Major Events and Top News Headlines of 16 June 2009:
- India booked a semi-final berth in the women’s Twenty20 World Cup after humbling Sri Lanka by five wickets in a rain-marred pool B match, on Monday.
- After making waves at Cannes with his maiden film, India-born Hollywood director Nagendra Karri is all set to strike it big as the filmmaker is in talks with heavyweights Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and Russel.
- Crowe for his second film ‘Mobster’ with Depp being his favourite.
- Private sector lender Karnataka Bank today said it will split the post of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as per the Reserve Bank directive.
- The Team India coach says Indian Premier League left the players fatigued.
- The mutiny has been reported in three infantry brigades”Parachinar, Kohat and Turbat”with at least six recent fratricide cases in the army formations.