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Grand Nehru Stadium in Photos July 29, 2010

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Commonwealth Games Delhi is just 66 days to go. And this tuesday, the completely remodelled Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, where the opening and closing ceremony of the games is about to be held, is been inaugurated by Indian Sports Minister MS Gill and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. This stadium was remodelled at the cost of Rs.960 crores. The stadium had delayed opening because of the delay in the construction of underground tunnel to the stadium.

This stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies, lawn tennis,weightlifting and athletics events. The stadium has a capacity of 60,000. Kalmadi said the world will recognise India’s potential through Commonwealth Games. This stadium was constructed on 1982 for the Asian Games. The process of remodeling it for Commonwealth Games begin in January 2008. This stadium spans over a area of nearly 4 lakh sq.metres. It has internationally standard high strength steel erection. There is a tunnel of 150 m which connects the two ends of the stadium. It has integrated facilities for Training and Warmups. The competition lanes have Class-I certification. The entire building is earthquake resistant. All the stadiums are conducting the games now completed and inauguarted except the the one for weightlifting.

Though delayed, We are now almost ready to host the games. Let’s Come out and play!

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India’s Engineering Marvel! – In Photos July 5, 2010

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India is ready to welcome all the foreign visitors for the XIX Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. India’s greatest sporting event is just 90 days to go. Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport, inagurated by our honourable Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi on July 3. Thus, T3 is the eighth largest passenger terminal in the world. This terminal can handle 34 million passengers annually.

When a passenger arrives at this terminal, he can experience India inside the airport. The interior designs of the airport stand for the rich cultural heritage of India. You must see the photos in the slideshow in this post. You will also admire India…

I don’t need to write more than this, but, this photos can speak for me. Enjoy the slideshow.

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XIX Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 : A Glimpse of the Games Village June 27, 2010

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Jawarharlal Nehru Stadium which host the Opening and Closing Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

Games Village for the best ever Commonwealth Games to be hosted in our capital is located on the eastern banks of River Yamuna. This project is being undertaken by the Delhi Development Authority(DDA), which is an agency under Government of Delhi. It’s located off the National Highways 24 in the Noida Intersection near the Akshardham Temple. Games Village expand over an area of 63.5 hectare.

It includes 14 blocks, 34 towers and 1,168 air-conditioned flats. It will have two occupants per room. All these facilities were the provisioned to deliver the best ever Commonwealth Games. These will provide world-class infrastructure for more than 8,000 sports persons and official from around 71 nations. I am too excited on Googling about the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010’s venues. They are very great. Some nations thought that India can’t accomplish this mission. But, they have to think again! . He is an exclusive slideshow for you!

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The work for the Games Village is started in August 2007. I don’t know whether the work is finished or not. But, I hope that it will be done right on time. Let’s hope for the best!

The 10 days of Commonwealth Games will surely increase India’s level in the Global level. India will be on the center stage. It’s a good chance to showcase our potential. So, Indians please throw away the Gamble Cricket and start supporting the real sporting events!