Major Events and Top News Headlines of 21 July 2010:
- As the economy gathers steam, the domestic financial services sector is on a hiring spree and IIT Bombay has seen 40 per cent jump in campus placements, a senior university official said today.
- BJP today said it will take on the UPA government on issues like price rise, “escape” of Warren Anderson, delay in Commonwealth Games projects, Railway accidents and Indo-Pak talks in the forthcoming Parliament session.
- The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has requested the Finance Ministry to depute a contingent of meritorious revenue service officials to monitor India’s aid projects to various countries worth thousands of crores of rupees.
- A former Sydney restaurant manager allegedly demanded cash payments of up to 3500 dollars from people, all of Indian origin, hoping to get a job.
- Former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti has written to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to say that the Central Vigilance Commission’s (CVC’s) initiative to protect whistleblowers, started after the murder of NHAI engineer Satyendra Dubey, has failed miserably.