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international presence

domestically and an international presence in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bahrain, with the registered office at B.A.Building, I.I.Chundrigar, Karachi. Some of the main branches are located in all of the major cities including: Chakwal, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Lahore, Kasur, Islamabad, Gawadar, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Quetta, D.I.Khan, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Sheikhupura, Sukkur, Sialkot, Multan, Murree, Attock District

arts programs

in 1994. . '''The university is currently ranked at No. 2 in Agriculture Veterinary category as per the HEC and 7th overall in ranking of universities in Pakistan.''' UAAR offers degrees in Computer Sciences, Management Sciences, Pure Sciences, Agriculture, Food Technology and other Arts and Fine Arts programs. Image:Imran in peshawar.jpg right thumb People in Peshawar gather to welcome Imran Khan (Pakistani cricketer) Imran Khan on 23 Dec 2008 Another city PTI chose to spread its membership drive was Peshawar, which is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a survey conducted by the International Republican Institute (IRI) in 2007, PTI was the second most popular party in the province. WikiPedia:Rawalpindi Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Punjab Localities Rawalpindi commons:Rawalpindi

leading opposition

was granted amnesty and all corruption charges were withdrawn. Benazir Bhutto was assassinated (Assassination of Benazir Bhutto) in a bombing on 27 December 2007, after leaving PPP's last rally in the city of Rawalpindi, two weeks before the scheduled Pakistani general election of 2008 (Pakistani general election, 2008) in which she was a leading opposition candidate. The following year, she was named one of seven winners of the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights. WikiPedia:Rawalpindi Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Punjab Localities Rawalpindi commons:Rawalpindi

articles history

Records it has the world's oldest university - Takshashila University. north-west of Rawalpindi, traces of at least 55 stupas, 28 Buddhist monasteries, 9 temples, a copper plate inscribed with the name Takshashila, a vase with Kharoshthi


, it was these political and economic tensions that propelled the gradual expansion of the country's urban middle and lower-middle-classes. And the youth culture that emerged from these classes launched the first shots of the local pop music scene and culture, which is now called the modern Pakistani pop music. Personal life Khan was born and raised in Bolton, England, in a British Pakistani family. His family originated from Matore, Kahuta in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. ref>

education high

In the northern half, most of the population lives

amp publishing

and husband author Masood, Azhar url http: archive.arabnews.com ?page 4&section 0&article 76917&d 27&m 1&y 2006 newspaper Arab News location Jeddah publisher Saudi Research & Publishing Company agency Saudi Research & Marketing Group date 26 January 2006 accessdate 15 March 2011

single run

, eclipsing Bob Simpson's record score by an Australian captain. In the final over, Taylor equalled Bradman's Australian Test record when a shot to midwicket was barely stopped by Ijaz Ahmed (Ijaz Ahmed (cricketer)), which reduced the scoring opportunity to a single run. Piesse, pp. 167–170. thumb The Wagah (File:Indo Pak Wagha Border 5056.jpg) Border on the Grand Trunk Road near Lahore and Amritsar. The road was historically the main route of travel from

largest providing

: www.nayatel.pk coverage_area.php publisher Nayatel.pk accessdate 22 November 2013 Nayatel and PTCL are the market-leaders in the 'triple-play' service. While another operator named DHA-Teleman also has a rapidly expanding network and currently serves all the military residential areas in addition to civil areas. PTCL currently has the largest optical fibre network (providing triple play services), DHA-Teleman has the second largest (providing Digital and Analogue Cable TV and HFC and FTTH based internet service), Nayatel has third largest network (providing triple play services). There is also a large number of Cable TV service providers in the city. The largest is DHA-Teleman followed by Unicom Cable and Ocean Cable. Others include Worldcall, WTN Haji Shahid, Pindi Plus Cable, 5-Star cable, Pasban Qazi Cable and SA cables. Parks thumb Artistic minarets on Peshawar Road (File:mallroadb.jpg) thumb A view of Rawal Dam (File:Rawal Dam View.jpg) * Ayub National Park formerly known as 'Topi Rakh' (keep the hat on) is by the old Presidency, between the Murree Brewery Co. and Grand Trunk Road. It covers an area of about WikiPedia:Rawalpindi Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Punjab Localities Rawalpindi commons:Rawalpindi

special activities

and murder by a U.S. military commission (Military Commissions Act of 2006) and faces the death penalty if convicted. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was captured in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, (about 20 km southwest of Islamabad), on March 1, 2003, by the Pakistani ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence), possibly in a joint action with the CIA's Special Activities Division paramilitary operatives


'''Rawalpindi''' (Punjabi (Punjabi language), to the north-west of Lahore. It is the administrative seat of the Rawalpindi District. Also, Rawalpindi is the military headquarters GHQ of the Pakistani Armed Forces.

Many tourists use the city as a stop before traveling towards the northern areas. Numerous shopping bazaars, parks and a cosmopolitan population attract shoppers from all over Pakistan and abroad. The city is home to several industries and factories. Islamabad International Airport is located in Rawalpindi, which is also the Chaklala Airbase, and serves both cities and several neighboring districts for international flights.

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