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
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.