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  TIMEasia Magazine: Running Out of Breath
Kanpur, Sharma says, is bisected close to its center by a number of interstate roads, ensuring that a constant stream of heavy vehicles with no reason to be there passes through the middle of the city, polluting the air and clogging traffic.
As India's economic boom has trickled down to Kanpur, the number of motorbikes and cars has surged; yet the roads are too narrow and decrepit for this swarm of vehicles to gather any speed.
Kanpur has little or no public transportation, so many residents rely on tempos—giant three-wheeled vehicles that take up to a dozen people, belch out clouds of diesel exhaust and add to the congestion by stopping frequently to pick up or drop off passengers.
www.time.com /time/asia/2006/environment/kanpur.html   (1054 words)

  Dento Tourism, Allahabad, UP(India) - Kanpur, save & enjoy, package, tourist attraction, excursions, mystic india
Kanpur was soon to become the epicentre of the outbreak of 1857, as some of the leading luminaries of the War of Independence hailed from her, namely – Nana Sahib, Tantiya Tope, Azimoolah Khan and Brigadier Jwala Prasad.
The Kanpur Memorial Church – `The all soul cathedral’ was raised in honor of the fallen at the north-east corner of Wheeler’s entrenchment in 1862 by the British.
Kanpur is connected by road with all the major cities of the country.
www.sahajdental.com /kanpur.htm   (2207 words)

 Travel in Kanpur - India - Asia - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Kanpur continued its association with Kannauj during the reins of Harsha Vardhan, Bhoj, Mihir, Jai Chand and early Muslim rulers.
The legendary Birbal, a minister in the court of Akbar and known for his wit and wisdom was born in a village, Takuapur, of Kanpur District.
Kanpur had been the centre of patriotic Hindi magazines and newspapers such as Brahman, Saraswati, Vishwamitra, Veer Arjun and Pratap.
www.asiatravelling.net /india/kanpur/kanpur_history.htm   (263 words)

 Kanpur, Information about Kanpur, Kanpur Tourism
Kanpur is the largest city and the most important industrial center of Uttar Pradesh.
Kanpur is directly connected by Indian Airlines flights with Delhi and Lucknow.
Kanpur is directly connected by rail with Agra, Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Varanasi and Lucknow.
www.indovacations.net /english/Kanpur.htm   (619 words)

 Kanpur travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kanpur, the industrial centre of Uttar Pradesh, known for its cotton and woollen textile and leather industries is situated on the southern bank of the Ganga.
Kanpur was an important centre during the great revolt of 1857 when Nana Saheb Peshwa succeeded in liberating the city from the British for a short period.
Kanpur University and Chandra Sekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, a Medical College and a number of technical institutions such as the National Sugar Institute, the Central Textile Institute, the Government Leather Institute besides the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
www.world66.com /asia/southasia/india/uttarpradesh/kanpur   (1189 words)

 kanpur a major Industrial centre in North india - India Kanpur woods,India Kanpur Electronics,India Kanpur ...
Kanpur a city Nestled on the banks of the eternal Ganga, Kanpur stands as one of North India’s major industrial centres with its own historical, religious and commercial importance.
Believed to be founded by king Hindu Singh of the erstwhile state of Sachendi, Kanpur was originally known as `Kanhpur’.
Apart from playing a stellar role in the development of the country as a whole, Kanpur has also been instrumental in making an unforgettable contribution to the Indian freedom struggle.
www.webindia.com /india/kanpur.htm   (161 words)

 Warbirds of India - [Kanpur]
Kanpur was the place where the IAF had salvaged more than 40 B-24 Liberator bombers in the early fifties.
Kanpur is also home to the Indian Institute of Technology, where the aeronautical department maintains an aircraft and glider fleet.
Group Captain Kapil Bhargava in an earlier correspondence indicated that the prototype IAF Kanpur II aircraft which was designed and built by Air Vice Marshal Harjinder Singh in 1961 would be with the Aero department of IIT Kanpur.
www.warbirdsofindia.com /wbkanpur.html   (431 words)

 Kanpur (Gomukh to Ganga Sagar, Virtual Tour with all Details)
Kanpur is situated on bank of river Ganga and has a population of 2.72 million as per the 2001 census with 1,483,000 males and 1,289,000 females.
Kanpur's growth until the thirteenth century is shrouded in the mists of time.
It is interesting to note that while no reference to Kanpur is found in history, the history of two of its suburbs, Jajmau and Bithoor, can be traced back to legendary times.
www.liveindia.com /ganga/kanpur.html   (838 words)

 SAS India
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur today holds a leadership position for excellence in technical education and training, and holds a leading position in the areas of basic and applied research, both at the national and international levels.
The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has lived the promise of imparting training to students so that they become competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
www.sas.com /offices/asiapacific/india/success-stories/iit_kanpur.htm   (595 words)

 Kanpur 7th most polluted city in the world: Time : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kanpur, which it said fares worst among all Indian cities, was followed by Kitakyushu in Japan, Indonesian capital Jakarta and Chinese city of Xiangshan.
A survey in 2004 had found Kanpur was the most polluted city in India after Raipur, Jharia and Jalandhar, but in two years, due to a burgeoning population and increasing number of diesel-run vehicles it had surged to the top of the list.
While the average population growth in the country between 1991 to 2001 was 21.3 percent, Kanpur had registered 32.5 percent.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1814502,0006.htm   (309 words)

 Environmental management plan for Kanpur urban area
The main problem in drinking water supply at Kanpur is not due to bad raw water or deficiency in treatment but the contamination in transit, these include colour problem, coliforms at receiving end, high Chloride, Sulphate and TDS due to contamination, open pumping station, storage tanks causing contamination.
Kanpur city has about 0.25 million registered vehicles which were found to be major contributors for air pollution and the population exposed to air pollution (target) are pedestrians, drivers, traffic police personnel, travellers, shop keepers and road-side vendors.
Kanpur generates 1500 tonnes/d of solid waste from domestic and commercial sources, apart from 250 to 350 tonnes/d of industrial waste.
www.gisdevelopment.net /application/environment/conservation/envm0002pf.htm   (5898 words)

 Kanpur Travel Guide,Kanpur India Travel,Kanpur Travel Info in Uttar Pradesh
Situated on the right bank of the river Ganga, Kanpur (formerly called Cawnpore) is the largest city in Uttar Pradesh.
Though a comparatively new city, Kanpur has registered a phenomenal growth in its population because a sizeable chunk of the rural population has migrated to this place in search of livelihood.
It was one of the major centres of the Indian Revolt of 1857 which culminated in the transfer of power of the Indian Government from the English East India Company to the British Crown.
www.indiasite.com /uttarpradesh/kanpur.html   (228 words)

 Kanpur - Proud of North India
Kanpur was soon to become the epicentre of the outbreak of 1857, as some of the leading luminaries of the War of Independence hailed from her, namely – Nana Sahib, Tantiya Tope, Azimoolah Khan and Brigadier Jwala Prasad.
The Kanpur Zoo was opend in 1971 and ranks among one of the best zoos in the country.
The Kanpur Memorial Church was built in 1875, in honour of the British who lost their lives in the war of 1857.
members.tripod.com /~prabhakar/kanpur.html   (3132 words)

 The Hindu : Violence in Kanpur
THE SHARP ESCALATION of violence in Kanpur, that has already left about a dozen people including an Additional District Magistrate dead, is a pointer to the extent to which the polity in the town is divided on communal lines.
And it will not be improper to conclude that the events in Kanpur in the past few days are only a fallout of the insidious campaign carried out across the country by sectarian outfits on either side of the Hindu-Muslim divide.
Instead, the turn of events in Kanpur during the past few days cannot but bring to mind the situation across Uttar Pradesh when the BJP and the other arms of the Sangh Parivar were engaged in whipping up passions around the Ayodhya controversy.
www.hinduonnet.com /2001/03/21/stories/05212512.htm   (646 words)

 Geographica Indica: The City of Kanpur
The city of Kanpur (spelled as Cawnpore in British records), is an industrial city in northern India located about 45 miles southwest of Lucknow on the banks of the Ganga river.
Kanpur became an important military and trade station under the rule of the British East India Company around 19th century.
Today's Kanpur is famous for its premier educational institutions such as Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur (IIT-K) and Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, as a hub of railway transport, and as host of famous Cricket matches.
www.kamat.com /indica/hometown/kanpur.htm   (220 words)

 Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur
Jajman on the eastern outskirts of present day Kanpur is regarded as one of the most archaic township of the district.
Once the stronghold of Awadh's nawab and thence under the British, Kanpur was the epicenter of the outbreak of 1857 rebels.
As of now, Kanpur is also an important educational center and has the distinction of producing Hindi literature like Acharya Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi and Balkrishna Sharma 'Navin'.
www.travelmasti.com /domestic/uttarpradesh/kanpur.htm   (1702 words)

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) is one of the Indian Institutes of Technology, set up in the then-industrial city of Kanpur in 1960.
In 1963, the Institute moved to its present location, on the historic Grand Trunk Road near the village of Kalyanpur in Kanpur district.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was the among the first Institute in India to start Computer Science education.
www.expressindia.com /iit/kanpur_home.html   (418 words)

 Cricinfo - Grounds - Green Park, Kanpur
Constructed in one of the most polluted cities in India, Kanpur's Green Park stadium, situated close to the river Ganges, accommodates 39,255 - mostly uncovered - spectators.
A number of dull drawn games have been the feature of the Tests at Kanpur, thanks to lifeless pitches; this, in part, is the fault of the region's soil, for it does not encourage bounce and pace.
More recently, Shahid Afridi blitzed a 45-ball century, playing through the line and swinging across and one could sense him almost closing his eyes as he smote the ball; it was that kind of pitch.
www.cricinfo.com /link_to_database/GROUNDS/IND/KANPUR/GREEN_PARK_00419   (412 words)

 Kanpur Travel, Kanpur Hotels, Kanpur Travel Agent, Kanpur Tours, Kanpur Travel Guide, Kanpur Tour Packages, Uttar ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Soon the small sleepy village became a central trading point and also a military station of the British and by the end of the 18th century Kanpur had become a promising city of modern times.
Kanpur became the epicenter of the 1857 mutiny against the British rule.
The hatred grew so much against the British due to their atrocities that the in July 1857 after a bitter fight against the British, the women and the children were trapped inside Bibighar and later were massacred and burnt to death.
www.t2india.com /place-info.php?place=413-Kanpur   (428 words)

 IIT Kanpur Page (Ushnish Basu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
IIT Kanpur, or IITK - the colloquial version - is one of the six campuses of the IIT system in India.
He also has several other pieces on IIT Kanpur.
The unofficial IIT Kanpur page in the US, maintained by Shubhendu Mukherjee.
www.ce.berkeley.edu /~ubasu/iitk   (234 words)

 Sikh History:Kanpur Massacre 1978
On 25th September 1978, Gurbachan Singh reached Kanpur at 9.30p.m, flanked by police officers to protect him.
The news having leaked out, the Sikhs started a protest march from Gurdwara Gobindpuri, which is at a distance of about 3 kilometres from the Nirankari Bhawan of Kanpur.
On 28th September, the dead bodies of those killed at Kanpur were taken out in a huge procession.
allaboutsikhs.com /events/kanpur.htm   (1126 words)

 Travelling to Kanpur
Kanpur is mostly served by the airport of the city of Lucknow that is about 2 and a 1/2 hours drive from IIT Kanpur.
If you are planning to come from one of the Indian metros or state capitals, you can take a flight from that city to either Delhi or Mumbai and then connect to one of the flights to Lucknow.
Kanpur has two railway stations, with the Kanpur Central station (code CNB) being by far the busiest.
www.cse.iitk.ac.in /users/sganguly/travel.html   (586 words)

 KLID : Leather Industries of Kanpur (India)
Kanpur is well known global hub of leather industries.
There are saddlery and equestrian goods exporters, shoe and shoe components manufacturers and exporters as well as producers of finished leather, leather garments and leather accessories.
If you are looking for business, technology, research or sourcing for leather equine and tack goods, horse riding goods, breeches, bridles, horse blankets, reins, girths, western and english saddles, leather shoes, safety footwear of the high international standards, we hope you will and find companies and exporters here.
www.newindia.com /klid   (155 words)

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