Major Events and Top News Headlines of 09 June 2009:
- The Obama administration may unveil its India agenda at ‘Synergies Summit’ of the US India Business Council on June 17 when three of its top officials including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be present.
- Russia, the country’s longtime and largest defence partner, appears to be miffed over India working towards sewing up a defence pact with Ukraine
- Dumped after an alcohol-related disciplinary issue, all-rounder Andrew Symonds admits he no longer fits in the evolving environment of the Australian cricket team, says his manager Matt Fearon.
- Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal is likely to visit India soon, on his first official visit abroad after assuming office, indicating that the new government is keen to revive close ties with New Delhi.
- Rohit Sharma, Pragyan Ojha, AB de Villiers, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sangakkara were the stars of IPL’s second season and they are playing well in T20 WC also.