Major Events and Top News Headlines of 18 August 2009:
- A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh talked about the “credible” information about possible strikes by Pakistan-based terror groups, India said on Tuesday that it was not intended to “impugn the actions of Government of Pakistan.
- Pakistan on Tuesday said it cannot take “lightly” Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s remarks about terror groups based in this country planning fresh attacks on India and is awaiting New Delhi’s response to its request for sharing information in this regard.
- Taking into account the business traveller’s need for comfort, convenience and flexibility, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has introduced the special ‘Oberoi Business Travel Plus’ package at the Oberoi hotels in Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.
- American singer Miley Cyrus has decided to air a feud with her ex-boyfriend Justin Gaston on the Internet, and blast him on her Twitter.com page. The feud is said to have started after Gaston posted a note on his web blog.
- The video testimony of an American witness in the 26/11 trial was deferred on Monday as he was vacationing in Canada and not carrying the documents he needed to answer the prosecution’s questions. The proceedings were adjourned till Tuesday.