Major Events and Top News Headlines of 19 July 2009:
- How does the most senior official of the new US administration to visit India kick off her tour? Mulling over climate change during a breakfast with corporate honchos, exchanging pleasantries with women artisans during lunch and chit-chatting with college students and Bollywood stars over high tea!
- As Congress leadership asked its workers to keep filling the jail till its demand for a CBI probe into torching of party president Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s house was conceded, the government rejected it outright and announced handing over the investigation to the Crime Branch on Sunday. However, the govt did not give any time-frame to CB-CID to complete the probe.
- India today said it was not in a position to accept any “legally binding” reductions in green house gas (GHG) emissions amid concerns by developed countries over the increasing carbon emissions by developing nations.
- After her release on an interim bail, the UPCC president claims the attack on her house was masterminded by the state govt.