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Indian Test Cricket team put under mandatory quarantine in Kanpur, ahead of IND vs NZ match

Tickets of the opening Test match between India and New Zealand at Kanpur are now available both online and offline

Ahead of the upcoming two-match Test series between India and New Zealand, the Indian test squad reached Kanpur yesterday, to comply with the mandatory COVID guidelines. With the opening match scheduled to take place at the iconic Green Park Stadium, the 11-member team first assembled in Mumbai before entering Kanpur. Notably, the players will be covered in a bio-bubble as they undergo a three-day quarantine in their rooms at Hotel Landmark.


UPCA allows Green Park Stadium to host at 75% capacity

As per the pandemic-mandated protocols, the players will not be allowed to move around the city, even after completing the quarantine period. To ensure a safe experience, the cricket association has restricted the movements of players to the hotel and the stadium only. Meanwhile, in line with the existing guidelines, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association has allowed Green Park Stadium to host at its 75% capacity.

As per the rules, no one will be allowed to enter the premises of the stadium without a mask and a negative RT-PCR test report, within 48 hours of the beginning of the match. Apart from the temperature checks, a COVID help desk will also be set up at the entrance for sanitisation to eliminate the risk of transmission of coronavirus again.

Tickets starts at ₹600 online!

As per reports, the tickets for the first match of the upcoming Test series that will take place in Kanpur are currently available online, while the offline facility is yet to begin. The ticket range starts from ₹600 for a girls-only area and goes as high as ₹6000 for VIP Pavilion and Pavilion Balconies on BookMyShow.

As per our sources, the tickets will also be available at various branches of ICICI Banks as well. In Kanpur, the tickets will be available at JS Tower Mall Road, Swaroop Nagar Branch, Govind Nagar Branch, Azad Nagar Branch, Lalbangla Branch. In Lucknow, offline tickets will be available at Ekana Stadium as well as Hazratganj and Gomti Nagar branches of ICICI Bank. Reportedly, tickets will be available at the Civil Lines branch of ICICI bank at Fatehpur, Unnao, Jhansi and Prayagraj from November 22 as well.

PWD to widen & repair road leading Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road in Lucknow!

Public Work Department will partner up with district administration and police department to conduct an anti-encroachment drive on this route as well

Soon the residents of Lucknow will be able to travel to Chandrika Devi Temple with ease, as the road leading to the temple will be widened and repaired by the administration soon. In an effort to facilitate easier and smoother traffic movement, the Public Work Department will undertake repair work on the road leading to Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road. Apart from the repair work, the authorities will also widen the 11.45 kilometre long road as well. According to the reports available at present, the work on this project is expected to start this month.

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Goa launches new 5-year electric mobility policy aims to adopt 30% e-vehicles by 2025

The 5-year plan will create 10,000 direct & indirect jobs in Goa's e-mobility sector

The Goa government on Saturday introduced its new 5-year electric mobility promotion policy to drive towards 30% EV adoption by 2025. Titled Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021, the plan aims to create 10,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state, powering e-development. As per reports, the policy also aims to upgrade all diesel marine vehicles to enable a mix of solar and electric fleet, in line with the practices of sustainable energy consumption.

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IIM Indore & MP govt join hands to promote products made by self-help groups run by women

With this new project, Madhya Pradesh is working on its dream to become self-reliant very soon.

Working towards the goal of making women self-reliant, the Government of Madhya Pradesh has decided to initiate a unique scheme to promote the products made by women's self-help Groups, across the state. This step will help in the financial growth of these women. The administration has partnered up with the Indian Institute of Management Indore to provide assistance to the SHG women. Reportedly, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIM Indore on Thursday, for the same.

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​Small cities without zonal plans in Rajasthan may regularise colonies under 'Shahar 2021' campaign

Cities with less than 1 lakh population, not having a zonal plan will get relief under this meausure.

All cities in Rajasthan, even those that do not have a zonal plan, are likely to witness the regularisation of colonies on agricultural land during its six-month-long 'Shahar-2021' campaign. As per reports. the state is currently mulling over a proposal to generate lease deeds in about 184 cities here, that have less than 1 lakh population. Once passed, the order will bring relief to smaller cities that do not meet the High Court instated criteria for the process of regularisation, read reports.

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Upcoming cloverleaf road to ease traffic woes in Lucknow's Rajajipuram area

The road will be completed by March 2022 and will be made at a cost of ₹16 crores

In a bid to streamline intense traffic locks at the Alambagh-Chowk railway overbridge (ROB), the Setu Corporation has started the construction of a one-way road in Rajajipuram in Lucknow. This construction of this cloverleaf road is expected to complete by March 22, enhancing mobility for over 3 lakh vehicles that frequent the area. As per reports, the ₹16 crore project was approved and sanctioned in March 2021 only, however, could not proceed due to the second wave of coronavirus.

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Omicron enters Maharashtra as Dombivli resident tests positive

This is the fourth confirmed case of Omicron in India

On Saturday, a 33- year old resident of Kalyan-Dombivli tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The man had travelled in from South Africa via Delhi. He is currently kept under isolation at a Covid Centre in Kalyan-Dombivli. He had earlier complained of mild fever but is now asymptomatic. This makes Maharashtra the third state in the country, after Karnataka and Gujarat, to have reported a case of the new variant of concern.

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Walled City's Heritage Walkway to get a facelift by Jaipur Municipal Corporation soon!

Jaipur Municipal Corporation has taken up the repair and beautification work of more than 120 dirty lanes of the Heritage Walkway

In an attempt to improve the appearance of the Walled City, Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has decided to undertake a beautification project of a selected number of lanes in the area. As per the reports, the civic body is working to repair and beautify more than 120 lanes of the famous Heritage Walkway. While the repair work was already set in motion earlier, the outbreak of COVID had put a barrier in its progress. With the work being resumed by the JMC now, this project is likely to conclude by February 2022.

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