Top 10 Blog of the week (Jan, 4 th Week) – Fake Assange
Give up path of confrontation, Chidambaram tells BJP
“BJP leaders should respect orders passed by the state govt. There is no justification to push a political agenda that will certainly affect peace and law and order in J&K,” the home minister…more 2.
‘Black widow’ suspected in Moscow’s suicide blast
Moscow airport blast: A suspected ‘black widow’ is said to be behind the suicide blast in Russia’s busiest Domodedovo International Airport in which at least 35 were killed and 178 injured, reports…more 3.
‘Un-Australian of 2010′ title for Assange
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was named “un-Australian of the Year” by a men’s magazine on Monday for publishing thousands of US diplomatic cables on his whistleblowing site…more 4.
Army to showcase T-90 tanks, ‘Dhruv’ at R-day parade
Showcasing India’s military might, the Army will display its T-90 main battle tanks (MBT), BrahMos supersonic cruise missile and Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) ‘Dhruv’ at the…more 5.
Obama Climate Adviser to Step Down
Carol Browner, the president’s top adviser on energy and climate, is stepping down, underscoring that there will be no major White House push on climate change as House Republicans…more 6.
Atleast 77 killed in Iran air crash
At least 77 people are confirmed to have died after a commercial IranAir passenger jet crashed in the country’s north. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ordered an inquiry into the crash, and investigators…more 7.
Murder charges in Arizona shooting
US authorities have charged a “troubled” 22-year-old man with murder and attempted murder for the killing of six people and the wounding of 19 others, including Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords….more 8.
Court Denies Emanuel Bidin Chicago Mayoral Race
Appeals court in Chicago rules that Rahm Emanuel does not meet the residency requirements to run for mayor of Chicago and orders that his name be removed from the ballot…more 9.
Will Supreme Court ChiefSkip State of the Union?
One day before Obama’s State of the Union address, it’s still unclear whether Chief Justice John Roberts will attend or — like colleague Justice Samuel Alito — skip the event…more 10.
GOP Eyes New Obama Approach
Republicans are looking for signs of a new presidential approach in the upcoming State of the Union address, saying they want Obama to talk more about reducing the federal debt and less about a…more