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Daulatabad

(doulətəbäd`), village, Maharashtra state, W central India. Its 13th-century fortress is built atop a conical rock c.500 ft (150 m) high. The Chand Minar (1294), a minaret of Turkish style, is an outstanding example of Islamic art. Daulatabad was established as capital by the Delhi sultanate in 1327. Its importance declined in the 17th cent., when Mughals moved the capital to Aurangabad. In ancient times the village was called Deogir.
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The air- conditioned tourist buses, equipped with water, bananas and hand sanitiser, take you past the impregnable 14th century Daulatabad fort, a day's trek in itself, and a Chand Minar, second in height at 210 ft and beauty only to the Qutub, to the Ellora Visitor's Centre, built in collaboration with Japan International Collaboration Agency ( JICA), where a short film sensitises you to the history of the caves.
From May 28 to 30, the KF team worked on establishing a camp for flood victims, which includes 200 tents and the distribution of relief aid to 2,019 families in various places in Daulatabad.
The polling stations in Iranian eleven provinces witness large number of voters as media official for the Electoral Commission confirmed to the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency , adding that 2,300 people participated in the center of Daulatabad ( south of Tehran ) expected to increase to more than 5,500 people after the end of the second ballot today in this center out of 18 polling stations distributed throughout Iran .
He said insecurity had been on the rise in Almar, Qaisar, Ghormach, Pashtunkot and Daulatabad districts, where armed insurgents were harassing the public by blocking roads.
The earliest village sites in the Shah-Maran and Daulatabad regions of south-east Iran are similarly located on alluvial fans (Prickett 1986) and analogous environmental conditions appear to have been exploited in the early phases of millet cultivation in North China, where the break of slope between uplands and the soft sediments of the foothills and plains were points at which rainwater could be captured in free-draining fertile plots (Liu et al.
According to sources, Bangladesh has approached Turkmenistan, expressing the desire to import gas through the TAPI pipeline, which will start from the Daulatabad field of Turkmenistan, pass through Afghanistan and reach Pakistan and India, reports The Express Tribune.
A sophisticated security system has already been installed at Daulatabad, one of the world's best-preserved medieval forts, and there are similar plans at Ellora, Ajanta and Bibi Ka Maqbara, a replica of Agra's Taj Mahal built by Aurangzeb's son in the 17th century as a tribute to his mother, Begum Rabia Durani.
According to the project feasibility study, the 1,735-kilometre TAPI gas pipeline will have a capacity of 33 billion cubic metres of natural gas per year from the Daulatabad field in Turkmenistan, one of the world's largest.
The previous source of pipe line project was Daulatabad while it had been relocated to South Yolstan /Osman in Turkmenistan.
21) This makes a surprising statement, being contrary to known facts about the sultan's capture and subsequent imprisonment in Daulatabad.
The pipeline will start from the Daulatabad gas field in south-east Turkmenistan and after 145 km stretch in the country enter Afghanistan.
The port is also considered the likely terminus of the proposed multi-billion dollar gas pipelines reaching from the South Pars fields in Iran or from Qatar, and from the Daulatabad fields in Turkmenistan for export to world markets.