Current affairs from THE HINDU 20 April to 26 April 2015 for exam and interview point of view only. It will give you a boost to improve your knowledge to some extent. Read previous articles from : Weekly Current Affairs section.
ICHR- Indian Council of Historical Research
IHR- Indian Historical Review
MSMEs- Micro Small and Medium Industries
WGPC- Western Ghats Protection Council
COAI- Cellular Operators Association of India
GDP- Gross Domestic Product
IOM- International Organization for Migration
P-Notes- Participatory Notes
IUCN- International Union For Conservation of Nature
NTCA- National Tiger Conservation Authority
HFCs- Hydro Floro Carbons
CPEC- China Pakistan Economic Corridor
PCI- Paralympic Committee of India
IPC- International Paralympic Committee
PSA- Public Safety Act
MAT- Minimum Alternative Tax
NIELIT- National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology
Also Read : Nationalised Banks head quarter
New CPI(M) General Secretary- Shri Sitaram Yechury
Rajasthan Chief Minister- Vasundhara Raje
Parliamentary Affair Minister of India- Shri Venkaiah Naidu
Cahru Khurana- Make-up Artist
Chief of Naval Staff- Admiral R.K. Dhowan
LokSabha Speaker- Smt. Sumitra Mahajan
LokSabha Deputy Speaker- Shri M. Thambidurai
Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences- Shri Harsh Vardhan
President of Afghanistan- Mr. Ashraf Ghani
New Zealand Prime Minister- John Key
First Director General of ZSI(Zoological Survey of Indai)- Thomas Nelson Annandale
BSNL Chairman and Managing Director- Shri Anupam Srivastava
Nepal Constitution Assembly Chairman- Shri Subhas Chandra Nembang
Minister of State for Finance- Shri Jayant Sinha
Railway Board chairman- Shri Arunendra Kumar
Book & author
The Narrow Road to Deep North(Booker 2014 winner)-Richard Flanagan
Water, Peace and War- Brahma Chellaney
Monte Carlo Masters winner- Novak Djokovich
Monte Carlo Masters Runner up- Toams Berdych
Boston Marathon Winner- Lelisa Desisa
Sport Ministry of India De- recognized PCI (Paralympic Committee of India)
National & International Days
Civil Service Day- 21st April
Earth Day- 22nd April
National Panchayati Raj Day- 24th April
Winner of Pulitzer Prize 2015 for International Reporting- New York Times
Winner of Pulitzer Prize 2015 for Public Service- The Post and Courier
Booker Prize Winner 2014- Richard Flanagan
E-Panchayat award 2014- Tamilnadu
Currency of Libya- Dinar
First Women to get enrolled in Mumbai’s Cine Costumes Make-up Artist & Hair Dressers Association- Charu Khuran
Deadline to Start full Mobile Number Portability- 3 May
NIELIT deal with SnapDeal to give a boost to Digital Marketing Courses.
RBI directed all banks to include a third gender column in all application forms.
Capital of LIBYA- Tripoli
International Organization for Migration Head Office- Genewa
IUCN Head Quarter- Gland, Switzerland
Lelisa Desisa related to- Ethiopia
Saraswati Revival Project Launched in- Yamuna Nagar, Haryana
Kaziranga National Park Situated- Assam
Rajaji National Park declared as second Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand after Corbett Tiger reserve.
Highest Tiger Population in India- Karnataka
Second Highest Tiger Population in India- Uttarakhand
COAI placed a debate about Net Neutrality
India’s Ranking in the generation of E-Waste in 2014 according to UN Report- 5th
India Navy’s First Indigenous Destroyer named Visakhapatnam launched.
According to IUCN list, total no of species in danger zone in India- 998
Maglev Train of Japan set world record of 603 km/h.
Punjab National Bank Estabilished on- 12 April 1895 by Shri Lala Lajpat Rai.
Earthquake with magnitude of 7.9 hit Nepal & India. More Damages in Nepal.
Operation MAITRI to Help Nepal Earthquake victims.
Operation Rahat for Yemen victims
J.B. Patnaik- Former Odisha Chief Minister
All The Best.