LUCKNOW: The state was reeling under severe heat wave on Sunday with unrelenting sun and hot gusty winds people to crave for early respite from the hard weather.

As Allahabad, Varanasi, Kanpur and Lucknow vied for being the hottest on the day, it was Allahabad that baked at 46 degrees Celsius.

The city witnessed the hottest day of the year so far with the mercury touching the highest mark.

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KANPUR: It was a proud moment for the students and teachers of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) when Jugnu

This document contains the presentation by Tarun Gupta, Abhishek Chakraborty on toxic metals influencing continental atmosphere, presented at National climate research conference, IIT Delhi, March 5-6, 2010.

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to ensure that the tanneries in Kanpur are shifted to localities from where discharge of effluents into the Ganga can be effectively checked.

For decades, the narrow bridge on Ganga near Kanpur has been a bottleneck on National Highway 25, connecting Lucknow with Jhansi and other places in central India. However, the daily ordeal of motorists is likely to end soon as a parallel, wider bridge will be thrown open to the public in 2010.

LUCKNOW: At a time when municipal bodies seek to put burden on denizens by raising the house tax, a latest geographical information system (GIS) survey has revealed an astonishing picture: Over 50% of the houses are either not assessed for the tax or are under-assessed.

LUCKNOW: Several teams constituted by the UP Pollution Control Board inspected 44 tanneries in Kanpur district on Wednesday. The teams were constituted by the UPPCB as a follow-up to an order passed by the Allahabad High Court early in November.

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh could boast of owning the country's biggest leather complex, if plans of UP State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) actualise. In a significant move, the corporation is planning to set up a Leather Park sprawling over an area of 1,500 acre in Unnao, bordering Kanpur district.