Major Events and Top News Headlines of 21 July 2009:
- He was born blind and with an extra-large head. The doctors gave him a one-in-a-million chance of survival.
- An overbearing Maoist cloud hangs over the Bihar village that is touted to be the best place to watch the longest solar eclipse of the century at the break of dawn on Wednesday.
- Stargazing scientists from Bangalore will study Wednesday”s solar eclipse in Patna and Varanasi and across the clear skies in eastern China.
- Union Sports Minister MS Gill visited Indian hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh at the Rajendra Prasad Medical Centre on Monday. On Saturday, Baljit underwent an surgery on his right eye after being hit by a ball during a training session in Pune.