Major Events and Top News Headlines of 28 December 2010:
- Burdened by a rising number of pending cases, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the investigating arm of the Ministry of Finance, is planning to substantially beef up its operations, both in terms of head count and offices.
- Paceman Tim Bresnan claimed three early wickets to scuttle Australia’s unlikely second-innings run-chase and leave England on the brink of an Ashes-winning victory in the fourth Test today.
- The Reserve Bank on Monday announced reduction of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR), requirement for lenders to keep a portion of deposits in government securities, cash and gold, by one percentage point to 24 per cent for regional rural banks (RRBs).
- Days after P Chidambaram shot off a strongly-worded letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee pointing out that law and order in the state has virtually collapsed, the CPM on Monday accused the Home Minister of being “partisan” and claimed the letter was aimed at serving the “political interests” of the Trinamool Congress.