IIT Kanpur Pollution

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Kanpur Brings Artificial Rain To Combat Hazards Of Pollution

In an effort to combat the hazards of pollution amid stubble burning, Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city is expected to have artificial rainfall this week. the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) is on the brink of deploying an innovative solution – creating artificial rain, by dispersing a blend of salts into clouds. However, according to the institute’s analysis, the implementation of this rain-inducing procedure is unlikely to occur… read-more

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 09:18 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Artificial Rain, IIT kanpur, Indian Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: News 18

Teacher assaulted in viral video

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Kanpur Teacher Assaulted By Parents Over Harsh Punishment To Kid, Video Goes Viral

A video is surfacing on the micro-blogging site, X in which a man, along with a few others barged into a teacher's office and thrashed one of the teachers. The incident is of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, where a teacher was being assaulted, forced a student to do sit-ups as punishment. Following this the student told this to his parents, to which his father gets aggressive in the school.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 11:55 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Viral video, Kanpur, Teacher assaulted, Student, punishment

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: 5 Persons Arrested For Burning Down Building Which Charred 3 Persons To Death

In connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Kanpur, five more persons have been arrested by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Uttar Pradesh police, on June 23. The 1984 anti-Sikh riots claimed the lives of 127 people. The recently arrested accused were allegedly responsible for burning down a house which charred three people to death. The accused have now been sent to a 14-day judicial custody.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, anti-Sikh riots, Communal Clash, india news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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IIT Kanpur Student Drowned In Ganga, Confirms UP Police

In Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, an IIT student identified as Chanchal Kumar Meena drowned to death in River Ganga, confirmed police on June 19. As per PTI,  ACP Kernalganj Tirpurari Pandey said, "Two students of IIT Kanpur had drowned while taking bath in river Ganga.  One of them was saved, while the other one drowned." Notably, a group of 10 IIT-Kanpur students went to the Atal Ghat at the Ganga Barrage.

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: River Ganga, IIT kanpur, Drowned, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Police


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Kanpur Clash: Violence Erupts Between Police & Members Of Minority Community In UP

In Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, violence broke out in the Becongunj area near Yatimkhana, between member of a minority community and police, on June 3. Reportedly the violence erupted after police baton-charged the locals. Around six persons were injured in the clash, and at least two shots were fired in during the incident. The stone-pelting has stopped, however, police have asked for reinforcements. Also, 16 persons have been arrested so far.… read-more

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 06:06 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur Clash, Stone Pelting, Yogi Adityanath

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

President of India

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PM, President Kovind To Visit Paraunkh Village In Kanpur, Official Release

President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi are scheduled to visit Pathri Mata temple at Paraunkh village in Kanpur, UP, on June 3. As per official statement, the duo will be visiting  Dr. B R Ambedkar Bhawan around 2 pm, which will be followed by a visit to Milan Kendra at 2:15 pm and will attend an event. Notably, Paraunkh is the ancestral village of President Kovind.

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: President Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Visit, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

KK Sharma and Vinay Tiwari

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2 UP Cops Terminated For Tipping Off Vikas Dubey In 2020 Bikru Massacre Case

Uttar Pradesh policemen Vinay Tiwari and KK Sharma have been terminated from service after being convicted for tipping off Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey about the raid, which led to the death of eight police personnel in 2020. Reportedly, the officers informed Dubey about the impeding raid against him, giving him a leverage to plan an ambush against the police. Dubey and his alliances were all killed in police encounters later.

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 11:06 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Vikas Dubey, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Vinay tiwari, KK Sharma

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Devotees Offer Prayers Together At Temple, Mosque With Common Entrance In Kanpur

Amid a fresh wave of communal violence across India, devotees in Kanpur are sending out a message of religious harmony. In Kanpur's Tatmil Chowk, a Hanuman temple and a mosque share one common entrance. A temple priest shared, "Aarti and Azaan take place with cooperation of both communities." Owaisi, who also visits the mosque to offer prayers, says that there is a sense of brotherhood among all the devotees there.

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 01:22 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Religion, temple, Mosque, Kanpur, Communal Violence, Owaisi

Courtesy: ANI

Sahara Company

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Sahara Employees Lock Themselves In Office After Company Failed To Pay Depositors

In a bizzare incident, the agents and employees of the Sahara India Family imprisoned themselves in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, on March 15. Reportedly, the company had not paid the depositors for a long time. “For years, none of our depositors have been paid. In such a situation, the depositors are behaving badly towards the agents,'' stated an agent. Notably, the regional police had to intervene to resolve the matter.

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 01:26 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: business, sahara india, Kanpur, locked, employees

Courtesy: India Today

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Campaigns For BJP In Kanpur, Calls Opposition As 'Mafia'

PM Narendra Modi campaigned for the BJP in Kanpur, on February 14. Amid the ongoing second phase elections, PM Modi addressed the rally and said, "Voting turnout in second phase in UP points at BJP returning to power again". Modi also hit out at opposition, calling their rule as "mafiagiri". He said that these "Parivaarvadis (opposition) want to give power to these mafias again and people should be alerted".

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, BJP, campaigning, Elections, Kanpur

Courtesy: One India