Major Events and Top News Headlines of 24 December 2010:
- On Thursday, national and local dailies carried advertisements remembering P V Narasimha Rao on his sixth death anniversary. Glowing tributes were paid to the late prime minister.
- In a development that is sure to disappoint students wanting to pursue a one-year MBA course, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has turned down their demand to grant recognition to such courses.
- South African captain Graeme Smith warned the visiting Indian team to find a way to tame Hashim Amla or forget the chance of levelling the three-Test series in the second game starting in Durban on Sunday.
- It’s been 18 years since Praveen Amre became India’s first and only Test centurion at Durban. But with the Indian team on the backfoot going into the second Test against South Africa, the current Mumbai coach remains the most sought-after person here.