N. GOPALASWAMI will be the new Chief Election Commissioner. Home secretary under L.K. Advani, he’ll be the man in the hot seat till Feb ’09.
D-Company boss Dawood Ibrahim is under the US scanner. The Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act puts him on their most wanted list.
Peru gives Alan Garcia another shot as Prez, 16 years after a failed term which left the nation in chaos. And it halts the socialist wave in S. America.
Billy Preston, 59, keyboardist who many denote as the ‘fifth Beatle’. He played on Let It Be, Abbey Road, White Album. Won Grammy for Outta Space.