Current Affairs of 12th July, 2015: Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis Won Wimbledon Women’s Doubled Title 2015

Current Affairs of 12th July, 2015: Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis Won Wimbledon Women’s Doubled Title 2015

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis Won Wimbledon Women’s Doubles Title 2015

12.07.2015: Sania Mirza created a record by becoming the first Indian to win women’s doubled grand slam Wimbledon trophy. She and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vensina in the final of the tournament to lift the trophy.

Novak Djokovic Won Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title 2015

12.07.2015: Defending champion Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon Men’s singles title 2015.  This is his ninth Grand slam champion.  He defeated Roger Federer by 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 to defend his Wimbledon Title.

India Clinch Three ODI Series in Zimbabwe 2-0

12.07.2015: Team India defeated Zimbabwe by 62 runs in the second one day international match in three match cricket series. With this win, India is leading the series by 2-0 and clinched the series.  India set a target of 271 runs for Zimbabwe with the help of 112 run opening stand by Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane.  Zimbabwe managed to score only 209 runs in 49 overs.

Narendra Modi Visits Tajikistan

12.07.2015: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Tajikistan as part of his visit to five central Asian countries.  Qohir Rasulzoda, the prime minister of Tajikistan received his Indian counterpart along with foreign minister Sirojiddin Aslov at Dushanbe International Airport. During his visit to Kyrgyzstan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed agreement on Defense Cooperation and another three agreements.

BigBazaar, MobiKwik Tie Up for Mobile Wallet Service

12.07.2015: BigBazaar tied up with mobile wallet service MobiKwik to allow its customers to make purchases using mobile wallet facility. MobiKwik said in a statement that the wallet users can pay their BigBazaar purchase bills using their MobiKwik number and one time pass word. This can be done in more than 240 Big Bazaar stores in India. This facility will be extended to other Future group entities in the coming quarter.

NABARD’s 34th Foundation Day Today

12.07.2015: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development was established on 12th July 1982.  12th July, 2015 is the 34th foundation day of this apex development bank. It has its headquarters in Mumbai.