`Commonwealth Games were under shadow of terror`

Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Toiba had planned to attack some venues of the just-concluded Commonwealth Games on October 12 and 13, reports say.

CWG venues yet to be locked down as work still on

Security agencies could not
ensure a complete lockdown of all Commonwealth Games venues,
including Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, at midnight on Friday as
authorities failed to finish work at some of the facilities.

OC hands over completion certificates for all venues to CGF

CWG OC handed over copies of the completion certificates from venues to CGF CEO Mike Hooper.

Chidambaram to inspect CWG venues tomorrow

Union Minister of Home Affairs, P Chidambaram, will inspect Commonwealth Games venues on Wednesday, according to reports.

Even if PM wipes the floor, CWG venues won`t be ready: Modi

Taking a dig at the Centre for
tardy pace of construction of venues for Commonwealth Games
(CWG), Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said even if
Prime Minister wipes the floor, venues would not be ready for
the Games.

CWG CEO gives deadline of Aug 18 to Kalmadi

Commonwealth Games Federation has asked the CWG Organising Committee to furnish report from each of government agencies responsible for delivery of competition venues.

OC to take over all the venues by end of August: Bhanot

The Organising Committee said the process of formally taking over the CWG venues has started and all the stadiums will be under their control by August 30.

Focus on projects near CWG venues, rest can come later: Govt

With most of the street-scaping
projects running behind schedule, a wary Delhi Government has
asked the agencies to focus on completing construction in and
around the sports venues and the Commonwealth Games Village.

Rs 344 cr being spent to improve roads around CWG venues

An amount of Rs 344 crore was
being spent by the Delhi Government to improve and beautify
roads and footpaths in and around venues of the Commonwealth
Games.

In-built fire safety arrangements for CWG venues: Official

The Delhi fire service is focusing on in-built arrangements as fire safety measures during the nearly 12-day-long Commonwealth Games later this year.

Govt ropes in foreign experts for CWG venues

Drawing flak from all quarters for the tardy pace of preparation of next year`s Commonwealth Games, the Indian government has roped in foreign experts to design the Jawaharlal Nehru and Talkatora stadiums.