Latest Current Affairs 15th August 2018

PM Modi hails contribution of women in nation building :- Hailing the contribution of women in nation building, Prime minister Narendra Modi announced permanent commission for women officers in armed forces recruited through Short Service Commission.

A proud India celebrates her 72nd Independence Day today :- The country is celebrating its 72 Independence Day on August 15.

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passes away :- Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passed away on Tuesday at the age of 90. He was admitted to a hospital following cardiac arrest in Raipur earlier in the day. Seven-day state mourning has been declared.

Gallantry medals announced on Independence Day eve :- On the eve of Independence Day, President and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to Armed Forces Personnel and members of Paramilitary Forces.