Major Events and Top News Headlines of 17 November 2010:
- =Top leaders of the CPI(M) will hold a crucial meeting here from Friday to discuss the prevailing political situation which has been dominated by major corruption cases like the spectrum scam.
- = Germany is boosting security measures at airports and train stations, after the government received indications that a terrorist attack on the country may be planned for the end of November, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Wednesday.
- =The United States says it does not see its support for India becoming a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council at odds with New Delhi’s refusal to sign two nuclear treaties.
- =Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout was flown from Bangkok to suburban New York on Tuesday in a chartered U.S. plane, extradited in manacles despite a final outraged push by Russian diplomats to persuade Thailand to release him, current and former American officials said.
- =The report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (CAG) on 2G spectrum allocation refutes the claims made by the former Communications and Information Technology Minister.