Weekly The Hindu current affairs for the 3rd week of Month October 2015 “12 Oct to 18 October 2015” . After some days IBPS PO 2015 mains is to be held. In GA section, there will be some questions from this current affairs. So prepare well.


UGTT- Tunisian General Labour Union

UTICA- Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts

LTDH- Tunisian Human Rights League

UCC- Uniform Civil Code

AITP- All India Tourist Permit

AIOCD- All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists

PUC- Pollution Under Control

NCPEDP- National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People

DIPP- Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

BCCC- Broadcasting Content Complaints Council

SHRC- State Human Right Commission

ICH-Intangible Cultural Heritage


Union Minister for Science and Technology- Shri Harsh Vardhan

Union Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister of State- Shri Babul Supriyo

Chairperson of African Union Commission- Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Chairman of Observer Research Foundation- Shri Sudheendra Kulkarni

Union Commerce Minister- Nirmala Sitharaman

Governor of Odisha- S.C.Jamir

Union Minister of State for Labour- Bandaru Datttatreya

President of Nepal- Shri Ram Baran Yadav

President of Israel- Reuven Rivlin

Secretary of DIPP- Shri Amitabh Kantt

Vodafone Group CEO- Vittorio Colao

Vodafone India Chairman- Analjit Singh

Union Minister of Steel and Mines- Narendra Singh Tomar

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Director General of NACO- N.S.Kang

New Appointments

New Prime Minister of Nepal- Shri Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli (38th Prime Minister)

New Chief Financial Officer of Infosys- Shri M.D.Ranganath

New CEO of South Asian Games- Shri R.K.Sharma

Book , Author & Artist

‘Ours Are The Streets’ written by- Sunjeev Sahota

‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ written by- Marlon James

‘A Little Life’ written by- Hanya Yanagihara

‘The Outsourcer’ written by- Shri Dinesh C. Sharma


Ajay Jayaram relate to- Badminton

China Open winner- Novak Djokovic

Runner Up- Rafael Nadal

Host of The South Asian Games 2016- India

National & International Days

International Day of Disaster Reduction-13th October

World Standards Day- 14th October

International Day of Rural Women- 15th October

World Hand Wash Day- 15th October

World Food Day- 16th October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty- 17th October


Nobel Economics Prize 2015- Angus Deaton

Man Booker Prize 2015 winner- Marlon James

Wildlife Photographer of the year 2015 winner- Don Gutoski

Business & Economy

Financial Inclusion find of Rs.2000 Crore by RBI to help the financial inclusion.

Abof.com- Aditya Birla Group’s E-Commerce Venture

‘Money2World’ introducer by ICICI Bank to transfer overseas money


Capital of Denmark- Copenhagen

Venue of 36th National Archery Championship- Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Marlon James belong to- Jamaica

Host of Hand in Hand 2015-China

New RBI Sub Office- Imphal

National Affairs

Range of Subsonic Cruise Missile ‘Nirbhay’- 1000 KM

Supreme Court declared ‘National Judicial Appointment Commission’ unconstitutional.

Sex ration in 2013- 898 Girls: 1000 Boys

Blood Unit can be shifted from one Blood bank to another in shortage. Changes in National Blood Policy.

International Affairs

Hand in Hand 2015- Indo China Joint Exercise


Manorma- A Famous Tamil Actress

All The Best.

Also Read: Weekly The Hindu Review: 5 Oct to 11 October 2015


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