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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The incident had taken place in Patna district though the victim hailed from the 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.
We will have this opportunity only after five years," asked Kishori Prasad, a voter from Aurangabad district.
Summary: Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], May 18 (ANI): As the drought is worsening in Maharashtra, the government on Saturday set up a fodder camp aka 'Chara Chawani' for cattle in the drought-hit Aurangabad district's Lasur village.
The incident occurred in southern Bihar's Aurangabad district while the police were patrolling in the areas.
Summary: Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 21 (ANI): Petrol pumps and fuel stations across Aurangabad district in Maharashtra closed for 20 minutes on Wednesday evening, as a mark of tribute to CRPF jawans who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack.
In a fresh order, the Patna High Court ordered a criminal -- Teju Chauhan alias Raushan Singh -- accused of robbery, to clean the floors of the famous Sun temple at Deo in Aurangabad district for six months to avail the regular bail in the case.
Summary: Aurangabad (Bihar) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): One school student died while 20 others were injured after their bus collided with a truck on late Monday night in Bihar's Aurangabad district.
Summary: Gaya (Bihar) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached the movable and immovable properties of a Naxal leader of Bihar and Jharkhand, Sandeep Yadav, in Gaya and Aurangabad district.