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Khandwa

(kŭnd`və), city (1991 pop. 145,133), Madhya Pradesh state, central India. Khandwa is a district administrative center and a market for cotton, timber, and grain. There are cotton gins, sawmills, and oilseed mills. The town is believed by some authorities to be the city of Kognabanda mentioned by the ancient Hellenistic geographer Ptolemy. During the 12th cent. it was a center of JainismJainism
[i.e., the religion of Jina], religious system of India practiced by about 5,000,000 persons. Jainism, Ajivika, and Buddhism arose in the 6th cent. B.C. as protests against the overdeveloped ritualism of Hinduism, particularly its sacrificial cults, and the authority of
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. Several colleges in the town are affiliated with Saugar Univ.
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Tenders are invited for Annual regual maintenance inspection greasing chlorination of 2422 hand pump including procurement of material for Block Harsud Khalwa and Baldi District Khandwa
TENSION gripped Dongliya area of Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district after farmers resorted to agitation in protest against the district administration's move to set up temporary parking facility on their agricultural fields.
Khandwa, (Madhya Pradesh) June 15 ( ANI ): The accused in the shocking gangrape and abuse of a tribal woman in Khandwa region will be dealt with sternly, DIG Women Cell, Khandwa region, Raghuveer Prasad said on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD, June 05, 2009 (Balochistan Times) --Sixty-two children belonging to Korku tribe have died of malnutrition in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh since May 2008, Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has claimed.
Tenders are invited for Major and minor repair of hand pump on labour basis installed in villages of Block Pandhana and Chhegaon Makhan District Khandwa
IN YET another shocking incident of crime against women, a 30- year- old tribal woman was raped by 10 people, including her husband, in front of her 10- year- old son in Baiai Khedi village in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh.
Gulrez is believed to be a close associate of SIMI chief, Abu Faisal, and had reportedly helped him escape from Khandwa Jail in 2013.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of Manual Valves for CHP at 2X600 MW, SSTPP, MPPGCL, Dongalia, Distt: Khandwa.
The incident took place when Joshi, the minister for school and higher education, was on his way to Singaji Maharaj temple and ashram in Khandwa district along with his supporters.
24 ( ANI ): The Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad has reportedly arrested three terrorists who had escaped from the state's Khandwa Jail on October 1.
ordinary (BG) from Khandwa or other concrete sleeper Factory as per allotment letter of CAO(C)Churchgate:s office with contractor:s own vehicle including leading, unloading and stacking by mechanical means adjoining the formation between Sanawad- Khandwa section, Sanawad, Nimarkheri, Attar & Ajanti stations in connection with SANAWAD-KHANDWA Gauge Conversion on Ratlam-Khandwa Section of Western Railway
New Delhi, Oct 1 ( ANI ): In a major embarrassment for prison authorities, seven jailed members of terror outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) escaped from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa Jail this morning.