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A city of southeast India east-southeast of Hyderabad. Founded by the French in the 1700s, it was ruled briefly by a local prince before being ceded to the British in 1788.


(Placename) a city in E India, in central Andhra Pradesh: founded by the French in the 18th century; ceded to Britain in 1788. Pop: 514 707 (2001)



a city in E Andhra Pradesh, in SE India. 471,051.
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Tenders are invited for Engaging of tractors with hydraulic trailer for loading garbage at east constituency in guntur municipal corporation.
Tenders are invited for engaging of tractors with hydraulic trailer for loading gargabe at west constituency in guntur municipal corporation
oil (mosquito larvicide oil) for anti larval activities in guntur municipal corporation
Tenders are invited for Replacement of quarters type ii - 38 & type iii 12 units (total 50 units) at guntur; sw-2: guntur a construction of staff quarters type ii a 8 units at guntur on replacement account
Tenders are invited for guntur- supply of water to railway staff quarters and carriage watering at guntur station for a period of 100 days
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 27 ( ANI ): An explosion at a gas pipeline at a state-owned Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) site in Nagaram in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur District has reportedly resulted in the death of at least eight persons and injuries to many others.
Drains and tanks are overflowing and there is a threat of breaches occurring at some places because of the nonstop rain," Guntur district collector S Suresh Kumar told PTI.
Summary: DUBAI - Joyalukkas, one of the world's largest jewellery retail chains, has opened its large format jewellery showroom in Guntur.
Raids were conducted and records seized in the districts of Guntur, Nellore, Mahbubnagar and Kurnool, two days after similar raids in Khammam district led to the arrest of four more senior officials.
Guntur Bambang Hamurwono of the Indonesian doctors' association (IDI) said sales of herbal medicines in the country have increases by 20% annually as against an annual growth of 12% for chemical medicines.
Iridian Technologies, the world leader in the development and commercialization of iris recognition technology, today announced a pilot program to employ its iris recognition solution for administrative control in the allocation of some 9,000 affordable homes in the Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India.