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After Advani, BJP asks Murli Manohar Joshi not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Former BJP president Murli Manohar Joshi's office also confirmed the development. It said that a brief statement was issued for voters of his constituency Kanpur, from where the 85-year-old leader had won in 2014.

Shut for 3 months for Kumbh, UP tanneries face losses, cancelled orders

At least 2 lakh people are employed in these units. Most are daily-wage workers and migrants, and many have gone back home.


Kanpur cop who attempted suicide remains critical

According to SSP Anant Deo, Das, before losing consciousness, had confirmed to doctors on Wednesday that he had consumed sulphas, a poison. A suicide note recovered from his room pointed to family issues.

Heat wave prevails over UP, Orai hottest at 47 degree Celsius

Rain and thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds or squall, with wind speed reaching 50-70 kmph were very likely at isolated places in the state over the next couple of days, Met officials said.

India has 14 of world's 20 most polluted cities, Kanpur tops the list

The WHO report estimated that nine of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Further, according to WHO’s study, ambient air pollution caused about 4.2 million deaths globally in 2016.

UP: Army man killed in celebratory firing

The man, identified as Kuldeep Dixit, died after being hit by a bullet allegedly fired from his licensed rifle to celebrate his friend, Shiv Prakash's marriage, Superintendent of Police (east), Anurag Arya said.


‘Ragging’: 22 students leave IIT Kanpur, urge senate to review decision

A top official at the IIT said it was up to the senate to consider or reject the request of the students. If the request is turned down, the students can only return to the institute after the suspension period was over.

Day after clash, section 144 in two police station areas of Kanpur

A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into incidents of violence and arson, he said. Tension gripped the Parampurva area after six people were injured on Sunday in a clash during a Muharram procession.

Kanpur police writes to state govt, Centre to decide fate of Pakistani national

In August 2009, a Kanpur court hearing the case instructed the LIU and local police to deport Idris to Pakistan at the earliest. On February 27, 2013, he was arrested again for preparing a fake identity card to purchase a SIM card.

Worker dies after inhaling toxic gas from sewer in Kanpur city

Municipal Commissioner Avinash Singh said the three men were outsourced from a private firm and were tasked with cleaning only drains, and not sewers, which is handled by Jal Sansthan, another body under the Urban Development Department.