People in Lucknow have been waiting to watch India play on their home-ground for quite some time now. The city saw its first international match (in a long time) in the form of India v/s West Indies way back in 2018 and it seems that we'll have to wait for another eight months before we get to see India play again.

So if you're disheartened by India's loss in the international cricket world cup, cheer up, we have some good news for you. The next international match for the Bhartiya Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow is set to be held in March!

The match will be played between India and South Africa and it is only eight months away. The 50 over, one-day international (ODI) match between India and South Africa would be held in Lucknow on Sunday, 15th March 2020. We are already marking the date with red because who would want to miss the second international match in Lucknow!

South Africa's tour of India

For its tour in India, the South African team will be taking part in three sets of three international matches, in T20, Test and ODI format. The T20 matches would be held in September 2019, in Dharamsala, Mohali and Bengaluru, while the matches in test format will be held in October, in Vishakhapatnam, Ranchi and Pune.

The South African team will then leave India after these series of matches only to return in 2020 for the ODIs. Of the aforementioned matches, the first one day international would be held in Dharamsala, the second in Lucknow and the third one in Kolkata.

Lucknow will host the pivotal second match for the ODI series between India and South Africa and the news instantly lifts our word-cup-dampen spirits. We cannot wait to watch Virat's aggressive batting and Bhuvaneshwar's incomparable bowling skills live, in action. So, mark the dates, because March is going to be epic!

Cafe Repertwahr to open for Lucknowites from August 12

The vibrant set up of this cafe just sets our mood for the better and especially during this lockdown period, we've really missed being here

Whenever we've been in the mood to grab a cup of frothy coffee while surfing through pages of a good book, Cafe Repertwahr has always popped up in our heads. The temptation of grabbing a seat here to catch a quick break has often clouded our minds but damn this pandemic! The vibrant set up of this cafe just sets our mood for the better and especially during this lockdown period, we've really missed being here. So to make our wishes come true, Cafe Repertwahr is opening up their gates on the 12th of August and we can already smell our coffees brewing. *Alexa please play Tunak Tunak Tun*

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Ivermectin medicine to be used for Covid-19 treatment in Uttar Pradesh

Drug Ivermectin cannot be prescribed to pregnant ladies and infants

In a Government Order issued on August 6, the Principle Health Secretary has labeled medicine Ivermectin as effective in controlling and curing the infection caused due to the novel coronavirus. The order also entails the dosage and usage of the drug for the treatment of virus infected individuals.

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The procedure of issuing new learner's driving license in Lucknow, has been suspended till 14th of August, in the wake of rising coronavirus cases. All application slots scheduled during this this period have been revoked to maximise security of applicants from the increased transmission rate.

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Coronavirus cases in Lucknow cross 10,000 mark; 1090 Women Power Line office shut for 48 hours

2 employees of 1090 Women Power Line, test positive

On Wednesday, Lucknow reported over 600 new COVID-19 cases within 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 4,513. This list of patients also includes the state law minister, Brijesh Pathak and 2 employees of the 1090 Women Power Line office.

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