PV Sindhu won Macau Open Badminton tournament Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu on November 29, 2015 won the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold women’s singles title for the third consecutive time. In the finals Sindhu defeated Minatsu Mitani of Japan with 21-9, 21-23, 21-14 score. This was Sindhu’s first title of the season and the fifth overall.
World Heavy Weight Champion-Tyson Fury Britain’s Tyson Fury was crowned the new world heavy weight champion after a win over Vladimir Klitschko of Ukraine who suffered his first defeat in eleven years since 2004. With this victory Tyson Fury won the prize money of about Rs. 35 crores along with world heavy weight championship belt.
Great Britain wins 2015 Davis Cup of Tennis Andy Murray led Great Britain have won the 2015 Davis Cup for first time since 1936 and for the 10th time in the competition’s 115-year history. Great Britain tennis team defeated Belgium team by 3-1 score in the finals to win the 104th edition of the competition. The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). It was established in 1900 as a tennis challenge between Great Britain and the United States.
UGC plans world’s largest portal ‘Bharatvani’ project The UGC, the apex body tasked with maintenance of standards in higher education, has proposed an all-inclusive and interactive portal, ‘Bharatvani’, the largest internet language site in the world, where knowledge in all Indian languages will be collected and disseminated. UGC secretary asked all universities and colleges to share digitised and non-digitised material in various languages available with them for the ambitious ‘Bharatvani’ project. Bharatvani is a project with an objective of delivering knowledge in and about all languages in India using multimedia (i.e., text, audio, video, images) formats through a portal (website).