Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: Kanpur

PM Modi inaugurates section of Kanpur Metro, takes metro train ride with UP CM Yogi

Prime Minister inaugurated the 9-km-long section from IIT Kanpur to Moti Jheel, completed in two years' time. The full length of the project in Kanpur spans 32 km.

Ashwin races past Harbhajan to become India’s third highest wicket-taker in Test cricket

The off-spinner took his 418th Test wicket Monday. Anil Kumble tops the chart with 619 dismissals, followed by India’s first World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev (434 wickets).

Over 250 patients admitted in Kanpur, in past month, following viral fever outbreak in city

Patients have been diagnosed with dengue and malaria. However, no deaths have been reported due to these diseases and most patients have recovered, the hospital authorities said.

Mob attacks on Muslims are part of Hindu vigilante playbook. Kanpur incident is traumatic

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CBI books Kanpur-based Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn, its chairman in Rs 6,833 cr bank fraud case

The FIR, registered after a complaint by Central Bank of India, states that the accused persons/entities have cheated the bank & committed forgery to cause wrongful losses.

Uttar Pradesh began declining after the 1980s. Old industrial cities played a big role

From role models to economic opportunities, small districts depended on Uttar Pradesh's cities in a big way.

Woman dies after traffic was held up during President Kovind’s Kanpur visit, 3 cops suspended

Vandana Mishra died Friday evening allegedly after being stuck in traffic during the president's visit while she was being taken to a private hospital in Kakadev.

‘Have no choice but to borrow’: Kanpur leather industry owners reel under second Covid wave

The nationwide lockdown imposed last year to check the spread of Covid had already dealt a blow to Kanpur's leather industry. The second wave has made things only worse.

4 UP cops, including Kanpur rape accused’s father, suspended for ‘negligence, absence from duty’

SI Devendra Yadav, father of accused Deepu Yadav's father, was earlier booked for 'murder' of the 13-year-old 'rape' victim's father who died in a hit-and-run day after filing complaint.

UP govt suspends 4 policemen for laxity in Kanpur lab technician kidnapping-murder case

The four suspended included an Additional SP and a Circle Officer. Police said 27-year-old S Yadav, who was kidnapped last month, was killed within a week of being held captive.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.