Peshawar

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in the city, with the subsequent investigation revealing that the pair were murdered. Javed's career was very successful and her death occurred close to three years after the death of another promising Pashto musical artist, Aiyman Udas, who was also murdered in a fringe area of the city. Such incidents have been associated with Peshawar's conservative culture and the influence of the Taliban, the latter being the reason for Javed's movement to Peshawar, as the Taliban had strengthened its presence in the Peshawar Valley in 2007. commons:Peshawar


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, Albermarle Street year 1841 page 276 By 1761, Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded the Maratha territory of Punjab and captured remnants of the Maratha Empire in Punjab (Punjab region) and Kashmir regions and re-consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''PKFHSPKFHS books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan'' by H. G. Keene. ; Hindko

Murray, Albermarle Street year 1841 page 276 In 1761, following the victory at the Third battle of Panipat between the Durrani (Durrani Empire) and the Maratha Empire, Ahmad Shah Abdali captured remnants of the Maratha Empire in Punjab (Punjab region) and Kashmir regions and consolidated control over them. For a detailed account of the battle fought, see Chapter VI of ''books-online-a tfmeh10.htm The Fall


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as Quetta, Baluchistan (Baluchistan (Chief Commissioners Province)). In 1534, the ethnic Afghan Pashtun Sher Shah Suri, or Farid Khan — a man of incredible military and political skill — succeeded in defeating the superior forces of the Mughals under Humayun at Chausa (1539) and Kannauj (1540). Sher Shah fought back and captured both Delhi and Agra and established a kingdom stretching far into Punjab (Punjab region). Sher Shah's administrative skill

In 1534, the Pashtun Sher Shah Suri, or Farid Khan — a man of incredible military and political skill — succeeded in defeating the superior forces of the Mughals under Humayun at Chausa (1539) and Kannauj (1540). Sher Shah fought back and captured both Delhi and Agra and established a kingdom stretching far into Punjab (Punjab region). Sher Shah's administrative skill showed in his public works, including the Grand Trunk Road connecting


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. Pakistani cities such as Peshawar, Karachi and Islamabad are important centers for the distribution of Afghan music. Kabul has long been the regional cultural capital, but outsiders have tended to focus on the cities of Herat and Mazar-i-Sharif with its ''Qataghaani'' style. Lyrics across the country are typically in both Dari (Persian) and Pashto (Pashto language). Hindi songs from Bollywood films are also very popular in Afghanistan. commons:Peshawar


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diverse cities. In the last three decades, there has been a significant increase in urban population, in part due to internal migration of people in search of better employment opportunities, education, and services, and in part because of the influx of Afghans (Afghans in Pakistan) and other people internally displaced (internally displaced person) due to military operations and civil unrest in neighboring regions. Peshawar is the major educational, political, and business center of Khyber

cities in the greater region. Peshawar is irrigated by various canals of the Kabul River and by its right tributary, the Bara River. Peshawar is the major educational, political, and business center of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Peshawar's recorded history goes back as far as at least 539 BC, making it the oldest living city in South Asia. Understand Get in By plane Peshawar International Airport (PEW) is located about a 25 minute drive from the center of Peshawar, it is the 4th busiest


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for various film shoots, and a part of the film ''Gandhi, My Father'' was shot here.


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empire , in the late 4th century B.C., and under Asoka was converted (mid-3d cent.) to Buddhism. It was part of Bactria from the late 3d cent. to the 1st cent. B.C. Under the Kushan dynasty (Kushan Empire) (1st cent.–3d cent. A.D.), and especially under Kanishka, Gandhara developed a noted school of sculpture, consisting mainly of images of Buddha and relief’s representing scenes from Buddhist texts, but with marked Greco-Roman elements of style. The art form flourished


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; Pathan had another difficult start to the new year in 2006 on the Test tour to Pakistan. In the first two Test matches played on flat surfaces in Lahore and Faisalabad, he had little success against the Pakistani batsmen, taking a total of two wickets while conceding 319 runs at more than four runs an over. After not getting and opportunity in the First Test—India lost only one wicket—Pathan made use of the good batting conditions himself and scored 90 in a double century partnership


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and subsequently elected life member. He is a member of the Mohammadzai tribe. Fasi Zaka Married Uzma Yousuf, a Cambridge University executive, on 30th of July 2011. Hashim Khan was born in Nawakille (sometimes spelled "Noakili"), a small village near Peshawar, in British India to an ethnic Pashtun (Pashtun people) family. The year of his birth is usually reported

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Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities. In the last three decades, there has been a significant increase in urban population, in part due to internal migration of people in search of better employment opportunities, education, and services, and in part because of the influx of Afghans (Afghans in Pakistan) and other people internally displaced (internally displaced person) due to military operations and civil unrest in neighboring regions. Peshawar is the major educational, political, and business center of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Peshawar's recorded history goes back as far as at least 539 BC, making it one of the oldest living cities in South Asia. Peshawar: Oldest continuously inhabited City in South Asia. DAWN.com. Retrieved 17 October 2014.

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