Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

  • FIFA team meets sports ministry, starts inspection of venues 21-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup in India, a three-member FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event. "FIFA officials are already in India and they also had...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs 21-11-2013 08:27 PM

    Kochi: Virat Kohli continues to scale new peaks, with his 86 in the first ODI against West Indies here on Thursday putting him level with batting legend Vivian Richards as quickest to 5000 ODI runs. Both have done it in 114 innings. Kohli, needing 82 to enjoy the company of...
  • Kochi's Nehru Stadium to have a Sachin Pavilion 11-11-2013 06:07 PM

    Kochi: The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) on Monday decided to honour Sachin Tendulkar by announcing that a pavilion will be named after the master blaster at the state's only cricket stadium here. Speaking to IANS, KCA president TC Mathew said the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium owned by the Greater Cochin Development...
  • Kerala to host Duleep Trophy semi-finals, finals 13-07-2013 04:43 PM

    Kochi: Kerala will for the first time host the finals of the All India Duleep trophy at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here from October 17 to 21. The semi-finals will be held here from October 10-13. The decision in this regard was taken at the South Zone fixture committee meeting...
  • Battle still on for footbridge collapse victims 01-10-2010 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Army handed over the reconstructed foot-overbridge opposite the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to the Delhi government on Friday. But it is the 27 labourers injured in the tragedy on September 21 whose struggle still continues. The foot overbridge could well be called Delhi's Phoenix -- rising from...
  • SC raps govt for rampant corruption in Games 29-09-2010 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: The government has come fire for the Commonwealth Games mess. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the government, saying Rs 70,000 crore was spent on the Games, which can turn into personal wealth for some. The apex court also observed that rampant corruption marred the preparations. Also payments...
  • Army to rebuild collapsed footbridge at stadium 25-09-2010 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has asked the Army to build a foot overbridge outside the flagship Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to replace the one that collapsed on Tuesday. The Army will begin laying the temporary structure today and is expected to deliver the bridge within 5 days. That's not all...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium false ceiling collapses 22-09-2010 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee a section of the false ceiling near the weightlifting stage collapsed at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. Two-three tiles measuring 2 ft by 2 ft fell on Wednesday morning from the ceiling of the stadium. However, Cabinet Secretary KM...
  • Aussie TV sting exposes chinks in Games security 22-09-2010 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: The latest controversy to hit the organisers of the Commonwealth Games is a claim that the security has been breached. Australia's Channel 7 claims to have exposed major security lapses at the CWG venues in a sting operation. The channel claimed its reporter got by security checks at...
  • CWG main venue bridge collapses, 27 hurt 21-09-2010 09:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced another embarrassment when an under-construction foot overbridge collapsed injuring 27 people outside the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, the main venue for the Commonwealth Games. Four people out of the 27 injured are said to be in critical condition. Principal Secretary of the Public Works...
  • Stadia still not game for Games 26-08-2010 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: All Commonwealth Games venues have been formally handed over to the Organising Committee (OC), which will take at least a month to finish the overlays work. But are the stadia Games-ready? CNN-IBN did a status check. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is one of the main venues of CWG...