Weekly The Hindu Review : 14 Dec 2015 – 20 Dec 2015


The Hindu Current affairs for the 2nd last week of the year 2015 are here. Some exams like LIC AAO and SIDBI are approaching very fast and interview of clerk mains 2015 is also approaching. So take a look of currents affairs to improve your performance. In the clerk interview, there may be one or two question from below points that may be asked by the interviewer during the interview.


DTTI- Defense Trade and Technology Initiative

CBDR- Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

UNDP- United Nations Development Program

NTRO- National Technical Research Organization

CFOG- Centre for Focused Open Source Intelligence Generation

SCO- Shanghai Cooperation Organization

IEX- Indian Energy Exchange

SFIO- Special Fraud Investigation Office

MCLR- Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate

CAG- Comptroller and Auditor General

EEAS- European External Action Service

CITU- The Centre of Indian Trade Unions


President of Turkmenistan- Gurbanguly Berdimohamedov

Governor of Maharashtra- Shri C.Vidyasagar Rao

Chairperson of the 14th Finance Commission- Shri Y.V.Reddy

First Women President of Nepal- Bidya Devi Bhandari

President of Rajasthan Cricket Academy- Shri Lalit Modi

Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission- Shri Anil Kakodar

Chairperson of The Federal Reserve of U.S-. Janet Yellen

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs- Kiren Rijiju

Waterman of India- Shri Rajendra Singh

Minister of Tourism,Culture and Civil Aviation in Nepal- Shri Ananda Pradad Pokharel

China’s Ambassador to India- Le Yucheng

New Appointments

Lokayukta of New Delhi- Shri Ravi Khetrapal

New Chief Information Commissioner- Shri R.K.Mathur

Book, Artist & Author

“Imagined Communities” written by- Benedict Anderson

“Amalgamation” painted by- K.S.Kamesh

“Empire of Cotton, A Global History” written by- Sven Beckert

“The Weathermonger” written by- Peter Dickinson

“The Hungry Tide” written by- Shri Amitav Ghosh

“The Hindus: An Alternative History” written by- Wendy Doniger


Asian Tour Order of Merit Title (Golf)- Anirban Lahiri

59th National Shooting Championship Winner- Apurvi Chandela

National & International Days

National Energy Conservation Day- 14th December

International Migrants Day- 18th December

Goa’s Liberation Day- 19th December

International Human Solidarity Day- 20th December


Padam Vibhushan- Dilip Kumar

Business & Economy

“Indian Business Card” will be launched by GoI for SAARC members.

PAN is compulsory for the transactions above Rs.2 lac.

Loan Sanctioned by World Bank for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan- $1.5bn


Venue of the Ministerial Conference of WTO 2015- Nairobi (Kenya)

National Affairs

Extraordinary Powers of Supreme Court lies in- Article 142 of Constitution of India

Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta appointed by Supreme Court- Retd. Justice Virendra Singh

Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh assembly,Shri Nabam Rebia impeached by assembly.

International Affairs

Number of the member countries of World Trade Organization- 162

Mother Teresa will become a Saint of Roman Catholic Church in 2016.


Benedict Anderson- A Scholar

Noorul Huda- Communist Leader

Peter Dickinson- A Novelist

All The Best.


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