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Kanpur ranks in the Top-5 most polluted cities of UP with an AQI of 304 on Saturday

Amid intensifying winters and levels of air pollution in the state, Uttar Pradesh's air quality stands compromised, posing a host of health risks across. Reportedly, UP's highest AQI value of the day was recorded in the Unnao district, at 424 'hazardous' units, followed by Pitampura at AQI 341, Ghaziabad 308. Besides them, Deoli and Kanpur at AQI 304 ranked as the fourth and fifth worst affected cities in the state. Citizens in all these cities are at high risk due to the toxic air causing breathing and visibility issues.

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New butterfly park with over 27 species at the Kanpur Zoo opens gates for visitors!

In a recent upgrade, a new Butterfly Park has been set up at the Allen Forest Zoo in Kanpur. As per reports, this one-of-a-kind garden was inaugurated by the Environmental Minister on October 2 to commemorate Wildlife Week in the state. Built on the lines of the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Karnataka, the Titli Park is worth ₹2.57 crores and houses about 27 different and special species of butterflies.

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Know more about THIS picture-perfect bridge in Kanpur that marks the city's identity!

A hit among locals who wish to spend their idle evenings amid the picturesque scenery of the Ganga, Kanpur's Ganges Barrage is an ideal spot for locals and tourists alike! This 621-metre-long bridge was built in 1995 and has gone through constant changes that have amplified its beauty. Especially famed as a sunset point, this picture-postcard beauty beckons you to take a virtual tour before you plan an actual visit to observe the surreal scenic beauty that envelops this locale, otherwise known as Ganga Barrage!

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Exam centres of Kanpur's CSJMU to be monitored by observers & tech experts to prevent cheating

The exam centres at Kanpur's Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University will now be monitored by a technical expert, apart from the observer. While this will be applicable for sensitive centres, a control room has been set up from where a team of experts shall monitor more than 450 exam centres populated by almost 4 lakh students. This decision has been taken by the university's administration after a recent case of mass cheating was anonymously reported during the final exams.

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3 Kanpur-based enterprises among 6 from UP to receive recognition at Tally MSME Awards

Bringing fame to Kanpur are the city's 3 MSMEs, that have been awarded under the various categories at Tally MSME Awards 2021. Other winners from Uttar Pradesh are from Dhanauri, Deoria and Varanasi, which takes the total tally of enterprises from the state that have been recognised, to 6.

Initiated by Tally Solutions, this award aims at recognising and celebrating the diversity and impact of micro, small and medium enterprises through their best practices at the grassroots. Read on to know more about this award and the awardees!

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