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Glasgow welcomes CWG 2014 with cultural show
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A lone bagpiper walked to the centre stage, playing a haunting tune. Hundreds of performers dressed in traditional red-striped tartan kilts ran behind him and lifted him up. In true Scottish spirit, Glasgow showcased, at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the enthusiasm with which it is preparing to host the 2014 edition of the event.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:32:00 PM

Metro carries over 31,000 spectators for Games' close
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Over half of the nearly 60,000 spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Thursday used the Delhi Metro to reach the venue for the closing ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:31:59 PM

Journalist threatened, assaulted by Jama Masjid Imam
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) A local journalist was threatened by Maulana Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, and assaulted by his supporters Thursday after he asked a question that annoyed the cleric.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:29:20 PM

Governor thanks Delhiites for their support
New Delhi, oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Thursday thanked the residents of Delhi for their support in making the Commonwealth Games a success.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:24:32 PM

India showcases traditional martial arts at Games closing
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India showcased its traditional martial art forms from various parts of the country during the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:24:31 PM

Jamaican triple-jump athlete gets David Dixon award
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Jamaican gold medallist triple jumper Trecia Smith won the David Dixon Award for the best athlete at the 19th Commonwealth Games here Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:19:04 PM

Commonwealth Games declared closed
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The 19th Commonwealth Games here were officially declared closed by Prince Edwards at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:19:03 PM

Delhi has delivered exceptional Games: Fennel
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) 'Delhi, you have delivered a truly exceptional Games,' Commonwealth Games Federation president Mike Fennel said Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:15:21 PM

Regulations for micro-finance companies soon
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The government is working on regulations for micro-finance institutions and consultations are on with the stakeholders, a senior finance ministry official said Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:14:49 PM

Kalmadi booed at CWG closing ceremony
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi cannot seem to shake off his negative public image despite a successful Games. He was booed Thursday by the capacity crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium when he came up to make a winding speech.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:03:43 PM

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