Cairo: Pro-Gaddafi forces get locked in a fierce battle with rebels in Libya's east to reclaim the lost territory as the regime scrambles hard to quell fresh protests in Tripoli, amid reports that at least 49 people were killed in the fighting and explosions in a military arms depot.
Washington: Voicing concern over the safety of its national Raymond Davis arrested in Lahore for double murder, the US asks Pakistan to take appropriate security measures in the wake of multiple death threats received by him.
London: A leading London-based barrister Kalyani Kaul and three others of Indian origin are appointed Queen's Counsels (QCs) by the Queen.
Cairo: Heavy machine-gun fire rocks Muammar Gaddafi's bastion of Tripoli as the fighting between his forces and rebels rage in Libya's east and west, with the strongman seeking a UN or African Union probe into the crisis, promising that investigators would not face any hindrance.
United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon appeals to Libyan Foreign Minister Musa Kusa to protect human rights and comply with a recent Security Council resolution to end the unabated violence raging in the country for over two weeks.
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities turn down a US request to shift the suspected CIA contractor Raymond Davis from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail to the Governor House for his safety, according to a media report.
Islamabad: Acting on a petition that claimed Pervez Musharraf tortured judges who did not endorse the emergency imposed by him in 2007, a Pakistani court directs authorities to register a case against the former military ruler on charges of treason.
Dhaka: Bangladesh's High Court upholds the sacking of Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus as head of the pioneering Grameen Bank he founded nearly three decades ago, holding he has been continuing in his job with "no legal basis."
New York: Sri Lanka-born billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, the main accused in the biggest hedge fund insider trading case in US history, goes on trial and he could face more than 20 years in prison if convicted in the case which also involves several Indian-origin suspects.
Peshawar: At least 36 mourners get killed and over 50 others injured when a suicide bomber attacked a funeral attended by members of an anti-Taliban militia in Pakistan's troubled northwest, the latest in a string of terror attacks that have rocked the country.
Cairo: Pro-and anti-Gaddafi forces get locked in fierce battles in several Libyan cities amid reports that strategic oil town of Zawiyah had been recaptured by government troops, as France becomes the first state to recognise the opposition national council which is seeking a no-fly zone over the country.
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities arrest 26 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary.
Tokyo: A wall of water several kilometers wide triggers by a massive tsunami after a powerful earthquake in Japan's northeastern coast sweeps away cars, ships and even buildings, killing at least 26 people.
London: Rita Sharma, Secretary of India's National Advisory Council (NAC), is appointed to a new commission on climate change to be chaired by Britain's chief scientific adviser Sir John Beddington.