The Hindu current affairs for the last week of January 2016 i.e 25 Jan 2016 to 31 Jan 2016. It  may be very important for coming Railway RRB NTPC 2016 exam so take a look and learn it,


ECB- External Commercial Borrowings

FCCB- Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds

FCEB- Foreign Currency Exchangeable Bonds

CNES- Centre national d’études spatiales (French Space Agency)

TARC- Tax Administration and Reforms Commission

GHG- Global Greenhouse Gas

CTCN- Climate Technology Centre Network

HRW- Human Rights Watch

MIP- Minimum Import Price

UHC- Universal Health Coverage

BIFR- Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

NHAM- National Health Assurance Mission


Speaker of the Delhi Assembly- Shri Ram Niwas Goel

Finance Minister of France- Michel Sapin

Civil Aviation Minister of India- Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Union Minister of Agriculture- Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Chairperson of Transparency International- Jose Ugaz

Director of HRW- Kenneth Roth

Director General of India Meteorological Department- Laxman Rathore

Captain of the Indian Women’s Team- Mithali Raj

New Appointments

New President of Portugal- Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

New Executive Director of Bank of Baroda- Shri Mayank Mehta

New Executive Director of Union Bank of India- Shri Vinod Kumar Kathuria

New Executive Director of Dena Bank- Shri Ramesh S. Singh

New Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce- Shri Raj Kiran Rai

New Executive Director of Vijya Bank- Shri nageswara Rao

New Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh (Apponited by Supreme Court)- Virendra Singh

New Anti-Corruption Ombudsman of Uttar Pradesh- Sanjay Misra

New Telecom Secretary in India- J.S.Deepak

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Book, Artist & Author

Name of the Memoir of the President Pranab Mukherjee- ‘The Turbulent Years: 1980-96’

“Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition” written by- Nisid Hajari

“The Romance of Indian Coffee” written by- P.T.Boppanna

“Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of Democracy” written by- Vinod Rai

“Great Expectations ” written by- Charles Dickens


Allan Border Medal- David Warner

Australian Open 2016 Women’s Double Winner- Sania Mirza and Matina Hingis

Australian Open 2016 Women’s Single (Daphne Akhurst Trophy) Winner- Angelique Kerber(Germany)

Australian Open 2016 Women’s Single  Runner Up- Serena Williams (U.S.)

National & International Days

Anti Leprosy Day- 30th January


Ashok Chakra- Lance Nayak Mohan Nath Goswami (Posthumously)

Allen Foundation Literary Service Award (Pen Award)- J.K.Rowling

Order of Australia Medal 2016(Highest Civilian Award in Aus)- Chennupati Jagdish , Jay Chandra and Sajeev Koshy

Willian E. Colby Award 2016- Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition

Business & Economy

New voting rights of India in International Monetary Fund- 2.6% (From 2.3%)


Head Office of Transparency International- Berlin

National Affairs

Chief Guest of 67th Republic Day of India Celebration- Francois Hollande (French President)

Padama Awards 2016- Padama Vibhushan Awardees- 10

Padama Bhushan Awardees- 19

Padama Shri Awardees- 83

Name of the First Braille-embedded Train- Mysuru-Varanasi Express

Name of the Foreign Contingent participation first time in Republic Parade- 35th Infantry Regiment (France)

International Affairs

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 nomination- Greek Islanders

International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015- India (76th Rank)

Denmark (1st Rank)

WHO warned about a new virus named-Zika Virus


Kalpana- Malayalam & Tamil Actress

General K.V.Krishna Rao- Formar Army Chief

All The Best.


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