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If you had a house in the capital in those days, it was like a refugee camp – everybody would land up there. My dadi's mother (my great grandmother) came to ... On August 16, 1947, she got on to the platform of Old Delhi Railway Station to go back to NWFP. She said if she had to die, she'd rather die on her ...
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 is the president of All India ...

I first heard about the Partition from a Sindhi who had fled Karachi for the refugee camps of Ulhasnagar, and from the grandparents of Punjabi friends ... Then there's the story of Mirpur in Kashmir, where many Hindus and Muslims sought refuge but were attacked by tribesmen from the North West Frontier.
For more than a century the last Mughal emperor was almost forgotten - but a chance finding of his grave helped resurrect the legacy of a man revered as a Sufi saint and one of the finest poets in the Urdu language. Only a handful of relatives were present when Bahadur Shah Zafar II breathed his last in a ...
Maqbool was talking about the tribal invaders, mostly from the North West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan, who had stormed Baramulla in October 1947. On that first day, .... In Srinagar, a refugee camp had been set up in what is now known as the Exhibition Grounds, close to the state secretariat.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, military spokesman for Pakistan's army, told NBC News that the vehicle's driver and another militant had escaped to a nearby refugee camp. A second Pakistani security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said U.S. drones had been circling the town of Kohat, on the ...
Photos of a refugee camp in Kenya show acre upon acre of improvised tents separated by fences made of dried brush. ... made,” says Paddock, “and more to do with the place where the refugees had lived, and the kind of environment and danger they had escaped when they moved to the refugee camps.”.

New Rohingya refugees wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, August 30, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. One wonders what is more appalling – Myanmar's systematic genocide of its Muslim minority, or the inexplicable manner in which the world stayed numb while ...
This is the scale of change that the city saw in the wake of freedom. The breakneck speed at which the city is growing currently was triggered by the arrival of refugees in tens of thousands from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). Initially, the refugees headed for Delhi but there was ...
Regardless of the number of casualties, thousands of Muslims are driven to refugee camps and historic sites in Delhi, such as the Purana Qila, Idgah and Nizamuddin, are ... He overthrows the governor, establishes a provisional government in Gilgit and telegraphs the chief minister of the NWFP asking Pakistan to take over.
From the archive, 30 September 1980: Afghanistan border refugee camps embarrass UN. The lack of control over the ... An aid official explained later: “We have asked the North-West Frontier provincial Government on two occasions not to have any UNHCR supplies sent to the camps there. They ignore us.
Afghans in Jalozai refugee camp, Pakistan's largest refugee camp, are reluctant to leave, despite a deadline to vacate coming up in less than a month. “I don't ... to their homeland, taking advantage of UNHCR assistance, or relocating to other camps in the Punjab or North West Frontier Province (NWFP).


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