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Ghazipur

(gä`zēpo͝or'), town (1991 pop. 76,547), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Ganges River. A district administrative center, Ghazipur is the headquarters of the Indian government's opium monopoly. There is also handloom weaving and a perfume industry. The town is an important agricultural market. Lord Cornwallis, governor-general of British India, died in Ghazipur and is buried there.
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The panorama passed before their eyes like a flash, save when the steam concealed it fitfully from the view; the travellers could scarcely discern the fort of Chupenie, twenty miles south-westward from Benares, the ancient stronghold of the rajahs of Behar; or Ghazipur and its famous rose-water factories; or the tomb of Lord Cornwallis, rising on the left bank of the Ganges; the fortified town of Buxar, or Patna, a large manufacturing and trading-place, where is held the principal opium market of India; or Monghir, a more than European town, for it is as English as Manchester or Birmingham, with its iron foundries, edgetool factories, and high chimneys puffing clouds of black smoke heavenward.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 28 (ANI): A stationary shop owner in the Ghazipur area was arrested on Friday for allegedly selling e-cigarettes to children.
Nader Ghazipur, a member of the Azeri minority, had just been re-elected to another term in the Majlis from Urumiyeh when he was videotaped denouncing the whole idea of women in parliament and telling crude stories filled with sexual innuendo--not to mention boasting of murdering Iraqi soldiers who surrendered to him during the war.
The 220 KV grind is the link between Badarpur Thermal Power Station link to Delhi Transco Limited's Ghazipur Grid, which in turn feeds electricity to Patparganj, Ghazipur and Mayur Vihar areas of BSES Yamuna Power Limited.
In Ghazipur parliamentary constituency, ECI said that there were issues regarding "candidates keeping a watch on polled EVM strong rooms ", which was resolved by conveying the poll commission's instructions.
Despite being a rain- free day, long queues of vehicles could be seen at Ghazipur, on Kalkaji Mandir road, SP Marg and Mall Road during morning office hours.
Summary: Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 19 (ANI): Union Minister Manoj Sinha has launched an open threat to opposers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, stating that a finger pointed towards his party workers will cease to exist after four hours.
MOTORISTS coming from Ghaziabad to Anand Vihar can expect a smooth ride as an underpass will be thrown open for the public on Friday at the busy Ghazipur extension, a gateway between East Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Summary: Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 4 (ANI): The mortal remains of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel Shyam Narayan Yadav killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday was brought to his residence in Ghazipur.
The Supreme Court, which had in July 2004 directed shifting the slaughter house to Ghazipur, on Wednesday refused to interfere with the deadline fixed by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi ( MCD) for closure of the British- era abattoir.