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Men sexually assaulted minor, killed her mother after getting bail

18 Jan 2020

Men sexually assaulted minor, killed her mother after getting bail

A 40-year-old woman died in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on Friday, a week after she was thrashed brutally by men who allegedly tried to rape her 13-year-old daughter in 2018.

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

31 Dec 2019

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

25 Dec 2019

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

10 Sep 2019

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

21 Jun 2019

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

Earlier this month, Kanpur police arrested a Madrassa's cleric for allegedly raping a 15-year-old minor.

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

11 Jun 2019

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the toughest management entrance exams through which students are admitted to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top B-schools.

13-year-old Kanpur-boy has written 37 letters to Modi. Here's why

09 Jun 2019

13-year-old Kanpur-boy has written 37 letters to Modi. Here's why

Children are often the responsibility of their parents but a 13-year-old boy from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, has shown otherwise.

IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme

03 Jun 2019

IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme

If you recently signed up for a free laptop scheme under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name, you have been duped.

Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison

03 May 2019

Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison

In a shocking turn of events, an IIT-Roorkee graduate is suspected to have murdered his wife before drinking poison on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured

20 Apr 2019

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured

On Saturday, twelve coaches of Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed and thirteen people have been injured so far, claimed reports.

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

26 Mar 2019

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally

06 Mar 2019

'Lucky' chair for PM Modi being prepared before Kanpur rally

The wooden chair, believed to be the lucky charm for the BJP, is in news again.

UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express

24 Dec 2018

UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express

On Sunday, passengers aboard the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express experienced an untoward incident after stones were pelted at the train near Rura Railway halt in Kanpur dehat.

UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam

08 Dec 2018

UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam

The Uttar Pradesh special task force (STF) has arrested 10 suspected members of a gang for allegedly facilitating copying in the Group D exam of the railways.

UP govt to set up special research centers in universities

15 Sep 2018

UP govt to set up special research centers in universities

To maintain the quality of higher education and provide a conducive environment for research work, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up special research centers in universities, Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said.

UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide

12 Sep 2018

UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide

A 19-year-old student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University in UP's Kanpur allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on the campus, police said.

Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance

09 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance

The 30-year-old IPS officer, who was in a critical condition after consuming some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a private hospital in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh.

UP: East Kanpur police superintendent attempts suicide, in critical condition

05 Sep 2018

UP: East Kanpur police superintendent attempts suicide, in critical condition

In a tragic incident, the superintendent of police of the East Kanpur district, Surendra Kumar Das, made an attempt to take his own life on Wednesday morning at his official residence in Kanpur.

When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college

17 Aug 2018

When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college

In 1945, when a 21-year-old Atal Bihari Vajpayee enrolled in a Kanpur college in Uttar Pradesh to study law, he had a classmate who was already retired after serving 30 years as a teacher. That was none other than his father.

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

15 Aug 2018

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Center for its approval to rename the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur, and Agra, a move that comes close on the heels of rechristening the iconic Mughalsarai Railway Station after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyay.

IIT-K develops online tool to help people deal with mental-health-issues

22 Jul 2018

IIT-K develops online tool to help people deal with mental-health-issues

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has developed an online tool, TreadWill, to help people cope with issues related to their mental health.

Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal

11 Jul 2018

Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Center for its "lethargy" in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal, dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a "hopeless cause".

Finance ministry approves Rs. 1.07 lakh crore for metro-rail projects

28 Jun 2018

Finance ministry approves Rs. 1.07 lakh crore for metro-rail projects

The Finance Ministry has given 'in-principle' approval to metro rail projects in Kanpur, Bhopal, Indore, Agra and the phase IV of Delhi Metro, amounting to Rs. 1.07 lakh crore, multiple reports said.

5 patients die in Kanpur hospital allegedly due to AC-failure

08 Jun 2018

5 patients die in Kanpur hospital allegedly due to AC-failure

Five elderly patients died in the ICU of the state-run Lala Lajpat Rai hospital in Kanpur during the last two days, with their attendants citing AC plant failure as the reason of their death.

In rare event, UP man marries off wife and lover

01 Jun 2018

In rare event, UP man marries off wife and lover

In a reboot of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', a man from an UP village married off his wife to her lover after learning about their affair.

ED attaches Rs. 177cr-worth assets in Rotomac bank fraud case

29 May 2018

ED attaches Rs. 177cr-worth assets in Rotomac bank fraud case

The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs. 177 crore in connection with its probe against Kanpur-based Rotomac Group.

UP: Muslim-man thrashed over relationship with Hindu-woman, video goes viral

28 May 2018

UP: Muslim-man thrashed over relationship with Hindu-woman, video goes viral

A viral video shows a Muslim man being thrashed, abused and threatened in Kanpur after he confessed about his 'relationship' with a Hindu woman.

Muslim youth thrashed by right-wing organization for befriending Hindu girl

26 May 2018

Muslim youth thrashed by right-wing organization for befriending Hindu girl

A 22-year-old Muslim youth was assaulted at Kanpur's Shivrajpur railway station by a group of men, allegedly belonging to a right-wing organization, for befriending a Hindu girl.

17,000 students skip IIT-JEE examination, many complain of complicated Maths-questions

21 May 2018

17,000 students skip IIT-JEE examination, many complain of complicated Maths-questions

Over 17,000 students skipped the JEE (Advanced) examination on Sunday, according to data released by organizing chairman professor Shalabh.

Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

20 May 2018

Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

A man died this morning at a private hospital in Kanpur after allegedly consuming spurious liquor, raising the toll of the hooch tragedy in Kanpur district to five.

Army captain, hostel warden held for molesting lady professor

16 Apr 2018

Army captain, hostel warden held for molesting lady professor

An Army captain and a hostel warden have been arrested for allegedly stalking and molesting a lady professor in Kanpur, the police said on Monday.

UP: Man stabs girlfriend, injures mother before killing self

14 Apr 2018

UP: Man stabs girlfriend, injures mother before killing self

A 25-year-old man hanged himself after stabbing his girlfriend and severely injuring his mother in Kanpur's Barra in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

Who is Kuldeep Singh Sengar, BJP-MLA accused of rape?

11 Apr 2018

Who is Kuldeep Singh Sengar, BJP-MLA accused of rape?

Last week, an 18-yr-old woman alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplices. Harassed, she attempted suicide outside UP CM Yogi Adityanath's residence.

Kanpur: Fed up with eve teasing, woman commits suicide

03 Apr 2018

Kanpur: Fed up with eve teasing, woman commits suicide

A woman allegedly committed suicide after she got fed up of facing humiliation due to repeated eve-teasing.

JEE-Advanced candidates can appear for online mock tests in May

16 Mar 2018

JEE-Advanced candidates can appear for online mock tests in May

JEE candidates can now appear for mock Advanced tests at CBSE-affiliated schools before the actual exam in May, a directive from the education board has said.

Singer Ankit marries the girl his granny met on train

24 Feb 2018

Singer Ankit marries the girl his granny met on train

Singer Ankit Tiwari married the love of his life, Pallavi Shukla in a ceremony attended by their close friends and family members in Kanpur.

Unnao HIV-crisis: Top official knew earlier, but didn't take action

07 Feb 2018

Unnao HIV-crisis: Top official knew earlier, but didn't take action

An unqualified quack in UP's Unnao used to "treat" patients in villages nearby. In the process, he ended up infecting at least 38 people with HIV by using unsterilized syringes.

Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur teacher forces student to strip as punishment

21 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur teacher forces student to strip as punishment

In a disturbing incident, a teacher of a school in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur has allegedly punished a Class-III student by forcing him to strip in front of the class and instructing 40 classmates to slap him.

NIA seizes Rs. 100 crore demonetized notes in Kanpur

17 Jan 2018

NIA seizes Rs. 100 crore demonetized notes in Kanpur

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the UP police have discovered Rs. 100 crore in old demonetized notes hidden in an under-construction building in Kanpur.