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  Bombay Presidency - LoveToKnow 1911
Rising in the Central Provinces, and traversing the dominions of Holkar, the Nerbudda enters the presidency at the north-western extremity of the Khandesh district, flows eastward, and after a course of 700 m.
It comprises the previous Poona district, Bombay district south of the Tapti, Belgaum district north of the Tungabhadra, and Dharwar and Aurungabad districts.
The administration of justice throughout the presidency is conducted by a high court at Bombay, consisting of a chief justice and seven puisne judges, along with district and assistant judges throughout the districts of the presidency.
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 History of Bombay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bombay began to attract fortune hunters by the hundreds and the population had swelled from 13,726 in 1780 to 644,405 in 1872, in a little less than a hundred years.
The docks at Bombay are a monument of the industry, enterprise and integrity of the Wadia family which moved in from Surat at the instigation of the British.
The population of the city was panic stricken as rumours spread rapidly that the explosions signaled the commencement of hostilities by the Japanese on the same style as the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour in the Hawaiian islands in December 1941.
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 Bombay. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1956, Bombay was reorganized as a state and absorbed parts of Hyderabad and Madhya Pradesh and the princely states of Kutch (Kachchh) and Saurashtra.
Bombay has many large suburbs, including Andheri, Thane, and Ulhasnagar, each with a population of more than 100,000, and the city itself has the largest community of Parsis in India.
Bombay, after it passed to Great Britain in 1661, was the headquarters (1668–1858) of the East India Company in W India.
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 Bombay State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The State of Bombay is a former state of India.
In 1937, the Bombay Presidency became a province of British India.
The State of Bombay was significantly enlarged on November 1, 1956, expanding eastward to incorporate the Marathi-speaking Marathwada region of Hyderabad State, the Marathi-speaking Vidarbha region of southern Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarati-speaking Saurashtra and Kutch.
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 Bombay Presidency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bombay Presidency was bounded on the north by Baluchistan, the Punjab and Rajputana; on the east by Indore, the Central Provinces and Hyderabad; on the south by Madras Presidency and the Kingdom of Mysore; and on the west by the Arabian Sea.
It comprised the previous Poona district, Bombay district south of the Tapti, Belgaum district north of the Tungabhadra, and Dharwar and Aurangabad districts.
In 1950 Bombay Province was reorganized into Bombay state, which included the princely states formerly under the political authority of Bombay Province; these princely states were merged into the new state after their rulers acceded to India.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bombay
The Archdiocese of Bombay comprises the Island of Bombay with several outlying churches in the neighbouring Island of Salsette, and a large portion of the Bombay Presidency stretching northwards from the river Nerbudda as far as Quetta, including the districts of Gujerat (Broach, Baroda, Ahmedabad), Kathiawar, Cutch, Sind and a portion of Beluchistan.
The archdiocese is served by 50 fathers, 19 scholastics, and 16 lay brothers of the German province of the Society of Jesus, and 19 native secular priests, attending 24 churches and 25 chapels, besides Sisters of the Orders of Jesus and Mary and the Daughters of the Cross engaged in education and charitable work.
The finest buildings in the archdiocese are the Church of the Holy Name with the archbishop's residence and Convent School, Bombay; The Bombay Cathedral, a large structure in the Portuguese style; St. Patrick's church, Karachi; the collegiate buildings of St. Xavier's and St. Mary's, Bombay, to which latter St. Anne's church is attached.
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After the formation of the Bombay Province, the Special Provincial Chapter recommended in January 1973 that the Association be set up all over the province because it realised that "without the SCs the Salesians are not what Don Bosco planned and wanted the Salesian family to be".
Alfred Mariotta was appointed the Natonal Delegate in 1968.
Over the years, animated by their coordinators and ably led by their unit presidents, the past pupils had organized many and various programmes some of which were the project for the international year of the handicapped (1981), a centenary tournament (1988), career guidance workshops (1995), cultural programmes and get-togethers.
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 worlds together worlds apart. Chapter 12. Global Connections & Disconnections
After India’s independence in 1947, Bombay came to epitomize the modern face of the nation, and its heterogeneous population became the ur (prototypical) symbol of the Indian melting pot.
Even as Bombay continues to be a part of the nation, it now occupies, as do other global cities, a strategic place in transnational geography.
The global constitution of Bombay is evident in the increasing presence in the city of financial institutions, trading organizations, insurance companies, telecommunications corporations, and information technology enterprises with worldwide operations.
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 india Bombay's Architecture, Anglo-Indian heritage, Portuguese, mumbai heritage, tour to mumbai, travel to mumbai , ...
In all of India, apart from Shimla perhaps, it is the city of Bombay which shows the greatest incorporation of a multitude of divergent styles popular in the Victoria era.
Paid for partly by donations from the wealthy Parsi citizens of Bombay, the building was later crowned by an immense watchtower which houses twenty-four statues representing the castes of western India.
Bombay province at that time comprised Gujarat, the northern part of Karnataka and parts of Maharashtra.
www.indiaprofile.com /heritage/bombayarchitecture.htm   (1668 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Islamic militants suspected in Bombay blasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The blasts were the worst in Bombay, also known as Mumbai, since 1993, when a series of bombs killed at least 260 people.
"The explosions were aimed at the economic activity of the city, as well as Bombay as a tourist destination," said Sushil Kumar Shinde, chief minister of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Bombay has been hit by a series of recent bomb attacks that have killed 17 people since December.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2003-08-25-bombay-bombings_x.htm   (1028 words)

  
 USGS Bulletin 2208-F: Bombay Geologic Province Eocene to Miocene Composite Total Petroleum System, India
Among the 76 priority geologic provinces identified for the World Energy Assessment Project of the U.S. Geological Survey is the Bombay geologic province (province 8043), which is an oil-prone area, both onshore and offshore.
The Bombay geologic province is bounded on the north by the Nagar-Parkar Ridge, on the east by the Precambrian Vindhyan Plateau and Deccan Syncline, on the south by the Vengurla Arch and on the west by the 2,000-m bathymetric contour.
Structurally, the province consists of a deformed and rifted portion of the western Indian plate passive margin.
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 Portuguese India History: Baçaim (Bassein, Vasai),Chaul, Bombay. Northern Province (Provincia do Norte, Gujarat, ...
Bassein (Baçaim) is situated at about 70 Kilometers from Bombay, on the Arabian Sea, it lies on an island at the mouth of a river and thank to this position, in the past, was easily defensible.
In 1720, one of the ports of Baçaim, Kalyan, was conquered by the Mahrattas, and in 1737, they also took possession of Thana, all the forts in Salcete island and the forts of Parsica, Trangipara, Saibana, Ilha das Vaccas, Manora, Sabajo, the hills of Santa Cruz and Santa Maria.
In November 1738, the Mahrattas, captured the fort of Danu, and on 20 January 1739, Mahim capitulated, the loss of Mahim, was speedily followed by the capture of the forts of Quelme, Seridao, Trapor, and Asserim (13 February 1739).
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 Biography
His interest in women was also limited to Ruttenbai--the daughter of Sir Dinshaw Petit, a Bombay Parsi millionaire--whom he married over tremendous opposition from her parents and others.
It was largely through his efforts that the Congress and the Muslim League began to hold their annual sessions jointly, to facilitate mutual consultation and participation.
In 1915 the two organisations held their meetings in Bombay and in 1916 in Lucknow, where the Lucknow Pact was concluded.
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 Quaid-e-Azam (Mohammad Ali Jinnah)
Married Ratanbai 'Ruttie' Petit, daughter of Sir Dinshaw Petit, a wealthy Bombay Parsee, in 1918.
His interest in women was also limited to Ruttenbai, the daughter of Sir Dinshaw Petit, a Bombay Parsi millionaire--whom he married over tremendous opposition from her parents and others.
He toured the various provinces, attended to their particular problems and instilled in the people a sense of belonging.
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 Get Pakistan.Com: Quaid-e-Azam
In Bombay he came to know, among other important Congress personalities, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, the eminent Maratha leader.
In 1915 the two organizations held their meetings in Bombay and in 1916 in Lucknow, where the Lucknow Pact was concluded.
Jinnah was still thinking in terms of cooperation between the Muslim League and the Hindu Congress and with coalition governments in the provinces.
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 Chaats, rolls and kebabs - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bombay Post transports you to the heart of Mumbai with its menu that has the best of chaats, pavs and parathas.
The old Bombay province was known for its lavish four-course dinners or burra khaana, while ultra-modern Mumbai now boasts of serving up every possible cuisine in the world.
While the food is drawn from the finest of the country’s varied cuisines, the whole ambience is reflective of Bombay during the 60s and 70s.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/july032004/metro9.asp   (547 words)

  
 Campion School Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh,India
Emmanuel Ferdinand More, S.J., a Spanish Jesuit belonging to the Jesuit Province of Mumbai established a School, which he named Campion School after St. Edmund Campion, a sixteenth century English Jesuit who was also the Patron of the School.
The predominant aim of the Historical Backgroundal system is to inculcate into its students the ability to use their minds and become thinking persons; to develop in its students the ability to judge rather than take things lying down.
In 1979, the Bombay Jesuit Province handed over the administration of Campion School Society to the Ranchi Province.
www.campion-school.com /contents/history.htm   (612 words)

  
 PROVINCE OF BOMBAY v. KUSALDAS S. ADVANI AND OTHERS [1950] INSC 23; (1950) SCR 621; AIR 1950 SC 222 (15 September 1950)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
High Court at Bombay and it relates to the power of the High Court to issue a writ of certiorari against the province of Bombay to quash an order to requisition certain premises.
The requisition order was made by the Province of Bombay on February 26, 1948, in respect of the first floor of a building known as "Paradise" situated at 22, Warden Road, Mahalakshmi, Bombay.
As regards the Province of Bombay a point was taken that no writ could be issued against the Provincial Government which meant and included the Governor of the Province, he being immune from all proceedings in, and processes from any court of India under section 306 of the Government of India Act.
www.austlii.edu.au /~andrew/CommonLII/INSC/1950/23.html   (18052 words)

  
 Mahashtra, Travel to Mahashtra, Mahashtra Hotel, Mahashtra Tourism, Mahashtra Travel Guide, Mahashtra Travel Agency, ...
Bombay province of the past and Gujarat state merged with each other and exchanges of languages between the two resulted in this modernisation.
Similarly, Bombay which supplied silk, cotton, opium and various metals to the world for 300 years The Portuguese and the British came.
In 1993, a series of explosions brought about by forces 'of destablisation is now no more, but the recent devastating earthquake in parts of Maharashtra adjacent to Karnata­ka has taken a lot of life and damaged hundreds of villages.
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 Maharashtra - Nutrition, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, Diarrhoea, Breastfeeding, Dehydration and Oral Rehydration - ...
It was controlled by the Muslim rulers of India from the early 14th to the mid-17th century and incorporated by the British into the province of Bombay in the 19th century.
Maharashtra is governed by a chief minister and cabinet responsible to a bicameral legislature with one elected house and by a governor appointed by the president of India.
Bombay state enlarged to include all of present Maharashtra.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Death toll from flooding, landslides in western India climbs to 853
BOMBAY, India – The discovery of more bodies pushed the death toll from this week's monsoon floods in Bombay to more than 850 on Saturday, with officials warning it will likely rise to around 1,000.
In Saki Naka, a northern Bombay shantytown largely destroyed when part of a water-soaked hill collapsed on it earlier this week, workers used cranes Saturday to search for bodies.
A community of day laborers, few of whom earn more than $2 or so a day, most residents are forced by their poverty to remain in what is left of the devastated shantytown.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20050730-0331-india-monsoon.html   (542 words)

  
 British Raj   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After the elections, provincial chief ministers and cabinets took office, although the governors had limited "emergency powers." Sindh was separated from Bombay and became a province.
Balochistan, however, retained special status; it had no legislature and was governed by an "agent general to the governor general." At the center, the Act essentially provided for the establishment of dyarchy, but it also provided for a federal system that included the princes.
However, some people argue that it continued until 1950 in India and 1956 in Pakistan, when those countries adopted republican constitutions (the First secular, the second Islamic) and the British monarch ceased to be their head of state.
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 Kamat Research Database - Khadim Hussain Khan: A Progressive Traditionalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In fact, Bombay's association with its music is almost a century-old.
Vilayat Hussain Khan's father, Nathan Khan, spent the best part of his life in what was then Bombay province, during which he groomed Bhaskar Buva Bakhale and Bablibai, who ranked among the top-notchers of the time.
I have been actively associated with Bombay's musical life for over three decades and I have haunting memories of his public concerts of the late 'forties and early 'fifties.
www.kamat.com /database/biographies/kadhim_hussain_khan.htm   (963 words)

  
 Stampede Adds To Monsoon Tragedy - CBS News
Some 370 of the dead were from Bombay - the city Indians know by the name Mumbai - and the surrounding area in Maharashtra state.
Residents of the Nehru Nagar slum panicked after hearing the rumors and after landslides in another Bombay shantytown had buried dozens of people alive, mostly young children and old people too slow to escape a collapsing hillside.
Alongside their work in Bombay, rescuers fanned out to vast areas in the western Maharashtra state also hard hit by the monsoons, said N. Nayar, an official at the government's emergency control room.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/07/29/world/main712678.shtml   (535 words)

  
 jescom news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bombay Jesuits have had an 'information office' for the last ten years, staffed by two Jesuits (who typically, are also involved in other works).
There is also a website on the Province, its history and activities, entitled www.bomjesu.org.
Finally, as part of an outreach to stimulate awareness on socio-religious issues among local Catholics, the PIO brings out every year one or two booklets in Marathi (the local language) on current religious and political issues.
www.sjweb.info /jescom/newsShow.cfm?NewsID=24   (203 words)

  
 Morarji Desai: A Statesman Par Excellence by Syed Muzammiluddin
In 1939, the Congress Ministries resigned in protest against the British Government's decision to engage India in the World War in utter disregard of the opinion of the general population.
During this term, many reforms in land revenue were introduced such as the provision of security tenancy rights culminating with the 'land to the tiller' proposition.
The police was reorganized and was made easily accessible to the requirements of the public in the safeguarding of life and property.
www.boloji.com /people/04006.htm   (1186 words)

  
 Mahatma Gandhi Research & Media Service - Chronology 1896
Left Bombay for Rajkot, with ailing brother-in-law whom he nursed up to his dying moments.
Bombay meeting protested against ill-usage of Indians in South Africa and decided to petition the Secretary of State for India for redress.
Natal Government published notification declaring Bombay an infected port in view of plague in some parts of the Bombay Province.
www.gandhiserve.org /information/chronology_1896/chronology_1896.html   (667 words)

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