Miss Universe 2006 Schedule of Events
July 15: Mikimoto Event with Natalie Glebova
July 16: Charity Auction Dinner
July 17: Rehearsal for Presentation Show
July 18: Presentation Show and National Costume Competition, Shrine Auditorium
July 19-20: Personality Interviews
July 19-22: Rehearsals
July 23: Dress Rehearsal (12 pm), Miss Universe 2006 Telecast (6 pm local time/9 pm EST), Coronation Ball
Probe commission to open Kanishka bombing hearings next week
The Commission of Inquiry into the 1985 bombing of Air India's Kanishka flight, which left all 329 people aboard dead, will open public hearings into the case next week in the Canadian capital Ottawa.
The hearings will take place on July 18 and 19 in Ottawa, the Commission head John C Major said in a statement.
Terror, energy to top Manmohan's agenda at St Petersburg
Against the backdrop of Tuesday's terror strikes in two Indian cities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will tell the G8 leaders on in St Petersburg July 15-17, in St Petersburg that the war on global terror can be won only when all its sources and sanctuaries are identified and made ineffective.
Jul 13 - 17, 2006: 1st Test (Eng vs Pak)
Tendulkar to undergo fitness test on July 19
The decision puts to rest speculation that he would be allowed more time to regain match fitness.