KANPUR: The voice for saving green trees, including valuable Neem and Sheesham, from being cut for the project of toy train in Kanpur zoo is getting stronger.

Dependence on rashly-driven and overloaded tempos is set to reduce significantly with the state government deciding to deploy 300 city buses in Kanpur to strengthen the public transport in the city

In order to check pollution in the city and nearby areas, the district magistrate directed the officials to take against those found violating norms. The meeting was held at the collectorate.

With nearly 70% of malaria cases being reported from the slums and South Kanpur localities, the medical health and family welfare department has decided to take comprehensive anti-malaria measures

KANPUR: The drinking water supply situation in Kanpur south and other parts of the city is worsening.

KANPUR: Basic amenities would be extended to city slums under the Rajiv Awaas Yojana. For this, a daylong workshop on "Slum-free city plan of action" was organized for corporators on Monday.

KANPUR: The Industrial City has the dubious distinction of being the third highest incidence of asthma in the country. Bangalore has the highest number of asthma patients in the country.

The city is astonishingly recording low pollution.

After a few days of respite, hot weather conditions returned to the industrial city on Thursday. For the second time in this summer, the mercury touched 40-degree celsius mark on Thursday. The maximum temperature was approximately four degrees above normal, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 20.6 degrees, which was 2 degrees below normal. The humidity level was at 54%.

KANPUR: The world bank team, which visited the city on Tuesday has sanctioned the sewerage work worth Rs 443 crores and gave consent to another project to improve the sewer system of the city.

In a meeting with divisional commissioner Shalini Prasad's, Ujjwala Nigam of Ganga pollution control board's local unit presented the DPR for the sewerage work of Sewerage district - I. The team after seeking explanations and clarifications on certain points sanctioned the project. In another sewerage proposal for sewerage district II (south drainage system leverage works Jajmau) the ten member world bank team led by Dr Jenevev Conors gave their consent.