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As luck would have it, in 1953 the government announced an allotment of shops to refugees from the North West Frontier Province (a region of Pakistan). The newly constructed area was named Khan market after Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan, the brother of Khan ...
From rural Pakistan to WSU Pullman, she is pursuing her passion for discovery, working to improve global health and help girls in her home country reach their potential.
New Delhi: In the face of criticism back home for its handling of India's appeal at the United Nations court, Pakistan has asked the International Court Of Justice to hold early hearings in the case of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to ...
Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has launched a major drive to discredit Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with a view to preventing him from recapturing power, though it is generally believed that the ruling PML(N) will win a majority of the ...
Hazara remained a separate province till 1901, after which the British attached it with KP, then called North West Frontier Province, to make a separate province from Punjab. The creation of Pakistan was based on the two-nation theory. ... The four ...
During the 1950s and 1960s, Afghanistan sponsored a Pashtun separatist movement in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, the province now known asKhyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).
The workers were kidnapped in northwest Pakistan while carrying out exploration work for oil and gas surveyor Geofizyka Krakow.
The workers were kidnapped in northwest Pakistan while carrying out exploration work for oil and gas surveyor Geofizyka Krakow.
"His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom has seen with regret the disagreements between the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan about the status of the territories on the North West Frontier. ... Treaty Organisation (Seato) ministerial ...
The barbaric attack carried out by the Border Action team (BAT) of the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control in Poonch sector, J-K on Monday which resulted in mutilation of the bodies of two Indian defence forces soldiers has sparked outrage in the ...
But now plans are in motion to bring residents of the restive region along Pakistan's western border with Afghanistan under the umbrella of the central government by ending the old legal system, offering voting rights and greater government ...
The linguistic divide between private schools (imparting education mostly in English) and government schools (mostly Urdu-medium) is widening the gap between rural Pakistan (where majority pupils still go to government schools) and urban centres where ...
MARDAN: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would have to go after the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) in the Panama Papers case.
MARDAN - Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Zardari went hard on both Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday as he arrived in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. Zardari, while addressing party workers prior to a public ...
MARDAN: Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has accused the federal government of snatching the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and promised that if elected his party would make sure that the people of ...
Maureen first set foot on Pakistan's soil in 1982, and the same year she ventured into the Kalash valleys in Chitral. Like Doris Lessing, who upon arrival in Chitral is famously said to have remarked, "Oh my God, I did not know that this place exists ...
Iqbal was born on November 9, 1877 in Sialkot (Pakistan). His father, Noor Mohammad, was a poor artisan and a very religious man.
This strain of puritanical, intolerant and violently-revisionist Islam that now haunts the Pakistani narrative, is especially potent in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region (formerly North West Frontier Province), where the tragedy occurred. ... Herein, the ...
Uttar Pradesh police chief Javeed Ahmed was on Friday shunted out by the Yogi Adityanath government, which transferred 12 IPS officers in the first big reshuffle in the top police hierarchy after the Bharatiya Janata Party stormed to power in the state.
In the backdrop of the Indian government trying to secure the release of former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death in Pakistan, the kin of Indians captured by the neighbouring country in the 1971 war have again raised the ...
Last month's visit by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to Pakistan to improve bilateral defence ties raised several questions as to the form this co-operation might take.
The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to hand over the management of the Saragarhi memorial and a gurdwara in Ferozepur to the Saragarhi Memorial Management Trust to ensure better upkeep of the historic site.
Last month's visit by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to Pakistan to improve bilateral defence ties raised several questions as to the form this co-operation might take.
Media reports said Mapisa-Nqakula had expressed interest in two Pakistani aircraft, the JF-17 Thunder fighter (jointly developed by China and Pakistan, with a Russian engine) and the Super Mushshak initial trainer aircraft. ... With regard to Pakistan ...
She added that she has always been made to feel very welcome in Pakistan and pointed out, "My books are all set in undivided India, and to me the commonality of our cultures and history is what is important.
2)The legislative power was restored to provinces and provision was made for legislative councils for Bengal, North-West Frontier Province and Punjab. 3)Viceroy was empowered to make rules and orders for the ... This devolution of power does not mean ...
... on Indian democratic process. It is strange that with a poor record of running a democratic government with repeated failures to abide by their Constitution, Pakistan seems entitled to comment on Indian democratic practices. ... Pakistani Prime ...
In a move that would have stunned imperial hegemons such as Winston Churchill and Olaf Caroe, Conservative Party leader Bob Blackman, on 23rd March, 2017, tabled an Early day motion 1107 condemning Pakistan's annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan as its ...
In a move that would have stunned imperial hegemons such as Winston Churchill and Olaf Caroe, Conservative Party leader Bob Blackman, on 23rd March, 2017, tabled an Early day motion 1107 condemning Pakistan's annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan as its ...
Amarinder was in his element as a military historian as he transported the star-studded audience to the rugged terrain of Saragarhi in the North West Frontier Province, now in Pakistan, where 22 men battled 8,000 Afridi tribals. They fought bravely for ...
The Punjab government has taken over the gurdwara built in 1924 by the Britishers in Ferozepur in memory of the martyrs of the Battle of Saragarhi, by reversing the January 5 order of the previous Akali-BJP government to hand over its control to Baba ...
On March 25, 2017, the British Parliament passed a motion condemning Islamabad's action, insisting that the region is a legal and constitutional part of India's Jammu & Kashmir that Pakistan has illegally occupied since 1947. The motion reads, "That ...
China has often accused Pakistan of harbouring militants of the ETIM in its restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP) but Pakistan somehow manages to creep out of the embarrassing situation by insisting that it is also involved in containing home ...
Iran's Islamic revolution, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the US-backed `jihad' campaign against it, and Zia-ul Haq's Islamist agenda in Pakistan (all of which emerged at the end of the 1970s) generated a surge in Islamism. ... Butt, who were ...
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.
During One Unit rule, the tribal areas were represented in both the National Assembly and the West Pakistan Provincial Assembly.
It was the setting up of a government College in Lahore on January 1, 1864, as part of the British scheme of expanding higher education in India that eventually led to the establishment of Punjab University.
The historical resolution was passed at a critical time when the All-India Muslim League had lost the elections in 1936 and had failed to establish the government in a single province. This raised a question mark on the ... The zones comprising Bengal ...
This provides a way for the people of the Tribal Areas to become full legal citizens, to elect their own representatives directly, to have the laws of Pakistan apply to them, to sue for justice in Pakistani courts and to be compensated for the ...
During One Unit rule, the tribal areas were represented in both the National Assembly and the West Pakistan Provincial Assembly.
The first university in North India has a proud past. Even as these are separated by an international border, the campuses in Lahore and Chandigarh share a common history and legacy.
The British Parliament has declared that Gilgit-Baltistan, currently under Pakistan's control, belongs to India. It condemned Pakistan's move to declare it as its fifth province. The British Parliament also called the construction of China-Pakistan ...
The historical resolution was passed at a critical time when the All-India Muslim League had lost the elections in 1936 and had failed to establish the government in a single province. This raised a question mark on the ... The zones comprising Bengal ...
This provides a way for the people of the Tribal Areas to become full legal citizens, to elect their own representatives directly, to have the laws of Pakistan apply to them, to sue for justice in Pakistani courts and to be compensated for the ...
Acclaimed social worker and author Maureen Lines died in Peshawar on Saturday after several months of illness. The 79-year-old British woman, also known as Bibi Dow for her work with the Kailash people, had lived in Pakistan for 34 years at the time of ...
It occurred in the North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan). Speaking at the event, the Chairman of the Memorial Gates Council, Inderjeet Singh Nijhar said, "This year we also remember who served on the Western front.
Rejecting Pakistan's contention, Afghanistan laid territorial claims on areas stretching from the Afghan-Pakistan border to the Indus river, which comprises nearly 60 percent of Pakistani territory. In 1947, when Pakistan joined the United Nations ...
In view of the various complex factors, the Chinese government on the one hand finds it necessary to take a more or less realistic attitude towards the McMahon Line and, on the other hand, cannot but act with prudence and needs time to deal with this ...
Trump's reported authorisation, coming against the backdrop of indications that he wants to step up the fight against ISIS and other militant groups, could also have major implications for Pakistan with its safe havens for terrorists along its border ...
In view of the various complex factors, the Chinese government on the one hand finds it necessary to take a more or less realistic attitude towards the McMahon Line and, on the other hand, cannot but act with prudence and needs time to deal with this ...


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