Weekly The Hindu review : 4 May – 10 May 2015


Weekly THE HINDU Review 4 May 10 May 2015 : Current affairs from English Daily The Hindu Newspaper are very important for any general exam or interview. This may boost your score in any competition. So try to learn and Keep Hard Working. If you didn’t read the previous week current affairs then goto our Weekly Current Affairs section or Download the The Hindu Monthly current affairs April 2015 pdf.


GST- Goods and Services Tax

JJ Act- Juvenile Justice Act

SHGs- Self Help Groups

SLBC- State Level Bankers Committee

NRLM- National Rural Livelihoods Mission

EEZ- Exclusive Economic Zone

NCAER- National Council of Applied Economics

IHDS- Indian Human Development Survey

AYUSH- Ayurveda,Yoga and Naturopathy,Unani,Siddha and Homeopathy

IISCO- Indian Iron and Steel Company (A Subsidiary of SAIL)

HRW- Human Rights Watch

CAG- Comptroller and Auditor General of India

CISF- Central Industrial Security Force

LBA- Land Boundary Agreement

MMRCA- Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft

NPPA- National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

IPO- Initial Public Offer

IED- Improvised Explosive Device

RKVY- Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

PMSBY- Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna

CCI- Competition Commission of India

TRIPS- Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

NCDEX- National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited

FCRA- Foreign Contribution Regulation Act

ICDS- Integrated Child Development Services

EWS- Economically Weaker Section

TTZ- Taj Trapezium Zone

NFS- National Financial Switch

IREDA- Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency

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Leader of the Conservative Party in Britain- David Cameron

Leader of the Labour Party in Britain- Ed Miliband

Leader of Scottish National Party in Britain-Nicola sturgeon

U.S. Secretary of State- John Kerry

President of Maldives- Mr. Abdulla Yameen

President of France- Mr. Francois Hollande

President of Iran- Mr. Hassan Rouhani

Mazen darwish- A Syrian Journalist and Rights Activist

Nepal Urban Development Minister- Dr. Narayan Kharke

Arundhati Roy- An indain Writer- Activist

Swiss Economic Affair Minister- Johann N. Schneider

Attorney General of India- Shri Mukul Rohatgi

President of Somalia- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

Prime Minister of Somalia- Omar Abdirashid Ali

U.S. Ambassador to India- Mr. Richard Verma

Prime Minister of Russia- Mr. Dmitry Medvedev

Railway Board Chairman- Shri A. K. Mital

Chairman of Children’s Film Society of  India- Mukesh Khanna (SHAKTIMAN)

Wife of Britain PM David Cameron- Samantha Cameron

Book & author

One Hundred years of Solitude- Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Nobel Laureate)

The Past Before Us- Romila Thapar


Welterweight Unification Championship- Winner- Floyd Mayweather Jr

Runner Up- Manny Pacquiao

World’s No.1 Golfer- Rory Mcilory

World Snooker Championship 2015- Winner- Stuart Bingham

Runner Up- Shaun Murphy

National & International Days

World Press Freedom Day 2015- 3rd May

World Laughter Day 2015- 3rd May (First Sunday of May)

World Laughter Day 2016- 1st May

World Red Cross Day- 8th May

World Thalassaemia Day- 8th May


National Film Awards- Best Actress- Kangana Ranaut

UNESCO annual Press Freedom Prize- Mazen darwish

Whitley Award (Green Oscar)- Pramod Patil (Ornithologist)

G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award- Sumita Mehta

Business & Economy

Maximum number of Members in any SHG- 20 Members

Founder of JANA (Free Internet App)- Nathan Eagle

National Payments Corporation of India down the Inter Bank Fee for ATM transactions by 10 percent

Ruma Chakravarty- 1st  Recipient of the Prime Minister’s Insurance Scheme


Welterweight Unification Championship held at- Las Vegas

BRICS and SCO Summit in July will be held at- Russia

Asia’s first Google Campus opened in- Seoul, South Korea


Article 370- Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir

David Cameron- 2nd time Britain Prime Minister

Antyodaya Diwas- Birthday of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya

Honorific “Mx” included in Oxford Dictionary for Transgenders.

Army inducted the indigenously supersonic surface to air missile named AKASH.

All The Best.


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