Jhelum

What is Jhelum known for?


rock stone

and Mianwali region, Khewra Salt Mines were discovered. The discovery of the mines, however, was not made by Alexander nor his "allies", but by his horse. It is stated that when Alexander's army stopped here for rest, the horses started licking the stones. One of his soldiers took notice of it and when he tasted the rock stone, it was salty thus leading to the discovery of the mines. '''Sibi Railway Station''' is a junction railway station. The railway track was lined in 1890s during the British era to link Sibi with rest of the country. The routes are Sibi from linked with Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Rohri, Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kot Adu, Gujrat, Jacobabad, Gujranwala, Khanewal, Nawabshah, Attock, Jhelum, and Nowshera (Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa). Hazara (country), the Abisares of the Greeks;it forms the north-western district of the Peshawar division.It was conquered by Arjuna(Mahabharata,Sabha-Parva,Ch.27;JASD.(1852)p.234).But Dr. Stein identifies the kingdom of Abhisara with the tract of the lower and middle hills between the Vitasta(Jhelum) and Chadrabhaga(Chenab) including the state of Rajapuri(Rajauri) in Kasmira. Encyclopaedia of ancient Indian geography By Subodh Kapoor-page-3 http: books.google.co.in books?id 43Fzt-G_-XYC&pg PA3&dq great+abhiras&hl en&ei 3ymQTeabHImmcKyBvY0K&sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 5&ved 0CDsQ6AEwBA# Arrian, ''Anabasis Alexandri'', v. 8, 20, 29; Curtius Rufus (Quintus Curtius Rufus), ''Historiae Alexandri Magni'', viii. 12-14, ix. 1, x. 1 The kingdom of Abhisara finds reference in ancient Indian texts also. In epic times and Buddhist times, it had formed integral part of Ancient Kamboja (Kambojas) Mahajanapada. Old kingdom of Abhisara was basically situated in the Poonch, Rajauri and Nowshera (Nowshera District) districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Political History of Ancient India: From the Accession of Parikshit to the Extinction of the Gupta Dynasty, 1953, p 248, Hemchandra Raychaudhuri, University of Calcutta; The Mahābhārata, Its Genesis and Growth: A Statistical Study, 1986, p 115, M. R. Yardi, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute - Mahābhārata; Military History of India, 1980, p 38, Hemendra Chandra Kar - History; '''Sibi Railway Station''' is junction railway station. The railway track was lined in 1890s during the British era to link Sibi with rest of the country. The routes are Sibi from linked with Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Rohri, Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kot Adu, Gujrat, Jacobabad, Gujranwala, Khanewal, Nawabshah, Attock, Jhelum, and Nowshera (Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa). On the top of this hill is a shrine called Chehl-Abdal of Chehl Abdal” wikipedia:Jhelum commons:Jhelum


centuries starting

thumb right 380px A painting by Charles Le Brun (Image:Le Brun, Alexander and Porus.jpg) depicting Alexander and Porus during the Battle of the Hydaspes near modern-day Jhelum, Punjab (Punjab, Pakistan). The region of Pakistan formed the most populous and richest satrapy of the Persian Achaemenid Empire for almost two centuries, starting from the reign of Darius the Great (522-485 BCE). wikipedia:Jhelum commons:Jhelum


arain

. The majority of the population i.e. 98.47 percent is Muslim. Among the minorities Christians are in majority sharing 1.36 percent in the district. Punjabi (Punjabi language) is the dominant language (96.6 percent), while, other languages spoken in the district are Urdu (1.9 percent), Pushto (1.2 percent). The MUGHALS, Arain, Gujjars, Ghakhar, Janjua, Awan, Syed, Jat, Kashmiri and Khokhar are among the tribes residing here.(Upgraded by FAIZAN AHMAD MIRZA of Jhelum) The literacy rate


beautiful building

in the middle of the city in a beautiful building. VU Jhelum Campus is well equipped, neat and organised campus. To facilitate the students, all sort of academics programs are offered at the campus. Students can continue their study without any power cut and internet issue. It is the place where students get prepared for their promising career and meet their respective course fellows. Hospitals thumb DHQ Civil Hospital Jada Jhelum (File:DHQ Jhelum.JPG) File:AlKhadim Memorial Hospital.JPG


live articles

url http: www.dailymail.co.uk pages live articles columnists columnists.html?in_article_id 487152&in_page_id 1772&in_author_id 230 title It's farewell from Diana's loyal lover work Daily Mail location London date 12 October 2007 accessdate 13 October 2008 first Richard last Kay


major water

The Majhi dialect, the dialect of the historical region of Majha, which spans the Lahore, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Okara (Okara, Pakistan), Gujranwala, Wazirabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat and to some extant in Jhelum District of Pakistani Punjab and Amritsar, Tarn Taran Sahib, and Gurdaspur Districts of the Indian State of Punjab (Punjab (India)). ; Potwari (Potwari language) : This dialect is spoken in north-western Pakistan. mainly The area where Pothowari (Pothohari language) is spoken extends in the north from Muzaffarabad to as far south as Jhelum, Gujar Khan and Rawalpindi. phr 49,440 (2000 WCD). Murree Hills north of Rawalpindi, and east to Bhimber. Poonchi is east of Rawalakot. Potwari is in the plains around Rawalpindi. Alternate names: Potwari, Pothohari, Potohari (Potwari language), Chibhali, Dhundi-Kairali. Dialects: Pahari (Potwari language) (Dhundi-Kairali), Potohari (Potwari language) , Chibhali, Punchhi (Poonchi), Jhelumi, Mirpuri. Pahari literally translates as 'mountain' referring to a string of divergent dialects, some of which may be separate languages. Lexical similarity 76% to 83% among varieties called 'Pahari', 'Potwari', and some called 'Hindko' in Mansehra, Muzaffarabad, and Jammu. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Northern zone, Western Pahari. * Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan * Jhelum and Sarai Alamgir, Pakistan * Guangzhou and Foshan, People's Republic of China ; Majhi (Majhi dialect) or Standard Punjabi : The Majhi dialect is Punjabi's prestige dialect and spoken in the heart of Punjab where most of the Punjabi population lives. The Majhi dialect is the dialect of the historical region of Majha, "Majhi" is a word used with reference to many other places and dialects in north India; these have


love stories

and Jhelum rivers meet founded in era of Sri Rama then remodeled by Sial chief. Famous Punjabi love stories of Heer Ranjha and Mirza Sahiba belong to the soil of this particular city. That is why city is also referred to as "Land of Love" and "City of Bhangra". Jhang is the birthplace of famous revolutionary of Punjab known as Dulla Bhatti. * Faisalabad, Punjab (Pakistan): Faisalabad is the birthplace of famous Indian revolutionary Bhagat Singh


high time

forces were never defeated there. The Ranjit Singh reign was the most high time of Punjab and Punjabi prowess was proved during that time and led to the rule of Punjabis in this region. * Dipalpur, Punjab (Pakistan): The original name of this city was Siri Puria or Siri Nagar after the elder brother of Raja Salvahan of Sialkot (who was the explorer of Sialkot) Raja Depa Chand renamed Depalpur after his beloved son Raja Depa. * Jhang, Punjab (Pakistan): city where lovely Chenab


top stories

of the Pakistan Army as each district possesses a fixed percentage of seats in all branches of the army, as per census records. Large numbers of men from Sind and Balochistan have joined the ranks of the army and have proved their commitment and bravery to the national cause in Kargil and the ongoing global war on terrorism. Punjab’s dominance in army being reduced: ISPR -DAWN – Top Stories; 14


extensive efforts

in the Pakistan Army as a whole (officers and Other Ranks or soldiers) was as follows: Punjabis (including Punjabi Pathans): 51%,Pashtuns: 21%, Sindhis: 13.5%,, Kashmiris: 9.11%, Balochis: 3.2%, and Minorities: 0.72%. Extensive efforts have been made to bring Balochis and Sindhis on par with other ethnicities, presently the army recruitment system is enlisting personnel district-wise irrespective of provincial boundaries. This decision has given a fair chance to every citizen of Pakistan to be part

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