Major Events and Top News Headlines of 25 July 2009:
- It was here that I learnt to be scared of death. Kargil, for me, meant misery and pain, until I revisited the spot where a splinter of a Pakistani artillery shell pierced the left part of the body and miraculously travelled down to
be lodged somewhere between the pancreas and the kidney.
- Ten years ago the gaps were sometimes as wide as 20 kilometres between posts along the Line of Control.
- A city-bound Air India flight from Bhubaneshwar with 91 passengers on-board today made an emergency landing at the International airport here due to hydraulic failure, an airport official said.
- Noted artist M.F. Husain, whose works are being excluded for the second consecutive year at the upcoming India Art Summit, has played it down, saying it is all part of a 15-year-long struggle.