Major Events and Top News Headlines of 05 August 2009:
- Robert Pattinson has been named the sexiest man in the world in a new poll.
Infosys Technologies, India’s No. 2 outsourcer, is pursuing deals worth $1 billion in this quarter and has 12-15 deals in the pipeline, its chief executive and managing director said on Wednesday.
- Cricket is all set to touch a new high as the Europe’s longest glacier in Alps will soon host an exhibition match between two all-star teams from India and England at an altitude of 11,330 feet, surrounded by snow clad peaks.
- Al-Qaeda second-in-command, Aymaan al Zawahiri, has accused US President Barack Obama of continuing to spill the blood of Muslims, and said Israel is a “crime” that must be wiped out.
- Former US president Bill Clinton, left Pyongyang on Wednesday after securing the release of two female American journalists, who were arrested by North Korean officials, some five months ago.