‘Sania to stay at the Games Village’
New Delhi: The family of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza dismissed as rumours the buzz that she may not stay at the Games Village. While the international stars have started checking in, the latest buzz was that Sania and Mahesh Bhupathi might not stay at the Village.
When contacted, Sania's father Imran said: "She will check into the Village with the rest of the team." Bhupathi could not be reached for comment.
South Africa boxer says facilities OK
Melbourne: Putting behind the snake incident, South African boxer Siphiwe Lusizi today said the facilities at the Commonwealth Games village were “top class” and the team was looking forward to the sporting events. The South African envoy here had voiced concern when he claimed that a snake was found in one of the rooms of the Village. “The incident is now over and we are focusing on the Games,” Lusizi said.
Artwork for the Games visitors
New Delhi: Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran launched a new range of products such as miniature paintings, sculptures, and scarves at the refurbished outlet of the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation (HHEC) of India at the National Museum. The minister hoped that the HHEC would be able to showcase and provide contemporary artifacts and museum objects to tourists.
Delhiites look to escape
New Delhi: South-East Asian countries are seeing an increased tourist inflow from Delhi for short-haul vacations during the CWG.