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Goa's Athletic Stadium to be renamed after Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh of India!

Reportedly, the state government is also planning to rename other stadiums and sports centres.

Paying homage to the 'Flying Sikh of India', the athletic stadium at Bambolim Village in Goa will be renamed after the ace sprinter late Milkha Singh. As per reports, the Chief Minister announced this decision on Friday, as a tribute to the legendary athlete, who is famed across the world. Reportedly, the state government is also planning to rename other stadiums and sports centres, after remarkable Goan sportspersons who have made a mark for themselves.

State's vision to boost sports activities in Goa

The latest announcements were made by the CM at a felicitation function held at Campal Indoor Stadium in the coastal state. While sportspersons and athletes were honoured at this event, the CM also declared the state's plan to rename the prominent sports hubs. Reportedly, he mentioned that the state government has successfully established sports infrastructure worth ₹300 crores.

While the added facilities will aid in the development of amateurs, they will inspire more young folks to explore the field of sports. Further, the CM asked the physical education teachers in schools and colleges to execute such measures, which can motivate the students for taking up sports activities. Additionally, they should also be made aware of the needs and benefits of physical fitness.

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With the unprecedented victories of Indian athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the state and central governments have converged their focus on the development of strong infrastructure. If the Indian sportspersons are provided with amped-up facilities, the country can together forge towards a lucrative future.

Indore's dengue tally reaches the highest in 6 years with a total of 384 cases

Around 17 new dengue cases were reported in Indore in the past 24 hours.

Indore has reported the highest dengue cases in 6 years. As per reports, around 17 fresh cases were recorded here in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 384 cases. According to the health department, around nine males and eight females contributed to the day's dengue count, marking the rise of an endemic in the city.

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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