Switzerland clinch the Davis Cup 2014 defeating host France in the final.
- It was the 103rd edition of the tournament that is competed by national men's tennis teams.
- The Swiss great Roger Federer played a key role in the historic victory.
- He now has won almost all the titles in men's tennis under the sun that includes all four Grand Slam titles, ATP titles, Masters Series, Olympic Gold and the Davis Cup.
Current Affairs, News & Facts of 25 Nov 2014
- The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will run a luxury Volvo bus on the route with tentative one-way fare around Rs 2,200.
- The bus will complete its journey via Agra, Lucknow and Gorakhpur in 30 hours.
- The bus service is expected to provide a big boost to trade, tourism and cultural ties between the two neighbours.
- DTC has already been running the Delhi-Lahore bus service - launched by Atal Bihari Vajpayee in March 1999.
- The central government is looking to open similar road connectivities to other SAARC nations by inking related agreements and protocols with them.
- Among her many accolades are: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1969), Padma Shri (1973) and Kalidas Samman (1995).
- She was conferred on the title of 'Nritya Samragini' (empress of dancing) by the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore at the young age of 16 for her outstanding performance.
- He is the first non-UPSC member in history to be appointed as UPSC chairman.
- Earlier the office used to be manned exclusively by one of the members of the Commission.
- He replaced Rajni Razdan as such.
- Female Indian cyclist Deborah scripts history by winning four Gold Medals in the championship.
- Two of her gold medals came in the women's elite keirin and sprint finals.
- Sarjubala lost to Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan in the 48-kg category while Saweety succumbed to China's Xiaoli Yang in the 81-kg category.
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