The Hindu Weekly Review : 24 August 2015 – 30 August 2015


The Hindu Current affairs for the last week of august 2015.As we all know The IBPS exam fair is going on so we have to read some currents news that is important and may come in your upcoming exam.


GSI- Geological Survey of India

RCEP- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

AIBP- Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Program

INAP- India New Born Action Plan

CUS- Cryogenic Upper Stage


OCI- Overseas Citizenship of India

SPA- Strategic Partnership Agreement

RECCA- Regional Economic Cooperation Conference of Afghanistan

DIAL- Delhi International Airport (P) Limited


British Foreign Secretary- Philip Hammond

Bandhan Bank Chairman- Shri Ashok Lahiri

Secretary General of Arab League- Nabil Elaraby

President of South Korea- Park Geun-hye

Disinvestment Secretary of India- Aradhana Johri

Chief of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)- Yukiya Amano

Governor of Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Banglaadesh)- Atiur Rahman

Chairman of The Hindu Group- Shri N. Ram

Speaker of Delhi Assembly- Ramniwas Goel

Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL- Shri Anupam Srivastava

Sudrshan Pattnaik- A famous Sand Artist

Secretary of Multilateral and Economic Relations in India- Sujata Mehta

Modadugu Vijay Gupta- Indian Agriculture Scientist

President of Kiribati Islands- Anote Tong

U.S. Vice President- Joe Biden

Sudan President- Omar-al-Bashir

Prime Minister of Singapore- Lee Hsien Loong

Book , Author & Author

“The Story of Kullervo” written by- J.R.R.Tolkien

“Pyaasa” a classic bollywood movie is directed by- Guru Dutt


Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2015- Sania Mirza

Arjun Award- P.R.Sreejesh

Sumit Nagal related to- Lawn Tennis

P.R.Sreejesh related to- Hockey

National & International Days

International Day Against Nuclear Test- 29th August

National Sports Day (Birthday of Major Dhyanchand)- 29th August

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances- 30th August

Small Industry Day- 30th August


Peter Mackler Award for Courageous Journalism- Zaina Erhaim

First Sunhak Peace Prize- Modadugu Vijay Gupta (India) & President of Kiribati Islands

Laxmibai Award- Razia Zaidi (Former Hockey Player)

Business & Economy

West Bengal’s first new bank since Independence- Bandhan Bank

D.R. Gadgil Formula related to- Distribution of Central Plan Assistance

The Total Amount will be given to each smart city- Rs.100 Crore

A New App Launched of Delhi Airport- flyDEL


Kawal Tiger Reserve- Telangana

Head Office of Bandhan Bank- Kolkata, West Bengal

Head office of International Council of Monuments & Sites- Paris

National Affairs

Social Economic Caste Census 2011- Hindu- 79.80%


Christian- 2.30%

Sikh- 1.72%

The state having the maximum number of Smart Cities- Uttar Pradesh

OCIs can wirte JEE exam for IITs , NITs & IIITs.

Theme of the 21st edition of the Delhi Book Fair- Skill Development

The Biggest rocket of India- GSLV Mark 3 (To be launched in 2016)

International Affairs

First film to be restored to its Original Print for Venice Film Festival- Pyaasa

All The Best.


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