Major Events and Top News Headlines of 05 July 2009:
- US President Barack Obama visits Russia tomorrow in the hope of finding agreements on military transit and weapons reductions to revive a relationship that last year plunged to a post-Cold War low.
- Sachin Tendulkar failed to get a single vote as Cricket Australia’s contracted players chose Englishman Kevin Pietersen as the best batsman in the world outside their country.
- BJP leader L K Advani today found support from rivals CPI(M), JD(S) and LJP for his suggestion for re-introduction of ballot papers in place of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
- India sealed its fifth ODI series win on the trot after persistent rain ruined the fourth and final one-dayer against the West Indies at Beausejour Stadium on Sunday.
- Five girls studying at the nursing college run by Kovvur MLA T.V. Rama Rao accuse him of harassing them for sexual favours.