Major Events and Top News Headlines of 16 July 2009:
- In the biggest single case of a possible swine flu attack in the country, all classmates of a 14-year-old girl at a top Delhi school have been asked to stay home after she tested positive for the H1N1 virus.
- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh”s wife Gursharan Kaur is to crack the auspicious coconut marking the historic launch of India”s first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine at the naval dockyard, Visakhapatnam on July 26.
- The arrest of Rita Bahuguna Joshi causes chaos in Parliament on Thursday.
- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani met here on Thursday amid India’s hope of getting a categoric commitment from him that Islamabad would act against those behind the Mumbai attacks and dismantle terror infrastructure.
- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani met on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Egypt on Thursday.