Jugnu, the nanosatellite developed by IIT Kanpur, is expected to be launched in the first half of the next year.

The efficacy of Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) based on activated sludge process employed for treatment of tannery effluent was analyzed for the efficiency to reduce chromium and other contaminants. Physico-chemical parameters of treated effluent were found within permissible levels of statutory limits.

KANPUR: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) director RD Goyal visited the company's plant in Auraiya on Sunday and ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the plant on Saturday.

A senior official of GAIL was killed while three others sustained serious burns when the fire broke out at the GAIL plant in Dibiyapur in Auraiya, about 200-km from the state capital.

A committee has been c

LUCKNOW: The Union Minister of State for Coal, Sri Prakash Jaiswal, has regretted the Uttar Pradesh Government's silence on the proposal for setting up two mega power plants by Central public sector undertakings in the State. The power plants to be developed by Nevyeli Lignite and National Thermal Power Corporation have been proposed at Ghatampur (1,000 mega watt) and Bilhaur (2,000 mw).

The water quality index (WQI) was calculated for the assessment of ground water quality near to the dye user industry. For the calculation of WQI physicochemical characteristics of groundwater near by dyeing-printing, pulp-paper and tanning industrial areas were studied.


Kanpur: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided that no new leather tannery be allowed to come up in Jajmau suburb and warned the existing 418 tanneries against disposing of effluents into the river Ganges, secretary of a leading industries' association in the town said here on Monday.

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh now has a unique distinction. The state, after scaling new lows on several fronts, has now achieved another statistical feat most would shy away from.

LUCKNOW: In a fresh impetus to bettering urban infrastructure in major cities of the state, the government of India has named Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Kanpur, Meerut, Allahabad and Mathura as mission cities under the urban infrastructure and governance (UIG) scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

Researchers at the Department of Biological Sciences and Bio Engineering of IIT-Kanpur claim to have developed a polymer which when applied to a fresh wound stops bleeding within five seconds.