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Excellent Things in Women: A Memoir of Postcolonial Pakistan

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Taliban fighters of Arab and Uzbek origin are also reported to be present in Mohmand. The Government made no effort to enforce its commitments during the year 2001, despite renewed demonstrations advocating the implementation of Shari'a law in May. Monthly Advance releases on Foreign Trade Statistics for August, 2016 In the years afterward, India made wise use of its opportunity to forge a close partnership with Afghanistan. Effective British governance of the areas that now make up Pakistan was not consolidated until well into the second half of the 19th century.

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Maintaining Nuclear Stability in South Asia (Adelphi series)

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It lies within the discretion of the court of first instance to decide whether to try a case under civil or sharia law. Pakistan has seen success at Amateur level boxing, despite lack of necessary equipment and facilities. In the eyes of the world, never has the contrast between the two countries appeared so stark as it is now: one is widely perceived as the next great superpower, famous for its software geniuses, its Bollywood babes, its fast-growing economy and super-rich magnates; the other written off as a failed state, a world center of Islamic radicalism, the hiding place of Osama bin Laden, and the only ally of the U.

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Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan

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Veloso’s case attracted significant support in the Philippines and Indonesia, with many protesting her innocence and claiming that Veloso was an unwitting drug mule and victim of human trafficking. Shukardin Samson, bishop of the diocese of Hyderabad (in Sindh province), explains that the Punjab government alone cannot affect the conviction of Asia Bibi. The winter season is generally cold and dry. To save your money, particularly your calling bill, is very important.

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Aboriginal Tribes of India and Pakistan: The Bhils & Kolhis

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For protection against this act of violence, she was taken into custody. Alexander the Great and parts of his army stayed in this city for forty days in 327 b.c.e. General elections were held in November 1988 after General Zia died in a plane crash, and the PPP, headed by Benazir Bhutto, daughter of the late prime minister, won a majority of seats in parliament and formed a coalition government. The Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), which is providing Ali with counsel, has sent a mercy petition to President Mamnoon Hussain along with testimony from medical experts. “It is indisputable that Imdad suffers from serious mental illness,” said Harriet McCulloch, deputy director of the death penalty team at international charity Reprieve. “There is therefore no doubt that, should Pakistan execute him, it will be committing a grave violation of both Pakistani and international law. “It is shocking that the system has failed Imdad at every turn — right the way up to the Supreme Court.

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Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in

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For its part Pakistan, a country with a deficit of resources (particularly in terms of power supply, fresh water, limited availability ofraw materials, and finances), provides its territory, and acts in this project as a transit country; it advances its own economic aims and simultaneously serves the interests of its main client. S.—and the West more generally—in the early 1970s. The local market for leather is limited, and about 80 percent of production is exported. Requests for access to the electronic data room should be sent to the following email address - Bidders@casa-1000.org – stating the name and address of party making the request.

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A Sketch of the Siege of Mooltan

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Being a Muslim country use of alcohol (both imported and local) is not allowed openly in the country. It consists primarily of government offices, foreign diplomatic missions, and residential areas for senior government servants and employees of foreign missions, and has a population of some 350,000. Electricity shortfalls reached a peak of 8,500 megawatts (MW) in June 2012—more than 40% of national demand.

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The British Papers: Secret and Confidential Documents

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Even when democratic governments have been in power, the Pakistani Army continued to wield tremendous influence, particularly on matters related to foreign policy and the nuclear program. Many women who are not bailed out are not repatriated. Livestock sector’s contribution to the GDP is 11 percent, which is higher than that of crops. Primarily created to block further communist gains in Southeast Asia, SEATO is generally considered a failure because internal conflict and dispute hindered general use of the SEATO military; however, SEATO-funded cultural and educational programs left long-standing effects in Southeast Asia.

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Memoirs of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

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This is in contrast to the paltry development aid that Pakistan is able to provide to Kabul. In 2003, about 4.9% of the total land area was protected. Also, there is a community and youth center which is reserved for various activities. Several studies have also documented a broad-based connection between madrassa education and the propensity toward gender, religious, and sectarian intolerance and militant violence in Pakistan. [24] Madaris (the plural of madrassas) are spread throughout Pakistan, but most analysts believe that only about 5–10 percent of Pakistani school children attend these Islamic seminaries.

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Economic Factors in the Making of Pakistan

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The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) estimated that in 2005 Pakistan's central government took in revenues of approximately $15.4 billion and had expenditures of $18.4 billion. And rather than doing what’s right, it’s easier for the Pakistani authorities to turn a blind eye. If anything, the continuum of what childhood means is being expanded in productive ways to accommodate things that might have seemed extremely marginal or relegated to this untouchable nerd kind of activity.

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War, Coups, and Terror: Pakistan’s Army in Years of Turmoil

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As of 1991, 171 abadis had been renovated at a cost of r454 million, and 522 more were under development. Extremely nutritious and generally eaten for breakfast with naan. I came back from school and had tuition sessions after lunch. Javed.com. [Online] Available http://www.javed.com.pk/Meals.html (accessed April 16, 2001). There is enough dynamism in Asia for several scholars to be comfortable with the thought that such a repositioning of the continental economies is inevitable.

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