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As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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Tom Junod once said, "You don't have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love." And these home bakers of Kanpur are doing exactly the same! If you believe life is too short to say no to calories and cake, read on about these dynamic bakers who are baking deliciousness out of love.

A dessert lover would understand the importance of quality baked goods and if you are one of them, we have compiled a list of some of the best home entrepreneurs in Kanpur:

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UP seems to be on a path to recovery, with 41 districts reported as COVID-free. Reportedly, none of the 75 districts in the state have recorded daily COVID cases in double-digits lately, suggesting a downward trajectory of this viral disease in the state. Owing to proactive initiatives like the aggressive 'Trace, Test & Treat', the state's positivity rate has dropped down to 0% in the last week, as per the official data.

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In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint in the state and counterbalance the industrial carbon emissions, the government of Uttar Pradesh has directed all the industries present across the state, to adopt the Japanese Miyawaki afforestation technique. As per the order issued on Wednesday, strict action will be taken against those who fail to comply with the order including revoking of industry's license to operate.

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Considering the downward trajectory of the receding COVID cases in the country, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has permitted domestic airlines to operate at 100% capacity from October 18. Witnessing the sequential monthly rise in domestic air passenger traffic in India since July, the administration has planned on removing all the current capacity restrictions on flights across the country.

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The Kanpur Police released a new set of guidelines on Monday to ensure COVID-19 protocols in the city, during the festive season. As per reports, no socio-cultural celebration can be conducted in Kanpur without prior permission. Here also, the number of attendees has been capped at 100 as opposed to the count of 50 earlier. Any organiser that invites over 100 guests will be prosecuted, informed police officials.

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In an attempt to create a viable environment to culture new startups in Uttar Pradesh, the govt has decided to set up new incubation centres at 15 government engineering colleges. The move will promote a startup ecosystem in UP and back-up innovation and excellence in multiple fields, across prominent districts, including Lucknow, Kanpur and many others.

Additionally, an innovation hub will also be set up at the Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow. Reportedly, the state has released a ₹22.46 crore budget to run the whole project.

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Boosting the tourism potential of the state, Uttar Pradesh is all set to get its first tribal museum by March 2022. The 'Tharu Janjati Museum' will be set up at Imilia Koder village, a Tharu-populated area in the Balrampur district. According to officials, the museum will be centred around the vibrant and varied culture and lifestyle of the Tharu tribe. Spread over an expanse of 5.5 acres, the museum is under the last phase of its construction.

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In a bid to expand the scope and ease of medical aid across Uttar Pradesh, the state's first integrated telemedicine ICU facility will be rolled out in December. Centred at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow, the network will link 6 district medical colleges in UP to provide state-of-the-art clinical facilities. The system will forge a means for relaying the PGI expertise to patients suffering from serious diseases, in the ICU of the medical college of their own district.

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IIT Kanpur's Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) has collaborated with the Toronto Business Development Centre (TBDC) of Canada, to introduce a three-month exchange mentorship programme. The programme entails guidance for start-ups, both Indian and Canadian, withrespect to the ongoing market conditions, business assistance, industry intelligence and other similar avenues.

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Amid the growing need for virtual avenues during the pandemic, the government of Uttar Pradesh has partnered with Wheebox, a global online assessment solutions leader, to digitise the examination process in the state. Under this scheme, pupils from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), and the Board of Technical Education Uttar Pradesh (BTE) sat for these online tests. Given the uncertain nature of the current times, this move is expected to aid students with timely assessments.

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