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  • Commonwealth Games scam may be to the tune of Rs 8,000 crore: CVC

    Commonwealth Games scam may be to the tune of Rs 8,000 crore: CVC

    The Commonwealth Games scam could be much bigger than previously thought. Every day, more and more Games related projects are coming under the scanner and fresh details of corruption and bungling indicate how deep the rot is. NDTV has learnt...

  • Six CWG gold medallists named in Asian Games wrestling squad

    Six CWG gold medallists named in Asian Games wrestling squad

    Six Commonwealth Games gold medallists, including reigning Asian champion Narsingh Yadav, and three dope-tainted athletes facing NADA hearing were on Tuesday named in the 18-member Indian wrestling squad for next month's Asian Games in China.

  • PM invited me but I was busy, says Kalmadi

    PM invited me but I was busy, says Kalmadi

    Pushed to the wall but defiant nonetheless, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi has claimed that contrary to reports, he was invited by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the felicitation function for CWG medal winners but could not go due to his "busy" schedule.

  • CWG scam: Income Tax raids at BJP leader's office

    CWG scam: Income Tax raids at BJP leader's office

    Twenty five locations in and around Delhi are currently being raided by Income Tax officials.  Among them, the office of senior BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal, whose relatives were allegedly given major contracts for different aspects of the Commonwealth Games.The massive...

  • Crowd in India during CWG was abusive: Pak hockey captain

    Crowd in India during CWG was abusive: Pak hockey captain

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation and national captain Zeeshan Ashraf feel one reason for the team's poor Commonwealth Games performance was the crowd behaviour in Delhi which has become "abusive" after the Mumbai terror attacks.

  • CWG corruption trail: Tax evasion?

    CWG corruption trail: Tax evasion?

    Fresh details have emerged of the multi-pronged probe launched by the government into allegations of massive corruption in organising the Commonwealth Games. One of the key agencies that is part of the probe is the Income Tax department, which paid...

  • CWG show would be hard act to follow at Asian Games: India boxing coach

    CWG show would be hard act to follow at Asian Games: India boxing coach

    Indian boxers packed a powerful punch in the Commonwealth Games with an unprecedented medal haul but replicating the performance in next month's Asian Games would be tough as they have got very little time for rest and recovery, national coach...

  • Commonwealth Games Organising Committee's term extended

    Commonwealth Games Organising Committee's term extended

    The ministers' panel on the Commonwealth Games has met for the first time after the completion of the Games and has decided to extend the tenure of the Organising Committee (OC) for the Games.The tenure of government officials associated with...

  • Complied with all laws and regulations: CWG Village builders

    Complied with all laws and regulations: CWG Village builders

    For the first time, Emaar MGF, the builders of the Commonwealth Games Village have responded to controversies around the Village in the run-up to the Games.But speaking to NDTV, Emaar MGF says they have complied with all laws and regulations....

  • CWG audit has tough deadline: Three months

    CWG audit has tough deadline: Three months

    On a slew of fronts, those assigned to investigate the congenital corruption of the Commonwealth Games started making progress today.Led by Jaipal Reddy, the Group of Ministers (GoM) that was set up to oversee the Games met on Monday evening,...

  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar and shooter Deepak Kumar felicitated

    Wrestler Sushil Kumar and shooter Deepak Kumar felicitated

    Commonwealth Games gold medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and silver medal winning shooter Deepak Sharma were felicitated by the Ministry of Steel in New Delhi at Udyog Bhavan on Monday.Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who was supposed to be felicitated, couldn't make it...

  • Poonia unaware but ready for USD 20,000 contest with Samuels

    Poonia unaware but ready for USD 20,000 contest with Samuels

    Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Krishna Poonia is not aware of any USD 20,000 winner-takes-all contest with world champion Dani Samuels of Australia but she is ready for it if it materialises, her husband said on Monday.

  • Pre-Games coaching helped: CWG gold medallist Deepika

    Pre-Games coaching helped: CWG gold medallist Deepika

    Commonwealth Games gold medallist Deepika Kumari on Monday said that long periods of coaching before the just-concluded mega event helped her in achieving her feat.Deepika thanked Archery Association of India for holding a long coaching camp in Kolkata ahead of...

  • CWG gold should shut up rumour mongers: Jwala

    CWG gold should shut up rumour mongers: Jwala

    Commonwealth Games gold-winning shuttler Jwala Gutta on Monday said she played with a vengeance at the mega-event to shut the mouths of all those critics who were spreading "baseless" stories of her link-up with former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin.

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Sonali Chander
Sonali Chander
Sorry for the delays! Do you agree with Mr Gavaskar that Sehwag should have had his surgery before the the IPL so as not miss Windies tour? 3 years ago
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The Thyagraj Sports Complex, which will host Netball during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, is India's first eco-friendly sports complex, it was constructed with bricks made up of fly-ash. The stadium has effective water management systems like rainwater harvesting, sewage treatment with two lakh litres a day capacity, dual flush systems, sensor-based faucets, etc.