Current Affairs International - 4 September 2015

1. The Indian football team-s ranking improved by one place to occupy 155th place in the latest FIFA rankings released yesterday. Earlier in July, India had dropped 15 positions to 156th place after two successive defeats in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Argentina is ranked at No. 1 position followed by Belgium, Germany, Colombia and Brazil in the top positions.


2. US payrolls rose less than expected in August and unemployment rate dropped to 7 and half year low of 5.1% in the same month. With this improved job and payroll data, Fed may increase rates later this month.