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Sports Authority of India hands over Jawaharlal Nehru stadium to Delhi government for quarantine purpose

The Sports Ministry had on March 22 announced that facilities under SAI across the country will be made available for usage as quarantine facilities.

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on March 30 said it is handing over the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here to the Delhi government for using it as a quarantine facility for patients infected with the novel coronavirus.

SAI handed over the stadium after the District Magistrate had earlier in the day asked if it could be used for the purpose of quarantine. The Sports Ministry had on March 22 announced that facilities under SAI across the country will be made available for usage as quarantine facilities. More than 1250 positive cases for the novel coronavirus have so far been reported across the country besides 36 deaths. The COVID-19 pandemic has so far claimed over 34000 lives worldwide.

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Seven states and two UT’s facilities upgraded to Khelo India State Centre of Excellence

Sector 42 Hockey Stadium Chandigarh
Facilities from seven states and two union territories have been upgraded to Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) under the Khelo India scheme, the Sports Ministry said on Saturday. The states and UTs include Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Tripura...