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MCD house rejects agency's division
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) house Friday unanimously passed a resolution rejecting division of the civic agency, as proposed by the Delhi government, in a special meeting chaired by Mayor Rajni Abbi.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:57:33 PM

Inexplicable delays in planning catering services: CAG report
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 services and in the execution of various catering-related activities.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:57:15 PM

CWG costs escalated 100 percent in seven years
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The budget for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) escalated nearly a hundred-times since India submitted its bid in 2003.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:55:05 PM

Differential pricing, overpricing caused CWG losses: CAG
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Things as simple as charging different prices for the same item in different clusters of delivery caused a loss of nearly Rs.11.06 crore during the Commonwealth Games, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said in a report Friday.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:49:41 PM

Silence about Sonia's illness fans speculation
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The silence on the illness of Congress president Sonia Gandhi has triggered speculation about her disease and a;sp a debate if political figures should hide their medical condition.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:15:42 PM

CAG slams 'avoidable' expenditure for Connaught Place renovation
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The renovation work in Connaught Place (CP) in the runup to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) was plagued by bad organisation on part of the civic agency and 'significant deficiencies' in awarding of contracts which led to 'avoidable' expenditure, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:09:31 PM

Chouhan wishes Sonia speedy recovery
Bhopal, Aug 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday wished speedy recovery to ailing Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Friday, August 05, 2011 7:04:01 PM

Pratibha Patil in Bangalore on three-day visit
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to the state to participate in a series of official functions.

Friday, August 05, 2011 6:40:37 PM

Does CAG report indict Sheila Dikshit?
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) There seems to be some confusion in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) whether its report on the Commonwealth Games has indicted Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for irregularities.

Friday, August 05, 2011 6:31:54 PM

Renuka, Alvi appointed Congress spokespersons
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed party leaders Renuka Chowdhury and Rashid Alvi as spokespersons and former union minister Suresh Pachauri as head of its research and coordination department.

Friday, August 05, 2011 6:25:17 PM

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