What is Pakistan known for?

composing songs

and finally to Quetta, Pakistan. Sarkhosh revived his skills by singing and composing songs inspired by a sense of nationalism and suffering in exile. He didn't sing for commercial gain, but out of nostalgia and to convey the feelings about refugee life as experienced by refugees of Afghanistan dispersed throughout the world. They went to his concerts in their thousands, marking Sarkhosh's rise as a singer. It was in Quetta that he mastered the harmonium under the Pakistani composer Arbab Ali Khan. Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan

school construction

Department foreign operations appropriations bill of 2008, the House approved Tierney's amendment to direct $75,000,000 to secular school construction in Pakistan to compete against Islamic madrassas. Liscio, David (June 22, 2007). "House OKs Tierney Pakistan school funds." ''The Daily Item (The Daily Item (Lynn))''. Retrieved September 11, 2010. a Bedouin (Image:Bedouin sword dance.jpg) woman performing


building projects, such as Frere Hall (1865) and the Empress Market (1890), were undertaken. In 1876, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, was born in the city, which by now had become a bustling city with mosques, temples, courthouses, brothels, paved streets and a magnificent harbour. By 1899, Karachi had become the largest wheat exporting port in the East. Herbert Feldman 1970 : Karachi through a hundred years: the centenary history of the Karachi Chamber

massive presence

needed date January 2011 the local Hindu population established a massive presence in the city. By the time of independence of Pakistan in 1947, Karachi had become a bustling metropolis with beautiful classical and colonial European styled buildings, lining the city’s thoroughfares. Karachi was chosen as the capital of Pakistan, which at the time included modern day Bangladesh, a region located more than Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan

popular green

2004 isbn 1740594258 pages 75–76 In Pakistan, both black and green teas are popular and are known locally as ''sabz chai'' and ''kahwah'', respectively. The popular green tea called kahwah is often served after every meal in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which is where the Khyber Pass of the Silk Road is found, and in the Pashtun (Pashtun people) belt of Balochistan (Balochistan (Pakistan)). In the Kashmir region of Pakistan, Kashmiri chai or '' Noon

Chai noon chai '', a pink, milky tea with pistachios and cardamom, is consumed primarily at special occasions, weddings, and during the winter months when it is sold in many kiosks. In the northern Pakistan regions of Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan, a salty, buttered Tibetan-style tea is consumed. In Pakistan, both black and green teas are popular and are known locally as ''sabz chai'' and ''kahwah'', respectively. The popular green tea called kahwah is often served

drinks. It is common practice for homeowners to offer tea breaks to hired labor, and sometimes even provide them with tea during the breaks. Tea offered to labor is typically strong and has more sugar in it. In Pakistan, both black and green teas are popular and are known locally as "sabz chai" and "kahwah," respectively. The popular green tea called kahwah is often served after every meal in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Pashtun (Pashtun people) belt

publication location

Muslim country in the world to embark on a nuclear power program.

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of English; hence the latter remain under-represented. The majority of the world's population lives in the Northern Hemisphere, which contributes toward a selection biased to a Northern Hemisphere perspective. This selection bias interacts with the other causes of systemic bias discussed above, which slants the selection to a pro-Northern Hemisphere perspective. See

light work

england content story 88870.html "England make light work in wintry weather" CricInfo retrieved 27 August 2007 Though he lost his England place during 2001, he remodelled his bowling action and gained a place on the 2001–02 tour to India (Indian cricket team). Though he hit possibly his worst international batting form during the Test series, frustrating him to the point that he broke down in tears in the dressing room at one stage, he later saw the tour as a turning

debut performance

player 40378.html Cricinfo '''Hasan Raza''' (Urdu: '''حسن رضا''') (born March 11, 1982) is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler. He initially was subject to something of a claim for an international cricketing record, as his debut performance was believed to have taken place at the age of 14 years and 227 days, then a world-record, sparking investigations over the legitimacy of his age claims. The year 1956 saw a cruise

association development

in England and Germany, and later as part of a German Football Association development scheme that took him to several countries including Burma, Tanzania and Pakistan. In 2004 he was appointed an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for promoting Anglo-German understanding through football. Coaching career After a couple of months pondering his future career plans he received a telephone call from Stockport County (Stockport County F.C.) chairman Victor Bernard, who offered him the position of general manager. Stockport were a struggling lower league team with a small budget, and Trautmann's appointment was an attempt to improve the image of the club. Many people in the local area supported one of the two Manchester clubs, so to stimulate interest Trautmann and Bernard decided to move matches to Friday evenings, when neither Manchester club would be playing. Rowlands, ''Trautmann: The Biography'', p218 This improved revenue, but the team continued to struggle. Trautmann resigned in 1966 following a disagreement with Bernard. Rowlands, ''Trautmann: The Biography'', p223 From 1967 to 1968 he was manager of the German team Preußen Münster, taking them to a 13th-place finish in the Regionalliga West (Regionalliga West (1963-74)), Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan


'''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

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