Weekly The Hindu current affair for 3rd week of May 2015 ( 11 May – 17 May 2015) is here. It may help you to be aware about national and international news or activities.


AICTE- All India Council for Technical Education

RAW- Research and Analysis Wing

UAPA- Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 2008

TRA- Trust and Retention Account

NCRB- National Crime Records Bureau

CRA- Currency Reserve Arrangement

CCSO- Chief Customer Service Officer

CGWA- Central Ground Water Authority

NOAA- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NSG- Nuclear Supplier Group

ICAR- Indian Council for Agriculture Research

RAAG- RTI Assessment and Analysis Group

ICHR- Indian Council for Historical Research

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Britain Finance Minister- Mr. George Osborne

Pakistan High commissioner to India- Mr. Abdul Basit

Culture Minister of Russia- Vladimir Medinsky

K.V. Kamath- First head of BRICS New Development bank

Union Finance Secretary- Rajiv Mehrishi

Chairman of Bandhan Financial Services- C.S. Ghosh

Governor of Jharkhand- Droupadi Murmu

Governor of Tripura- Tathagata Roy

Governor of Arunachal Pradesh- J.P. Rajkhowa

Governor of Meghalaya- V. Shanmuganathan

Achal K Jyoti- New Election Commissioner

Foreign Secretary of India- S. J aishankar

Yaadhum; A film directed by – Kombai S Anwar

Swiss Economic Affairs Minister- Johann Schneider-Ammann

Prasar Bharti CEO- Jawahar Sircar

Prime Minister of China- Premier Li Keqiang

President of Burundi- Pierre Nkurunzzia

Prime Minister of Luxembourg-Xavier Bettel

ICHR Chairman- Y. Sudershan

President of Palestine- Mahmud Abbas

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Book & author

Shadow of The Crescent Moon- Fatima Bhutto

Gandhi at First Sight- Thomas Weber

India- Central Asia relation- The Economic Dimension-Amiya Chandra


Madrid Open Title-Women- Winner- Petra kvitova

                                              Runner Up-Svetlana Kuznetsova

Madrid Open Title- Men- Winner- Andy Murray

                                           Runner Up- Rafael Nadal

National & International Days

Victory Day (World War II) – 9th May

International Day of Families- 15 May

International Nurses Day- 12th May

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day- 17 May


Dada Sahab Phalke Award- Actor Shashi Kapoor

K.V. Kamath- Padam Bhusan Titled in 2008

Yaadhum; a Documentary film win- Bronze Remi Arawrd in 48th World Fest Houston

Jnanpith Award 2014 winner- Balchandran Nemade

Business & Economy

Tenure of the Head of the BRICS new development Bank- 5 Year

First head of BRICS Bank is from India, Second will be from Brazil and Third will be from Russia.

Initial Paid-In capital of BRICS bank- $50 Billion ($ 10 Billion from each Country)

Total Set-up capital of BRICS Bank- $100 Billion

RBI directed all banks to appoint an internal Ombudsman with a Designation of CCSO.

Myntra will be available only on App in Smart Phones

“Film Bandhu”- A website launched in Uttar Pradesh for all solutions in state about film makings.

ICICI Bank opened its 1st branch in China.

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Gir Wildlife Sanctuary situated at- Gujrat

Nathu-La pass situated at- Sikkim

Google’s biggest Asian Campus will be at- Hyderabad, India


Total no. of lions in Gir Wildlife Sanctuary according to 2015 census- 523

Shashi kapoor received Phalke award from Finance Minister Arun jaitley.

Chandrayaan-2- Launch in 2017

K.V. Kamath- Ex CEO and MD of ICICI Bank (Retired in 2009)

Google Transit- A new feature of Google map to help in travel by Public Transport

WHO declared Liberia as a Ebola free country.

INS Vikrant (India’s First Indigenous Aircraft) will be launched on 28th May.

Indian E- visa For the people of China.

First European Union Leader to marry (Gay Marriage)- Xavier Bettel


Ninad Bedekar- A historian

Suchitra Bhattacharya- A Bengali Writer

All The Best.


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