Major Events and Top News Headlines of 11 February 2010:
- U.S. automaker General Motors will repay the federal loans, which it received to come out of bankruptcy, to the American and Canadian governments by June this year, a top executive of the company has said.
- Defending his move to initiate disciplinary action against former Military Secretary Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash in the Sukna land scam, Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor said it was the “best course of action” after analysing the facts of the case and on the advice of Defence Minister A. K. Antony.
- India on Thursday said the Agni-III has been designed with an intention of being an effective way to “safeguard” the country, and that the defence policy of the country is not “aggressive” against any nation.
- Putting Naga peace talks on fast forward mode, the government on Thursday appointed the former Secretary in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry R.S. Pandey as the new interlocutor for holding dialogue with the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah).
- An Indonesian judge found the country’s former anti-graft chief guilty on Thursday of masterminding the murder of a state businessman, but spared him the death penalty prosecutors had sought.