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An island of the eastern Comoro Islands in the Mozambique Channel of the Indian Ocean. It remained a French territory after the other islands declared their independence in 1975.


(French majɔt)
(Placename) an island in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Madagascar; administered by France. Pop (including Pamanzi): 186 026 (2004 est). Area: 374 sq km (146 sq miles)



one of the Comoro Islands, in the Indian Ocean: a dependency of France. 77,300; 144 sq. mi. (373 sq. km).
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Located at 1,528 metre above mean sea level, Reasi district is divided into Reasi, Pouni, Arnas and Mahore blocks.
APHC leader and Senior Vice Chairman of JKPM, Mir Shahid Saleem, addressing a series of corner meetings in Gool, Sangaldan, Gulabgarh, Mahore and Dharmari areas of Ramban and Reasi districts said that the ongoing farcical electoral process was a drama by New Delhi to prolong its illegal occupation over Jammu and Kashmir.
Pujari PR, Padmakar C, Labhasetwar PK, Mahore P, Ganguly AK.
Acting on a tip-off, police and personnel of the 126 Battalion of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint operation in Mahore, which is about 160 kilometers north of Jammu.
Shamim Akhtar, Sabiha Maimoon, Anne Wilkinson, Vidula Gowardhan & Sadhana Mahore
Earlier, on September 4 Principal Sessions Judge, Reasi, A K Koul had awarded death penalty to a Kashmiri youth, Abdul Rashid for what they charged him having killed a 70- year-old man and two minor girls in Mahore last year.
2] is the largest of several islets adjacent to Mahore.
Jason Titley was aboard Mr Ventura who made virtually all in the Ballinrobe Race Committee Maiden Hurdle, quickening clear between the final two flights to beat Mahore River Lady by 12 lengths.
He operated in Budhal, Dharamshala, Kalakote, Shopian, Mahore, Gulabgarh and the upper reaches of Reasi district.
Jammu, Oct 6 (ANI): The security forces gunned down two Hizbul Mujahideen militants including a self-styled divisional commander of the outfit during an encounter in Mahore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi District last night.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops shot dead the youth during a siege and search operation at Loopjal in Mahore area of the district.