Wednesday , 21 November 2018

National News

Bamboo ‘magic’ to shield Leh flash-flood victims

LEH: A polished and light bamboo structure hardly resembles the ancestral home of Ms Yang Dole which was washed away during the flash-floods that hit her serene village in August.
But for the 63-year-old widow, the pre-fabricated bamboo home with polished flooring is beautiful and cozy enough to keep her family warm in the bone-chilling winters.

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Demands mount for probe into CWG corruption

NEW DELHI:  Now that the Commonwealth Games are over, demands for probing corruption behind it mounted on Friday  and government auditor CAG stepped into the picture while Mr Suresh Kalmadi was kept out of Prime Minister’s meeting with medal winners.
The BJP, which had held its fire once the 12-day event started,  said it will pursue its demand for investigation into corruption charges reflecting the “mood of the people”.

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Saina enables India to finish second at CWG

NEW DELHI: Women shuttlers led by singles title favourite Saina Nehwal provided India with a golden double to pilot the country to a historic second place finish in the Commonwealth Games that ended here on Thursday night with a dazzling laser show and a musical extravaganza marked the finale of the Commonwealth Games.

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