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The earliest Indian fighter pilots joining the IAF, including the Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, sharpened their air battle skills by strafing "unruly tribals" of British India's north-west frontier, areas that are today Waziristan and Khyber ...
With the Pakistani Army on the back foot after the Indian army's successful surgical strike inside PoK, the civilian government led by Nawaz Sharif has started reasserting itself in the hope of winning back some of the domestic and foreign policy space ...

Regent Ivanka had conceived, yet again, an ingenious plan to send 4 armed columns through the Khyber Pass to outflank the enemy in the Northwest Frontier Province and the Tribal Areas of Pakistan. It may have worked, even though the road through the ...
Unlike the border between India and China, much of the Indo-Pakistani border is open plains, and can be easily crossed. More problematic is the fact ... Additionally, Pakistan's non-cooperative stance toward India make it difficult for South Asia to ...
The allusion to East Pakistan should send chills down any Pakistani spine: the comparison in the same breath to the present provinces of Pakistan, all restive and troubled, should set the red lights flashing. The mention of the term "Pakhtoonistan ...

Though the Taliban and its affiliated organizations have historically operated only in Afghanistan and eastern Pakistan -- mostly in the northwest frontier territory -- to date, this operational limitation has been a choice rather than a requirement ...
Ironically a few years later Jinnah was forced to accept "a mutilated, moth-eaten Pakistan," as the British proposal divided the two states into East and West Punjab and East and West Bengal through the line drawn by Cyril Radcliffe, chairman of the ...
Hindus in Pakistan are believed to be 1.6 percent of the total population, mostly concentrated in the Sindh province. At the time of the partition, massive exodus of Hindus from Punjab and the North-West Frontier Province was recorded, but the Hindus ...
The presidency, in the years following the 1857 rebellion, reached from the "north-west frontier" lands of the Khyber Pass, as far as Penang and Singapore.
Yasmin Nigar Khan is the president of All India Pashtu-Jirga-e-Hind, an organisation that is spearheading the movement for secession of Pakhtunwa area of North West Frontier Province from Pakistan. (HT Photo) ...
The keynote speaker will be Maryam Bibi, founder and chief executive of Khwendo Kor, which focuses on the development of women, children, and strong families in the remote areas of the Northwest Frontier Province and the Federally Administered Tribal ...
The speech delivered at the session has been given the status of Pakistan's foundational document (alongside the AIML resolution of March 1940).
Srinagar, Sep 18: militants affiliated to Pakistan-based anti-India jihad outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad launched a vicious attack against the Indian army on Sunday.
Questioning the rationale behind this belief among the Pathans, Olaf Caroe, an administrator in British India and Governor of the then North-West Frontier Province (now a part of Pakistan), states that the "tradition of descent from the lost tribes of ...
Nyla Ali Khan: The role played by the nation-states of India and Pakistan in the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir echoes the animosity created during the partition.
India has, thus, far fought a defensive battle on the Kashmir issue against the illegitimate claims of Pakistan, because the Indian government has never bothered to counter the systematic disinformation campaign unleashed by that country. .... Frontier ...

He also obtained the Disturbed Areas AFSP Ordinances of Bengal, East Punjab and Delhi and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).
At the time, Peshawar, the provincial capital of Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province, was home to hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees, who lived in dusty camps guarded by hostile, Urdu-speaking Pakistani security forces, and ruled in part by ...
Rumours were rife; Hindus were being slain in all parts of the North West Frontier. Fear, apprehension and animosity arose amongst all Hindus in the land of Sindh, a province in modern-day Pakistan, a once harmonious and united agrarian city, caught in ...
Gandhi even conceived the idea of Pakhtunistan or an independent North-West Frontier Province. This was only a tactical ploy in a larger ... Misled by Indian leaders who claimed Pakistan was geopolitically and economically unviable, the then Afghan ...
The British outwitted the Indian leadership into letting the Congress-ruled Northwest Frontier Province go to Pakistan and were complicit in Jinnah's 'Direct Action' leading to a bloodbath in Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country that ...
While his extending of moral support to the people of Balochistan in their struggle against the tyrannical Pakistani regime has been welcomed as a long overdue and sound tactical position, it is the territory of Pak occupied Kashmir and Gilgit ...
Amid the raging controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to raise the Balochistan issue to corner Pakistan and the Congress's confused flip-flop, former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid attacks the government's Pakistan policy ...
Aamir Faheem with bricks he plans to use to repair his home, which was damaged by fighting in Piple Garhi, a village in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Photographs: Aamir Saeed/Irin ...
After the Pakistani government enacted the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-governance Order in August 2009, the 'Northern Areas' came to be known as Gilgit-Baltistan.
"There are those who still resist the vaccine in pockets, but it's not enough to keep the disease going," explains Dr Adam Ritchie, a lecturer in science and public policy from the Blavatnik school of government in Oxford. "I wouldn't say the war is ...
Under a global military agenda, the actions undertaken by the Western military alliance (U.S.-NATO-Israel) in Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Pakistan, Palestine, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq are coordinated at the highest levels of the military hierarchy. We ...
New Delhi: In a bid to lodge a protest against the crackdown by the Pakistani Army, people in the Gilgit-Baltistan area, a part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, took to the street on Saturday morning. According to news agency ANI, protesters said 500 ...
Charsadda/SWABI: The people killed in Babra area of Charsadda district of the then North-West Frontier Province were remembered across Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the tribal areas on Friday.
As he settled into his second term in 2009, Pakistan was still much on Manmohan Singh's mind, notwithstanding the shock of the previous year when Mumbai had been attacked and brought to a near standstill for three days.
In 1933, Choudhry Rahmat Ali presented the Pakistan Declaration at the Round Table conferences where "PAKSTAN" was used for the first time and referred to Punjab, North-West Frontier Province (Afghan Province), Kashmir, Sind and Balochistan.
He further added that ultimately Pakistan, in favour of which the slogans are being raised in Kashmir Valley is going to itself disintegrate, because of the path that it has adopted against people of Sindh, North West Frontier, Blochistan, PoK ...
The city began to recover from the early demographic tremors caused by the dramatic influx of refugees when Karachi became the capital of Pakistan after independence from British rule and partition from India. ... By the late 1950s, much of the force ...
This moment was compiled from an interview by ADST with Alan Eastham (beginning in July, 2010), Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan from 1984-1987. ... schedule in Pakistan. I need to go from Islamabad to Peshawar to Lahore to ...
Almost all the scholarly and popular writings on the Partition are on the rise and growth of Hindu-Muslim conflict ("communalism") that culminated into the creation of Pakistan, signaling the fruition of Muslim separatism or Jinnah's Two-Nation-Theory ...
While India has put a full stop to ay soverign Kashmir, Pakistan also does not think in terms of an independent Kashmir for Kashmiris and it is eager only get Sri Nagar into Pakistani territory for which it is using pro-Pakistani Kashmiris to fight ...
The SF personnel did their sacred duty of protecting the government assets and property using restraint despite grave provocations and threat to their own lives.
While India has put a full stop to ay soverign Kashmir, Pakistan also does not think in terms of an independent Kashmir for Kashmiris and it is eager only get Sri Nagar into Pakistani territory for which it is using pro-Pakistani Kashmiris to fight ...
A confident government will table the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014 in Rajya Sabha today, setting the stage for the Goods and Services tax (GST), India's most ambitious tax reform ever.
The SF personnel did their sacred duty of protecting the government assets and property using restraint despite grave provocations and threat to their own lives.
This emphasis on religious nationalism, where minorities are perceived as being inferior, involved a parochial definition of what it meant to be Muslim in Pakistan.6 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) reported that ...
Together, political riots and floods devastated the economy and weakened Bhutto's government, which was already reeling from the floods from the year before.
As a result of the Conservatives' victory, neither Prime Minister [Paul] Martin nor I were in government when approximately one thousand Canadian Forces troops arrived in Kandahar in February 2006 to do battle alongside the American troops in Operation ...
'Even while Hindus and Muslims were butchering each other on the borders of Kashmir, in the Punjab and in the North-West Frontier Province in that extraordinary decade of the 1940s,' says M.J.Akbar in his wonderful book India: The Siege Within, 'there ...
The SF personnel did their sacred duty of protecting the government assets and property using restraint despite grave provocations and threat to their own lives.
'Even while Hindus and Muslims were butchering each other on the borders of Kashmir, in the Punjab and in the North-West Frontier Province in that extraordinary decade of the 1940s,' says M.J.Akbar in his wonderful book India: The Siege Within, 'there ...
Tourists and mountaineers used to travel through Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad, from where they headed towards the northern areas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (then North-West Frontier Province), Swat, and Gilgit-Baltistan. There were also ... Subsequently ...
Of course, in forming her government Prime Minister May has purged a whole raft of ministers, reshuffled others and promoted or recalled to the colours some who have lingered on the back benches.
With the fever of nation-state demarcation reaching this part of the world, Kashmir turned into a territory of conflict sandwiched between the Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan. Who really is entitled to this 'bleeding heaven'? There can be no ...


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