Aurangabad


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Aurangabad

(ourŭng'gäbäd`), city (1991 pop. 572,709), Maharashtra state, W India. A district administrative center, it trades cotton, wool, and oil, and has an airport. The city has developed industrially since the 1970s and produces motor vehicles and vehicle parts, whiskey, pharmaceuticals, leather, rubber, and plastic products, and fiber-optic cables. Aurangabad, founded in 1610, is the home of Marathwada Univ. Nearby are the great mausoleum (1711) of Aurangzeb's empress and the ruins of his capital, Dalautabad. Historically Muslim, the city has become largely Hindu as it has industrialized.
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Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 07 ( ANI ): At least 12 policemen were injured after a clash broke out between locals and police forces on Wednesday over garbage dumping in Maharashtra's Aurangabad.
The clash took place after the locals at Padegaon-Mitmita village opposed the dumping of garbage by Aurangabad Municipal Corporation.
But it was the constellation of sources that, one way or the other, was enriching the monastic undertakings at Aurangabad and its sister sites, connected as they were with such reservoirs of wealth and knowledge.
With improved communication, and an even richer complex of sponsoring sources, we move across time in the 460s and 470s to the startling achievements of the Vakatakas at Ajanta and Bagh, and finally to the related developments of the Vakatakas' feudatories at Aurangabad.
Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India added: "Today we have fulfilled the dream of almost 150 individuals in Aurangabad who aspire for the Mercedes brand and I am sure there are others who would be inspired as well.
Aurangabad (Bihar) [India], September 22 ( ANI ): A doctor on Friday was assaulted by police for not giving way to a cop vehicle in Bihar's Aurangabad.
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 14 ( ANI ): Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) secretary Sanjay Choupane was killed when the car he was travelling in collided with a bus at Bondla Phata near Aurangabad on Sunday evening.
Aurangabad (Bihar) [India], July 23 ( ANI ): Raking up a controversy, Aurangabad District Magistrate Kanwal Tanuj has said that those who cannot build a toilet for their wives, should sell them.
The Department of Health in Aurangabad and the Department of Food and Drugs conducted a search operation and seized the adulterated milk consignment.
amesh Ghorale, Assistant Commissioner of Police of Aurangabad, said: "These poachers had planned to sell the tiger skin for Rupees 2.
Meanwhile, Municipal Commissioner of Aurangabad, Purshottam Bhaskar, quashed the claims and said that 12 gates have been restored to a large extent.
Reasons for Aurangabad emerging, as a major beer-producing centre include its central location and the silica free water source of Jayakwadi dam built across the Godavari River.