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Fitness enthusiasts in Lucknow soon to be gifted with UP's first cycling track arena!

Expected to be built at a cost of ₹159 crores, the indoor velodrome shall benefit a large count of health and fitness enthusiasts.

Amid a string of innovative projects, Lucknow has stepped up the staircase of development through the past decade. Adding to its sprawling infrastructure of parks, stadiums and sports complexes, the city is all set to get an indoor velodrome at Guru Gobind Singh Sports College campus, now. This cycling track arena will be the first of its kind facility in the state of Uttar Pradesh and it is expected to benefit a large count of citizens, including health and fitness enthusiasts.

Centre to host national and international tournaments in future

Approving the project in a cabinet meeting on Monday, the government has allocated a sum of ₹159 crores for the establishment of this indoor velodrome. Mr. R.P. Singh, Director of Sports, Uttar Pradesh informed that there is no cycling track in the state, where the athletes can practice. With the inception of this new facility, athletes and sports lovers from Lucknow and different regions of UP will be advantaged in umpteen ways.

It is expected that Lucknow velodrome will also help in bringing national and international tournaments to the city. Encouraged by this, a number of youths interested in sports shall be able to pursue their passion and improve their skills. Thereby, it can be anticipated that multifaceted benefits shall accrue to the residents across the state once this facility is completed. Further, the administration may also work on more interventions in the future, depending on the success of this initiative.

Cycling, a lively and exhilarating activity

Besides being a rejuvenating activity, regular cycling promises a gamut of health benefits too. While you can combat obesity with cycling, it can be conducive to improving strength and endurance too. Besides, the interesting nature of this exercise also encapsulates the potential to boosts one's mental health. Given the wide range of profits, cycling can surely constitute an important part of workout regimes for medically fit individuals.

Sea Tourism is all set to sail in Mumbai with a host of new projects in the pipeline

Mumbai to get the world's longest sea ropeway & an int'l cruise terminal, among other amenities soon!

In a bid to foster multimodal connectivity across the city, the Mumbai Port Trust has tabled a bunch of projects to ensure bolstered infrastructure growth here. Proposed under the banner of the Gati Shakti Scheme, these plans aim to link two key features of the agenda, i.e cargo and sea tourism and build new amenities for the same. Reportedly, the installation of an Internation Cruise Terminal, a waterfront, a ro-pax terminal and the world's longest sea ropeway, among other provisions, are included within its scope.
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The fine-diner has been set up using a discarded rail coach.

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Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up

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Mumbai's Sion Flyover to remain shut on weekends till January 9, 2022 due to repair work

Check out the alternate routes chalked out by the Mumbai Traffic Police here.

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:

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Amusement parks in Maharashtra to open for visitors from Oct 22nd

Here's a detailed report of all services that have been unlocked in the state so far

After allowing cinema halls and theatres to restart services, the govt has now permitted dry amusement parks in Maharashtra to reopen, Friday onwards. The administration on Monday decided to reopen all dry amusement parks in the state from October 22 after a detailed discussion with the state COVID Task Force and Children's Task Force. Additionally, shops and restaurants have also been granted longer working hours now. Read on to know more about the orders.

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As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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Newly launched e-buses to connect Lucknow to nearby rural areas from October 25

The fares for the e-buses will range from ₹5 for 3 km to ₹37 for more than 25 km

The newly launched electric buses in the city will ply on a new route, connecting Lucknow to the rural areas around, starting October 25. This will be the first time that such a service will be deployed in these areas, wherein commuters will be able to travel to and from the city, in the comfort of new state-of-the-art e-buses. The trials for the same are currently underway.

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