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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: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 8 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of 10 people killed in the road accident in Firozabad.
Tata Motors Limited (NYSE: TTM), an India-based automaker, has opened its new commercial vehicle dealership facility at Firozabad, India, on Tuesday.
Quetta -- As many as 2 persons were killed on Tuesday near Sabzal Road in Firozabad here in firing by unknown assailants.
Aman's wife Sara Tripathi died in a road accident in Firozabad on Wednesday.
Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh lambasted at the Firozabad police authorities on Tuesday for attacking women protestors with lathis, knocking down some of them when they were protesting against an accident on a highway.
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] Sept 25 (ANI): An accused who had opened fire on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA house has escaped from police custody on Monday.
Filmstar- turned- politician Raj Babbar, Firozabad MP, has expressed his wish for ticket from Fatehpur Sikri.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 01 (ANI): As many as four people were killed and one critically injured after a car overturned on Agra Lucknow Expressway in Firozabad on Tuesday.
And so, the second phase of the party's ' Samajik Nyaya Adhikar Rath Yatra', which rolled out on Thursday from Lucknow, will focus on these backward castes, especially in the Yadav fiefdoms of Kannauj, Mainpuri, Auraiya, Etawah and Firozabad.
Summary: Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India] July 4 (ANI): A 15-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad has cleared IIT-JEE (Advanced) exam and secured admission in mechanical engineering.