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IIT-Kanpur partners with Indian Air Force for research & development in aerospace technology!

On September 8, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Air Force for research and development in the field of aerospace technology. As a part of this program, academic knowledge and technical resources will be shared between the two institutions. With the help of a long-term association, IAF and IIT-K will together attempt to drive innovation based on the principles of Aatmanirbharat Bharat.

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Kanpur to soon get smart parking spaces with the facility of digital payments for citizens

Kanpur Municipal Corporation and Smart City Limited are together working on the development of smart parking spaces in the city. As per reports, Commissioner Dr. Raj Shekhar inspected three out of the 43 such parking lots being set up across the district, under the Smart City Project. This scheme will propel a digital revamp for the city's parking infrastructure through the introduction of a mobile application, equipped with umpteen options for digital payments.

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Know all about Hindustan-228, HAL's 'Made in India' civil aircraft tested in Kanpur!

In a bid to boost regional connectivity, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is working on the fastest commissioning of Hindustan-228 (VT-KNR) civil aircraft. Amid the celebrations of India's 75th Independence Day, Ground Run and Low-Speed Taxi Trials (LSTT) were successfully conducted for this vehicle at HAL's Kanpur center. With this intervention, the premier 'Made in India' aircraft was tested for the DGCA 'Type Certification'.

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UPMRC conducts traffic-diversion mock drill for the 2nd phase of Kanpur Metro Project

Moving forward with the construction plans for the second phase of Kanpur Metro, the UPMRC officials conducted a mock drill for traffic diversion at Bada Chauraha on Sunday. Conducted in two shifts-from 9 AM to 11 AM and from 7 PM to 9 PM, the schedules were successfully completed. As per reports, an underground metro station will be set up at Bada Chauraha between Z Square Mall and DCB Bank, under the proposed stretch of Kanpur Metro's second phase.

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Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine enters 2nd phase of human trials in Kanpur today

The second phase of human trials for the intra-nasal COVID vaccine, BBV 154, has started in Kanpur from today onwards. As per reports, this innovative vaccine has been developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with Washington University School of Medicine. Reportedly, the trial centre set up at Prakhar Hospital received ICMR's approval on Monday and now, the volunteers have been called for this maiden drive.

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