Major Events and Top News Headlines of 26 December 2010:
- UN chief Ban-Ki-moon is appalled at the killing of innocent people in the “abhorrent” terrorist attack at a food distribution centre in northwest Pakistan where over 45 people were killed in an explosion triggered by a woman suicide bomber.
- Following an indictment by the Lokayukta, UP Minister of State for Homeopathy and Religious Endowment Rajesh Tripathi resigned on Saturday, an official statement said, adding the minister was asked to resign by UP Chief Minister Mayawati.
- Enforcement Directorate’s probe into the ‘money trial’ in the 2G spectrum scam will form a crucial part of the efforts to untangle the myriad financial dealings leading up to the allocation of bandwidth and developments there after, official sources said today.
- The Comptroller and Auditor General, whose report on a presumed loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore in 2G spectrum allocation created a storm in Parliament, will appear before the Public Accounts Committee tomorrow.