View of Abbottabad, NWFP, Pakistan - June 2009

View of Abbottabad, NWFP, Pakistan – June 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbottabad Abbottabad (Urdu: ایبٹ آباد) is a city located in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan and is the third-largest city in the province after Peshawar and Mardan. The city is situated in the Orash Valley, 150 km north of Islamabad and 200 km east of Peshawar at an altitude of 4,120 feet (1,260 m). The city is well-known throughout …

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District Kohistan in NWFP, Pakistan - July 2009

District Kohistan in NWFP, Pakistan – July 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohistan_District_(Pakistan) Kohistan (کوہستان in Persian, meaning "Country of the Hills") has two distinct meanings in Pakistan. In Persian "istaan" means "land of". In its usual modern sense Kohistan District is an administrative district within Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province covering an area of 7,492 sq.kilometres; it had a population of 472,570 at the 1998 Census. In a broader historic and …

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Malang at Madu lal Hussain

Malang at Madu lal Hussain

In the new Lahore lies buried Shah Husain and with him lies buried the myth of Lal Husain. Still, at least once a year we can hear the defused echoes of the myth. As the lights glimmer on the walls of Shalamar, the unsophisticated rhythms of swinging bodies and exulting voices curiously insist on being associated with Husain. This instance …

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District Kohistan in NWFP, Pakistan - July 2009

District Kohistan in NWFP, Pakistan – July 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohistan_District_(Pakistan) Kohistan (کوہستان in Persian, meaning "Country of the Hills") has two distinct meanings in Pakistan. In Persian "istaan" means "land of". In its usual modern sense Kohistan District is an administrative district within Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province covering an area of 7,492 sq.kilometres; it had a population of 472,570 at the 1998 Census. In a broader historic and …

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7C2B2059

7C2B2059

Main Gate Mosque Maharani Moran Papar Mandi Shah Almi Gate Lahore Pakistan Moran Sarkar was born in a Muslim family in Makhanpur near Ghaziabad. She was a nautch girl. Maharaja Ranjit Singh used to meet her in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan. She used to dance for him at the Baradari of Maharaja Ranjit Singh halfway between Amritsar …

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