Kashmir, 1947: Rival Versions of History

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Sanskrit literature was of a high standard; extensive knowledge in astronomy, mathematics, and medicine was gained; and artistic expression flowered. Most of the northern half of Russia is characterized by continental subarctic climates similar to Alaska and much of Canada, and its far north is classified as an arctic tundra comparable to the far north of the Canadian territories or the coasts of Greenland. An AFP reporter in Ursoon said survivors who had lost their homes were waiting for aid under open skies surrounded by mud and debris where their village once stood.

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Apocalyptic Realm: Jihadists in South Asia

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The Taliban (who are Sunni Muslims) do not have a significant presence in Upper Kurram as the local population are Shias. But the Chess Federation of Pakistan (CFP) organises its tournaments in international style and according to the established rules. About 2% of the population were Hindus with about 2,000 temples and shrines, mostly in Sindh and Baluchistan. Pakistan was formed as an Islamic nation, and Islam continues to be the religion of approximately 95 percent of the population.

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Records of the Ludhiana Agency

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Pakistan is often described in Washington as “double-dealing” and “duplicitous.” Pakistani analysts describe their country’s relationship with the US to me as “unequal” and “humiliating.” Najam Rafique, a US expert at the Institute of Strategic Studies, in Islamabad, said, “Pakistan has been treated with contempt by the US; it’s been mistreated and ordered around.” Sadly enough, both characterizations are accurate.

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Lecture I: Pakistan's Point of View (or Points of View) on

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Besides considerations of internal security, the promise of Chinese-funded development may be an equally compelling reason for Pakistan to refuse to become involved in Yemen. Today’s Jamaat-I-Islami (JI) political party in Pakistan, led by Qazi Hussain Ahmed, draws most of its support from middle class urban Pakistanis. The judicial system is a mix of secular and Islamic courts, including a Supreme Court, provincial courts, and Federal Shari'a courts that administer Islamic law.

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Karachi, Magacity of Our Times

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Since its inception in 2001, Ecommerce Gateway has, through a two-prong strategy, extended its reach to cover all major cities of Pakistan, simultaneously establishing a network of partners in China, Turkey, South Korea, U. In addition, Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation and Pakistan Television Corporation both have web sites accessible to the public. S. relations with India and Pakistan are strong. Christian churches in Karachi include: Holy Trinity Church, Brooks Memorial, and St.

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Political History of Pakistan: Rich Country, Poor Economy

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Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, PML leader and former chief minister of Punjab, became prime minister on 6 November and quickly ended the state of emergency. He had posted an unbeaten 63 vs Zimbabwe at Harare on July 24, 2013. # Rayudu`s innings is his highest in a losing cause in ODIs. # Ravichandran Ashwin (3/44) recorded his second best bowling figures at the Asia Cup, next only to the 3 for 39 against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on March 13, 2012.

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Interfacing nations: Indo/Pakistani/Canadian reflections on

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But it is worth recognizing, when asking why Turkey is in Afghanistan today, that the answer to it involves historical roots and a continuity of good will and intentions today that stretches back to the founders of the republic. Children's toys and games sold locally are rudimentary and may be unsafe by American standards. Under each AO are several Field Assistants (FA) based at Union Council level. The women of Punjab do the jhoomer in what is referred to as a romantic fashion.

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The Frontier Gandhi: His Place in History

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The value of women's testimony is not equal to that of a man's in certain court cases tried under the Hudood Ordinances or before a Federal Shariat Court. Representatives from many of the 26 countries which are currently members of AOSSG will attend the meeting, as will representatives from the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools based on American teaching methods and curriculum.

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The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and

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However, the regional cricket body has said that the participation of all teams is subject to their individual government's decision. In a case that attracted international attention, Asia Bibi, 50, was sentenced to death for allegedly speaking ill of Prophet Muhammad during an argument over a glass of well water. We're more than two-thirds of the way there; we need your help to reach our goal. Read more… For the second time in four days, a U. Few English films are shown publicly and most foreigners do not frequent local cinemas.

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The Cold War in South Asia: Britain, the United States and

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Punjab is also a portion of the country; it was the home of the founder of the Sikh religion, and it continues to play a significant role in Pakistan. Travel by car from Karachi to Lahore takes 2 days. Try the Milk Cake (milk, sugar, and cardamom slowly cooked down until solidified and browned) or the Gaajar Burfi (made with grated carrot cooked with sweetened condensed milk and creamy, ricotta-like khoya). (A tip: Raja's sweets generally are less impressive than Maharajah's, but their gaajar halwa—sweetened carrots and creamy crumbles of khoya cooked with ample cardamom, slivered almonds, and raisins—is impeccable.) On occasion, Mysttik Masaala, a newish food cart usually parked in Midtown East, also offers some Punjabi dishes not usually found outside of home kitchens.

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