KANPUR: During the national seminar named PACT Vision-2013 at the campus of HBTI, GN Tewari, alumnus of HBTI, informed that the solvent-based paints pollute the environment while the water-based pa

KANPUR: Various areas of Ashok Nagar under Kalyanpur block are grappling with insanitary conditions for the past few months as Kanpur Municipal Corporation (KMC) has turned a blind eye towards the woes of this locality. The lanes here are flooded with sewage water and posing a serious health hazard.

A visit to these places presents a picture of utter neglect as majority of localities in Ashok Nagar are waterlogged even though there hasn't been any rainfall recently. Apart from sewage water, piles of garbage can be seen strewn around in these localities. The stagnant drains have become a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

KANPUR: It is the time of the year when hundreds of turtles make their way to the banks of Yamuna to lay their eggs.

KANPUR: At a time when national and international agencies are toiling hard to save the population of vultures, which is on the verge of extinction, sighting of around 108 vultures including White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus), Cinerous vulture (Aegypius monachus), long-billed vulture (Gyps indicus) at one go in Suhelwa Wild Life sanctuary, in Shrawasti district close to Nepal border, comes as a ray of hope for wildlife enthusiasts.

While visiting the forest areas of Suhelwa in Western range, district forest officer, Manish Mittal spotted a total number of 108 vultures feeding on a dead animal carcass. On close scrutiny, the scavengers were found to be species of white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus), cinerous vulture (Aegypius monachus) and long-billed vulture (Gyps indicus).