Kanpur Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT-K launches innovation hub to find solutions for anti-drone technologies

On 23rd July, 2021 the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) launched technology innovation hub to find cyber security solutions for intrusion detection system, anti-drones technologies, cyber physical system and block-chain.   Highlights After a rigorous application process, 25 research and development principal investigators and 13 start-ups were selected. Cutting-edge technology in cyber security is ..

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First meeting of National Ganga Council

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the National Ganga Council held in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, 14th December 2019. The National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection, and Management of River Ganga(referred to as National Ganga Council) was constituted on 7th October 2016 under the Environment Protection Act of 1986. ..

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Kanpur is world’s most polluted city: Guinness World Records 2020

The city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh held the title for the world’s most polluted city in the latest edition of Guinness World Records. The book, ‘Guinness World Records 2020’, lists thousands of new record titles and holders that will educate curious readers of all age groups. It is released annually by publisher Penguin Random ..

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IIT Kanpur ties up with e-Governance Services India Limited to upscale Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Common Service Centre’s (CSC) e-Governance Services India Limited has tied up with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur to upscale ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’, which is an initiative of the Ministry of HRD. It aims to find solutions to accelerate sustainable growth in rural India. Under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT-Kanpur has brought together 15 leading higher ..

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Kanpur ranked 1 as the most Polluted city

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) is the most polluted city in the world and is positioned 1st on the WHO’s (World Health Organisation) list of 15 most polluted cities in the world, by the ‘Political Leaders Position and Action on Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ report, released by Climate Trends. The quality of air in Varanasi is ..

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