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Commonwealth Games

Check Out The Latest Royal Photobomb

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.29.2014 | Style

Forget fox hunting, polo and complaining about the press. The British royal family seems to have embraced a new hobby. It's photobombing, and Prin...

10 Reasons to Visit Scotland This Year

Viator | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Viator

This small nation offers untamed and dramatic natural beauty, a turbulent history, great drink and intriguing food. This year, however, is not just a good year, but a great year to visit Scotland.

Danger and Opportunity: Leveraging Big Events for Urban Development

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Large-scale events, such as international conferences and sports competitions, that take place in cities in emerging countries present both an opportunity and a danger.

Glasgow and One Year to Go Commonwealth Games 2014

Ankita Sinha | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Ankita Sinha

My recent visit to Scotland "One Year To Go Commonwealth Games" event in July opened my eyes to the side of the country I never knew before.

How Will India Confront its Corruption Crisis?

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

India has a long way to go in its fight against corruption. The task facing the world's largest democracy is a herculean one. Its citizens have proven that they are ready to rise to the challenge. Hopefully, their government is too.

World's #9 Most Powerful Person Now Accused of Corruption -- Will She Fall?

Cleo Paskal | Posted 06.25.2011 | World
Cleo Paskal

While corruption cases in India have caught up some pretty big fish, if charges are laid against Sonia Gandhi, it won't just be part of a wave, it will be a sea change.

A New Terrorism Alert System. Goodbye, and Good Riddance, to Code Red

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

What color worried are you today? No-worries Green? Freaked-out Red? A-little-nervous Yellow? Not for long. The color-coded chart of our fears is...

ANIMALS To Be Used As Sporting Event Security

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW DELHI — Security officials at the Commonwealth Games aren't monkeying around anymore, deploying langurs at several venues in New Delhi to ke...

Delhi's Servant Crisis and the Commonweath Games

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

The residents of Malibu Towne are not used to cleaning their own homes: dishes are piling up and floors are not being swept daily.

California Dreamin' at China's World's Fair

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Arnold would like to think that hosting the 2020 Expo would give California a boost like the one Shanghai is getting now. Like him, I'm rooting for my beloved state to make a comeback. But I'm worried that hosting a World Expo could have a different result.

India Scrambles To Save Commonwealth Games

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With his country scrambling to organize facilities for the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Signh summoned two fellow minister...

As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?

Commonwealth Games Bridge Collapse (PHOTOS): Event In Doubt After Incident

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) NEW DELHI -- A footbridge being built near the main stadium for the Commonwealth Games collapsed Tuesday, injuring 23 construction workers and pu...

Rugby Dreams

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

Every summer, when Chandrika Gaipai returns home, she describes a rugby ball to her mother. "It looks like a dinosaur's egg," she says.