KANPUR: Despite the dip in temperature, denizens are yet to get any respite from dengue here in the industrial city.

Doctors of the microbiology department of the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM) confirmed 16 new dengue cases on Monday.

Drop in mercury level has failed check the spread of dengue in the district as 40 new cases were reported on Wednesday, taking the number of such patients in last two months to 370.

According to the recent reports of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), the delayed monsoon showers had increased the pollution in Ganga and the situation would be more grim in winter.

The report presented by the UP Pollution Control Board is enough to give a second thought to the idea of immersing Durga idols in water. As per the report, water at the point from which Ganga is entering in the city, that is Bithoor, is comparatively clear but the river gets polluted further. Jajmau, the last stop of Ganga is most polluted.

As many as 25 new dengue cases were reported on Saturday.

The World Bank had agreed to finance a Rs 443 crores project to check the flow of sewer water into Ganga. Under this project, 250km of new sewer lines would be laid in the city.

As many as 12 more dengue cases were confirmed in past 24 hours. The health department pointed out that more than 74 dengue cases were reported in the city in past one month.

The four-day All India Wheat and Barley Agri Scientist Meet was inaugurated at Chandra Shekhar Azad University and Technology on Sunday.

KANPUR: Taking cognizance of a TOI report published on August 20, the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) on Saturday asked the state government to re-examine the plan to launch a toy train

KANPUR: Water samples, collected from various parts of the city recently, were found without chlorine.