India  /  Published 29.06.19

Skullcap & 'Jai Shri Ram' chant attack on boy

A 16-year-old Muslim boy was allegedly kicked and punched by four men in a crowded Kanpur city market on Friday afternoon for wearing a skullcap and refusing to chant “Jai Shri Ram”.S.K. Singh, st...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Kanpur: Congress' Jaiswal trails BJP's Pachauri by 48,000 votes

As of 1:30 pm, according to updates from the Election Commission of India, Sriprakash Jaiswal of the Congress was trailing the BJP's Satyadev Pachauri in Kanpur by over 48,000 votes.Kanpur has se...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Train from Howrah derails near Kanpur, 40 injured

Over 40 passengers suffered injuries when 12 bogies of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur around 1am on Saturday. Four of the derailed coaches had overturned, North Central Railw...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.04.19

Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derails near Kanpur, 15 injured

Twelve coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh early on Saturday, injuring at least 15 people.The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred n...
By PTI in Kanpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

I had a linguistics conference to attend in Wardha, Maharashtra. I took a cab from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. For the next hour, the national highway tore through the biceps and ...
By Abahan Datta in

India  /  Published 05.04.19

Outrage at bid to revoke PhD of IIT teacher

A recommendation by an IIT Kanpur panel to revoke the PhD of a Dalit teacher a year after he accused his seniors of caste bias has evoked global outrage.Nearly 400 academics from India and 15 other co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 03.03.19

The impact of AI on the auto industry

Twenty years ago, a car that drove itself could only be found in a film — or book — and there was usually a supernatural element involved. These days driverless cars, also called autonomous cars, ...
By Aswin Sekhar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.19

XLRI student collapses, dies on campus

A 26-year-old XLRI student died under yet unexplained circumstances on the premier B-school’s CH Area campus in Bistupur on Friday.A surveillance camera footage shows Shashwat Dixit leaving his host...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.12.18

Faculty shortage in eight IITs

As much as 36 per cent of sanctioned posts of faculty members are vacant across eight Indian Institutes of Technology, a Right to Information reply has revealed. The IITs in Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, K...
By PTI in Indore

India  /  Published 19.11.18

Harassment FIR against 4 IIT Kanpur profs

Four professors of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) have been booked by police for allegedly harassing a Dalit faculty member of the institute's aerospace department.The FIR against t...
By PTI in Kanpur


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