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A city of west-central India east of Ahmadabad. A Hindu pilgrimage site, it is one of the oldest cities in India and was a noted center of Sanskrit learning.
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(Placename) a city in W central India, in Madhya Pradesh: one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus; a major agricultural trade centre. Pop: 429 933 (2001)
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or U•jain

(ˈu dʒaɪn)

a city in W Madhya Pradesh, in W central India: one of the seven holy cities of India. 362,633.
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Summary: Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug 02 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Tulsi Silawat on Thursday felicitated Ujjain Collector, Shashank Mishra after the district administration booked a trader under National Security Act on charges of adulteration in food items.
Protests and acts of vandalism were reported from various parts of Madhya Pradesh, including Indore, Ujjain and Jhabua yesterday.
Colombo, May 13 -- Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena and the Leader of the Opposition R.Sampanthan MP are in Ujjain, to participate today in the Simhasth Kumbh Mela being held in the banks of the sacred river Kshipra in ancient and religious city Ujjain, located in Madhya Pradesh.
Summary: Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): In what could be the first such case in the country, Ujjain district administration has invoked the National Security Act (NSA) in a case of food adulteration and has ordered three-month jail term for the accused trader.
Summary: Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 8 (ANI): A five-year-old girl, whose body was found floating in a river in Ujjain on Friday, was raped and murdered, police confirmed on Saturday.
Summary: Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested an Enforcement Officer of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Ujjain and a private consultant in a bribery case.
Summary: Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 13 (ANI): Ahead of the last and final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath offered prayers at the Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain on Monday.