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UP polls: PM Modi says Muslim girls feel safer under BJP rule, accuses SP of looting state
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UP polls: PM Modi says Muslim girls feel safer under BJP rule, accuses SP of looting state

At a poll rally in UP's Kanpur, the prime minister asked how the SP could serve people if they kept changing their friends

Kanpur: At least six dead, several injured as electric bus mows down bystanders, destroys vehicles
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Kanpur: At least six dead, several injured as electric bus mows down bystanders, destroys vehicles

The injured have been shifted to the nearest hospital and a probe has been launched into the incident, according to East Kanpur deputy commissioner of police

Watch: Goat runs away with files from block office in Kanpur, employee gives chase
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Watch: Goat runs away with files from block office in Kanpur, employee gives chase

During the chase, someone had filmed a video of the incident which then went viral on social media. Many people found the incident hilarious while others made puns on the incident

India vs New Zealand: Thought career was at crossroads last year, says R Ashwin
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India vs New Zealand: Thought career was at crossroads last year, says R Ashwin

Ashwin, who took his 419th wicket in his 80th Test to surpass Harbhajan Singh (417 in 103 Tests), said he thought his career was at a "crossroads" after India's New Zealand tour early last year.

India vs New Zealand: Williamson hails Ravindra as 'all-round package' after thrilling draw
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India vs New Zealand: Williamson hails Ravindra as 'all-round package' after thrilling draw

Ravindra made an unbeaten 18 at number eight and stood strong with Ajaz Patel as New Zealand finished day five on 165-9 while chasing 284 in Kanpur.

'Drawing a Test is an art': Twitter lauds Kiwis for hard fought draw against India in Kanpur Test
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'Drawing a Test is an art': Twitter lauds Kiwis for hard fought draw against India in Kanpur Test

It was a gripping Test match which went down to the wire. Against a quality Indian bowling attack, on a slow and low pitch, the Kiwis did well to earn a draw. And Twitterati was full of praise not just for Ravindra and Patel but for the entire team's efforts on the final day in Kanpur.

India vs New Zealand: R Ashwin surpasses Harbhajan Singh to become India's third-highest wicket-taker
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India vs New Zealand: R Ashwin surpasses Harbhajan Singh to become India's third-highest wicket-taker

With that scalp, Ashwin in his 80th Test, crossed Harbhajan Singh (417 in 103 games) to become the third highest wicket-taker for India in the five-day format.

India vs New Zealand: Wriddhiman Saha out with stiff neck issue, Srikar Bharat keeping wickets on Day 3
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India vs New Zealand: Wriddhiman Saha out with stiff neck issue, Srikar Bharat keeping wickets on Day 3

"Wriddhiman Saha has stiffness in his neck. The BCCI medical team is treating him and monitoring his progress. KS Bharat will be keeping wickets in his absence," BCCI said in a media statement.

Tim Southee, openers lead New Zealand's fightback after Shreyas Iyer ton
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Tim Southee, openers lead New Zealand's fightback after Shreyas Iyer ton

Playing his 80th Test match, Southee (5/69) took his 13th five-wicket haul on an unresponsive track to send India packing for 345 after they started the day at 258 for 4.

India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer becomes 16th Indian to score century on Test debut
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India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer becomes 16th Indian to score century on Test debut

Iyer scored 105 off 171 balls, striking 13 fours and a couple of sixes during his brilliant effort.

'Showed great maturity, composure and class': Twitterati in awe as Shreyas Iyer hits ton on debut
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'Showed great maturity, composure and class': Twitterati in awe as Shreyas Iyer hits ton on debut

Twitter was abuzz as the debutant set the stage on fire at the Green Park in Kanpur. Here are some of the best reactions:

Shreyas Iyer turns promise into performance by seizing long-awaited window of opportunity
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Shreyas Iyer turns promise into performance by seizing long-awaited window of opportunity

There’s a lovely symmetry to the fact that the turnaround in Iyer’s career could potentially come at the same ground where, back in 2015, he made his first first-class fifty in a match he had described then as “do or die” for him.

India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer shines on debut as hosts post 258/4 on Day 1 in Kanpur
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India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer shines on debut as hosts post 258/4 on Day 1 in Kanpur

On a pitch that had variable bounce and didn't offer enough pace off it, Iyer put his best foot forward while facing 136 balls, hitting seven boundaries and two sixes on his very first day in office in the longest format.

India vs New Zealand: No instructions from team management, expecting turn from 2nd day, says Green Park Curator
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India vs New Zealand: No instructions from team management, expecting turn from 2nd day, says Green Park Curator

While the last Test at Kanpur between India and New Zealand in 2016 lasted till fifth day, there had been a trend over the past few years where the visitors have been presented with rank turners and matches ending inside three days.

Spin component will be a big factor in Test series, says Kane Williamson
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Spin component will be a big factor in Test series, says Kane Williamson

New Zealand are the number one Test side and reigning World Test champions but are still wary of the hosts, who have often proved formidable in home conditions.

India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer to make Test debut in Kanpur, confirms Ajinkya Rahane
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India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer to make Test debut in Kanpur, confirms Ajinkya Rahane

Shreyas Iyer is set for Test debut and would like to reaffirm 'Bombay (not Mumbai) School of Batsmanship' whose philosophy transcends beyond the white-ball riches of Indian Premier League.

World Test Champions New Zealand face trial by spin in search for first series win on Indian soil
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World Test Champions New Zealand face trial by spin in search for first series win on Indian soil

India start off as favourites. They have been rampant at home with 13 wins in their last 13 series.

Controversy erupts after BCCI recommends halal meat to caterers for India-New Zealand Test in Kanpur
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Controversy erupts after BCCI recommends halal meat to caterers for India-New Zealand Test in Kanpur

The catering and menu document, in possession of PTI, also mentions categorically that no pork or beef should be part of any food in any form or variety.

First Zika virus case reported in UP's Kanpur; IAF officer being treated
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First Zika virus case reported in UP's Kanpur; IAF officer being treated

The IAF officer was suffering from fever for the past several days and was admitted to the Air Force Hospital in the district, an official said

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand
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Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand

Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Meenakshi Lekhi have been named co-incharges for the Punjab polls along with MP Vinod Chavda