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Mayawati announces international-level stadium in UP capital

Kanpur, Nov 11 (UNI) No sooner than the 'Men in Blue' registered a resounding victory in the much awaited third Indo-Pak ODI face-off at Green Park here, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati announced to set up an international-level stadium in the state capital and develop Noida as a 'Sports City' soon.

Ms Mayawati, who was present as a chief guest, told newspersons, ''Besides the K D Singh Babu stadium, another international-level stadium would be developed in Lucknow.'' ''Noida, would also be provided with hi-tech sports facilities and will be developed as a 'Sports City,' she informed.

Noting the contributions of Team India players in the recently concluded T-20 World Cup, the CM honoured fast bowler R P Singh and leg spinner Piyush Chawala with the 'Manyawar Kashiram Khel Puraskar.'' Cabinet minister Satish Chandra Mishra and cabinet secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh were also present during the prize ceremony.


Story first published: Sunday, November 11, 2007, 19:34 [IST]
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