The Making of Pakistan: A Study in Nationalism

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All Material Copyright 1998-2015 Owl and Mouse Educational Software except as noted. Over more than 60 years, the legacy of The Asia Foundation’s work has been to develop innovative programs to expand public services and improve governance, give voice to women and marginalized communities, and support the efforts of local organizations to address the development challenges facing Pakistan. Pakistan was created as a national homeland for the Muslim-majority areas of the subcontinent, while India proposed to become a secular nation that included about 85 percent Hindus, but also more than ten percent Muslims as well as large numbers of Sikhs, Christians and members of other religions.

Lewan and the Bannu Basin (British Archaeological Reports

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Engro Polymer & Chemicals Head Office received the “Green Office” certification by WWF. Drug addiction is a common reason for the incidence of poverty for individuals and families. Lahore is a city of 5 million people, 800 miles north-northeast of Karachi (1-1/2 hours by jet), and 170 miles south-southeast of Islamabad (35 minutes by jet). Exploring the importance of appearance in debates about race, ethnicity, migration, religion, and national belonging will be: Jacqueline Nicholls, Ruth Yimika Awogbade, and Elif Shafak.

Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within

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Pakistan's attitude toward terrorism is somewhat more ambivalent than that of most other countries. Christian churches in Karachi include: Holy Trinity Church, Brooks Memorial, and St. S. media reports indicate that the Haqqani network, in cooperation with Pakistani intelligence, was responsible for the bombing of the Indian embassy in Kabul in July 2008, killing more than 50 people, including two senior Indian officials. [4] U.

Pakistan. (The World's Hot Spots)

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However, progress is still expected to fall short of targets, notably to be among Asia's top 5 exporters with sales of US$14 billion by 2005. Many of the phone cards sold in the country U. After those in 1955, 1969, 1977, the government was returned to civilian control via popular election. It is more difficult to guarantee good seafood during the summer months and care should be taken to purchase food items from established shops.

The History of Pakistan (The Greenwood Histories of the

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Pakistan's press reflects this language diversity. Urdu, the language of the educated Muslim elite from Northern India who provided critical leadership to the nationalist movement for the creation of Pakistan, draws substantially on Persian and Arabic for its vocabulary and uses a modified version of the Persian script, which is written from right to left. Prime Minister Sharif made an official visit to the United States in October 2013, shortly after Secretary of State John Kerry announced the reinvigoration of a U.

Old Lahore: Reminiscences of a Resident

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Hafeez Malik believes that Central Asia presents Pakistan with a new security environment “...freed from the nutcracker squeeze the Soviet Union had created through an alliance between Afghanistan and India.” 16 Related to Pakistan’s ambition to expand its influence is the desire to be the leader of the Islamic bloc. The increase in remittances from the diaspora is welcome news in Pakistan suffering from precipitous 12% decline of export earnings and gaping 35-year high trade deficit of $24 billion in 2016.

The story of Indo-Pakistan

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Although in 2005, unemployment was estimated at 6.6%, underemployment is known to be substantial. S./European boarding schools, or various home study programs as used by a number of families. The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. One fruit of the current campaign against the church is a newfound unity among believers from different backgrounds and denominations.

Diaries of Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, 1966-1972

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Ousted in 1990, Bhutto was reelected in 1993; her government was dismissed in 1996 on charges of corruption. Another social concern is that frequently young children must work—most often in carpet manufacturing jobs—to supplement the family's income and sometimes to provide the sole income in the family. Just the four runs required for India now. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1995. Pashto, like Punjabi, is split between two countries.

Imran Khan: The Cricketer, The Celebrity, The Politician

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I have always thought the mainstream news media were a day late and a dollar short on most subtle issues. K2 at 8,611 metres is the second highest peak in the world and is in Pakistan. Although such a transformation will certainly be difficult to achieve, the seeds have already been planted. On a scroll beneath the wreath is written in Urdu "Faith, Unity, Discipline." Through it the Human Rights Council reviews, on a periodic basis, the fulfillment by each of the 193 United Nations Member States of their human rights obligations… More

The Rawalpindi Conspiracy 1951, the Times and Trial of: The

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The nikah (unconsummated) marriage is regarded as a formal marital relationship, and thus a woman or girl cannot be raped by a man to whom her marriage is registered, even if the marriage has not yet been entered into formally. Pakistan’s current economic downturn has been extremely severe, lasting longer than any other in its history. The military crackdown on some of the militant groups sheltering in the country's northwestern tribal areas brought terrorist attacks down by almost half...