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In a bid to support and strengthen talented sportsperson from less-developed areas, the Uttar Pradesh administration is working on a project to establish mini stadiums in the rural regions. As per reports, over two dozen Gram Panchayats of Lucknow have been chosen under this initiative. Reportedly, the sports facilities will be amped up in these areas and they will be equipped with advanced resources for better training of amateurs and budding professionals.

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The railway authorities have ramped up preparations for quick commissioning of Lucknow Prayagraj Shatabdi Express, Lucknow Jaipur Double Decker and other similar trains. Reportedly, the board officials and other zonal authorities have already started holding discussions for these projects. As per reports, it is expected that the two trains will be ready for operations by early next year, easing travel for a large count of commuters.

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In a move to ensure easier commute for the citizens in Lucknow, Public Works Department will repair and restore the rail and river over bridges in Nishatganj. As per the plans, the current issues will be identified and mended while extensive maintenance interventions will be undertaken for the old establishments. The authorities have chalked out a special framework for this project so that work is carried out without halting the road traffic for a long time.

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Bringing glory to the city, Lucknow's Abhinav Dixit is all set to play for UK's prestigious Chatsworth Club in South Africa. Beginning an illustrious journey at the K.D. Singh Babu Stadium in the city during 1998-99, the talented cricketer has hit a long boundary with this latest achievement. For the uninitiated, the Chatsworth Club has played a crucial role to polish some of the top sportsmen across the globe, winning widespread acclaim to its name!

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The Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow has launched a pilot project for the early detection and prevention of breast cancer in women. Under this initiative, women of Mohanlalganj tehsil in Lucknow will be immediately sent for treatment if cancer is identified. Run exclusively at the PGI, the project is pegged to bolster the recovery rate of cancer. Breast cancer can be cured in about 90% of cases if detected early.

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Raising thrill and excitement amid cricket lovers across the city, Lucknow's Ekana Stadium has found a place in the BCCI's latest schedule for the international T20 matches, to be held in 2022. As per the release, Atal Bihari Vajpayee international stadium will host a match between India and Sri Lanka on 18th March 2022. Reportedly, the Indian cricket team will play an international match in the capital city after a period of 4 years.

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In a bid to scale up the safety and security of state residents, UP Police has decided to add a new feature to UPCOP, a citizen-centric mobile application operational in Uttar Pradesh. With this latest addition, citizens will be able to undertake more protected journeys while commuting in different cities in UP. They will be apprised about the probable dangers on specific roads, highways and other sensitive areas in the city, including information about the blind turns.

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With an objective to boost the tourism appeal of the city, Lucknow Development Authority has decided to convert the area behind Ekana Stadium into a wetland for migratory birds. As per officials, this new shelter for a large variety of avian beauties will be set up on the Chak Gajaria land. Moving ahead with the plans, the Vice Chairman of LDA has already prepared a blueprint, after talks with the authorities from the Forest Department.

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In light of the upcoming festivals of Shardiya Navratri, Vijayadashami, Dussehra and Chehallum, the Uttar Pradesh government has released a new list of guidelines for ensuring law and order in the state. In addition to this, the Chief Minister has instructed the authorities to make sure that all COVID-related orders and protocols are strictly adhered to. While the pandemic has relaxed its grip over the state, it is important for the citizens to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour at all times.

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The Ultimate Karate League (UKL), which was earlier scheduled to be organised in Mumbai, has shifted its venue to the City of Nawabs, Lucknow. The league is now set to be held at Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy from December 3 to December 12. Reportedly, this top-tier tournament will also bag a daily two-hour screening time for all league matches, across several platforms round the globe.

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In a move to conserve and restore the city's rich heritage, Lucknow Development Authority is working on the renovation of multiple historical structures located in the Hussainabad area. As a part of this scheme, the Hussainabad Picture Gallery is being revamped into a museum and a food court is also being constructed. Once the facilities are ready, locals and tourists will be able to explore the city's history and relish traditional dishes from Lucknow at a single spot!

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