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of Australia's biggest financial institutions and one of the world's top 30 financial services companies * National Accountability Bureau, Pakistani government agency dealing with corruption (Political corruption). * Needle aspiration biopsy, a medical technique South Asian film terminology In Pakistan and India, the term '''diamond jubilee film''' is used when cinemas have continuously shown a film for 100 weeks or more. http: mazhar.dk film database movies
754f9ad91cc48ada80256ae9005689a6!OpenDocument Festival Feasts ) (''jilebi'', ''jilapi (Romanization of Bengali)''; Persian (Farsi): زولبیا ''zoolbia''; Arabic: zalabiyah) is a sweet popular in Persia and countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh. It is made
language Urdu : لڈو, Tamil (Tamil language):லட்டு) is a ball-shaped sweet popular in South Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh as well as countries with immigrants from South Asia. Laddu is made of flour and sugar with other ingredients that vary by recipe. It is often served at festive or religious occasions. The Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, made a formal complaint with Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali
(Field Marshal) Ayub Khan ’s regimes. He served as Ambassador of Pakistan to Netherlands in 1962 and later as Secretary of Information and Education. He resigned after clash with the new regime of Yahya Khan and opted for a self-imposed exile at UK. Shahab was elected a member of the executive board of UNESCO in 1968. Legacy From the early days of Pakistan (History of Pakistan), Shahab worked with front-line leadership of the country till the regime of Yahya Khan. Shahab unveiled in Shahab Nama, and Mufti (Mumtaz Mufti) conferred it in Alakh Nagri, that the idea of giving a constitutional name to Pakistan as Islamic Republic was actually proposed by him to Ayub Khan (Ayub Khan (Field Marshal)). Shahab did argumentation in the parliament in the favor of this idea, which was unanimously accepted by the then leaders. ****'''J: (Haplogroup J (mtDNA))''' The highest frequency is in the Near East (12%), 21% in Saudi Arabia. J declines towards Europe at 11%, Caucasus 8%, North Africa 6% and becomes practically missing in East Asia. Serk, Piia. 2004. Human Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup J in Europe and Near East. Thesis University of Tartu, Estonia ****'''T: (Haplogroup T (mtDNA))''' The highest frequency is in the Caspian region (Caucasus, Northern Iran, Turkmenistan). It is important in Europe (almost 10%), oxfordancestors.com Maternal Ancestry Middle East, Central Asia, Pakistan and North Africa. Small frequency in the Horn of Africa and India. **'''R3''': Found in Armenia. Mannis van Oven's PhyloTree.org – mtDNA subtree R The '''Greater Middle East''' is a political (Political geography) term coined by the administration (George W. Bush administration) Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan
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in the south, and the Alishang River in the west. Kafiristan took its name because the inhabitants of the region were non-Muslims and were thus known to the surrounding Muslim population as Kafirs, meaning "infidels". They are closely related to the Kalash people, a fiercely independent people with a distinctive culture, language and religion. '''Kāfiristān''' or '''Kāfirstān''' ( Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan
in the Indian Ocean. Discovery ''Ambulocetus natans'' was recovered from the Upper Kuldana Formation of Pakistan in 1993 by Johannes G.M. Thewissen and Sayed Taseer Hussain. It was described by Thewissen, Hussain, and Mohammad Arif in 1994. Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan
Pakistan Observer date 2008-09-06 accessdate 2009-07-15 India’s large expat community in the UAE also has over the centuries evolved into current close political, economic and cultural ties. The largest demographic presence in the Emirates is Indian (Non-resident Indian and Person of Indian Origin).
to capture Kashmir. They quickly reached Baramulla town, the gateway to the Kashmir valley, but indulged in loot, arson, rape and murder at Baramulla for several days forgetting that they had to reach the capital, Srinagar, to seize Kashmir completely. Featured content A record twenty-one articles were featured (Wikipedia:Featured articles) last week: Mini, History of Michigan State University, Hurricane Iniki, History of Puerto Rico, Battle of Cannae
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of the sharecropper system has also been identified in England Griffiths, L. ''Farming to Halves: A New Perspective on a Miserable System'' in Rural History Today, Issue 6:2004 p.5, accessed at British Agricultural History Society BAHS.org.uk June 14, 2006 (as the practice of "farming to halves"). It is still used in many rural poor areas today, notably in Pakistan and India. The '''Qaumī Tarāna''' (Urdu:
'''Pakistan''' ( coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest and China in the far northeast. It is separated from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's narrow Wakhan Corridor in the north, and also shares a marine border with Oman.
The territory that now constitutes Pakistan was previously home to several ancient cultures (History of Pakistan#Prehistory), including the Mehrgarh of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age Indus Valley Civilisation, and was later home to kingdoms ruled by people of different faiths and cultures, including Hindus, Indo-Greeks (Indo-Greek Kingdom), Muslims (Muslim conquest in the Indian subcontinent), Turco-Mongols (Timurid dynasty), Afghan (Afghan (ethnonym))s and Sikhs. The area has been ruled by numerous empires and dynasties, including the Indian Mauryan Empire, the Persian Achaemenid Empire, Alexander of Macedonia (Alexander the Great), the Arab Umayyad Caliphate, the Mongol Empire, the Mughal Empire, the Durrani Empire, the Sikh Empire and the British Empire (British Raj). As a result of the Pakistan Movement led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the subcontinent (Indian Subcontinent)'s struggle for independence, Pakistan was created in 1947 as an independent nation for Muslims from the regions in the east and west of Subcontinent where there was a Muslim majority. Initially a dominion (Dominion of Pakistan), Pakistan adopted a new constitution (Constitution of Pakistan) in 1956, becoming an Islamic republic. A civil war (Bangladesh Liberation War) in 1971 resulted in the secession of East Pakistan as the new country of Bangladesh.
Pakistan is a federal (Federation) parliamentary republic consisting of four provinces and four federal territories (Administrative units of Pakistan). It is an ethnically (Ethnic groups in Pakistan) and linguistically (Languages of Pakistan) diverse country, with a similar variation in its geography (Geography of Pakistan) and wildlife (Fauna of Pakistan). A regional (Regional power) and middle power, Pakistan has the seventh largest standing armed forces (List of countries by number of troops) in the world and is also a nuclear power (Nuclear power in Pakistan) as well as a declared nuclear-weapons (List of states with nuclear weapons) state, being the only nation in the Muslim world, and the second in South Asia, to have that status. It has a semi-industrialised economy (Economy of Pakistan) with a well-integrated agriculture sector (Agriculture in Pakistan), its economy is the 26th largest (List of countries by GDP (PPP)) in the world in terms of purchasing power and 45th largest (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) in terms of nominal GDP and is also characterized among the emerging and growth-leading economies of the world.
The post-independence history of Pakistan has been characterised by periods of military rule, political instability and conflicts with neighbouring India (Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts). The country continues to face challenging problems, including overpopulation (Human overpopulation), terrorism (Terrorism in Pakistan), poverty (Poverty in Pakistan), illiteracy (Education in Pakistan#Literacy rate), and corruption (Corruption in Pakistan). It ranked 16th on the 2012 Happy Planet Index. Pakistan among top 20 happiest countries, beating India, US: Report It is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Next Eleven Economies (Next Eleven), ECO (Economic Cooperation Organisation), UfC (Uniting for Consensus), D8 (Developing Eight), Cairns Group, Kyoto Protocol, ICCPR (International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights), RCD (Regional Cooperation for Development), UNCHR, Group of Eleven, CPFTA (China–Pakistan Free Trade Agreement), Group of 24, the G20 developing nations, ECOSOC, founding member of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) and CERN. Thumbs up: Pakistan meets criteria for CERN