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"The government is not interested in improving living conditions in Youhanabad because it is getting a steady supply of janitors from here," says ... The social and economic conditions of religious minorities are hardly different in any part of Pakistan, even in constituencies where non-Muslim votes can ...
When the counterterrorism military operations began in Pakistan's tribal areas in early 2002, the Army and paramilitary troops deployed there and in the neighboring North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) were ill-trained and ill-equipped for the coming war. They sustained losses, were ...

... the British Government made four memorials to commemorate the gallant action of the 21 Sikh soldiers of the 36 Sikh Battalion (now 4th Battalion Sikh Regiment) who laid down their lives defending the Saragarhi post on September 12, 1897, in North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) now in Pakistan.
Ever since the Taliban government was toppled in late 2001, the heart of the strategic problem that has confronted the United States and its allies in ... the other side of the lawless "North-West Frontier" between what is today Pakistan and Afghanistan against rebellious Pashtun (then called Pathan) tribes.
Women wait in line to vote for local government elections in Lahore, Pakistan October 31, 2015. REUTERS/ Mohsin Raza. Islamabad: Senate elections in Pakistan's four provinces -- Punjab, Sindh, North West Frontier Province and Balochistan, and Islamabad and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
I am enclosing herewith an appeal on behalf of the thirty million Muslims of PAKISTAN, who live in the five Northern Units of India - Punjab, North-West Frontier (Afghan) Province, Kashmir, Sind, and Baluchistan. It embodies their demand for the recognition of their national status, as distinct from the other ...

Every Punjabi who remembers his history and knew of Punjab as one unit, extending mightily from the borders of North West Frontier Province ... One wonders what Indira Gandhi who nationalised this Bank among others to make her government survive in 1969 would have thought of her actions today.
She had an unusual job for a woman: she had been given the responsibility of the former West Punjab province and the North West Frontier Province areas; that's almost 70 per cent of the country. Though Saiyid dressed conventionally, a young Pakistani woman travelling alone through the country, that too ...
Events of the last few days in Pakistan have provided India with this rare chance to showcase the non-violent strand of its national character and diplomatic personality. The Narendra Modi government cannot afford to lose this historic opportunity to secure its national interests. When the Pashtun tribesmen ...
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 ...
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 ...
Given this understanding, the screening of the film 'Inshallah Democracy' on the life of a voter in Pakistan but that documented the life of Pervez Musharraf came ... Interestingly, similar was the message which was sent to the West during Musharraf era i.e. North-West-Frontier Province is being ruled by the ...
And lumping the Punjab, Sind, Balochistan, and the North-West Frontier Province into a political monstrosity called One Unit was one more shining instance ... In the five years in which Zia wielded power, Bangabandhu and the Mujibnagar government were airbrushed out of history, the Pakistan occupation ...
The protests by the tribal Pashtuns in Pakistan are certainly neither rebellious nor seeking anything revolutionary, but if their demand to be granted a right ... separated the FATA from the British-Indian North West Frontier Province (NWFP), which is now called Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in Pakistan.
Rahmat Ali signed off in the letter as Rahmat Ali (Choudhary) and styled himself as 'Founder, Pakistan National Movement'. .... The Pakistani government eventually reimbursed Ali's funeral expenses to Emmanuel College in November 1953, but only after much protracted correspondence and dilly-dallying ...
The neighbouring Government, using language which is not the language of governments or even of responsible people, has accused the ... raiding bands into the State territory of Jammu province, and also of a concentration of armed men near the border of Kashmir with the North-West Frontier Province.
Every Punjabi who remembers his history and knew of Punjab as one unit, extending mightily from the borders of North West Frontier Province ... One wonders what Indira Gandhi who nationalised this Bank among others to make her government survive in 1969 would have thought of her actions today.

women wait in line to vote for local government elections in Lahore, Pakistan October 31, 2015. Reuters/ Mohsin Raza. Islamabad: Senate elections in Pakistan's four provinces -- Punjab, Sindh, North West Frontier Province and Balochistan, and Islamabad and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
She had an unusual job for a woman: she had been given the responsibility of the former West Punjab Province and the North West Frontier Province areas; that's almost 70 per cent of the country. Though Saiyid dressed conventionally, a young Pakistani woman travelling alone through the country, that too ...
It faced the Pakistani Army positions-codenamed 'festival', a few hundred metres across the Valley. .... In 1947, a little distance from the spot, tribal 'raiders' from Pakistan's lawless North West Frontier Province in grass sandals and salwars hefting bolt action rifles, raped and looted their way towards the ...
The Indian pangolin (Manis crassudata), which is distributed across Pakistan, has been declared endangered in 2009 by the IUCN. Despite being protected under the Islamabad Wildlife Ordinance, 1975 and the North-West Frontier Province Wildlife Act, 1975 this species is rapidly declining as a result of ...
The granddaughter of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, also known as Frontier Gandhi, appealed to the Indian government to grant citizenship to Pathans, and ... 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.
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 ...
Events of the last few days in Pakistan have provided India with this rare chance to showcase the non-violent strand of its national character and diplomatic personality. The Narendra Modi government cannot afford to lose this historic opportunity to secure its national interests. When the Pashtun tribesmen ...
IN FLIGHT, Pakistan - FEBRUARY 17: Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area is seen from the air February 17, 2007. 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, especially since a peace deal ...
Events of the last few days in Pakistan have provided India with this rare chance to showcase the non-violent strand of its national character and diplomatic personality. The Narendra Modi government cannot afford to lose this historic opportunity to secure its national interests. When the Pashtun tribesmen ...
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 ...
He hastily called Brig Murray, who told him not to breathe a word to anyone or he (Kalkat) would not be allowed to leave Pakistan alive. Perhaps the Brigadier alerted the Pakistani authorities anyway, for Kalkat was placed under house arrest. He made a daring escape and reached Ambala on 18 October ...
The Babarra massacre of August 12, 1948, at Charsadda in the erstwhile North West Frontier Province (NWFP) where hundreds of unsuspecting non-violent Khudai Khitmatgars led by Khan Ghaffar Khan, protesting the arbitrariness of the government were killed on the orders of the chief minister, Abdul ...
The Pashtun tribes from the then Northwest Frontier Province were called upon and they did not hesitate to oblige. The tribesmen readily formed ... Pakistan, along with Saudi Arabi and UAE, recognized the Taliban government in Kabul and offered its unconditional support. The Taliban regime only lasted ...
Tensions are particularly high in Sindh, Baluchistan and the North West Frontier Province where Hindus are increasingly being forced to embrace Islam in order ... 114 Bagri community members have come to Delhi in the hope of settling down in some congenial place once the central government grants permission to stay.
He hastily called Brig Murray, who told him not to breathe a word to anyone or he (Kalkat) would not be allowed to leave Pakistan alive. Perhaps the Brigadier alerted the Pakistani authorities anyway, for Kalkat was placed under house arrest. He made a daring escape and reached Ambala on 18 October ...
Amidst heightened sectarian strife in Pakistan, both inter-community as well as intra-Islam, a small jatha of Hindu landless labourers has reached the capital ... Tensions are particularly high in Sindh, Baluchistan and the North West Frontier Province where Hindus are increasingly being forced to embrace ...
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 ...
Hayat's case returns to federal court in Sacramento on Monday for another review of whether he was railroaded by the government prosecutors who also ... of the evidence used against him was faulty, including prosecution claims that Hayat attended a terror training camp in Balakot, Pakistan, in 2003 and ...
Hayat's case returns to federal court in Sacramento on Monday for another review of whether he was railroaded by the government prosecutors who also ... of the evidence used against him was faulty, including prosecution claims that Hayat attended a terror training camp in Balakot, Pakistan, in 2003 and ...
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.
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 ...
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 of .... In the mid-40s, even as it became clear that Pakistan would be created with the Muslim League as its party of government, Jabbar Khan did not ...
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 ...
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 ...
Even as late as the end of the First World War, Britain envisaged the North West Frontier with Afghanistan, and Bolshevist Russia beyond, as the major .... Fifteen Battalions of the Fourth Indian Infantry Division were apportioned to India while 10 went to Pakistan where its remnants served with distinction.
Since then, a number of cases were registered against the ailing TNSM chief but, in each case, the government had failed to produce witnesses ... 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.
On the west is the North West Frontier provinces of Pakistan, China and Russia. ... (ASSOCHAM) has identified several industrial sectors which can attract investment in the State and accordingly, it is working with the union and the state government to set up industrial parks and special economic zones.
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 ...
In his December 14 speech in the National Assembly, Achakzai, while quoting Indian independence Act, 1947, said that Federally Administered Tribal Areas were not part of Pakistan. Similarly, in an interview, dated March 22, 2017, with BBC Pashto Service, he said that as per section 311 of government 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 ...
The Pakistani panic became visible in mid-November when, at the specific request of Islamabad, the Swiss authorities detained Baloch activist ... Everybody is aware and concerned about the atrocities being committed by the Pakistan Army in Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and the North-West frontier region.
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 ...
Ever since the Taliban government was toppled in late 2001, the heart of the strategic problem that has confronted the United States and its allies in ... the other side of the lawless "North-West Frontier" between what is today Pakistan and Afghanistan against rebellious Pashtun (then called Pathan) tribes.


 

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