Page-5 of Current Affairs - September, 2015

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 2015 Guangzhou Open women's doubles title

Indo-Swiss tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have won women’s doubles title of 2015 Guangzhou Open Tennis Tournament. In the final match they defeated Chisese pair of Shilin Xu and Xiaodi You by 6-3, 6-1 score. It was overall seventh title of Sania Mirza in the 2015 season and sixth title with Martina ..

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Manipur Governor Dr. Syed Ahmad passes away

Manipur Governor Dr Syed Ahmad passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was 75. He was sworn in as the 16th Governor of Manipur in May 2015. Prior to this he had served as the eighth Governor of Jharkhand from August 2011. Dr. Ahmad was a senior Congress leader. He had served as the cabinet minister ..

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G-4 countries issue Joint Statement on UNSC Reforms

G-4 countries viz Brazil, Germany, India and Japan have issued a Joint Statement on United Nations Security Council Reforms (UNSC). It was issued after G-4 meeting held in New York,US which was called by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of Japan ..

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UN adopts agreement on Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations on 25 September 2015 unanimously adopted an ambitious agreement on the outcome document New Sustainable Development Agenda for the next 15 years i.e. till 2030. The document in this regard was adopted in 70th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and was announced by its President Mogens Lykketoft at the UN headquarters ..

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MOM completes one year of mission life around Mars

India’s globally acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft also known as Mangalyaan has completed one year of the mission life around Mars on 24 September 2015. During the entire one year, the spacecraft had acquired a large set of data of the red planet using all five payloads mounted on it by completing more than ..

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