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'Delhinama' to tell city's history during CWG
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The history and evolution of Delhi from a palaeolithic age settlement to a modern metropolis will be chronicled for citizens and visitors during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in a multi-media presentation 'Delhinama (Delhi's story)'.

Friday, September 24, 2010 6:25:36 PM

Uganda concerned at 'slow progress' in CWG preparations
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With just eight days to go for the Commonwealth Games, Uganda Friday expressed its concern about safety and disappointment at the 'slow progress' in the completion of the Games venues and Village.

Friday, September 24, 2010 6:14:19 PM

Commonwealth Games finally on track, athletes begin arriving
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The controversy-marred 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi were finally set to roll, despite some more pullouts by star athletes, and Australia, which hosted it previously, even questioning why the Games are being held in India.

Friday, September 24, 2010 6:11:08 PM

India is a safe destination, says US ambassador
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India is a safe destination, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer said Friday even as some countries raised security concerns ahead of the Commonwealth Games here in October.

Friday, September 24, 2010 6:10:38 PM

New Zealand, Australia happy with Games Village
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After raising concerns on safety and hygiene, Australian and New Zealand were extremely happy with the Athletes' Village and also confirmed their participation for the Oct 3-14 Games.

Friday, September 24, 2010 5:31:15 PM

Saurav confident of winning India's first medal in squash
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Unfazed by the controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, squash star Saurav Ghoshal is confident of winning India's first ever medal in the sport.

Friday, September 24, 2010 5:18:35 PM

Fennell pleased with big nations confirming participation
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell said Friday he is pleased with the confirmations of Australia, England and Wales to participate in the Oct. 3-14 Games.

Friday, September 24, 2010 4:08:14 PM

CWG on track - amid criticism and cyclists pulling out
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Five cyclists pulled out citing health and safety issues and Australia questioned why the event was being held in India, but the 19th Commonwealth Games seemed set to roll Friday with the first of the foreign contingents landing in the Indian capital for the Oct 3-14 event.

Friday, September 24, 2010 3:12:27 PM

Still not satisfied, Commonwealth envoys to visit Village Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After a long delay, envoys from Commonwealth nations will finally visit the Commonwealth Games village Saturday, even as diplomats pointed out that there was still a lot of work left for the residential facilities for athletes to be brought up to par.

Friday, September 24, 2010 3:07:00 PM

New Zealand cyclist pulls out of CWG
Auckland, Sep 24 (IANS) A New Zealand cyclist has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi citing health and security reasons.

Friday, September 24, 2010 12:13:49 PM

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