Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq’s uncle, Maulvi Mushtaq Ahmed, shot at while praying at a Srinagar mosque on May 29, dies.
Milon K. Banerjee, 74, gets a second stint as the Attorney-General of India. A-G during the Rao years (’92-’96), he succeeds Soli Sorabjee.
CIA director since ’97, George C. Tenet, who faced flak over intelligence failure on 9/11, Iraqi wmds and even on India’s ’98 N-tests, quits.
Black British writer Andrea Levy has won the Orange Prize for women writers. Her book, Small Island, dealt with post-war racism in Britain.
Dashing Kiwi allrounder Chris L. Cairns, 34, who...