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Firozabad

(fĭrō`zäbäd'), town (1991 pop. 270,536), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. It is India's chief producer of glass bangles. Electrical, leather, and cotton goods are also manufactured. Firozabad is the administrative center of a district that grows cotton and grain. An ancient city on the site was destroyed by Muslims in the 16th cent. and rebuilt by Mughal emperor 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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 (reigned 1556–1605).
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Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): An investigation has been ordered under the supervision of circle officer (rural) into a recent incident in Firozabad, wherein an Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation electrician disconnected the power supply of a police station after he was fined for not wearing a helmet.
According to the Firozabad Police, the suspects subjected members of the family, including woman, to torture at the parking area of the restaurant.
The bus continued along a highway near Firozabad in the state for several hundred meters before overturning, the report added.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Voters in the booth number 359 of Muniya Kheda village in Firozabad district have boycotted the polls on Tuesday, saying no developments have been done in the village in the past several years.
Quetta -- As many as 2 persons were killed on Tuesday near Sabzal Road in Firozabad here in firing by unknown assailants.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Miffed by the loud sloganeering allegedly by Samajwadi Party workers in the middle of her address at a rally in Firozabad, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati said that the SP workers need to learn how to listen attentively from BSP people.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 14 (ANI): Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav on Friday clarified that he will not dissolve his party and return to the Samajwadi Party.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) (PSPL) president Shivpal Singh Yadav on Saturday filed nomination from Firozabad Lok Sabha constituency.