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Sports ministry wants Kalmadi’s London visit aborted


July 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Associaiton to prevent its president Suresh Kalmadi from going to London for the Olympics. A court here ... Read more...

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India, UK explore cooperation in defence technology


October 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India and United Kingdom are exploring possibilities of cooperation in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protection technologies, an offshoot of their recent arrangement to ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI books eight CPWD officials, two firms (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday registered a case against eight Central Public Works Department (CPWD) officials and two private firms for irregularities in ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI books eight CPWD officials


August 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday registered a case against eight Central Public Works Department (CPWD) officials and two city-based firms for irregularities in ... Read more...

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Inexplicable delays in planning catering services: CAG report


August 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the Commonwealth Games 2010, released Friday, states there were "inexplicable" delays in planning for catering ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit denies to comment on CAG report


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday declined to comment on leaked contents of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that reportedly blames her for ... Read more...

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Order put off on Kalmadi’s plea to attend parliament


August 1st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a petition of Congress MP and former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, at present ... Read more...

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CBI registers three new cases in CWG scam


March 10th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Thursday registered three new cases against officials of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Central Public Works Department (CPWD), three private ... Read more...

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Didn’t gain a single rupee from CWG: Kalmadi


February 20th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, former chief of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Sunday offered to resign as a member of parliament if it was proved that he gained ... Read more...

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Reward for leads in Jama Masjid shootout hiked


February 17th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The reward for anyone offering leads in the Sep 19, 2010 Jama Masjid shooting -- in which two Taiwanese tourists were injured -- has been increased to ... Read more...

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Oz firms term CWG OC decision not to pay dues ‘ridiculous’


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.3 (ANI): Some Australian firms who had threatened to launch legal proceedings against the organizing committee of the Delhi Commonwealth Games for non-payment of dues, have reacted with disappointment to the ... Read more...

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CWG has cleared dues of 36 foreign vendors, part payment for nine withheld


February 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Organizing Committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010 has said that it contracted 45 foreign vendors for the conduct of the event.On Tuesday, it said that payments equal ... Read more...

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Delhi court defers Yamuna embankment petition


January 21st, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday declined to stay the construction of an embankment on the Yamuna flood plain where Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)'s Millennium Park Bus Depot ... Read more...

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Introspect, Hamid Ansari urges Rajya Sabha members


December 13th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) An anguished Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Monday urged members to introspect on the functioning of the house as it was adjourned sine die without transacting ... Read more...

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CWG was my biggest test: Outgoing Delhi Police chief


November 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Outgoing Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Tuesday termed preparing for and managing the Commonwealth games as his biggest test during his stint as police chief in the ... Read more...

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Delhi to have new anti-begging law


November 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The national capital, which has been using a 51-year-old law to deal with begging, is drafting a more "humane" legislation incorporating various welfare schemes, an official said.Delhi, ... Read more...

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Delhi Police prepare for Obama visit


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) After successfully accomplishing the task of securing Delhi during the Commonwealth Games 2010, Delhi Police are now preparing for their next big assignment - US President ... Read more...

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West Bengal rewards CWG medal winners


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists from West Bengal were rewarded by the state government here Tuesday and were given cash prizes ranging from Rs.2-7 lakh.Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee handed over ... Read more...

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Murli Deora flags off walkathon for ‘Petrotech 2010′ in New Delhi


October 24th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora flagged off a walkathon here on Sunday, organised ahead of the upcoming international oil and gas conference and exhibition-- 'Petrotech 2010'.The Delhi walkathon ... Read more...

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Low tourist inflow during CWG disappoints hotel industry


October 20th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A low tourist inflow during the Commonwealth Games had an adverse impact on the hotels and restaurants business which was left with an over supply of rooms ... Read more...

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Hooper defends remarks on Delhi Games


October 17th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 17 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper has defended the various comments he made during the preparations for Commonwealth Games 2010, saying he did all he could to ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi meets CWG medallists, Kalmadi kept out


October 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met Commonwealth Games 2010 medal winners here today.Sports Minister M S Gill and Bhubaneswar Kalita, who was Chef de Mission ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG closing ceremony ‘a spectacular send-off’, says international media


October 15th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15(ANI): The curtains came down on the XIXth Commonwealth Games in New Delhi with a spectacular closing ceremony which has drawn unparalleled applause from across the world.Martial arts, schoolchildren ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet CWG medallist today


October 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will meet Commonwealth Games 2010 medal winners here today.According to sources, the Prime Minister will meet the medalists at his residence ... Read more...

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Martial artists enthrall audiences at CWG closing


October 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Martial artists from across the country left the audiences agape with their multiple disciplines at the closing ceremony of 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 Thursday evening.The 14-minute sequence ... Read more...

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Jammu students cheer Indian CWG contingent with Rangoli


October 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Oct.14 (ANI): Students in Jammu have cheered for the Indian contingent in the Commonwealth Games-2010 through their artistic touch of Rangoli."We have made this logo of Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Paramjeet Samota’s family, relatives celebrate his victory at hometown


October 14th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkDanaud (Haryana), Oct.14 (ANI): Relatives and friends of pugilist Paramjeet Samota, who won gold medal in the 91 kilograms category at the XIX Commonwealth Games-2010 in New Delhi, are ... Read more...

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Entry passes to Commonwealth culture show in short supply


October 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Entry passes and tickets to the culture festival of the Commonwealth Games 2010 are in short supply -- much to the chagrin of enthusiasts in the capital. ... Read more...

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Lessing, Shakespeare, Blake in dance-theatre on Commonwealth stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Foreign literature met Indian performing arts in a creative mix on the cultural stage of the Commonwealth Games 2010.Noted dancer Navtej Singh Johar interpreted Nobel ... Read more...

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RBI to issue new Rs.5 and Rs.2 coins with Games logo


October 11th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will put new Rs.5 and Rs.2 coins with the 19th Commonwealth Games logo in circulation soon.The reverse of both the ... Read more...

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Arts, sports bring best of India to Delhi’s culture street


October 11th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The culture street of the capital - a stretch between the Copernicus Marg and Mandi House - is alive with the colours of the Indian culture to ... Read more...

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Athletes, cyclists to take Delhi CWG to the streets


October 8th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): On Saturday and Sunday, the Commonwealth Games 2010 will literally hit the streets of Delhi through a '20 km race walk' and a race by cyclists.The men's race ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG venues being guarded by Naga women police


October 8th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): The first women police battalion from Nagaland is providing security at venues of the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2010.Around 600 women personnel are patrolling the streets and ensuring maximum ... Read more...

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DK Books to focus now on e-books, travel


October 8th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Dorling-Kindersley-India (DK-India), a publishing subsidiary of Penguin Books, is expanding its footprint in the Indian market with new digital and travel titles in 2010-11. It has cut ... Read more...

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DTC uses CWG to showcase India’s ability to host international mega events


October 8th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajesh GaurNew Delhi, Oct. 8 (ANI): The ongoing XIXth Commonwealth Games has served as an ideal platform for the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to showcase its ability to transform its fleet ... Read more...

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