4th International Yoga Day in Kanpur: Bend it like our leaders

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In Kanpur, people from all walks of life got together to make the 4th International Yoga Day a huge success. Moti Jheel and Green Park Stadium were the center of activities where city folk gathered in large numbers to practice yoga. From politicians to bureaucrats to police officials, everyone donned yoga day T-shirts and performed asanas with all sincerity. (L) Rajnath Singh joined in the International Yoga Day celebrations in Lucknow (C) UP Governor, Ram Naik performed yoga asanas in Lucknow (R) Dr Dinesh Sharma in Lucknow (BCCL/ IB Singh)…

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13-year-old raped at marriage ceremony, accused detained

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KANPUR: A 13-year-old girl in Etawah’s Ekdil police area was allegedly raped by a 17-year-old boy at a marriage function on late Tuesday night. The incident led to brawl and stone pelting from both sides. The police have detained the accused after an FIR was lodged on Wednesday. The police have also arrested 13 people from both the sides on charge of disrupting peace. The girl, along with her father, hailing from Bakewar police area, had come to attend the marriage of their relative in Ekdil police area. According to…

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Two killed in road accident in Unnao

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KANPUR: Two persons were killed on the spot and two other were seriously injured after being run over by a truck near Lucknow crossing in Bangarmau town of Unnao district during early hours on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Manoj and Rohit of Mathar Majra Gadan Khera pocket of the district. The injured have been identified as Deepak and Kuldeep, both relatives of deceased Manoj and Rohit. All of them were riding on a four-wheeler at the the time of the accident. The truck driver managed to flee…

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Sealink-like road on Ganga for Kanpur

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LUCKNOW: To decongest Kanpur, the city could soon get an elevated ring road that will keep intra-state traffic out of the city. Named the Ganga Expressway, the road will circle the city from within and interconnect its various areas. A Worli sealink kind of structure on the Ganga will be part of this ring road. Chief secretary Rajive Kumar has appointed UPSIDC the nodal agency for the project and asked it to prepare a detailed report at the earliest. “The proposal was mooted by some entrepreneurs to decongest Kanpur. The…

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2-year girl among 6 charred in blaze, 2 hotels gutted

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LUCKNOW: Six people, including a two-year-old girl, were charred to death in a massive fire that broke out in SSJ International Hotel and spread to adjacent Viraat Hotel International in the densely populated Guru Nanak Market of Charbagh early on Tuesday morning. All the six deceased, identified as Meher (2) of Kanpur, Priyansh Sharma (40) of Aligarh, Ganesh Prasad (45) of Bihar, Santosh Mane (35) of Pune, Avinash Kumar Singh (21) from Bihar, and one unidentified woman, were guests. Avinash, who had come to appear in the UP police constable…

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