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Bad news for Chennai fans as IPL final game will be played in Hyderabad

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New Delhi: The final of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on May 12 after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) wasn’t given permission to open stands I, J and K. Chennai will now host Qualifier 1 while Vizag will host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2.

 

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While the playoffs are generally hosted in the venues of the winners and runners-up, certain challenges has seen the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) face this issue wherein they had to bring in Vizag in the picture. Qualifier 1 will be played on May 7 in Chennai.

 

IPL final venue shifted to Hyderabad from Chennai will be played on May 12th:

 

Hyderabad was expected to host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2, but due to local elections scheduled on May 6, 10 and 14, that will not be possible as the police will not be in a position to provide the required security and permissions.

 

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Vizag was kept as back-up and will now host the Eliminator on May 8 and Qualifier 2 on May 10. Jaipur will host all the four women’s matches. While the first match on May 6 is clashing with elections, RCA has got the required clearance.

The three women’s teams will be Trailblazers, Supernovas and Velocity.

 

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Women’s day special: Lucknow Nagar Nigam to offer discounts to women registering for house and water tax in the city

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Lucknow: In a fisrt, Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) will host an all women meeting of its House on Sunday, on the eve of international Women’s Day.

City mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has called the meeting which will be attended by women corporators and officers of the civic body. The LMC has also invited only women journalists to cover the event. .

“It will be an informal meeting, but an acknowledgement of the important role women play in all walks of life,” said Bhatia, who is also the city’s first woman mayor. “The house meeting will discuss some important aspects of women safety and services offered to them in the city,” she added.

Women corporators will also be allowed to raise and discuss issues and development work in their respective wards. The meeting will be held at LMC headquarter in Lalbagh from 10am.

 

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