Major Events and Top News Headlines of 16 January 2009:
- Michael Clarke was on Friday appointed skipper of the Australian Twenty20.
- Economics K K Subrahmanian died at a hospital here after a brief illness.
- Sania beats Bartoli, reaches Osaka SFs.
- The two Indians have found a berth in the initial Airtel Champions League Twenty20 All-Stars XI chosen by ESPN Star Sports commentators.
- The South Korean government decorated King Khan with a black belt in taekwondo on Thursday.
- Automobile major Tata Motors plans to launch its much-awaited hybrid bus for the public transportation segment in 2010.
- DRDO is developing a nuclear-capable multiple-warhead missile technology.