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About 2010 Commonwealth Games Queen Baton

A packed appointments schedule has led Britain's Queen Elizabeth to skip the Commonwealth Games making it the first time in 44 years that the monarch will be absent from the signature event. However, the Queen's Baton was given a rousing welcome here as it makes its way to the Games.

The Queens Baton Relay arrived in India from Pakistan via the Wagah Border on June 25, 2010. It reached Srinagar on June 30, 2010, Chandigarh on July 4, 2010 and Shimla on July 5, 2010.

2010 Commonwealth Games Queen Baton in News

Agra gears up to welcome Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton on Monday
Preparations were in full swing in Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, to welcome Queens Baton for the Commonwealth Games 2010 on Monday. ANI

Padukone, Kumble, Dravid among stars to welcome Queen's Baton Relay to Bangalore
Some of the leading lights of Indian sports will welcome the Queens Baton Relay for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, which reaches Bangalore on September 2. ANI

Commonwealth Games: Queens Baton reaches Kolkata
Amidst allegations of corruption in several Commonwealth Games-related projects, the Queens Baton reached Kolkata on Sunday. ANI

Queens Baton gets warm welcome at Nathula Pass
The Queens Baton relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games received warm welcome at Nathula Pass near the India-China border in Sikkim. ANI

Commonwealth Games: Queens Baton reaches Sikkim
The Queens Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) reached Sikkim state on Friday. ANI

Queens baton reaches Gaya, to enter Patna today
The Queens Baton for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games has reached Bihar. It was greeted by tens of thousands of people and heavy showers. ANI

Protest over 2010 Commonwealth Games in Varanasi
The members of Paharuaa Jann Sangathan, a voluntary organisation, staged a highly charged protest against the Queens Baton and the hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India in Uttar Pradeshs Varanasi city on Monday. ANI

Duplicate of Queens Baton carried in Lucknow
Business giant Sahara displayed a replica of Queens Baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Uttar Pradeshs Lucknow city on Saturday. ANI

Queens Baton for Commonwealth Games to enter India via Wagah border
The Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), Suresh Kalmadi has said the Queens Baton will enter India from Pakistan via the Wagah border on June 25. ANI

Queens Baton Relay to enter India on June 25
The Queens Baton Relay, which commenced from the Buckingham Palace at London, having covered its long journey around the globe will arrive in India on June 25 from Pakistan at the Wagah border. ANI

India handed over Commonwealth Games baton in London
Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil was on Thursday handed over the Queens Baton by Queen Elizabeth II, signaling the formal launch of the Commonwealth Games that is to take place in New Delhi in October next year. ANI

Boxer Vijender Singh to be part of Cwealth baton launch in London
Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh would be among Indias star players to attend the launch of the Queens Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games 2010 on Thursday. ANI

Delhi ready to host 2010 Commonwealth Games: Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who is currently on a visit to the United Kingdom where she will official accept the baton to signal the launch of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in October 2010, has told the BBC that the Indian capital is fully geared to stage the mega sporting event. ANI

Curtain raiser to 2010 CWG to be launched on Oct 29
The Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Suresh Kalmadi, on Friday said the Queens Baton Relay 2010 will be launched on October 29 when Queen Elizabeth II hands over the Baton to President Pratibha Patil in Buckingham Palace in London. ANI

Queens Baton unveiled as a prelude to Commonwealth Games 2010
The countdown to the Commonwealth Games in 2010 has officially begun. The prototype of Queens Baton was unveiled at a spectacular show here last evening. ANI

Commonwealth Games: Queens Baton reaches Chennai
Amidst allegations of corruption in several Commonwealth Games-related projects, the Queens Baton reached Tamil Nadus Chennai city on Friday. ANI

Anand, Krishnan to welcome Queens Baton Relay in Chennai
Some of the top names in India sports will welcome the Queens Baton Relay for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, which reaches Chennai on August 20 from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ANI

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