The Hindu current affairs for the 2nd week of November 2015.Current affairs related to the month of November are very important for upcoming interviews and exams. Here we are providing some excerpts from English Daily The Hindu.


CISCE- The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

JCO- Junior Commissioned Officers

APTEL- Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

CPSUs- Central Public Sector Undertakings

SOEs- State Owned Enterprises

HI & PE- Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

RTS- Right to Service Act

UNCITRAL- United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

LSE- London Stock Exchange

NCAER- National Council of Applied Economic Research


Finance Minister of Haryana- Captain Abhimanyu

President of Taiwan- Ma Ying-jeou

Managing Director and CEO of NSE- Chitra Ramkrishna

President of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Director General of UN Food and Agriculture Organization- Jose Graziano  da silva

Foreign Minister of Maldives- Dunya Maumoon

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Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh- Nabam Tuki

Army Chief General of Pakistan- Raheel Sharif

World Health Organization Regional Director For South East Asia- Poonam Khetrapal

New Appointments

New Chairman of International Cricket Council- Shri Shashank Manohar

Ombudsman of the BCCI- Justice A.P.Shah (Retired)

Head of the IPL Governing Council 2015-16- Shri Rajeev Shukla

New Executive Director representing the Indian Constituency at International Monetary Fund- Shri Subir Gokarn

Book, Author & Artist

“The New Religious Intolerance” written by- Martha Nussbaum

“The Hundred Year Marathon” written by- Michael Pillsbury


Chiragh Kumar related to- Golf

National & International Days

Uttrakhand Diwas- 9th November (16th Diwas)

Legal Service Day- 9th November

World Urdu Day- 9th November

World Science Day for Peace and Development- 10th November

Transport Day- 14th November

World Diabetes Day- 14th November

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2015- 15th November (Third Sunday of November)


Cervantes Prize 2015 winner- Fernando del Paso (Mexican Author)

Business & Economy

FDI Limit for TV News Channels- 49% (From 26%)

FDI Limit for Non News Channels- 100%

Name of the countries in the Indian Constituency at International Monetary Fund- India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka

Currency of China,Yuan got include in IMF currency basket i.e. Special Drawing Rights


Venue of the G-20 2015- Antalya (Turkey)

Venue of the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference 2015- Islamabad (Pakistan)

Venue of the 15th World Soft Tennis Championship 2015- India

National Affairs

Total number of Seats in Bihar Assembly- 243

Birdman of India- Dr. Salim Ali

Theme of the 35th India International Trade Fair 2015- Make In India

International Affairs

Name of the Party of Aung San Suukyi in Myanmar- National League of Democracy

‘Heart of Asia’ conference 2015 scheduled on- 7 & 8 December 2015.

India again win seat in UNCITRAL for Six years.

United Nations announced International Year of Pulses 2016.

Theme of the World Health Day 2016 selected by WHO- Diabetes

Join : IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 Test Series


Baban Prasad Mishra- Veteran Journalist

Kamala Laxman- Wife of Cartoonist R.K.Laxman

All The Best.


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