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* List of people from Lahore * List of streets in Lahore * List of tallest buildings in Lahore * List of urban areas by population References WikiPedia:Lahore

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OF BIRTH Lahore, Pakistan DATE OF DEATH '''K. N. Sitaram''' (1889–1940) was the first Indian to head the famous Central Museum, Lahore, Pakistan. He was successor to John Lockwood Kipling, father of Rudyard Kipling. His contribution to Indian history (History of India), arts were outstanding. He had a vast personal collection

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to legendary tradition, fell fighting against Mongol invaders. *'''The Dehli Gate''' is so called because it faces the direction of Delhi. *'''The Akbari Gate''' is named after Muhammad Jala-ud-din Akbar, who rebuilt the town and citadel. *'''The Mochi Gate''' might be called after the name of Moti Ram, an officer of Akbar, who resided here at that time. *'''The Shah 'Almi Gate''' is named after Muhammad Mo'azzam Shah 'Alam Bahadur Shah (the son and successor of Aurangzeb). He was a mild

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in the city and is called Lollywood. Many films are filmed in Lahore and the city has some of the oldest film studios in the country. Many actors and directors are based in Lahore, which brings many artists together to launch films. Cinema's popularity is on the upswing again in recent years and IMAX is building outlets in the city. Several FM radio stations and television stations have set up their operations here. Lahore is home to many popular news channels such as Dunya News and Express News (Express News (Pakistan)) among others.Geo TV's Infotainment Division and Pakistan's first children's television channel, Wikid, as well as Pakistan's first community channel, Asset Plus (available only in DHA Lahore (Defence Housing Authority, Lahore)) and lifestyle channel, Value TV are all based here. The television channel, City 42 broadcasts news and information about latest happenings and events in the city. The channel contains a variety of programs in Urdu, Punjabi (Punjabi language) and English which span from current affairs to general infotainment. WikiPedia:Lahore

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2011 season The League is set to be held in around eight cities of Karachi, Lahore, Chaman, Nushki, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sahiwal and Faisalabad. http: pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online Sports 12-Aug-2010 PFF-approves-two-more-teams-in-Premier-League '''Nankana Sahib ''' (Punjabi (Punjabi language): Shahmukhi: . Gurmukhi: ਨਨਕਾਣਾ ਸਾਹਿਬ) is a Districts

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, Pakistan type Archaeology (Archaeological museum), art (Art gallery), heritage, modern history, religious '''Lahore Museum''' ( ), was originally established in 1865-66 on the site of the hall or building of the 1864 Punjab Exhibition Which later became the Tollinton Market after the completion of the new present museum building, see "Murray's Handbook of the Punjab", pub. 1883. Mention also

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Writing After this turning point in his life, he drifted from job to job for several years, arriving eventually in Lahore in the mid 1870s, where he began to compose his epic poem at the request of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the ''Musaddas e-Madd o-Jazr e-Islam'' ("An elegiac poem on the Ebb and Tide of Islam") under the new poetic pseudonym of ''Hali'' ("The Contemporary"). The ''Musaddas'', or ''Musaddas-e-Hali'', as it is often known, was published in 1879

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of various factors. The dominance of trend-setting music directors who had experience of seasoned pre-partition artists declined and they were replaced by a new and younger generation who tapped the Punjabi film market. According to a police official, in a majority of rape cases, the victims are pressured to drop rape charges because of the threat of Hudood adultery charges being brought against them. A parliamentary commission of inquiry for women has criticized the Hudood Ordinances and recommended

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and Amritsar, Tarn Taran Sahib, and Gurdaspur Districts of the Indian State of Punjab (Punjab (India)). thumb left ''Kipling's England'': Map of England Showing Kipling's Homes (Image:Kiplingsengland3.jpg) Near the end of his stay at the school, it was decided that he lacked the academic ability to get into Oxford University on a scholarship and his parents lacked the wherewithal to finance him, ref name "gilmour" >


'''Lahore''' ( ) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab (Punjab, Pakistan) and the second largest (List of most populated metropolitan areas in Pakistan) metropolitan area in the country. It is the largest native Punjabi (Punjabi people)-populated city in the world and an important historical center in South Asia. With a rich history dating back over a millennium, Lahore is a main cultural center of Punjab region and Pakistan. One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Lahore remains an economic, political, transportation, entertainment, and educational hub. It is referred to as the "Mughal City of Gardens (Mughal gardens)" due to the historic presence of gardens in and around the city dating back to the Mughal period.

Lahore successively served as a regional capital of the empires of the Shahi kingdoms in the 11th century, the Ghaznavids in the 12th century, the Ghurid State (Ghurid dynasty) in the 12th and 13th centuries and the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. From 1802 to 1849, Lahore served as the capital city of the Sikh Empire. In the mid-19th and early 20th century, Lahore was the capital of the Punjab region under the British Raj. The traditional capital of Punjab for a millennium, Lahore was the cultural centre of the northern Indian subcontinent which extends from the eastern banks of the Indus River to New Delhi. Lahore Cantonment,

Lahore is referred to as the cultural heart of Pakistan as it hosts most of the arts, cuisine, festivals, music, film-making, gardening and intelligentsia of the country. Lahore has always been a centre for publications, where 80 percent of Pakistan's books are published and remains the foremost centre of literary, educational and cultural activity in Pakistan.

According to the 1998 census, Lahore's population was 6,319,000.

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