Major Events and Top News Headlines of 03 December 2010:
- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Thursday hailed India’s approach to foreign capital inflows as ‘the right one’ as the strategy would help in attracting $1 trillion into the infrastructure sector as investment.
- The Supreme Court today said police should not arrest people on flimsy grounds as it could lead to great ignominy and denial of anticipatory bail was also a violation of an individual’s fundamental right to personal liberty.
- Economist Jagdish Bhagwati does not share the view that higher growth rate has caused inequalities and exploitation of the underprivileged by the new business-minded India.
- With just a week to go before the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 is formally conferred, in absentia, on Liu Xiaobo, a prominent Chinese dissident, at Oslo City Hall on December 10, India is yet to take a call on a Chinese demarche asking countries around the world to boycott the ceremony.
- British armed forces were on Friday facing embarrassment after leaked diplomatic cables showed that American generals were “dismayed” by Britain’s military performance in Afghanistan and President Hamid Karzai reportedly said he was “relieved” that American marines were brought to help them.