Current Affairs 22nd June, 2015: Roger Federer won Gerry Weber Open Tennis Title

Current Affairs 22nd June, 2015: Roger Federer won Gerry Weber Open Tennis Title

Sanjay Subrahmanyam selected for Sangitha Kalanidhi Award 2015

22.06.2015: Carnatic vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam is selected for Sangitha Kalanidhi 2015 award.  The award is presented by Madras Music Academy.  Sanjay Subrahmanyam will be presented with this award on 1st of January next month.  Sanjay is a carnatic vocalist and is only 47 years old.  He is the youngest to receive the award.

Former Indian Women’s Hockey Captain Passed Away

22.06.2015: Indian hockey player Shashi Bala who led the Indian hockey team during 1997 women world cup qualifier died in a road accident. Her son also passed away in the accident. Shashi bala was also the member of national team in world cup 1998. She also served as the selector of Hockey Punjab and also coached Railways hockey team.  She was 45 at the time of her death.  She made her debut in 1987.

Nico Roseberg Won Austrian Grand Prix Formula one

22.06.2015: Mercedes racing driver Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Grand prix of Formula one world championship title. The race was held at Monaco. In the second position was Lewis Hamilton of Britain who was also his team mate and Felipe Massa of Brazil ended in third position.

Roger Federer won Gerry Weber Open Tennis Title

22.06.2015: Gerry Weber Open Tennis 2015 title is won by Roger Federer.  He defeated Andreas Seppi of Italy.  The match was played at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. Federer has won the title for the eighth time.

International Yoga Day at Rajpath Creates World Records

22.06.2015: The world celebrated the first Yoga Day on 21st June and the celebrations at Rajpath set two world records.  Most individual participants is the first record and the largest number of nationalities performing asans at a venue is the second record. A total number of 192 countries celebrated the international Yoga Day.

Benazir Bhutto Book Written by Dr Anna Suvorova Released

22.06.2015: Benazir Bhutto:  A multidimensional portrait written by Dr Anna Suvorova of Russia is released. The book depicts the life and world of former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto who was the first woman to become a prime minister in Pakistan.  The book was published by Oxford University Press.