Major Events and Top News Headlines of 30 July 2010:
- China plans to launch its first high resolution, stereoscopic mapping satellite during the second half of 2011.
- Australia’s former prime minister Kevin Rudd was on Friday admitted to hospital for a surgery to treat severe stomach pain.
- State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s net profit for the June quarter fell 24.5% to Rs 3,661 crore from a year ago as the company gave heavy discounts to refinery-cum-retailers to enable them to sell diesel and cooking fuelbelow cost.
- State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) tanked nearly 2 per cent to a month’s low before making a marginal recovery in the early trade, a day after it reported a 24.5 per cent decline in its net profit for the quarter ended June 30.