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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.


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