Gazalkent

Gazalkent

 

a city; center of Bostanlyk Raion, Tashkent Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Located in the spurs of the Tien-Shan, on the left bank of the Chirchik River, 3 km southeast of the Barrazh railroad station on the Tashkent-Khodzhikent branch. Population, 13,000 (1969).

Gazalkent came into existence in 1932 as a settlement for the builders of the main installation of the Chirchik grid of hydroelectric power plants; it has been a city since 1964. Gazalkent has fruit and vegetable canning, dairy, and wine-making plants and a granite and marble combine. There are rest homes and sanatoriums in the vicinity.

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GAZALKENT, Uzbekistan-Marc Ryan Lago was a young man possessed as he pedaled against the cold and rain but settled for fifth place in the Men Junior individual time trial, where riders used to freezing weather frolicked in the Asian Cycling Championships for Road on Wednesday.
GAZALKENT, Uzbekistan -- Daniel Ven Carino and Marc Ryan Lago are hoping the weather improves Wednesday when they see action in the individual time trial (ITT) of the 2019 Asian Cycling Championships for Road Uzbekistan is hosting for the first time.
Carino will again head the Under-23 squad in the individual road race that covers 148.40 km also in an out-and-back course in Gazalkent with the Filipino riders contending not only against crack teams from Asia but also against the mountain courses and cold and biting temperature that breaks 14 degrees Centigrade at its lowest.
Despite a number of international appeals and formal legal appeals in past reporting periods, the Mir (Peace) Church of Nukus, the Hushkhabar Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Church in Andijon, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent also remained unregistered.
GAZALKENT, Uzbekistan-Daniel Ven Carino and Marc Ryan Lago get into the Asian Cycling Championships action here on Wednesday faced with two gargantuan tasks-compete against the best in the continent and race in a bitingly cold weather that this part of the globe is known for.
Despite a number of international appeals and formal legal appeals, the Mir (Peace) Church of Nukus, the Hushkhabar Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Church in Andijon, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent remained unregistered, apparently because they have ethnic Uzbek members.
(18) and Ean Cajucom (17) will race in the 105.6-km Men Junior individual road race that starts and ends at Gazalkent.
The Peace Church in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, which also was stripped of its registration in 2000, has been unable to reregister, as have the Hushhabbar ("Good News") Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Resurrection Church in Andijon, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent. Church leaders report that officials cite a multitude of reasons for refusing to register them, ranging from claims of falsified congregation lists to problems certifying addresses, "technicalities," and improper certification by fire inspectors, sanitation workers, and epidemiologists.
The Peace Church in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, which was stripped of its registration in 2000, has been unable to reregister, as have the Hushhabbar ("Good News") Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Resurrection Church in Andijan, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent. Church leaders report that officials cite a multitude of reasons for refusing to register them, ranging from claims of falsified congregation lists, to problems certifying addresses, to improper certification by fire inspectors.