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Ghazipur

(gä`zēpo͝or'), town (1991 pop. 76,547), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Ganges River. A district administrative center, Ghazipur is the headquarters of the Indian government's opium monopoly. There is also handloom weaving and a perfume industry. The town is an important agricultural market. Lord Cornwallis, governor-general of British India, died in Ghazipur and is buried there.
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The panorama passed before their eyes like a flash, save when the steam concealed it fitfully from the view; the travellers could scarcely discern the fort of Chupenie, twenty miles south-westward from Benares, the ancient stronghold of the rajahs of Behar; or Ghazipur and its famous rose-water factories; or the tomb of Lord Cornwallis, rising on the left bank of the Ganges; the fortified town of Buxar, or Patna, a large manufacturing and trading-place, where is held the principal opium market of India; or Monghir, a more than European town, for it is as English as Manchester or Birmingham, with its iron foundries, edgetool factories, and high chimneys puffing clouds of black smoke heavenward.
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He was supposed to be taken to Ghazipur to appear as a witness in court on June 29 in a 2001 case.
Out of his five rallies today, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate will address two rallies at Ghazipur and Mirzapur.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Four coaches of the Kurla-Patna Express derailed near Dildarnagar railway station in India's Ghazipur this morning, killing one person.
The objectives of the present investigations were to examine the morphology, distribution, composition, and mineralogy of calcretes and concretions in 4 sodic soils representative of Mirzapur, Faizabad, Ghazipur, and Ballia districts of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Police also recovered a body, of Allah Bukhsh of Mauza Ghazipur, lying near his house who was allegedly killed by some unidentified persons.
The tribunal on Friday also directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee ( DPCC) to take air and water samples around the three landfill sites in Bhalswa, Okhla and Ghazipur areas in the National Capital.
According to the media report, the three garbage dumps at Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalaswa in the National Capital Territory are monstrous trash mountains including hazardous waste causing grave threat to the environment.
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While the waste- toenergy plants at Narela and Ghazipur are far from being functional, the operational waste- to- energy plant at Okhla is unable to consume the quantity of waste dumped at the site every day.
He said this while addressing a public gathering in Ghazipur after inaugurating rural drainage system and PCC projects at Sahjowal area of Sharqpur on Saturday.