat Day.

Singapore set to celebrate its 50th anniversary tomorrow.

  • Note: the birth of Singapore as a nation-state came Aug. 9, 1965, when he was ejected from the federation of Malaysia following a stormy union of two years.

India has decided to boycott the 61st Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, which is scheduled to be held in Islamabad, Pakistan from 30 September to 8 October 2015.

  • The unanimous decision to boycott the meeting was taken to protest against Pakistan not to invite the Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.

National Affairs

The government decided to extended facility of e-tourist visa 36 other countries from August 15, bringing the total number of countries in the regime 113.

  • Countries such as Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, the United Kingdom, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Belgium, East Timor, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, Malaysia, Mongolia, Monaco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turks and Caicos, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The Centre and the Delhi government today agreed to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to clean and rejuvenate the river Yamuna where a plan would be ready in 45 days.

  • Union Minister of Water Resources: Uma Bharti
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Union Government launched ambitious project today ‘Nai Manzil “for minorities.

  • The idea behind this new scheme is to help minority students assimilate with their traditional counterparts.
  • The objective of the scheme ‘Nai Manzil “would be the youth job creation and extending loans also for opening businesses.
  • Union minority affairs minister Dr Najma Heptullah

Mysore (Karnataka) has exceeded Swachh Bharat rankings among the 476 cities in the country with three other Karnataka locations listed in the top 10.

  • Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) came 476th at the bottom, preceded by Bhind (MP), Palwal and Bhiwani Haryana.

Top 10 ranked cities

  • Mysore
  • Thiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
  • Navi Mumbai, Kochi (Kerala)
  • Hassan,
  • Mandya and Bangalore Karnataka
  • Thiruvananthapuram, Halisahar (West Bengal)
  • Gangtok (Sikkim).

Business & Economy

In a big relief to lakhs of Internet users on mobile phones, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked telecom companies to subscribers informed of all significant steps in the use of data.

  • The directive issued by TRAI mandated the telecom operators to provide the toll free number ‘1925’ from 1 September to enable or disable the mobile Internet service by sending an SMS or making a call on the number and or next instruction.
  • The new telecommunications regulatory body TRAI directive follows a number of complaints from customers that mobile operators kept the highly complex deactivation process to earn extra income.

Taiwanese handset maker Foxconn contract announced today that it will invest more than $ 5 billion in five years to establish a production unit in Maharashtra.

  • The project is presented to create 50,000 new jobs.
  • Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou
  • Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Science and technology

Giant Microsoft technology launched Microsoft Translator, a translation application that can be used on a wide variety of devices and supports 50 different languages.

  • Note: Google Translate app, on the other hand, argues that 27 languages ​​for the text and the conversion of the voice.


Niloy Neel, a Bangladeshi blogger known for his atheistic views was hacked to death by a gang armed with machetes in the capital Dhaka.

  • Note: It is the fourth secular blogger have been killed this year by suspected Islamic militants in Bangladesh.

New appointments

Dev Vrat Acharya was appointed the governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Ram Nath Kovind was appointed Governor of Bihar.

Consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture Rekha Menon appointed as its new president to succeed India Avinash Vashistha who resigned in July.

  • Accenture has also appointed Anindya Basu as its new country manager for the management of India.


2015 Ashes Series

England beat Australia to win four Ashes Test to find.

  • The test Australia captain Michael Clarke has announced his retirement from international cricket after the Ashes series loss of the team today.

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