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Ajmer

(ăjmēr`, əj–), former state, NW India. Now part of Rajasthan state, it formerly consisted of two detached areas surrounded by Rajasthan and was identical with the former British province of Ajmer-Merwara. The city of Ajmer (1991 pop. 402,700), the former capital and now a district administrative center, was founded in the 12th cent. The city is a trade center and has cotton mills and railroad shops. Manufactures include wool textiles, hosiery, shoes, soap, and pharmaceuticals. Marble is quarried nearby. Ajmer was a MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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 military base; it was there that Jehangir received Sir Thomas Roe, ambassador of James I of England. A Jain temple (constructed 1153; now a mosque), the tomb of the Muslim saint Muin-al-din Hasan Chishti, and a palace of AkbarAkbar
, 1542–1605, Mughal emperor of India (1556–1605); son of Humayun, grandson of Babur. He succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who rendered loyal service in expanding and consolidating the Mughal domains before he was summarily dismissed (1560) by
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 are the most notable historic buildings. Mayo College, sometimes called India's Eton, is in Ajmer.

Ajmer

a city in NW India, in Rajasthan: textile centre. Pop.: 485 197 (2001)
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The victim identified as Mujeeb, 30, was injured by firing bullet with his own weaponry in Khwaja Ajmair Nagri.
Meanwhile, the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat spokesperson claimed the deceased and injured belonged to the Khawaja Ajmair Nagri unit of the party, adding that the armed assailants targeted them when the victims were on their way home after offering Friday prayers at the Jama Masjid Siddiq-e-Akbar at Nagan Chowrangi.
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He said, about 500 Mashaikh, religious scholars and 'Naat Khawan' would participate in Urs celebrations while 200 spiritual personalities including 'Sajada Nasheen' Hazrat Moeenuddin Chisti Ajmairi of Ajmair Sharif (India) Syed Muhammad Bilal Chisti, Khawaja Fareeduddin Fakhari, Sajjada Nasheen Orangabad Sharif (India), and Pir Syed Dewan Tahir Nizami, Sajada Nasheen of Hazrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Aulia would also participate.
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During the raid, the team recovered 20 kg of Marijuana (charas) and arrested two accused Ajmair Khan s/o Akbar Khan and Muhammad Hayat s/o Muhammad Rafique Khan.
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