Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 April 2010:
- US President Barack Obama today reviewed the progress of the war against terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan in a meeting with his national security team.
- Jaishankar Ganesh has been named as the dean of the prestigious Rutgers School of Business-Camden, becoming the first Indian- American to get the coveted post.
- Globally renowned management guru C K Prahalad passed away on Saturday after a brief illness at a San Diego hospital.
- Pakistani singer Adnan Sami charging him with misleading the authorities by falsely declaring that he was an Indian while seeking a Rs.1.5 crore loan from a bank to help him buy eight flats.
- The Indo-Belarusian combo saw off the challenge of the seventh seeds 6-3 7-6(3) in the semifinals of the euro 254,3750 clay court event.