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CWG Village: Dogs, snakes, unfinished work cause concern
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Despite frantic efforts by the Commonwealth Games organisers to improve faciliities at the Games Village, stray dogs, last minute work and the discovery of a snake in one of the aprartments Sunday drew howls of protests from the visiting teams.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:52:13 PM

Mamata begins Darjeeling tour, meets political parties
Darjeeling, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who arrived here on a two-day visit Sunday, met leaders of all the political parties in West Bengal's Darjeeling district.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:33:49 PM

African group gives CWG officials 24 hours for improvements
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Diplomats of Africa's Commonwealth nations Sunday said there was some improvement in the facilities for their players in the Commonwealth Games Village, but they will take a final decision on their teams' full-strength arrival only after another inspection Monday evening.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:33:39 PM

Maoists' 48-hour ultimatum on abducted Chhattisgarh cops
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) After a week's silence, the Maoists Sunday evening set a 48-hour deadline for accepting their demands for releasing the four Chhattisgarh policemen they claim to have abducted Sep 19.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:22:53 PM

CWG delegates troop in, Hooper clarifies anti-government remarks
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) On a day when the biggest group of foreign athletes and officials arrived here Sunday for the Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper criticised the Indian government for the delay in infrastructure projects - only to later take back his words.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:16:32 PM

Proposed road endangers Uttar Pradesh mango belt
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) One of the prime mango belts of the country is fighting a battle for survival in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh as the central government plans to build a highway bypass through the orchards.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:05:00 PM

IMA presidential aspirant accuses doctor of threats
Ghaziabad, Sep 26 (IANS) A doctor contesting the Indian Medical Association (IMA) presidential elections has filed a criminal case against a Delhi-based doctor for sending defamatory and threatening messages to the voters, police said Sunday.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:00:34 PM

CPI demands new land acquisition act
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan Sunday said his party wants a new land acquisition act that 'will benefit the poor, the farmers and the displaced'.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:54:37 PM

Branded a witch, woman beaten to death
Bokaro, Sep 26 (IANS) A woman was beaten to death and another critically injured for allegedly practising black magic in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said Sunday.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:45:40 PM

CPI welcomes Kashmir measures but feels much more needed
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Sunday welcomed the decisions taken by the central government to defuse the volatile situation in the Kashmir Valley but felt that they were inadequate and belated.

Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:45:30 PM

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