Major Events and Top News Headlines of 12 July 2009:
- The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has uncovered a major fraud at the Ordnance Equipment Factory (OEF) in Kanpur.
- Jilted lovers, abused wives and irate sons and daughters do not write sad songs or sulk in the corner any more – they pick up a knife and stab your heart! Mail Today takes a closer look at crimes committed ‘in cold blood’ To oversee that key infrastructure projects are not left to linger on for years before they turn into white elephants, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has formed a committee to monitor and fast track their implementation.
- Seven months after the terrorist strikes on Mumbai, Pakistan has admitted that Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a former close aide of Lashkar-e-Toiba Hafiz Saeed has links with the attack.
- In what could have been an impact of economic slowdown, the payments made through credit card declined by about 15 per cent in the first two months of the current fiscal compared to the same period last year.