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(mə'sələpŭt`nəm), or


(bŭn`dər), city (1991 pop. 159,110), Andhra Pradesh state, E central India, a port on the Bay of Bengal. In the 17th cent. it was a center of French, British, and Dutch trade. It has a carpet-weaving industry; other products include rice, oilseed, and scientific instruments. The town is a district administrative headquarters, a railroad terminus, and an educational center.
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Summary: Krishna District (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): A 25-feet tall eco-friendly Lord Ganesha idol made of clay, was designed and erected in Rajupeta area of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh on Monday.
Fani is now centred about 750 km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 1,080 km southeast of Chennai and 1,260 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh).
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 30 (ANI): Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'.
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 08 (ANI): Around 50 iguanas were recovered by Forest department officials on Monday from a person in Machilipatnam fish market.
Summary: Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 24 (ANI): 12 mini-vans caught fire on Monday here in Krishna District.
Summary: Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 11 (ANI): Tension gripped the Zilla Parishad office premises here after some unidentified persons allegedly vandalised a plaque carrying the name of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's on Monday night.
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Jun 07 (ANI): Two brothers got caught in the current at Manginapudi beach in Machilipatnam in Krishna district, after which one of them was rescued while the other one remains missing.