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  • Delhi's Thyagraj Stadium is country's first green stadium August 16, 2013

    Thyagraj Stadium, built by Delhi Government ahead of the Commonwealth Games, on Friday earned the unique distinction of being the first green stadium in the country. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was on Friday given the CII- Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) gold rating certificate for construction of the "green stadium" at...
  • CWG scam: CBI raids DDA and CPWD officers April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting raids on Delhi Development Authority and Central Public Works Department officers in connection with laying of synthetic turf for lawn bowl event during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The raids are being carried out at 20 places in Delhi...
  • Forty CWG projects come under CVC scanner April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Widening its probe, the Central Vigilance Commission is looking into at least 40 CWG-related construction and procurement works carried out by different government agencies for alleged financial irregularities. The sale of VIP passes, supply of furniture, equipment and utensil for Games Village, misuse of funds by certain central and...
  • Mini-India on display at Republic Day parade January 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Colourful tableaux depicting the myriad hues of country's diversity, a vibrant performance by students and armed forces in full battle regalia - the Republic Day parade today had 'mini-India' in itself. Marching down from the Raisina Hills to Red Fort, the parade showcased India's 'unity in diversity' and the...
  • CWG: Sharad Yadav seeks details from CPWD, DDA January 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JDU) MP Sharad Yadav, the Chairman of the standing committee on urban development, has called for a panel meeting on January 18 over Commonwealth Games' financial irregularities. Sharad Yadav has sought expenditure details from the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on...
  • Poor planning led to CWG missed deadlines: CPWD August 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Central Public Works Department (CPWD), the agency responsible for building 10 of the 17 stadia, says designs were changed constantly and many decisions taken at the last minute after the agency came under fire for shoddy work at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Complex. Also a week after the...
  • Don's kin let off in Sara Sahara case June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Last week it was underworld don-on-the run Dawwod Ibrahim's sister - Haseena Parkar's - day in court. On Wednesday, the special MCOCA court in Mumbai pronounced Dawood's brother not guilty in the case of the construction of the illegal shopping centre Sara Sahara. The images of Iqbal Kaskar's lawyers distributing...
  • MCOCA court acquits Dawood brother June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court in Mumbai on Wednesday acquitted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Kaskar and five others in Sara Sahara mall case for lack of evidence. Kaskar had been arrested by Mumbai police under the MCOCA after he was extradited from Dubai in 2003. The six — along with Dawood,...
  • Verdict on Dawood's mall today June 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Sara Sahara mall, a shopping centre in Mumbai, allegedly owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim had received demolition orders by the Supreme Court in July 2006. The demolition orders were however deferred then, due to lack of adequate security. The complex is built on a plot of land owned...