Weekly THE HINDU Review: Current affair of Last week of May 2015, collected from The Hindu newspaper according to the need of any aspirant who are preparing for any general exam.

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NPS- National Pension System

NAIS- National Agriculture Insurance Scheme

CDS- Chief of Defence Staff

PDMA- Public Debt Management Agency

FMCG- Fast Moving Consumer Goods

IBA- Indian Banks Association

FFFAI- Federation of Freight Forwarder’s Association

NSF- National Sports Federation

ATF- Aviation Turbine Fuel

ECB- England & Wales Cricket Board

DAVP- Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

PPI- Prepaid Payment Instruments

NSFR- Net Stable Funding Ratio

NCDEX- National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange

OCAS- Online Customer Acquisition Solution

ITUC- International Trade Union Confederation


Uttar Pradesh Governor- Shri Ram Naik

Minister of State for Information & Broadhcasting- Shri Rajyavardhan Singh

President of Poland- Mr. Andrej Duda

Revenue Secretary of India- Shri Shaktikanta Das

IBA Chairman- Shri T.M. Bhasin

Civil Aviation Minister- Shri Ashok Gajapati Raju

Chief Economic Advisor- Shri Arvind Subramanian

New England Cricket team coach- Mr.Trevor Bayliss

Defence Minister of Germany- Ursula von der Leyen

Chancellor of Britain- George Osbornef

1st Transgender principle of India- Manobi Bandyopadhyay

Maharaja of Mysore- Yaduveera Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar

New Director General of DRDO- Dr. S. Christopher

New Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister- Dr. G.S.Reddy

Chief of Indian Navy- Admiral R.K.Dhowan

NCDEX CEO- Samir Shah

Ambassador of Ireland to India- Mr. Feilim McLaughlin

Newely Appointed Cabinet Secretary- Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Present Cabinet Secretary- Ajit Seth (Tenure ends on 13 June)

Secretary of Telecommunications in India- Shri Rakesh Garg

Upasana Makati- Owner & Editor of White Print

Director-General of Doordarshan News- Veena Jain

Secretary-General of ITUC- Sharan Burrow

New Chancellor of Nalanda University- George Yeo (Former Singapore Minister)

Foreign Minister of Iran- Mh. Javad Zari

Book & author

Stillness : Poems written by- Varun Gandhi

The Complete Story of Indian Reforms: 2G written by- Pradip baijal

White Print: India’s 1st Lifestyle Magazine in Braille

Autobiography, Travel and PostNational Identity- Javed Majeed

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Ritu Rani related to – Hockey

Indian Premier League- 8 Winner- Mumbai Indians

Indian Premier League- 8 Runner up- Chennai Super Kings

National & International Days

International Day for UN Peacekeepers- 29th May

World No- Tobacco Day- 31st May


Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or Prize winner- Dheepan

Director of Dheepan- Mr. Jacques Audiard

CEAT Indian Cricketer of the year Award- Shri Ajinkya Rahane

CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award- Shri Kapil Dev

CEAT International Cricketer of the year- Mr. Kumar Sangakkara

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2015 Winner- Vanya Shivashankar & Gokul Venkatachalam

Business & Economy

The Target of Direct Tax collection for 2015-16  — 7.98 Lakh Crore

The State of Food Insecurity in the world 2015 published by- Food and Agriculture Organization

SBI launched OCAS Platform for Customer Complaints Redressal.


AFSPA : Withdrawn by Tripura State Govt.

Chandigarg banned the sale of loose cigarettes.

India’s rank in world hunger list (Issued by United nations)- 1st (194 Million Unnourished)


John Forbes Nash- A Great Mathematician (Nobel Winner)

Mary Ellen Mark- A Great Photographer

All The Best.



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