Major Events and Top News Headlines of 19 August 2009:
- Pop princess Britney Spears and socialite Paris Hilton may never get to meet US President Barack Obama and the Queen of England, but their dogs are going to compete against the latter’s pets in a contest.
- Hewlett-Packard Co reported slightly better-than-expected third-quarter results on Tuesday, helped by strong server sales, but the company expressed caution about business demand, and shares fell 2 per cent in extended trading.
- Faced with a players’ revolt, the Delhi Ranji team started its preparatory camp for the upcoming domestic season without seven players but officials insisted that unrest against the DDCA was not the reason for their absence.
- The Faridabad police lodged an FIR against RPS Associates on Monday on charges of cheating and breach of trust after the residents’ welfare associations of Green Valley (on Surajkund Road) lodged a complaint.
- Godhra Local Crime Branch arrested a 45-year-old woman from the town on Tuesday for possessing a fake passport. According to the police, the accused had two passports with which she had travelled to Pakistan twice.