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Bilaspur

(bēläs'po͝or`). 1 Former principality, Himachal Pradesh state, NW India, in the W Himalayas. It is the site of the Bhakra dam, a massive project on the Sutlej River. The town of Bilaspur (1991 pop. 10,609), formerly the capital, trades in agricultural products. 2 City (1991 pop. 229,615), Chhattisgarh state, central India. Founded in the 17th cent., the city is a district administrative center and an agricultural market. It is an important rail junction and manufactures wood products.
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Summary: Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Dec 2 (ANI): Bilaspur Police in Chhattisgarh now holds the Guinness World Records for its 'Rakhi with Khakhi' as part of which women of all ages tied 'Rakhi' to 50,033 police officials in 10 hours and took selfies with them.
Shimla: At least 25 persons drowned and several others were missing this morning after a bus fell into the Gobind Sagar reservoir at Rayian near Bilaspur, 95-km from Shimla, the capital city of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Summary: Bilaspur (Punjab) [India], Sep 8 (ANI): At least 12 passengers were injured after a Punjab roadways bus overturned near Jamali in Punjab's Bilaspur district on National Highway-3.
Summary: Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 2 (ANI): At least one person was killed and another was seriously injured after a truck fell off a cliff in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district on Saturday.
Summary: Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 01 (ANI): Three people of a family died and two others were injured after a boulder hit a car at Gamrolapul on NH-21 in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.