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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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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.
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Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 27 (ANI): The chief of the banned group Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Abu Faisal and Sarafat Ali, have been sentenced to three years imprisonment each by the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Bhopal, in connection with the Khandwa jail break.
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Summary: Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 15 (ANI): Khandwa collector Abhishek Singh on Saturday said the house of legendary singer Kishore Kumar will not be demolished.
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Summary: Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 13 (ANI): The Khandwa Municipal Corporation on Thursday issued a notice for demolition of the legendary singer Kishore Kumar's dilapidated 100-year-old house here.
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