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Sri Lanka disappointed after losing Hambantota bid


November 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday expressed disappointment after losing its bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the southern port city of Hambantota.Sri Lanka lost the bid ... Read more...

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Fresh funding to eradicate polio


October 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Significant fresh funding has been announced to help eradicate polio, a disease that afflicts people in four countries -- three of them in the Commonwealth.India, ... Read more...

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How Commonwealth can battle global financial crisis


October 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Commonwealth countries are mulling trade pacts, debt financing flows and technological cooperation to beat the global financial crisis.Diplomats of leading Commonwealth nations who interacted with ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games


October 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 ... Read more...

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Row over inviting Lankan President Rajapaksa for CWG closing


October 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Activists have opposed India's decision to invite Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the guest of honour at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.Rajapaksa accepted ... Read more...

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Commonwealth seeks more support to stay relevant (March 8 is Commonwealth Day)


March 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The Commonwealth, which India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru thought could bring "healing touch globally", is weakening for want of funds and support, a report has said. The ... Read more...

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Commonwealth needs to be proactive, says media body (Lead)


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuching (Malaysia), Oct 22 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA), meeting here through the last week, cautioned Commonwealth members that the 53-nation body could itself become irrelevant if the watchdogs are ... Read more...

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Media watchdogs want Commonwealth to be proactive


October 22nd, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Kuching (Malaysia), Oct 22 (IANS) The adversity that the West in general is facing as a result of the global meltdown may be the most inappropriate time for anyone to remind them ... Read more...

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Pakistan back in 53-nation Commonwealth (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 12 (IANS) Nearly six months after it was expelled from the Commonwealth, Pakistan was Monday readmitted into the 53-nation body following the restoration of democracy in the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth to reinstate Pakistan in May: report


April 10th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, April 10 (Xinhua) The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) will meet May 7 and 8 in London to restore Pakistan's membership to the Commonwealth, Daily Times reported Thursday. The newspaper quoted ... Read more...

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Commonwealth to restore Pak membership in May


April 10th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 10 (ANI): The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) will meet on May 7 and 8 in London with the objective of re-inducting Pakistan into the Commonwealth, diplomatic sources have ... Read more...

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