Weekly The Hindu Review 17 August – 23 August 2015


Hello Yuvas. Here we are providing important current affairs from THE HINDU 17 August – 23 August 2015 for exam and interview point of view only. This will be very helpful for upcoming IBPS RRB -IV exam. 


  • UIDAI- Unique Identification Authority of India
  • IAEA- International Atomic Energy Agency
  • FRA- Forest Rights ACT 2006
  • IEMP- International Ecosystem Management Partnership
  • NACO- National Aida Control Organization
  • UNFGG- United National Front for Good Governance
  • SMILE- Sidbi Make in India Loan for Enterprises
  • IAF- India Aspiration Fund
  • SITE- Satellite Instructional Television Experiment
  • NSDCI- National Sports Development Code of India
  • CPA- Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
  • NFSA- National Food Security Act
  • NRAI- National Rifle Association of India
  • ILS- Instrument Landing System
  • CBDT- Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • FIPIC- Forum for India-Pacific Island Cooperation
  • MWCD- Ministry of Women and Child Development


  • Father of UAE- Sheikh Zayed
  • Chairman of Competition Commission of India- Shri Ashok Chawla
  • Chairman if Central Board of Film Certification- Shri Pahlaj Nihalani
  • Chief Minister of Manipur- Okram Ibobi
  • Chief Economist of Peoples’ Bank of China- Mr. Ma Jun
  • CEO of Disney- Mr.Bob Iger
  • Governor of Karnataka- Shri Vajubhai R.Vala
  • President of South Sudan- Salva Kiir
  • National Security Advisor of Pakistan- Sartaj Ajij
  • Governor of West Bengal- Keshari Nath Tripathi
  • Chairperson of CBDT- Anita Kapoor
  • MD & CEO of Bandhan Financial Services- Shri Chandra Sekhar Ghosh
  • Chief of Committee on Minimun Alternate Tax- A.P.Shah

New Appointments

  • New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka- Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • New Chief of International Association of Athletics Federations- Sebastian Coe
  • Advocate for the United Nations Campaign on Gender Equality- Shri Anupam Kher
  • Chairman and Managing Director of Air India- Shri Ashwani Lohani


Book & author

“Mrs. Funnybones” written by- Twinkle Khanna


World Tennis Championship 2015- GOLD Winner-Carolina Marin (Spain)

                                                          Silvar Winner- Saina Nehwal (India)

ATP Montreal Masters- Winner- Andy Murray

                                        Runner up- Novak Djokovic

Abhishek Verma related to- Archery

National & International Days

World Photograph Day- 19th August


Maharishi Ved Vyas National Award- Shri Anand Kumar (Super-30 Founderi)

Business & Economy

Total No. of Payment Banks in india- 11

  • 1- India Post
  • 2- Reliance Industries
  • 3- Aditya Birla Nuvo
  • 4- Airtel M Commerce
  • 5- Vodafon M paisa
  • 6- Tech Mahindra
  • 7- Sun Pharma
  • 8- Cholamandalam
  • 9- National Securities Depository Limited
  • 10-Fino Paytech
  • 11- Paytm


  • Third largest Mosque of the World- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, UAE
  • 10th World Hindi Conference will be held at- Bhopal
  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary- New Delhi
  • Highest Rubber Producing State in India- Kerela

National Affairs

  • Central Govt announced 1.25 lakh Crore Package for Bihar State.
  • RBI give nod to 11 entities for Payment Bank.
  • Second and Fourth Saturday will be holiday in Bank from 1st September.

International Affairs

  • The World of Dance Competition winner- Desi Hoopers (Indian Dance Troupe)
  • Ranil Wickremesinghe belongs to United National Party in Sri Lanka.
  • Nuclear Power plants in Pakistan by China, worth of $10billion.

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Suvra Mukherjee- First Lady of India

All The Best.

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