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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.
The Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation also said the water terminal will change the economy of Ghazipur.
A Christmas terror plot was foiled as two terrorists were killed in a gunfight in Multan's Ghazipur area late Thursday night, police officials said.
Of this, 1,200 metric tonnes is usurped by the Ghazipur WTE plant generating 12 MW of energy, while the Okhla WTE uses about 1,300 MT of waste producing 1,600 MW of electricity.
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.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Four coaches of the Kurla-Patna Express derailed near Dildarnagar railway station in India's Ghazipur this morning, killing one person.
MASSIVE traffic jams were reported at Safdarjung Madrasa, Aurobindo Chowk, Akshardham Road and Ghazipur Border as a fallout of demonstrations at various places in the Capital on Monday.
Earlier in October, a massive fire broke out at east Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site wherein five fire tenders were used to douse the flames.
AN INMATE died and a jailor was injured when a clash ensued between the authorities and the inmates of the Ghazipur district jail during an inspection on Friday.
Summary: Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 22 (ANI): Brother of Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS) leader and local journalist, Rajesh Mishra, who was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur on Saturday, is said to be in a critical condition and has been shifted to Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) Trauma Centre.
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.
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