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    Kolhapur is a historic city of Maharashtra. It is the district headquarters of Kolhapur district. Prior to Indian Independence, Kolhapur was a nineteen gun salute princely state ruled by the Bhosale Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire.

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    Kolhapur: Polish Minister unveils memorial pillar to mark arrival of refugees during World War II
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    Kolhapur: Polish Minister unveils memorial pillar to mark arrival of refugees during World War II

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland, Marcin Przydacz, on Saturday unveiled a memorial pillar in memory of Polish families who were given refuge in Valivade during the World War II.

    Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur
    National

    Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur

    Eighty years after the outbreak of World War II, thousands of persecuted Polish refugees - who had escaped with dear life from concentration camps in Russia and Germany - finally got a memorial in Valivade village, which they had made their new home for several years.

    Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur
    National

    Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur

    In a brief and touching ceremony on Saturday, Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz unveiled a Memorial Pillar to remember the thousands of persecuted Polish refugees who escaped to India during World War II and were given shelter in the erstwhile kingdoms of Kolhapur and Jamnagar in the then Bombay Province.

    India, Poland trade to double in few years
    National

    India, Poland trade to double in few years

    Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz on Saturday said that its trade with India is expected to double within the next few years.

    Maharashtra flood toll zooms to 54, Sangli worst-hit
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    Maharashtra flood toll zooms to 54, Sangli worst-hit

    The death toll in the recent Maharashtra floods has shot up to 54 in the Pune division while another four people are still missing, Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaiskar said here on Friday.

    Maharashtra floods: Death toll reaches 43 in Pune division
    National

    Maharashtra floods: Death toll reaches 43 in Pune division

    The death toll due to floods and heavy rainfall in Pune division has reached 43 while three persons are missing, an official statement said on Monday.

    Athawale donates Rs 50 lakh from MP fund for relief work in Sangli, Kolhapur
    National

    Athawale donates Rs 50 lakh from MP fund for relief work in Sangli, Kolhapur

    Minister of State (MoS) for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale on Monday announced he will give Rs 50 lakh from his MP fund for relief work in the flood-affected Kolhapur and Sangli districts of Maharashtra.

    Water levels recede, rains ease out in Maharashtra, North K'taka
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    Water levels recede, rains ease out in Maharashtra, North K'taka

    Rains have eased out, water levels have started receding and surface communication is likely to be restored soon in Maharashtra and North Karnataka, Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) said on Monday.

    Maharashtra: Devotees throng to mosques to offer namaz in flood-affected Kolhapur
    National

    Maharashtra: Devotees throng to mosques to offer namaz in flood-affected Kolhapur

    People in various villages of flood-affected Kolhapur district gathered at different mosques to offer special namaz on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

    Maharashtra: Devotees throng to mosques to offer namaz in flood-affected Kolhapur
    National

    Maharashtra: Devotees throng to mosques to offer namaz in flood-affected Kolhapur

    People in various villages of flood-affected Kolhapur district gathered at different mosques to offer special namaz on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

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