Major Events and Top News Headlines of 08 January 2010:
- Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren is likely to expand his three-member ministry today,
- Jolt to Kalmadi as C’Wealth Games books brought under RTI ambit.
- Celebrated Hollywood actor-activist Richard Gere wants Bodh Gaya to turn into a vegetarian zone to spread the message of world peace.
- Thiruvekkadam Velupillai, the father of slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran, died on Wednesday.
- Karnataka CM invites Lakshmi Mittal to set up his Rs.30,000 crore six million ton steel plant in the state.
- Rajiv Shah, a food security expert, was toady sworn in as the head of USAID