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The Kenyan-born British professional road racing cyclist who has won the 2015 Tour de France, the multiple stage bicycle raceChristopher Froome
The companies which have joined hands through Project Unnati to help farmers adopt Ultra High Density Plantation (UHDP) technique to boost mango yieldJain Irrigation Systems & and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
The Dutch hockey coach who has been appointed the coach for Indian hockey team till 2016 OlympicsRoelant Oltmans
The venue of 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games – 2015 being held from July 25 and declared open by Michelle ObamaLos Angeles
The state which has launched an intensive prevention drive against anthrax (disease caused by bacillus anthracis) after two cows died due to the infection recentlyKerala
The world's first malaria vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline and PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative which has been approved European Medicines Agency (EMA) for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease RTS,S or Mosquirix
The 2013 winner of Physics Nobel prize who has been awarded the Royal Society's Copley Medal (known as the world's oldest scientific prize) for his pioneering work on the theory of the Higgs bosonPeter Higgs
The Director-General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, who has been appointed as the Director-General of The Energy and Resources Institute (also known as TERI)Ajay Mathur
The domestic cricket tournament which has been scrapped from 2015-16 season by the BCCIDuleep Trophy
The project launched by physicist Stephen Hawking with funding from Russian billionaire Yuri Milner o search for intelligent extraterrestrial life in the Universe is namedBreakthrough Listen
The All India Railway Helpline number for passengers to utilize in the event of a crime both on running trains and platforms which was unveiled by Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary1512
The French Formula One driver who died on 17 July 15 of critical head injuries sustained at last year's Japanese Grand PrixJules Bianchi
The country in which 3 airports have been closed temporarily due to eruptions from 2 of its volcanoes, Mount Raung and Mount GamalamaIndonesia
The renowned Indian artist who has been conferred the highest French civilian honour, the Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur (the Legion of Honour) for his peerless achievementsSyed Hyder Raza
The city on the banks of river Godavari in which the once-in-12-year event Kumbha Mela began on 14 July 2015Nasik
The sub-atomic particle of which the scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland have found new evidencePentaquark
The LIC officer who has become the first woman to lead a mutual fund house in India (LIC Nomura Mutual Fund)Sarojini Dikhale
The theme of World Population Day observed on 11 July 2015 Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies
The country which has vetoed the United Nations Security Council resolution that called for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre to be described as a "genocide."Russia
The typhoon that hit the Chinese coast south of Shanghai city with winds of up to 160 km per hour forcing evacuation of nearly 1 million people was namedChan-hom
The Eurasian political, economic and military organisation of which India and Pakistan have been accepted as full members (The Beijing-based organisation currently has China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan as membersShanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
The Pune college founded in 1885 which has been accorded the special heritage status by the University Grants Commission (UGC)Fergusson College
The state which has been chosen to host the XIIth International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), from July 13 to 17, organised by National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of IndiaGoa
The welterweight world champion who has been stripped of the title, he won in May beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao, for failing to comply with rules by the World Boxing Organization (WBO)Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The team which has won the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Championship defeating Japan in the finals at Vancouver in Canada (this is the country's 3rd title)U.S.A.
The team which has won the 2015 Copa America football tournament defeating Argentina in the finalsChile
The team which has won the South Asian Basketball (SABA) Championship defeating Sri Lanka in the finals at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in BengaluruIndia
The African nation which has declared a state of emergency following an Islamic militant gun attack on a Sousse beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killedTunisia
The pre-paid card linked mobile wallet service launched by BSNL which allows its customers to transfer money, pay for services as well as withdraw cash of up to Rs. 1 lakh (even without having a bank account) is namedSpeed Pay
The public sector bank which has launched the first MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) card under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY)Corporation Bank
The largest city of Yemen which has been inducted into the list of World Heritage sites in danger by UNESCO alongwith the City of Shibam in Yemen and Hatra in IraqSana'a
The founder and chairperson of BRAC (formerly known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) who has been named 2015 World Food Prize LaureateSir Fazle Hasan Abed
The private sector bank which has become the first bank in India to launch Watch Banking for Apple WatchHDFC Bank
The Indian-American professor who has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences World Agriculture Prize laureateR Paul Singh
The British humanitarian who rescued nearly 700 children, most of them Jewish, from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the II World War in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport who passed away on 01 July 2015Nicholas Winton
The NASA spacecraft launched in 2006 to study the dwarf planet Pluto, which has confirmed the presence of frozen methane on Pluto's surfaceNew Horizons


Wimbledon 2015

EventWinnerRunner-up
Gentlemen's SinglesNovak Djokovic (Serbia)Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Ladies's SinglesSerena Williams (USA)Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
Gentlemen's DoublesJean-Julien Roger (Netherlands)
Horia Tecau (Romania)
Jamie Murray (Great Britain)
John Peers (Australia)
Ladies's DoublesMartina Hingis (Switzerland)
Sania Mirza (India)
Ekaterina Makarova
Elena Vesnina (Russia)
Mixed DoublesLeander Paes (India)
Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
Alexander Peya (Austria)
Timea Babos (Hungary)
Boys DoublesSumit Nagal (India)
Ly Hoang Nam (Vietnam)
Reilly Opelka (USA)
Akilla Santillan (Japan)

Leander Paes – Grand Slam titles Won

Mens DoublesYears wonMixed DoublesYears Won
French Open1999, 2001, 2009French Open
Wimbledon1999Wimbledon1999, 2003, 2010, 2015
US Open2006, 2009, 2013US Open2008
Australian Open2012Australian Open2003, 2010, 2015

Sania Mirza – Grand Slam titles Won

Womens DoublesYears wonMixed DoublesYears Won
Wimbledon2015Australian Open2009
  French Open2012
 US Open2014
Girls DoublesYears won  
Wimbledon2003