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Tribal-belt reforms have been a key feature of the 2014 National Action Plan, the 2013 election manifesto of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), and the 2006 Charter of democracy between the PMLN and the Pakistan Peoples Party ...
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 ...
Peshawar: Renowned social worker, environmentalist and expert on Kalash culture, Maureen P Lines aka Bibi Dow passed away in Peshawar on Saturday at the age of 79 and was laid to rest at the city's Christian graveyard. Lines had been facing health ...
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 ...
The Pakistan government on 2 March 2017 approved the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Sweeper Dad, whose first name is unknown, fought and died with the 21 men of the then 36th Sikh regiment (now 4th) on September 12, 1897 at Saragarhi in the North-West Frontier Province (modern day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan). He died an ...
In another car explosion on Wednesday, 11 people lost their lives. The terror attack in Baghdad today was reported nearly an hour after the Khorasan (North-West Frontier) faction of ISIS carried out a terror attack in Pakistan's Lal Shahbaz Qalandar ...
3) A motorway connecting Karachi to Peshawar would transform transportation in Pakistan. This new route would connect the financial and commercial capital on the coast of the Arabian Sea with Peshawar in the North West Frontier Province of the country.
How do you say, "Happy Valentine's Day" in Urdu, the elegant national language of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan?
Jenin was a terrible place to live then as the IDF kept a constant presence: tank movements through the night were routine and the major method of control of the town were 24 hour curfews. "These were .... better outcomes." In 2006, after a short break ...
Failed promises and the Muzaffarnagar riots just at the doors of this city have raised question marks on the seriousness of the SP, but there are apprehensions about the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati as well.
The interventions were either in collaboration with the government of the nation-state, such as in Pakistan or Yemen,or incollaboration with the rebel groups against the government of a country, such as Syria and Libya.
Europe, we know, suffered the invasion of swarms from the east throughout their recorded history. Indeed, we might well argue that such catastrophic invasions were the inevitable result of globalisation in the form of the trade that developed from pre ...
I've traveled with armed guards in Guatemala and in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan.
When he returned to Mumbai, which was several times a year, he always brought a small town cook he had discovered in some hole in the wall who was hell at making Lucknowi, Hyderabadi, Amritsari, Marwari or Kashmiri food.
He happened to be in London on December 16, 1971, the day when the Pakistan Army led by General A.A.K. Niazi, General Officer Commanding of the Pakistani armed forces in East Pakistan surrendered before the joint command of the Indian armed ... Khan ...
asked Sir G. Cunningham, one of the known governors of the erstwhile North West Frontier Province (NWFP) - now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, from Dr Khan Sahib, the province's chief minister in 1945.
Khan's real name was, in fact, Bhagat Ram Talwar (he had given himself a Muslim pseudonym while escorting Bose through territory ruled by hostile Islamic tribes), a Hindu from the North-West Frontier Province of India. Born to a wealthy landowner ...
The gurdwara in Ferozepur has been built to commemorate the Battle of Saragarhi in the North-West Frontier Province of present-day Pakistan on September 12, 1897, in which 21 Sikhs had fought an army of around 10,000 Afghans. The cabinet also ...
... operations from its comparatively modest bases in Waziristan and the North West Frontier Province (where a succession of British al-Qa`ida operatives were trained and deployed back to the U.K.
The historic Town Hall building houses the museum. Tribune Photo: Vishal Kumar. ORAL histories; that have for the last seven decades punctuated the sighs of the Partition generation and memorabilia; that has soaked many a tear, will elucidate the ...
inShare. The real estate sector in Peshawar is losing impetus after being plagued by uncertainty due to the Pakistan government's decision to repatriate all Afghan refugees by the end of 2016.
A special memorial service was held at the Tirah Memorial, at Dorchester's Borough gardens, to honour the lives of the 23 soldiers of the Dorsetshire Regiment who fell on the North West Frontier of India 119 years ago. Members of the Devonshire and ...
The National database Registration Authority says the Afghan refugee applied for a Pakistani ID card in 2014 under a fake name.
The long stretch from Town Hall to Jallianwala Bagh has nothing of the old familiar bustle. For a moment, one wonders if it is our old "Ambarsar" or a newly renovated heritage palace from the Pink City of Jaipur. Well, the marvel has indeed come up in ...
It's depressing to speculate on the state of U.S. cybersecurity on the day denial of service attacks engulf the country, knocking even Twiiter offline (well, maybe that's a good thing).
The team through this period was truly cosmopolitan - goalkeeper Osman Jan hailed from Delhi, Jumma Khan in defence came from present day North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan, while a number of their stars were from the rest of India. ... Over the ...
The town was sacked and burned." Clearly, since the beginning Pakistan has been a sponsor of terror. Just like it has denied anything to do with terrorists' infiltrating now, it had first denied and then taken a U-turn on Pakistani Army regulars being ...
Britain spent much of the 19th century trying to secure the north-west frontier of its Indian empire from Russian expansionism in Central Asia during the so-called Great Game, using Afghanistan as a buffer state.
"The military occupation in Kashmir is spatially organised and underpinned fundamentally by a logic of ordered disorder: constricting political expression and inflicting doses of violence on people on a regular basis", Kashmiri activist and City ...
That year was different for the city of Bannu in what was then the North West Frontier Province (now known as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan); there had been no Baisakhi festivities that year and the spectre of India's impending partition was ...
More than 300 serving officers of the Pakistan Army and over 2,000 retired officers have in the past been, or are in, West Asia, "training fighters of ISIS and other like-minded organisations" in their war against the governments of Iraq and Syria ...
He remembers how armed Pathans from the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan entered the valley ruled by Maharaja Hari Singh, who was yet to decide on accession.
Later investigation revealed that all of the justices who upheld Trump's position lived in zero-scape town houses. Justice Samuel Alito in .... Regent Ivanka had conceived, yet again, an ingenious plan to send 4 armed columns through the Khyber Pass to ...
In our July/August Homeland security Today report, Unholy Alliance: Afghanistan Poised to Become Terror Trio Safe Haven, we issued a dire warning referencing the potential for an alliance forming among the three most active terror organizations in the ...
In our July/August Homeland security Today report, Unholy Alliance: Afghanistan Poised to Become Terror Trio Safe Haven, we issued a dire warning referencing the potential for an alliance forming among the three most active terror organizations in the ...
We enter the folklore world, which is in my imagination, so it doesn't play out in the past, in the present or in the future - it just plays out in an imaginary world, which is the beautiful northwest frontier, the mountains of Ladakh. There we told ...
Born to refugee parents in the northern Pakistani town of Mansehra, he never gained citizenship but was always considered an Afghan, something which began to count against him as local resentment grew over Afghanistan's deepening ties with India.
On the surgical strikes carried out by Indian army across the Line of Control, the Pakistani writer said, India has not attacked Pakistan, it has only attacked terror camps in the territory that has been occupied by Pakistan for the last 70 years ...
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.
But he has put all that to rest now by his diplomacy after the Uri attack, finally capping it with an unexpected surgical strike to destroy Pakistan-backed terror launchpads on the other side of the LoC. Clearly ... All in all, the Durand Line can be ...
... Pashtuns as he did in the case of Balochistan. The Kolkata-based 45-year old leader of the Pashtuns living and working in India told HT that she also plans a rally in the city against atrocities of Pakistan on the people of North West Frontier ...
This was today revealed by Yasmin Nigar Khan, great grand daughter of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and president of All India Pashtun-Jirga-e-Hind, an organisation based in Kolkata that has been spearheading a movement for cessation of Pakhtunwa area in the ...
What emerges from a reading of the two books is an appreciation of how empires and superpowers rendered meaningless the claims to sovereignty over these territories - including those of the Pakistani state - long before Pakistan's birth. Readers will ...
In the sleepy town of Uttarakhand's Kashipur her worst fears came true when her husband of fifteen years sent her the talaq-nama from Allahabad.
Readers will certainly debate whether this internationalisation of the Pakhtun quadrant has done more to hurt the region (and Pakistan) than help it - just ask the families of those killed by errant drone strikes in Fata or, one generation earlier ...
Bacha Khan whose real name was Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a Pashtun nationalist leader, who was born in the Utmanzai village of Charsadda, North-West Frontier Province, the present day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in 1890. His father Behram Khan was a ...
Peshawar, Pakistan-The demise of Shaheen Books could easily be the story of any independent bookstore in the United States overtaken by broad cultural and technological changes, but with a terrorist plot twist.
As we drive higher, towards the snowcapped Tian Shan mountains, it gets colder. By the time we arrive in Tashkurgan, a town almost upon the border with Pakistan, it's raining. police with sniffer dogs patrol the streets -- China's northwest frontier is ...
Perhaps the last time such a global spotlight fell on the oasis city was when Marco polo passed through in 1273, and called it "the largest and most important" city in Xinjiang, before allegedly taking the local Laghman noodles back to Italy, and ...


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