Daulatabad


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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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Atleast three people have been reportedly killed and many are feared missing in the incident where a passenger bus fell off a bridge into Bhairab River in Daulatabad area of West Bengal's Murshidabad on Monday morning.
Indians are the part of the assertive $7,500m TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India) gas pipeline scheme, which was anticipated to transport 30,000m cubic feet of natural gas from the Daulatabad field in Turkmenistan by the agency of Afghanistan and Pakistan to India.
One day he had a brainwave -- shift the Capital from Delhi to Daulatabad in the Deccan.
Kavita was discharged on Monday morning and is recovering well at home when MAIL TODAY visited the family at Daulatabad colony in Old Gurugram on Wednesday.
He trained himself rigorously to improve his stamina and would take time off every morning to cycle to the Daulatabad Fort which is around 12km from our house and climb with a 25kg sand sack strapped to his back.
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 .
However, the accounts related to the atrocities and cruelty of Muhammad bin Tughlaq during shifting of capital to Daulatabad shows biases and exaggerations of the author.
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.
To that end he devises the grand schemes of transferring his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad, and introduces a new currency system.
The purpose was to bring natural gas from the Daulatabad Field in southeast Turkmenistan to the market.