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 (ăl′ə-hə-băd′, ä′lə-hə-bäd′)
A city of north-central India at the junction of the Yamuna and Ganges Rivers west of Varanasi. It was built on the site of an ancient Indo-Aryan holy city and is still a pilgrimage site for Hindus.


(ˌæləhəˈbæd; -ˈbɑːd)
(Placename) a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 990 298 (2001)


(ˌæl ə həˈbæd, ˌɑ lə hɑˈbɑd)

a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges. 806,486.
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Tenders are invited for repair /refurbishment of motor of boiler circulation pump (bcp) and repair of cracked surface on thrust plate and bearing sleeve of bcp motor for prayagraj super thermal power project bara, district- allahabad (uttar pardesh)
On April 22, Rishi Chand, who worked for an Allahabad- based cargo carrier company, informed the police that some men had robbed a parcel delivered by the Prayagraj express at Delhi railway station on April 13.
The second accident took place in Panki, where the Prayagraj Express and the Gorakhdham Express collided with each other.
Sharma, Prayagraj, Dhanavajra Vajracarya, and Saket Bihari Thakur.
Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL) on Monday has made an announcement on its receipt of shareholders approval for its proposed investment of Rs 10 billion involving its subsidiary unit Prayagraj Power Generation Company (PPGCL) for a thermal power project, with a generation capacity of 1,980 MW of electricity.
Fifty minutes later and 150 km away, the Bhiwani- Gorakhpur Gorakhdham Express rammed into the stationary New Delhi- Allahabad Prayagraj Express at Panki station near Kanpur.