Aboriginal tribes of India and Pakistan : the Bhils & Kolhis

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The floods have displaced at least twenty million people. With water security becoming synonymous with territorial control in its calculus, Pakistan initiated a surprise war in 1965 to capture Indian Jammu and Kashmir but failed in its mission. (Earlier, in 1948, Pakistan occupied one-third of Jammu and Kashmir and, subsequently, China grabbed one-fifth of the area.) Over the decades, the disputed Jammu and Kashmir has remained the hub of Pakistan-India tensions. These countries could be given tariff-free access since they did not pose much threat to America’s domestic industry.

Pakistan: The Consolidation of a Nation

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In the north, leading from China, through Tammu and Kashmir, is a famous ancient silk road. In recent years, however, as Pakistan has stepped up its military operations in the tribal border areas, some of these militants have turned their guns on the Pakistani state. Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper, SIGNED and sent as attachments via e-mail to TWAS and CIIT. I know we've written about idol Lash before, but the Special Offers are back and we wanted to write about them again!

Militancy in Pakistan: A Schizophrenic Problem - Taliban,

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A caretaker government provided transition to a full-fledged democracy, which included repealing the press law that had coerced the media for so long. In the first such instance, frictions developed slowly through 1987, but on 29 May 1988, Zia suddenly fired Junejo, alleging corruption and a lack of support for his policies on Islamization and on Afghanistan. It was decided to strengthen links through Kashgar in China and on to Bishkek and also through the Karakoram Highway.

Translating Museums: A Counterhistory of South Asian

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As an Islamic state, Pakistan is an active member of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC). But from other quarters, the silence is, as they say, deafening. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman said the measure is anti-poor and that the death penalty has not been proven to deter heinous crimes. “What deters the commission of crimes are certainty of apprehension, speedy prosecution and inevitable conviction once warranted,…The death penalty is anti-poor because indigent and marginalized accused cannot afford the high cost of [top] caliber and influential lawyers to secure their acquittal.” Senator Leila de Lima, who continues to oppose the death penalty, is proposing a law to impose “qualified reclusion perpetua” for those found guilty of heinous crimes.

Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah Speeches: As

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The answer depends on how well Pakistanis can unite to make it happen. In 2002, the public industrial sector, under the Production Wing of the Ministry of Industries and Production consisted of eight public holding companies—Pakistan Steel, the State Cement Corporation (PACO), Federal Chemical and Ceramics Corporation (FCCC), State Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Corporation (PERAC), State Engineering Corporation (SEC), the Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), the state fertilizer corporation, and Pakistan Automobile Corporation.

The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

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Additionally, a growing middle-class is expected to fuel demand. We are searching for individuals who are passionate about bringing about social change in Pakistan, and who creatively tackle violent narratives and promote inclusion in their communities. But the article pulls together the strands of a lot of themes I’ve harped on in recent years, from speeches I was giving while at the State Department to a few years’ worth of articles and blogs. Since then, the blasphemy laws have daily threatened the Christians of Pakistan.

Impact of Martial Law on Pakistani Society

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As the Taliban, supported by regular Pakistan troops, pushed the Northern Alliance into ever smaller corners of Afghanistan toward the end of the ‘90s, India as well as Iran continued to send supplies to the increasingly beleaguered Massoud forces. Police and prison officials frequently use the threat of abuse to extort money from prisoners and their families. In 2011, for example, Islamabad repealed an increase in fuel prices—instituted to raise desperately needed revenue—after a key coalition partner had withdrawn from the government to protest this price hike.

The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Indus Writing

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The school has 48 full-time teachers, 31 of them Americans, and uses U. This all seems crazy, but if true could explain why many Brahui would feel comfortable calling Balochi their native language. He’s travelled to more than 20 restricted and hostile nations and interviewed hundreds of believers who’ve faced persecution for their Christian witness. Advertising remains small in scope, in part because of the high rate of illiteracy. Pakistan's shares are still selling at a big discount in terms of average price-earnings ratio of just 9.7 while other major indices in emerging markets like India are trading at much higher PE ratios of 15 or more.

From the Colonial to the Postcolonial: India and Pakistan in

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Rackets and balls are available on the local market, tennis shoes are generally inexpensive but of low quality (unless imported). To enhance public understanding of democracy and constitutionalism and strengthen citizen input and monitoring of constitutional reforms and elections. By 3300 BC, this civilization had well-planned towns and well-laid roads, but gave no evidence of weapons or fortifications. With big-hitting Tamim Iqbal expected to buoy the Bangladesh batting, the hosts could not have asked for a better boost.

Indus Ethnobiology: New Perspectives from the Field

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These include Chitral Valley, at an elevation of 3,800 feet (1,158 meters), where the majority of the people are Muslims but that also is home to the Kafir-Kalash (wearers of the black robe), a primitive pagan tribe. If this struggle gathers momentum, it develops into an ethnic conflict. Pakistani society and culture continues to develop as the interaction among these groups rises. Pervez Musharraf fired his intelligence chief and other officers and detained several suspected retired nuclear weapons scientists, in an attempt to root out extremist elements that posed a potential threat to Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.