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Bel·gaum

 (bĕl-goum′)
A city of southwest India south-southeast of Kolhapur. It is a commercial center in an agricultural region.
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Belgaum

(bɛlˈɡaʊm)
n
(Placename) a city in India, in Karnataka: cotton, furniture, leather. Pop: 399 600 (2001)
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Summary: Vasco da Gama (Goa) [India], Sept 5 (ANI): Goa's Vasco da Gama station has been connected to Belagavi through a new special passenger train which is slated to run twice a week.
The movie has already led to unrest in Belagavi, which has a sizeable population of Marathas, who are keen on the city being included under Maharashtra territory.
Summary: Belagavi (Karnataka) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Residents of the flood-affected Shiragur village of Raibag (rural) on Monday invited the Indian Army's Maratha Light Infantry unit to feast together on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.
IN A shameful incident,police thrashed three women,who were said to be sex workers,in the main city market area in Belagavi ( Belgaum) on Friday.
Summary: Belagavi (Karnataka) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): The water in flood-hit districts of Belagavi and Uttar Kannada has started receding and the situation will soon be back to normal, said Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area, on Sunday.
Last June, the lady entrepreneur temporarily shifted to Belagavi for work.
Summary: Belagavi [Karnataka], Aug 11 (ANI): Crossing floodwaters, sugarcane fields, barbed fences, and electric lines, a team of Navy officers covered a distance of more than 20 km to rescue the family of an Army man in Chandur village of Belagavi district, which is hit by massive floods.
And it's because of the longpending border dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra over Belagavi ( Belgaum) in northwestern part of the state.