Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicKanpur

Topic: Kanpur

Earth-mover, armed men on roofs: How Kanpur’s wanted criminal set up ambush to kill 8 cops

Eight policemen were killed when they had gone to arrest history-sheeter Vivek Dubey, who is now absconding. CM Adityanath announced Rs 1 crore relief for the affected families.

171 girls shared 100 beds at Kanpur shelter home where 57 were Covid-positive, 7 pregnant

As opposition parties demand high-level probe, Kanpur administration insists the 7 girls found pregnant were all child abuse victims lodged at the shelter.

57 minor girls found Covid-positive in Kanpur shelter home, 5 of them pregnant, 1 HIV+

Kanpur DM, SSP say the girls were already pregnant when they were brought to the home before pandemic started. Priyanka Gandhi alleges it’s another ‘Muzaffarpur’.

18 migrants injured as bus overturns in Kanpur

Police said the bus was on its way to Bihar's Muzaffarpaur from Delhi when its driver lost control as one of its tyres burst in Bhillaur near Kanpur.

Over 16,500 booked in Kanpur, Muslim leaders seek probe into ‘excessive’ use of police force

Two religious leaders of the Muslim community meet Kanpur DM, say won't take out any rally until Wednesday.

Yogi govt shut down Kanpur tanneries for Kumbh. Three months later, shutters still down

Kanpur's famed leather industry, valued at Rs 9,000 crore, has found itself under siege since the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad this January.

14 injured as Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derails near Kanpur

Railways officials said 4 of the 12 derailed train coaches had overturned, forcing some passengers to climb out through windows.

This Kanpur village drinks neon green water & lives near a toxic waste dump as big as CP

The groundwater in Khan Chandpur and surrounding villages is contaminated with a carcinogenic heavy metal, thanks to 45,000 tonnes of toxic waste dumped nearby.

‘River of Life, River of Death’ by Victor Mallet meanders like the river it talks about

While Mallet convinces the reader of the Ganga’s importance in the country, he often dips into detailed, perhaps irrelevant, mythological tales about the river.

How industrial waste, govt apathy are killing the Ganga in Kanpur

CPCB says Kanpur is home to the ‘most polluted stretch’ of the Ganga; most of the tanneries release untreated waste into the river, flouting green norms.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.
Shoppers walk through a market in the Charminar area in Hyderabad | Representational image | Bloomberg

Wider reopening from pandemic, strong demand takes India past inflation for now

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, who is due to lead a meeting of the policy panel next month, has signalled more tightening to keep inflation from denting household spending power.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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