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1) Bombay. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The state contained within its borders the former Portuguese colonies of Goa and Daman and Diu. Historical remains exist from the period (320-184 B.C.) when much...

2) Maharashtra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The city of Bombay (Mumbai) is the capital. The state was formed in 1960, when the old state of Bombay was split along linguistic lines into two new states, Maharashtra...

3) Bhabha, Homi Jehangir. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Royal Institute of Science, Bombay, and at Cambridge, England, where he studied cosmic rays and atomic physics. He was the leading Indian atomic physicist of his...

4) Elephanta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bombay harbor, Maharashtra state, W India. It is noted for six Brahmanic caves, carved (8th cent.) from solid rock some 250 ft (76 m) above sea level. The Great Cave,...

5) Tata. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parsi family of Indian industrialists, centered at Bombay. The Tata enterprises, which encompass vast holdings in iron and steel, power utilities, and textiles, were...

6) India. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of India, republic (2001 provisional pop. 1,027,015,247), 1,261,810 sq mi (3,268,090 sq km), S Asia. The second most populous country in the world, it is...

7) Kipling, Rudyard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Educated in England, Kipling returned to India in 1882 and worked as an editor on a Lahore paper. His early poems were collected in Departmental Ditties (1886), Barrack-Room...

8) Rushdie, Salman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His first novels, including Midnight's Children (1981) and Shame (1983), are examples of magic realism; elements of this technique can also be found in his later...

9) Bene Israel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jewish community of India, living mostly in and near Bombay. Many thousands of others have settled in Israel since 1948. According to their own legend, they are descended...

10) Salsette Island. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Salsette Island, India: see Bombay....

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