Khambat

Khambat

(kŭm`bət) or

Cambay

(kămbā`), town (1991 pop. 76,724), Gujarat state, W India, on the Mahi River estuary. Khambat is a trading center whose industries include textile weaving, carpet-making, petroleum, and manufactures in salt and stone ornaments. Once a great port under the Muslim rulers of Gujarat (14th–15th cent.), Khambat lost its importance when the harbor silted up. Until 1948 it was the capital of the former princely state of Khambat. The Gulf of Khambat, a shallow arm of the Arabian Sea, lies between Kathiawar peninsula and Gujarat.
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Summary: Khambat (Gujarat) [India], August 3 (ANI): Water-logging followed by incessant downpour has thrown the life of residents out of gear in Anand district, Khambat situated in Gujarat.
The files include recordings of calls made by Munawar to Dinesh Khambat, a subordinate to Dinesh Kalgi who was a serial bookmaker based out of Ahmedabad before he died in 2014.
"The ICG Region (West) has also been issuing precautionary advisories to [the] state authorities of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Daman and Diu for the likelihood of re-curving of the cyclone and making a landfall along south Gujarat coast near Gulf of Khambat," he said.
Ideal Cures has three manufacturing plants located in Vasai, Jammu and Khambat; and two state-of-the-art R&D facilities in Mumbai and Vasai.
The most vulnerable stretches along the western Indian coast are Khambat and Kutch in Gujarat, Mumbai and parts of the Konkan coast and south Kerala" (http:// www.realclimate.org).
The excellence in the craftsmanship is particularly prominent in the monumental entrance and the mandapa-like enclosure of the magnificent tomb of Umar ibn Ahmad al-Kazaruni at Khambat (mid-1330s).
The contract is exclusive, and covers the provision of surveillance and information regarding all vessel traffic to and from existing and future ports in the Gulf of Khambat.
Many recent claims of unexpected finds, including those of horse bones from Surkotada (India), and of a 9,500-year-old city under water in the Gulf of Khambat are rightly dismissed, but the quest for the truth of the Indus Civilization remains reliant upon nurturing a magical world of sensational chance discoveries.
This will be a critical step for the industry, which now sees the bulk of ship breaking taking place in yards along the Gulf of Khambat in India.
The ancient Romans loved Indian diamonds, and traded for them with native merchants around the "Gulf of Cambay" (today, the Gulf of Khambat, above Mumbai).
Realtime Kinematics (RTK) measurements of tides and currents for facilitations of berth to berth navigation in Gulf of Kutch and Gulf of Khambat could be developed with Austrian expertise.