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Akshay is currently working on Kesari, a film based on the battle of Sargarhi. The battle was fought between British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen in North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) in 1897. Directed by Anurag Singh, the film features Parineeti Chopra and ...
The Project aims at meeting the electric power demand in the North West Frontier Province by developing Golen Gol Hydroelectric Power Project. ... The loan is the 18th of its kind provided by the Fund to Pakistan, which has already provided 17 loans totaling KD 125.3 million (about US USD 417 million) ...

Pakistan's Golen Gol Hydroelectric Power Project is 25km from Chitral, the northernmost region of the country. The project aims to meet the electricity needs of people living in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, previously known as the North-West Frontier Province until 2010. The Golen Gol Hydroelectric Power ...
You could see that there was going to be a horrific civil war in Afghanistan, because the seven major Mujahideen groups that we had been training and financing and arming in Pakistan's northwest frontier, the only thing that united them was a common enemy," Crocker said. "Remove the common ...
FILE - In this photo issued Sunday April 1, 2018, by Britain's Ministry of Defence showing two Hawker Hart light bombers of 39 Squadron at Miranshah on the North West Frontier, Pakistan in 1938, as part of a collection of... LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has sent congratulations to Britain's Royal ...

The Line of Control separating Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir is 435 miles (700 km) long. India-controlled: One ... October 1947 - After armed tribesmen from Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province invade Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh, the ruler of Kashmir, signs a letter acceding to India.
... Multan Test (around 1.5 million rupees or $25,000) and will continue to donate five percent of match fees for one year. We are also donating all the expenses for building 100 houses in affected areas." Inzamam added that his team would visit the now razed town of Balakot in North West Frontier ...
The dish was a success that made Lal famous far outside his community, and after the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, he moved to Delhi and ... “Every mention of cooking chicken in a tandoor that I have seen comes from Peshawar and the North West Frontier Province, which is where Kundan Lal ...
Pakistan has always struggled to define the basis of its nationalism beyond opposition to India. The division of Pakistan in 1971 and several ethnic movements have proved that Islam cannot be the sole uniting factor for the survival of a Pakistani nation. The absence of any positive strand in its nationalism ...
Yet, they are still to get citizenship. Pandit Nehru had told my grandfather that those who wanted to stay here after North West Frontier Province went to Pakistan will be Indian citizens. I urge the Indian government to help the Pashtuns here,” said Yasmin Negar Khan, 47, speaking to the media here. Yasmin ...
NATO and the Afghan government say that Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters cross into Afghanistan from the Pakistani side to stage attacks on NATO troops, ... MATTANI, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, PAKISTAN - DECEMBER 22, 2009: New recruits being trained under the authority of Abdul ...
Ghaffar himself was an apostle of ahimsa (non-violence) and was acclaimed as the Sarhadi (Frontier) Gandhi, in deference to his provenance from the then North West Frontier Province of British India, now the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan. An anti-terrorism court, trying 57 people for the ...
Tensions are particularly high in Sindh, Baluchistan and the North West Frontier Province where Hindus are increasingly being forced to embrace Islam in order to survive. It is from Sindh province that 114 Bagri community members have come to Delhi in the hope of settling down in some congenial place once the central ...
The dress is called Pathani Suit in India, but shalwar kameez in Pakistan. In India it is as exotic as the Pathans of the North West Frontier Province, a place now called Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Thanks to Tagore's Kabuliwallah story many Indians have read in school, we have a distant, vague memory of the ...

Pakistani nuclear weapons are under control of the military's Strategic Plans Division (SPD), and are primarily stored in Punjab province, far from the northwest frontier and the Taliban. Ten thousand Pakistani troops and intelligence personnel from the SPD guard the weapons. Pakistan claims that the ...
The erstwhile North West Frontier Province Medical and Health Institutions and Regulations of Health-Care Services Ordinance, 2002 provides for one of ... Peshawar High Court (PHC) on May 9, 2017 in a case ruled that: “No doubt, under Article 18 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 ...
The erstwhile North West Frontier Province Medical and Health Institutions and Regulations of Health-Care Services Ordinance, 2002 provides for one of ... Peshawar High Court (PHC) on May 9, 2017 in a case ruled that: “No doubt, under Article 18 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 ...
The Government, in consultation with Pakistani Sikh community, was taking excellent care of 13 major Gurdwara Sahibs and constantly striving to upgrade and ... The author of the above book Amardeep Singh had an odyssey across West Punjab, North-West Frontier and Pakistan Administered Kashmir.
He was a Pakhtun or Pathan from the North West Frontier Province, now called Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where people are said to still subscribe to the code ... Ghaffar Khan was arrested and sent to jail, the first of many spells of incarceration he endured in British India and then in Pakistan, totalling 27 years.
The 1947 birth of the two nation-states of India and Pakistan was bloody and disruptive, and the heartaches of Partition are yet to heal after 70 years. The borderlands — Balochistan, Northwest Frontier Province, Kashmir, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Assam, Nagaland, Arakan, and elsewhere — have kept ...
Senior officers in the state IB say that they've received a number of inputs, the most in last one year, about the fidayeen attack. Based on these inputs, security forces on Monday foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing six Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists.
Sufi Muhammad is the father-in-law of the chief of Pakistani Taliban, Mullah Fazlulah. The Peshawar high court ... In 2009, Sufi was in international headlines for his mediation between Taliban fighters led by his son-in-law and the then North West Frontier Province government. He had finalised a peace ...
The territories of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and Gilgit form the State of Jammu & Kashmir. The State of Jammu & Kashmir which had earlier been under Hindu rulers was ruled by Afgans for some time before it was annexed to the Sikh kingdom of Punjab in 1819. In 1820 Maharaja Ranjit Singh handed over ...
Kesari is one of the three films that is inspired by the Battle of Saragarhi that took place in 1897 between the British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen in North-West Frontier Province (Pakistan). Akshay Kumar's first look from the film was greatly applauded. Akshay plays a Sikh warrior in the film ...
This Badam Wala Dudh (hot almond milk) drink has its origins in the farms of West Punjab but was influenced by the far Northwest Frontier provinces where ... as a young woman in her ancestral home in Lyallpur, India (since renamed Faisalabad) before it became part of Pakistan after the Partition in 1947.
More than 400,000 men from the rural villages of Punjab, Kashmir and the North-West Frontier region of what at the time was the vast country of ... In Indian and Pakistani culture the First World War is known as the Jhang-E-Azeem – it is an Urdu language title which in English means the Great War.
In 1934, aged 19, he had enlisted in the Army's Royal Tank Corps - the oldest tank unit in the world - and for the rest of the 1930s served in the North-West Frontier province of colonial British India (now a province of Pakistan) and the notorious Khyber Pass between Afghanistan and Pakistan as Britain ...
However, a plebiscite was held on the eve of independence in the erstwhile North West Frontier Province. Regrettably, the gullible Pashtuns of the doomed province overwhelmingly voted to become part of an Islamist and reactionary Pakistan. Let me clarify here that I am not against Bacha Khan and his ...
It was some coincidence that while the Pakistani foreign office summoned US ambassador to Islamabad, David Hale, to protest against Trump's tweet, the Jaish-e-Mohammad was busy orchestrating a terrorist attack on a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir. An adjunct was that Pakistan banned Hafiz ...
According to the Indian Independence Act, 1947, Pakistan comprised “…provinces of East Bengal and West Punjab” (Clause (a) of Sub-Section (2) of ... then North West Frontier Province (Clause (c) of Sub-Section (2) of Section (2), though the province's accession to Pakistan depended upon the result of ...
Aitzaz wrote this book in an attempt to prove that the four provinces comprising the Pakistani federation had always been different from the rest of India. He describes the independence of Pakistan as a centrifugal pull of this region, which had always taken more cultural influence from Central Asia than India ...
New Delhi, Dec 20 (UNI) A high level delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), led by party President Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Wednesday met Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood and sought immediate intervention of the Pakistan government to stop attempts being made to convert Sikhs to ...
... delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) led by party President Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal today met Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood and sought immediate intervention of the Pakistan government to stop attempts being made to convert Sikhs to Islam in the North West Frontier province.
With his family based in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), he found himself separated from his family by a newly created border. Ali was not even a teenager when he made the treacherous journey from India to Pakistan, with just a small sum of money and a mat which served as a makeshift bed, ...
As a Pakistani army officer, recouping after the usual brutal anti-insurgency campaign, confided to this writer in Bajaur, part of the area covered in the book: ... Many wishful conjectures rest on a thin premise: had North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) not been sundered by the Durand Line, Gandhi might ...
He finds that the Sikhs who stayed back in the North West Frontier, who are of Pashtun origin, read Guru Granth Sahib in Gurmukhi but their mother tongue is Pashto and not Punjabi. This adds to an encouraging account of a thriving Sikh community in Kyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and Sindh.
He was a Pakhtun or Pathan from the North West Frontier Province, now called Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where people are said to still subscribe to the code ... Ghaffar Khan was arrested and sent to jail, the first of many spells of incarceration he endured in British India and then in Pakistan, totalling 27 years.
According to Benjamin Hopkins, the British government had categorised the inhabitants of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), present-day Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), into “civilised inhabitants” who populated the cultivated plains, and “wild tribes” who lived in the hills and proved to be a vexing ...
In many ways, what the CIA and Directorate S were each up to in Afghanistan's Taliban-infected badlands and in the tribal areas of Pakistan's northwest frontier were mirror images of each other. Each was arming, sponsoring, training and directing local militias and tribal levies of various kinds, in a proxy ...
Another member of the legislative assembly, Khan Bahadur Abdur Rahim Khan from the then North-West Frontier Province, supported the bill, but only ... Pakistan is the only country in South Asia to have never had a woman Supreme Court judge (India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have all had ...
To acknowledge Gul's brilliant performance in the World Twenty20, the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) ministry for sports, culture and tourism in Pakistan has inaugurated a road in his name.The inauguration ceremony was held at the Peshawar Cantonment, in his hometown on Tuesday, and was ...
The city's majority Urdu-speaking community was at loggerheads with the Pathans, who hailed from Pakistan s north-west frontier. Younis, an unmistakable Pathan, would brave gang fights and flying bullets through some of Karachi s most troubled areas, to be schooled by his teacher Latif, a celebrated ...
The battle took place in 1897 between British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen in North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan). Sharing the first look, Akshay tweeted, “Feeling nothing but immense pride and gratitude while sharing this. Beginning my 2018 with #KESARI, my ...
The other gems in this elaborate headpiece, peculiar to the region, are all from the Northwest Frontier Province (now in Pakistan), the family's erstwhile home. This jewel is one of her few connections with an imaginary homeland; it is an artefact, a memory and a story that has in turn been passed down by ...
Pakistan is burning today with hatred. ... day siege killing at least 58 Pakistani troops and seminary students is a pointer to this fact. ... mostly attracting Islamic hardline students from North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and ...
And the six-party religious alliance — the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal — had presented its domination of the then North West Frontier Assembly ...
Pakistani rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security .... There was talk of the North West Frontier Province becoming part of ...


 

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