Kanpur

Lawyer moves court against Aamir Khan over film poster

Aamir-KhanKanpur: A lawyer on Friday moved court against Bollywood star Aamir Khan and a Hindi daily for publishing an "obscene" poster of his upcoming movie `P. K`.

The lawyer alleged that the film`s poster published on Friday would incite "sexual violence" and encourage "obscenity".

Court of ACMM GK Bharti has set the August 07 as the next date of hearing.---PTI

Those who voted, have already defeated the Congress: Modi

narendra-modiKanpur, Apr 18 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said people who have voted in the earlier phases of the elections, have already defeated the Congress Party, and asked people voting in the next phase to ensure that a strong government is formed in Delhi.

"The people, who have voted, have already defeated the Congress-led UPA Government in these elections.  But now, the people who will be voting have a big responsibility.  It is their responsibility to ensure that a strong government is formed in Delhi," Modi said in his address during a rally held here.

Prove scam charge or quit politics, Jaiswal tells Joshi

Sriprakash-JaiswalKanpur, March 22 : Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Saturday dared BJP candidate Murli Manohar Joshi, who is pitted against him in the Kanpur Lok Sabha constituency, to prove corruption charges against him or quit politics.

Incensed at the attack by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader who called Jaiswal a "ghotalebaaz (scamster)", the minister said such irresponsible statements did not behove senior leaders like Joshi.

"If such senior leaders speak in this language, they should back it up with proof or else should quit active politics," Jaiswal told reporters here.

RVP protests against Kejriwal, accuse him of betraying differently-abled people

Arvind-KejriwalKanpur, Mar 2 : Members of Rashtriya Viklang Party (RVP) on Sunday shouted slogans against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, ahead of his road show in Kanpur.

Kejriwal, kickstarted his mission to woo voters of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and began a three-day election campaign.

Kejriwal said his enemies were spiralling price rice, corruption and communalism that are crippling the common man of the country.

However, supporters of RVP said that Kejriwal betrayed differently-abled community and indirectly supported External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

All arrangements for Modi's Kanpur rally in place: BJP

Narendra ModiKanpur, Oct. 19  : The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) National Media Convener Shrikant Sharma said all arrangements for Narendra Modi's rally in Kanpur are in place, and added that party workers are very enthusiastic to hear Modi, who has become synonymous with good governance and development.

"The party workers are very enthusiastic, and the entire country wants to hear him.

Court deliver notification to Centre, state govt., CMO in Anuj Behl case

Court deliver notification to Centre, state govt., CMO in Anuj Behl caseCourt deliver notification to Centre, state govt., CMO in Anuj Behl caseOn Thursday the civil judge, junior division (first), Kanpur, structured to publish notification to the state government, Central government, chief medical officer and district magistrate, Kanpur, in the Anuj Behl lawsuit.

Yaseen Akbar, the leading officer, in her decree, scrutinized that the lawsuit was introduced in opposition to the Union of India, the state government and further to search for provisional ruling.

Lifestyle Launches New Store In Kanpur

Lifestyle Launches New Store In KanpurLifestyle International (P) Ltd, a part of 3.2 billion dollar Dubai-based retail chain Landmark Group, has opened a new store in Kanpur, taking the total outlets to 20 in India.

Mr. Kabir Lumba, company Managing Director, said, ''Offering residents of Kanpur, international quality products in a world class shopping environment, Lifestyle aims to revolutionise shopping in the city. By the virtue of the exceptional value and experience offered, we are confident that the new Lifestyle store will become a preferred shopping destination in Kanpur."

Biggest ever burglary of jewellery reported in Kanpur

An incident of burglary had shaken the entireBiggest ever burglary of jewellery reported in Kanpurcity on Monday, when some mysterious burglars steal gold, silver and diamond jewellery worth Rs 2 crore from a three storied Jewellery store located in the high class PPN market. The occurrence of the theft was first witnessed by the owner of the store, Dileep Agarwal, who opened the store in the morning.

A space-bound achievement, “Jugnu” – IIT Kanpur

A space-bound achievement, “Jugnu” – IIT KanpurA remarkable achievement struck when the students and faculty of IIT- Kanpur made the "Nano- satellite- Jugnu".

This landmark device which is indigenously crafted has been handed over to ISRO for its proposed launch. In context of a MoU signed in 2008 amidst IIT Kanpur and ISRO rights were granted to the engineering institution to craft a nano satellite.

Ten dead, over 50 injured in train mishaps in fog hit UP

Ten dead, over 50 injured in train mishaps in fog hit UPKanpur, Jan 2 : Two train accidents took place in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning due to intense foggy conditions, leaving ten dead and over 50 others injured.

The first accident took place at Etawah near Kanpur, where the Litchvi Express rammed into the Magadh Express.

The collision killed the driver of the Litchvi Express, and left around 25 others injured in the mishap.

Both trains were enroute to Delhi from Patna.

Samajwadi Party activists protest against Rahul Gandhi

Samajwadi Party activists protest against Rahul GandhiKanpur, Dec 8 : Activists of the Samajwadi Party staged a protest here today against the two-day visit of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Uttar Pradesh.

They termed Rahul''s visit to the region as a mere show-off and said that he may be shinning in the boards and hoardings but not in the hearts of the poor people.

100th Test victory for India

100th Test victory for IndiaKanpur, Nov 27 : The resounding victory against Sri Lanka in the second Test at Green Park stadium here Friday is India's 100th Test win.

In 432 Tests, India have won 100, lost 136 and drawn 195. One Test against Australia ended in a tie.

The victory here by an innings and 144 runs is India's third biggest win against Sri Lanka, bettering the innings and 119-run triumph in 1993-94.

India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runs

India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runsKanpur, Nov 27 - India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runs in the second cricket Test at the Green Park stadium here Friday.

In reply to India's imposing total of 642, Sri Lanka were all out for 229 in the first innings and the following on folded up for 269 in the second.

Harbhajan Singh took three for 98 while debutant Pragyan Ojha bagged two for 36. Thilan Samaraweera was the top scorer with 78.

India thus took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The third Test is in Mumbai from Dec 2. (IANS)

Gambhir to miss Mumbai Test

Gambhir to miss Mumbai TestKanpur, Nov 27 - Indian opener Gautam Gambhir will miss the third and final cricket Test match against Sri Lanka to attend his sister's wedding.

The national selectors met here Friday and retained the same squad for the Mumbai Test starting Dec 2.

"Gambhir will not be available for the Test on account of his sister's wedding on Dec 3," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement.

Gambhir had been in fine form and struck centuries in both Tests against Sri Lanka. He hit 114 at Ahmedabad and 167 at Green Park here. (IANS)

Comeback pacer Sreesanth doubted his return to Indian team

Shanthakumaran SreesanthKanpur, Nov 26 : Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, who made a memorable comeback to international cricket against Sri Lanka in the second Test here, said there was a time when he felt he could never play for India again.

For someone who spent the last year and a half in the wilderness, nursing injuries and getting into news for all wrong reasons, Sresanth was a completely transformed man with the ball Thursday as he demolished the Sri Lankans with a five-wicket haul in the first innings and the visitors were bowled out for 229.

Sreesanth's figures are India's best against Sri Lanka

Shantakumaran SreesanthKanpur, Nov 26 : Shantakumaran Sreesanth's five for 75 against Sri Lanka in the second cricket test at the Green Park Stadium here Thursday were the best by any Indian bowler at home.

Sreesanth surpassed Kapil Dev's five for 110 at Chennai in 1982-83. Sreesanth and Kapil are the only two Indian speedsters to bag five wickets in an innings against Sri Lanka in India.

The other statistical highlights of the day are as follows:

Sri Lanka struggling at 57/4 against India

Sri Lanka struggling at 57/4 against India Kanpur, Nov 26 : Sri Lanka were struggling at 57 for four in the second innings, after being asked to follow on, against India at the end of the third day's play in the second cricket Test at the Green Park stadium here Thursday.

At stumps, Thilan Samaraweera was batting on one and Angelo Matthews on two. Sri Lanka were asked to follow on after they were bowled out for 229 in the first innings in reply to India's 642.(IANS)

Indian cricket team pay homage to Mumbai attack victims

Indian cricket team pay homage to Mumbai attack victimsKanpur, Nov 26 : The Indian cricket team paid its respect to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks by observing a minute's silence before the start of the third day's play of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Green Park stadium here Thursday.

Last year, the England team left the Indian shores midway through their One-day series after the terror attack. The last two ODIs of the seven-match series were cancelled.

India enforce follow on against Sri Lanka in Kanpur Test

India enforce follow on against Sri Lanka in Kanpur Test Kanpur, Nov 26 : India gained a massive first innings lead of 413 runs after bowling out Sri Lanka for 229 on the third day of the second cricket Test at Green Park here Thursday.

India have enforced the follow on against Sri Lanka.

Shanthakumaran Sreesanth (5-75) ran through the Sri Lankan top order while Harbhajan Singh (2-54) and debutant Pragyan Ojha (2-37) also contributed with the ball.

Mahela Jayawardene (47) and Kumar Sangakkara (44) were the top scorers.

Sreesanth rocks Sri Lankan top order with three wickets

Sreesanth rocks Sri Lankan top order with three wicketsKanpur, Nov 26 - Indian paceman Santhakumaran Sreesanth marked his international comeback with three wickets to leave Sri Lanka reeling at 138 for five at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test at Green Park here Thursday.

Harbhajan Singh also chipped in with the wicket of Anjelo Mathews to make it a highly successful session for India.




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