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Support to terror must be basis for Commonwealth disqualification: India

The CMAG is held for ministers from the 52 Commonwealth countries to raise important issues and action points for the benefit of the organisation's membership.

Sakshi Malik says training camps in foreign countries are necessary for quality preparation

Sakshi Malik says training camps in foreign countries are necessary for quality preparation

Sakshi has been preparing for the upcoming PWL, her next target is to do well in Asian Games in Jakarta and Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Maldives quits Commonwealth, terms it 'difficult' but 'inevitable' decision

The Maldives on Thursday pulled out of the Commonwealth calling as "unjust" the grouping's decision to penalise the island nation over the circumstances that led to then President Mohamed Nasheed's ouster in 2012 and the lack of subsequent progress in resolving the political unrest.

Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the polls

Voting to elect a new government on the tiny Pacific island of Nauru, international observers invited to monitor the polls.

Paris climate deal `more likely` due to Commonwealth accord

The Malta summit emphasised the link between global warming and migration. 

India joins UK, Aus to help poor nations combat climate change

A number of countries including Canada, Britain and Australia have pledged nearly USD 2.5 billion to help the poor countries fight global warming.

Prince Charles warns of 'perfect storm' should climate talks flop

Prince Charles warned today that if international leaders fail to clinch a deal on climate change at talks in Paris next week, it would leave mankind facing a "perfect storm".

Commonwealth FMs to focus on global tax reforms co-operation

Creating a more participatory approach to tax co-operation tops the agenda of this year's meeting of Commonwealth finance ministers in Lima on October 7.

West Bengal and Britain sign 21 MoUs

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led delegation to the UK today clinched 21 MoUs with the UK in the fields of industry, health, education and urban development.

Most EU nationals in UK excluded from voting in referendum

Most European Union citizens who are resident in Britain will not be able to vote in a referendum on its membership of the bloc, the government said on Monday.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.

Commonwealth hails Lanka's 'credible' probe for war crimes

The Commonwealth on Tuesday welcomed Sri Lanka's intent to establish a "credible" probe mechanism into war crime allegations and hailed the appointment of a civilian governor in the Tamil-dominated Northern Province.

England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross Trust on Wednesday criticised England`s Rugby Football Union for its use of the Victoria Cross emblem on new international team shirts.

Commonwealth Games: New Zealand remain on sevens track after Scottish scare

Four-time champions New Zealand remained on track to add an unprecedented fifth Commonwealth rugby union sevens crown to their accolades after surviving a Scottish scare on the first day`s action.

Indian-born wrestler in Oz team for CWG

The Australian women`s wrestling team for this year`s Commonwealth has an Indian connect to it with the Punjab-born Rupinder Kaur making the cut in the three-strong squad for the July 23 to August 3 event Glasgow.

Shooter Manavjit signed by Anglian

A gold medallist at the Tucson World Cup in USA last month, ace trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu has been signed up by Anglian Medal Hunt in a year that will see him take a shot at earning a quota place for the 2016 Olympics, besides competing in Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Don’t worry over late start: Bolt

Jamaica: Sprint sensation Usain Bolt is seeking to allay the fears of his fans who may be worried over his late start to the 2014 track and field season.

Canada suspends Commonwealth funding

Canada`s government has announced the suspension of funding to the Commonwealth over rotating chair Sri Lanka`s alleged rights abuses.

Sindhu eyes medals in CWG, Asian Games and top 6 in 2014

Brimming with confidence after a successful season, P V Sindhu now wants to win medals at her maiden Commonwealth and Asian Games and said she will look to end the year within the top 6 bracket.

Olympic exile over, let`s prepare for Asiad, CWG: Malhotra

Former Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday hailed the IOC`s decision to lift the ban on India, saying the country should now focus on preparing for the Commonwealth and Asian Games scheduled later this year.