Major Events and Top News Headlines of 15 January 2009:
- For the first time in the last eight years, people would be buying gold at above Rs.16,000 per ten gram level on the Dhanteras day.
- Saif replaces Shahid as Bebo’s partner on the third day of the ongoing HDIL India Couture Week (ICW) in Mumbai.
- Actor Shah Rukh Khan threw in honour of Jermaine Jackson, brother of Michael Jackson.
- The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Thursday postponed the 34th National Games for the fifth time in two years.
- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet in Thailand next week.
- The Indo-American pair lost lost 4-6 2-6 in the quarter-final of the USD 220,000 WTA hard court.
- An Air India flight from Chennai to Delhi via Vizag made an emergency landing at the Vizag airport on Thursday.
- The 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee today appointed Jarnail Singh as its Chief Executive Officer.
- A 32-year-old French scientist arrested for links with Al Qaeda had plans to kill french President Nicholas Sarkozy.