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Kanpur: Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India
Kanpur, also known as Cawnpore, is a metropolis and the largest city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Founded in 1803, Kanpur became one of the most important commercial and military stations of British India. Nestled on the banks of Ganges River, Kanpur stands as the major financial and industrial centre of North India and also the ninth-largest urban economy in India. Today it's famous for its colonial architecture, countless gardens and parks and the finest quality leather products which are exported mainly to the West.

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Watch: Bodies found floating in Yamuna river in UP amid Covid crisis [Video]

Watch: Bodies found floating in Yamuna river in UP amid Covid crisis

Amid a severe wave of Covid-19 infections, several bodies were spotted floating in the Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh. Locals in Hamirpur spotted the corpses and alerted the police. A local councillor..

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Kanpur receives 1st Oxygen Express [Video]

Kanpur receives 1st Oxygen Express

First oxygen express arrived at Kanpur with liquid medical oxygen containers to meet the oxygen crisis in the city in the troublesome second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Oxygen express brought in 4..

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COVID: Crowd seen at Kanpur market despite of lockdown [Video]

COVID: Crowd seen at Kanpur market despite of lockdown

COVID cases in Uttar Pradesh continue to rise and as a consequence of it, lockdown has been extended in the state. However, a huge crowd was seen at a market in UP's Kanpur on May 08. Locals went to..

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UP begins vaccinating 18-44 age group in 7 districts with high positivity rate [Video]

UP begins vaccinating 18-44 age group in 7 districts with high positivity rate

UP govt started the first phase of vaccination for 18-44 age group in seven districts. CM Yogi Adityanath launching the programme from Avantibai Hospital in Lucknow. He said people above 18 years are..

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Cylinder explodes during refilling at Kanpur s Oxygen Plant, 1 dies [Video]

Cylinder explodes during refilling at Kanpur s Oxygen Plant, 1 dies

One person died while 2 got injured after an oxygen cylinder exploded during refilling at Kanpur's Panki Oxygen Plant on the morning of April 30. Police team arrived at the spot to examine the..

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'Oxygen langar' in Kanpur acts as breather for COVID patients [Video]

'Oxygen langar' in Kanpur acts as breather for COVID patients

The country is reeling under the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and facing acute oxygen shortage. Guru Singh Sabha's 'oxygen langar' in Kanpur has come as a respite to people struggling to find..

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2 Bogies of goods train derailed near Bilhaur Railway Station in Kanpur [Video]

2 Bogies of goods train derailed near Bilhaur Railway Station in Kanpur

Two bogies of goods train derailed near Bilhaur Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur on April 28. The train's guard got injured in the accident. The accident happened in the broad day light...

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Kanpur's COVID hospital alleged of overcharging patients [Video]

Kanpur's COVID hospital alleged of overcharging patients

A COVID hospital in Kanpur was alleged of overcharging patients, after which an enquiry was put up by the administration. FIR has been registered against the hospital management. Condemning the..

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Muslim woman from Kanpur translates Ramayana into Urdu [Video]

Muslim woman from Kanpur translates Ramayana into Urdu

"Hey Raam, tere naam ko har naam pukaare, banda ye tera pal pal teri raah nihaare" these lines aren't taken from any holy scripture but are the lines from a ghazal composed by Dr. Mahi Talat Siddiqui...

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Woman, allegedly thrown out by sons after testing Covid positive, dies [Video]

Woman, allegedly thrown out by sons after testing Covid positive, dies

A woman who tested Covid positive was allegedly thrown out of their home by her sons. Uttar Pradesh police took cognizance of the matter after a video of the woman went viral on social media. Police..

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Mother thrown out of house by sons in Kanpur after she tested COVID positive, later died [Video]

Mother thrown out of house by sons in Kanpur after she tested COVID positive, later died

As India is reeling under the threat of second wave COVID-19, and people are coming forward to help each other during pandemic, a woman in Kanpur was allegedly thrown out from the house by her own sons..

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COVID scare: Deities 'wear' face mask in UP temple [Video]

COVID scare: Deities 'wear' face mask in UP temple

Priests at a temple in Kanpur have put face masks on deities to spread awareness among people amid COVID-19 scare. COVID-19 cases are increasing in Kanpur city also and district and state..

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Police crackdown in Kanpur, Indore over black marketing of remdesivir [Video]

Police crackdown in Kanpur, Indore over black marketing of remdesivir

Amid the shortage of anti-viral drug remdesivir in the country, police in Indore and Kanpur have begun a crackdown on the black marketing of the life-saving medicine. Indore Special Task Force (STF) on..

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Hindu-Muslim come together to celebrate Ganga Mela in Kanpur [Video]

Hindu-Muslim come together to celebrate Ganga Mela in Kanpur

Religious festivals are a great way to celebrate a tradition or ritual and tie citizens in a common knot of love, peace and brotherhood. One among them is Ganga Mela, an annual cultural festival..

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Locals defy COVID protocols in Moradabad, Kanpur [Video]

Locals defy COVID protocols in Moradabad, Kanpur

COVID infections are continuously increasing as second wave of coronavirus grips India. Amid surge, people continue to flout COVID protocols in districts of Uttar Pradesh on the morning of April 12...

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Hindus and Muslims celebrate Bhai Dooj together in Kanpur [Video]

Hindus and Muslims celebrate Bhai Dooj together in Kanpur

For the last many years, a locality in the Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh has been giving a new meaning to the Hindu festival of Bhai Dooj. Every year on this occasion, both Hindu and Muslim people..

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UP horror: Six-year-old gang-raped, killed in Kanpur; lungs removed for alleged occult ritual

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