The UPA government’s new list of Foreign Envoys include Ronen Sen to the US, Kanwal Sibal to Moscow, Kamlesh Sharma to London and Nirupam Sen as UN permanent representative.
Kanchan Choudhury is named Uttaranchal DGP, the country’s first woman to hold the post. She was the model for sister Kavita’s serial Udaan.
Baina Beach, Goa—the place for "sun, sand, wine and women" for four decades—clips the last part with the exit of its last 247 sex workers.
Ex-Proteas coach Bob Woolmer replaces Javed Miandad as Pakistan’s coach. With this, the PCB is hoping to fashion a more professional side.
Ray Charles, 73, legendary singer whose music melded gospel, R&B, rock and laid the foundations for soul music in classics like I’ve Got a Woman, dies.