Major Events and Top News Headlines of 30 July 2009:
- The Congress has named four-time MLA Parvez Hashmi as its candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat from Delhi.
- PM says Gilani told him many Pakistanis believed India was meddling in Balochistan. He says it was included because India “is not afraid of discussing any issue of concern”.
- Even as the Opposition has been attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the Indo-Pak joint statement, he has got tremendous support from across the border.
- A schoolteacher in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, allegedly tried to disrobe girls of a primary school on the pretext of taking measurements for their school uniforms recently.
- Local favourite Dipika Pallikal registered an easy second round victory but over all India had a mixed day in the 13th World Junior Men and Women individual Squash Championship here on Wednesday.