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India: see KanpurKanpur
, city (1991 pop. 2,029,889), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Ganges River. A major industrial center, it produces chemicals, textiles, leather goods, and food products. It is also a transportation hub with an airport.
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New Cawnpore Flour Mills and, Supreme Court of India, May, 2008, Matthew Crawford, Cayman Islands Investment Funds: Winding up Petitions, see, International Corporate Rescue, 2010, p.
In 1857, that led to the Indian Mutiny and the Cawnpore Massacre of European men, women and children, after which the British government revoked the East India Company's charter and took formal control of the country.
To put the square into a sort of historical perspective, as Eliza and Mrs Cowell relaxed in the park, the Great Mutiny had just ended in India, the awful massacre at Cawnpore still fresh in the mind.
At Cawnpore, the Mutineers hacked into pieces hundreds of women and children they had shut up in an airless shack.
Imagens caracteristicas da colonia: viajantes europeus, vestidos de branco e com capacetes cawnpore na cabeca, sao desembarcados num bote e transportados para a terra a bordo de uma piroga tripulada por negros.
The Hindu Mahasabha by its Akhand Hindustan resolution which it adopted at Cawnpore has made a new year present to the British die-hards.
5, and features a photograph of Singhania with the clock tower of Cawnpore Woollen Mills founded by him in the background.
The scene may also be designed to recall the killing of British women and children at Cawnpore in 1857.
On 17 July 1857, exhausted soldiers led by the evangelical and somewhat unpopular Brigadier-General Henry Havelock finally arrived in the town of Cawnpore (Kanpur) (1).
Born in Cawnpore, India, the son of a British army captain, he had worked as an architect in London before moving to the USA in the 1850s where he co-founded Yankee Notions magazine and drew for Harper's Weekly and other publications, signing his cartoons with a triangle.