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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We have taken the matter very seriously and now plan to speedily try the case," Aurangabad district superintendent of police Dr Satyabrat told the media today.
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.
We will have this opportunity only after five years," asked Kishori Prasad, a voter from Aurangabad district.
People of Navinagar, Kutumba and Barun areas lost their easy access to the Aurangabad district headquarters when the age- old bridge built by the state government collapsed in August 2011.
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 ( ANI ): The mortal remains of army soldier Sandeep Jadhav, who lost his life in an attack by the Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) a couple of days ago, was brought to his village in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Saturday for his last rites.
Maoists, in the meanwhile, have claimed responsibility for the Tuesday night killing of policemen in the Aurangabad district, saying the attack was to protest the state government's move to brand innocent persons as "Maoists" and then confiscate their property.
Singh, who won the 2010 state assembly election as an Independent from Obra constituency in Aurangabad district, now wants to quit politics because of the bitter experiences in his fight against corruption at the grassroots level.
Tenders are invited for supplying of protein syrup to anganwadi in aurangabad district.
Sadananda Gowda said here on Wednesday that he will be contacting Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to seek more help in the patrolling of railway tracks in that state's Aurangabad District, where Maoists blew up the Delhi-Howrah railway track late on Tuesday night.
The incident occurred in southern Bihar's Aurangabad district while the police were patrolling in the areas.
Aurangabad (Bihar), July 23 ( ANI ): Maoists blew up Delhi- Howrah railway track in Amamasilva village near Aurangabad district of Bihar.