Eco-friends, a non-governmental organisation, has been striving to control pollution and protect the environment in Kanpur. One of its tasks is to depollute the Ganges, whose stretch along Kanpur

An ecologically informed master plan for Kanpur may help the city deal with pollution

Kanpur -- the second most polluted city on the Ganga after Calcutta -- has come under the microscope during the first phase of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP). However, the city's residents will have to

An NGO is helping residents of a Kanpur slum to get amenities like drinking water, latrines and medical care

Ninety-four male pump workers, employed in 41 petrol filling stations in Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) and Lucknow—both in the Ganges plain of north India—were clinically examined.

Union Minister of State for Coal, Shree Prakash Jaiswal fired another salvo at the UP government for dragging its feet on sanctioning land for the proposed power projects in Kanpur Dehat. He also criticised the governments of some coal producing states for failing to control law and order, which has hit production adversely.

LUCKNOW: Petrol and diesel will get dearer for people in Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra from April 1, 2010. While petrol will cost 50 to 53 paise more per litre, diesel will be costlier by 27 to 30 paise more.

After much delay, Torrent Power Limited is set to take over power distribution and bill collection in Agra from state-owned Pashchimanchal Power Corporation on April 1.

This will be the Mayawati government

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided not to consider new development projects for Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Singrauli, Noida, Agra and Varanasi-Mirzapur for the next eight months following directions from the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).

Lucknow: The Mayawati Government on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ahmedabad-based Torrent Power, which will function as a franchisee for distribution of power in Kanpur and Agra cities in Uttar Pradesh.