Major Events and Top News Headlines of 14 December 2010:
- =The Bank of England governor, Mervyn King, was so concerned about the health of the world’s banks in March 2008 that he plotted a secret bailout of the system using funds from cash-rich nations.
- = Paving the way for start of trial against disgraced diplomat Madhuri Gupta in an espionage case, a Delhi court on Tuesday sent the case file to the District Judge for framing of charges.
- = The U.K.’s leading telecom giant British Telecom (BT) on Tuesday completed the sale of 5.5 per cent stake in Indian IT firm Tech Mahindra to the latter’s parent group Mahindra & Mahindra for Rs. 451 crore.
- =Three weeks before India joins the United Nations Security Council after a gap of nearly two decades, U.S. President Barack Obama has underlined the significance of the UN’s 15-member powerful wing in maintaining world peace and preventing war.