Saturday, 26 December 2015

[] 22 Moments From 2015 That Prove It Wasn't Such A Bad Year After All


2015 will be over in a few days. So while it seems like it was just yesterday that the year began, we decided its a good idea to look back and introspect. And the result was not bad at all. 2015, of course, wasn't a perfect year, but it did give us moments to be happy about. Take a look at 24 of these.

1. When Sania Mirza won at the US Open womens doubles. Let's just say 2015 was her year, and so it became ours. 

2. When Leander Paes won the US Open Mixed Doubles title. 

3. When India launched its first dedicated space observatory, Astrosat. 

4. When US President Obama visited as chief guest on our 66th Republic Day, and pulled off the senorita bade bade deshon mein choti choti baateing hoti rehti hain' in classic Bollywood style.

5. When the entire nation got together to applaud Sundar Pichai as he took over as Googles CEO. 

6. When our women hockey team bagged a place in the Olympics after 36 long years. 

7. When Pee Cee did Quantico, and dazzled the world with her beauty and talent.

8. When Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, the greatest movie of all time, completed 20 years.

9. When Shah Rukh Khan turned 50, and proved that age is just a number. 

10. When the land boundary agreement was passed in the Indian Parliament, and we got a chance to solve territorial disputes with Bangladesh. 

11. When the return of Bollywood's favorite onscreen couple, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, was on the cards!   

12. When the Defence ministry approved the induction of women fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force. 

13. When Indian Institute of Science made a smashing debut among the worlds top 100 universities. 

14. When ISRO launched five British satellites. Way to go, India! 

15. When 'Paanch saal Kejriwal' turned out to be true and Kejriwal won the Delhi elections with an absolute majority. 

16. When Saina Nehwal became the world's number one badminton player when she was least expecting it. 

17. When humanity emerged, not once, but many times during the Chennai floods. 

18. When Shahid Kapoor broke a million hearts, and opted for an arranged marriage. 

19. When 'transgender' was legally recognised as a third gender in a historic decision. 

20. When Vijender Singh scored a Pro-Boxing hat-trick. 

21. When Virat Kohli gave us back-to-back wins against Sri Lanka and South Africa as captain, and left us speechless. 

22. When Baahubali graced India's cinema screens, and created history.


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