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Land acquisition bill referred to group of ministers


August 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday referred the land acquisition bill to a group of ministers and approved amendments to two other bills and one act, official sources ... Read more...

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LOCOG apologises to India for opening ceremony incident


August 1st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The London Olympics organisers have apologised to the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony incident which saw a Bangalore-based woman parading with the country's athletes.The London ... Read more...

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Mystery woman in Indian contingent a cast member, says Coe (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The mystery woman who gatecrashed the opening ceremony of the London Games Friday night with the Indian contingent was a cast member "should not have ... Read more...

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Albanian lifter banned from London for steroids


July 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku has been excluded from the London Olympics after testing positive for steroids, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Saturday.The 20-year-old failed ... Read more...

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Lukashenko denied accreditation to Olympics: Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Accreditation to the London 2012 Olympic Games has not been granted to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the British Embassy in Belarus has confirmed."President Alexander Lukashenko ... Read more...

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Delhi airport recognised for carbon emission cut


July 17th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Tuesday became the fifth airport in the Asia-Pacific region to receive accreditation for its efforts at reducing carbon ... Read more...

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Medvedev threatens to close extremist schools in Russia


January 31st, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has threatened to shut down schools and universities where inter-ethnic tensions take birth and where extremism was practised.Medvedev's remarks came during ... Read more...

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Sibal to attend first India-US higher education summit


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday left here to attend the first India-US Higher Education Summit in Washington Oct 13, said a statement.The summit, ... Read more...

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Chaos marks run up to FIFA friendly


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Even before the arrival of soccer magician Lionel Messi, there was utter chaos at the Salt Lake stadium Tuesday as the organisers of the Sep 2 ... Read more...

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Electronic media shunted out of Wankhede Stadium


April 1st, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) authorities ordered all electronic media personnel to vacate the Wankhede Stadium premises Friday afternoon, barely 24 hours ... Read more...

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Indian TV channels get temporary access to Mohali semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given Indian TV channels access to the much-awaited India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal here Wednesday following a request from ... Read more...

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Politicians, players jostle for National Games passes


February 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) It doesn't matter if you are a politician, a sportsperson or a reporter -- everyone here is jostling for passes of the opening ceremony of the 34th National ... Read more...

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China attends Indian air show for first time


February 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) China Wednesday joined the nearly two-decade old Aero India air show for first time, with its Ambassador Zhang Yan leading a delegation after a last-minute invitation from New ... Read more...

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India condemns attacks on foreign journalists in Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the detention and vicious attacks on foreign journalists by mobs on the streets in Cairo and issued a travel advisory for Indian journalists ... Read more...

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Recognise hospitals practising alternative systems: Homeopathic Congress


December 19th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Accreditation process for hospitals practising homeopathy needs to be stepped up as recent studies have proven the efficiency of homeopathy in managing chronic diseases, doctors said at ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Shoaib Malik’s Asian Games village stay sans ‘accreditation card’


November 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik's conspicuous presence at the Guangzhou Asian Games athletes' village has surprised his country's contingent there, as the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has denied issuing ... Read more...

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Nine cases registered at Games Village: Delhi Police


October 16th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police registered nine criminal cases and 15 non-cognisable offences at the police station set up at the Commonwealth Games Village, said Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. ... Read more...

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Cheap mobile call rates for athletes at CWG Village


October 12th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Cheaper international call rates offered by the mobile store at the Commonwealth Games Village are attracting many foreign athletes and delegates. Over 700 of them have bought ... Read more...

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No problem with water quality of pools, says Games chief Fennell


October 10th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell said on Sunday that there was no problem with the water quality of the pools and they were monitoring it constantly.Reportedly, few ... Read more...

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Welsh woman athlete harassed in Games Village (Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered in a case of harassment of a Welsh woman athlete at the Commonwealth Games Village, a police official said ... Read more...

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Wales woman athlete harassed in Games Village


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A woman athlete from Wales was allegedly harassed by a man at the Commonwealth Games Village, police said Thursday.The man, who is yet to be identified, ... Read more...

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Ghana’s boxers miss Games, languish in jail


October 5th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra (Ghana) Oct 5 (IANS) Just a day after the spectacular opening of the 19th Commonwealth Games in Delhi, officials in the west African country have confirmed that about ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi journalists stopped over visa confusion


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Five Bangladeshi journalists here to cover the Commonwealth Games were stopped by Indian officials at the border in West Bengal for over four hours for not having ... Read more...

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With tight security in place, MHA issues advisory for CWG visitors


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): A day ahead of the opening ceremony of XIX Commonwealth Games to be held in the capital, the government has put in place adequate security arrangements for the ... Read more...

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Reach venues early, CWG spectators told (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games spectators should use public transport as much as possible and reach the venues early on if they want to avoid serpentine queues, the government said ... Read more...

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Indian government advisory to Games spectators


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The home ministry Saturday issued a 18-point advisory to ticket-holders of the Commonwealth Games starting here Sunday. * Reach venues on time. Be in your seat before ... Read more...

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Oz sports minister frisked at Village, but happy with security


October 1st, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Despite being frisked at the Commonwealth Games Village Friday, Australian Sports Minister Mark Arbib, instead of making a fuss, praised the strict security measures in place. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures foolproof security during Games


September 29th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will provide foolproof security during the Commonwealth Games (CWG) and it would be wrong to say that there ... Read more...

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200 volunteers for CWG athletics event await accreditation


September 27th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) More than 200 Sports Specific Volunteers (SSV) for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games' showpiece event athletics are running from pillar to post to get accredited ... Read more...

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Scottish athletes describe CW Games village as a ‘pleasant surprise’


September 27th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Scotland athletes, who moved into the Commonwealth Games village in Delhi on Sunday, described the village as a "pleasant surprise" in stark contrast to the dirty beds, ... Read more...

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Queen’s top bodyguard suspended after gunshot blunder


September 26th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): The Queen's top bodyguard has been suspended from duty after accidentally firing a shot inside the royal palace.The loaded gun went off as SAS-trained Ian Boyes was ... Read more...

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Swanky Games press centre opens Sep 23


September 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A swanky media press centre (MPC) to be used by nearly 2,000 journalists during the Commonwealth Games (CWG) is ready and will be thrown open Sep ... Read more...

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We are keen to regularise betting: ICC chief executive


September 14th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 14 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Tuesday said he is keen to speak to governments of various cricket playing countries to consider the regulation of ... Read more...

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Chief Executives’ Committee supports ICC’s decisive action against corruption


September 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sept.14 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) will recommend to the ICC Board that a wide-ranging and, if necessary, independent review of the current ICC anti-corruption measures be commissioned to ... Read more...

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Police verification of Games volunteers has barely begun


August 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The antecedents of only 1,591 volunteers - of the 20,000 chosen for the Commonwealth Games - have been verified and the remaining are yet to ... Read more...

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