Kanpur

  • Murli Manohar Joshi denies rift with Narendra Modi 14-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday sought to dismiss reports that described him as saying there was no Modi wave in the country, and denied there were any differences between Modi and him. "There is nothing like differences between me and (Narendra) Modi. He is the party's most...
  • BJP united on manifesto, its release violates no law: MM Joshi 07-04-2014 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and chairman of the party's manifesto drafting committee Murli Manohar Joshi brushed aside all criticism of the document and said that this was the best BJP manifesto ever. Refuting the charge that releasing of the manifesto was a violation of the model code...
  • Kanpur: BJP workers resign in protest against Murli Manohar Joshi 01-04-2014 11:26 AM

    Kanpur: Several BJP workers in Kanpur resigned on Friday to protest against the ticket given to party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. The workers were also protesting against the expulsion of a local corporator - Vikas Jaiswal - from the party. Jaiswal had recently heckled and harassed Joshi at a party...
  • Khurshid hits out at UP police over poll code violation case 28-03-2014 03:30 PM

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh police for lodging a case of violation of model code of conduct against him, saying he would have taken the police team "hostage" as it had entered the premises without any warrant. "Had I been present in the hospital, I would...
  • 28-year-old mentally ill man commits suicide at hospital in Kanpur 21-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A 28-year-old mentally ill man committed suicide by hanging himself in a bathroom of a hospital in Kanpur, police said on Monday. They said Shivkaran, a native of Banda district, was mentally unstable and had earlier tried committing suicide by touching a high voltage power line, in which he sustained...
  • Five trucks and a JCB machine charred in fire due to short circuit 19-03-2014 05:24 PM

    Five trucks and a JCB machine of a transport company were destroyed in a fire caused by a short circuit in Kanpur, fire officials on Wednesday said. SK Kushwaha, Chief Fire Engineer of the area said the polythene cover on the top of a truck, parked alongside the street in...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress 18-03-2014 07:07 PM

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpurhas launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal...
  • Snapshot: President awards standard, colours to IAF units 11-03-2014 05:47 PM

    Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday awarded the prestigious President's Standard to 112 Helicopter Unit and President's Colours to 4 Base Repair Depot in a grand ceremonial parade held at Air Force Station Kanpur. The President's Standard is awarded to operational Units and Colours are awarded to non-flying formations based on their...
  • UP: 24 doctors released, threaten hunger strike if charges not dropped 06-03-2014 02:06 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to go on strike with more demands. The 24 doctors arrested in Kanpur are out of jail but have threatened to go on hunger strike if all charges against them are not expunged by 6 pm. All resident doctors in Kanpur and...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe 06-03-2014 08:20 AM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of...
  • Allahabad HC orders probe into incident that led to doctors' strike, orders transfer of SSP, DIG, IG 05-03-2014 01:40 PM

    Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kanpur incident that led to doctors' strike. The probe will be carried out by a former judge. The court has ordered the transfer of the SSP, DIG and IG of Kanpur as well and...
  • UP doctors' strike enters Day 5, patients bear the brunt 05-03-2014 08:55 AM

    Kanpur: It is Day 5 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, which has crippled the state. The protest broke out after 24 junior doctors at Kanpur medical college were held for getting into a scuffle with Samajwadi Party workers. Caught in the crossfire are the patients, with no access...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh 04-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers 04-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Lucknow, Delhi hospitals join in 04-03-2014 11:44 AM

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state and beyond as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi joined...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike enters Day 4, AIIMS doctors extend support 04-03-2014 07:55 AM

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an the attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh joined the agitation on...
  • LS polls: AAP may emerge as third force in MP, says Alok Agarwal 17-02-2014 01:52 PM

    Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) leader Alok Agarwal, who has been named as the AAP nominee from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa constituency for the Lok Sabha election, has said that there is a strong possibility of his party emerging as a "third force" in the state. "Be it the BJP or Congress,...
  • Muzaffarnagar shivers at 1.9 degrees C as mercury dips in UP 13-02-2014 05:46 PM

    The minimum temperatures dropped across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday withMuzaffarnagar being the coldest at 1.9 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that night temperature appreciably fell in Gorakhpur division; fell in Varanasi,Faizabad, Kanpur, Meerut and changed little in the remaining divisions of the state. They were markedly below normal in Faizabad,...
  • 5 men booked for allegedly gangraping 14-year-old girl 10-02-2014 02:02 PM

    A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by five men in Musanagar in Kanpur dehat area, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday evening when two sisters, aged 14 and 7, went to their fields. They were picked up by five men, belonging to the same village, who...
  • IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide, second in the past 2 months 05-02-2014 06:13 PM

    Kanpur: In yet another incident of suicide, a 21-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur ended his life on Tuesday night by consuming poison. The deceased, Manjunath, was a third year student of Computer Science and Engineering Department and was afflicted by polio. He hails from Raichur district of...
  • LS polls: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi set to challenge Jaiswal on AAP ticket 03-02-2014 07:10 PM

    Kanpur: Riding high on its outstanding performance in Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to field cartoonist-turned-activist Aseem Trivedi from Kanpur Lok Sabha constituency against Congress' Sriprakash Jaiswal and Samajwadi Party's candidate Raju Srivastava. "Yes, talks are on with the AAP leaders pertaining to Lok Sabha ticket...
  • Bihar: Patna women rush to book Nirbeheek revolver 23-01-2014 11:40 AM

    Patna: There is a massive rush among the women in Bihar's capital Patna to own a Nirbheek, a new revolver designed specifically for women by the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur. Till now 400 women in Patna have applied for Nirbheek, which has been named after the December 16, 2012...
  • Four deer die of illness in Kanpur zoo 21-01-2014 05:08 PM

    Four deer died in the zoo in Kanpur in the last two days, officials said on Tuesday. The four deer, aged between 12 to 15 years, died of illness, Director of the zoo K Thomas said on Tuesday. The post-mortem report had confirmed that the death was natural and caused...
  • Guddu, India's longest surviving tiger dies at 26 at Kanpur Zoo 16-01-2014 02:41 PM

    The oldest tiger living in a captive environment, 26-year-old Guddu, died at the Kanpur zoo in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday night, officials said. The death of the royal Bengal tiger came as a shock to the Kanpur zoo management, which was planning to seek Guddu's entry in the Guinness World...
  • ISRO yet to pick up rover built by IIT Kanpur 14-01-2014 08:01 PM

    ISRO had given a project to IIT Kanpur to develop a rover to be launched with Chandrayaan-II, which the university's scientists completed in 2010, but the space agency was yet to pick it up and make part payment to the institute, according to its professor. When contacted, an Indian Space...
  • Why some IITans are staying away from AAP 07-01-2014 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: While the whole country is celebrating the success of one IITan who has swept (figuratively and literally) the nation's imagination, there is another significant group of IITans who are firmly grounded in electoral politics and quietly preparing to field over 100 candidates across several states in 2014 but...
  • Can't keep an eye on all students, says IIT-Kanpur Dean after student's death 03-01-2014 05:07 PM

    Following the death of a student of IIT-Kanpur on January one under mysterious circumstances here, a Dean of the premier institute on Friday said the administration "can't keep an eye" on every student. "There are about 6,300 students at IIT-Kanpur. We can't keep an eye on all of them whether...
  • 19-year-old IIT-Kanpur student's body found near railway track 01-01-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur was found dead alongside the railway track with head injuries in the wee hours of Wednesday. G Saikumar Reddy, hailing from Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh, was a second year Materials Science and Engineering student. The autopsy report said that...
  • Over 12 IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1 crore package 18-12-2013 05:45 PM

    More than twelve students at theprestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur havebagged a package of Rs 1 crore or more during an ongoingplacement drive. There are dozens of students who have bagged a packagebetween 30 lakh to 75 lakh rupees per annum, head of IITplacement centre Vimal Kumar said on...
  • Kanpur University's 28th convocation ceremony on Dec 23 17-12-2013 09:49 PM

    Kanpur University will hold its 28thconvocation ceremony on December 23 and the event will bepresided over by Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi. Padma Bhushan awardee and CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow atNational Chemical Laboratory (Pune) Dr Raghunath AnanthMashelkar will be the main speaker at the function, universityVice-Chancellor Ashok Kumar said.At the function,...