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TRT World

With killings on the rise, Sikhs in Pakistan's Peshawar weigh exit
TRT World
“With Charanjeet's death it is as if the arms of the community have been cut off," Baba Gurpal Singh, a community spokesperson, told TRT World in Peshawar, the capital of the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and a frontier town in the Federally ...

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Times of India

Claiming global support Modi talks tough — via Attock — on terrorism
Times of India
At the peak of pre-partition Indian nationalism before the British conquest by division, Attock was the northwestern frontier of the Maratha Empire after they defeated the Durranis and hoisted the bhagwa jhanda (the Maratha's saffron flag) atop Attock ...

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The Daily Star

From the labyrinth of memory
The Daily Star
After about three hours we went past the historic Attock fort and crossed the strategically located Attock bridge in the morning. By then we had left Punjab and entered the then North West Frontier Province (NWFP). Soon we were in Peshawar city and ...

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Financial Times

Dancing in the hills: a journey to meet Pakistan's Kalash people
Financial Times
The beat got louder and more driven the closer we came to the ceremonial platform at the top of the hill. We were in the mountains of the North-West Frontier of Pakistan, less than 20 miles from the Afghan border. A little south-east was the ... At ...


DAWN.com

Railways' failure to meet public expectations
DAWN.com
This year the threat level has been so high that the government had to call off an annual mela in Sibi, a small desert town about 240 kilometres northwest of Sukkur. Troops belonging to Frontier Corps (FC) regularly patrol the train track around Sibi ...


The Tribune

National Archives launches its series with book on legendary Sikh commander
The Tribune
Born in Gujranwala, now in Pakistan, Hari Singh was the Commander-in-Chief at the most turbulent North West Frontier of Ranjit Singh's kingdom. ... Among his achievement include conquest of Kasur, Siakot, Attock, Multan, Kashur, Peshawar and Jamrud.

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Global Village space (blog)

Manzoor Pashteen's PTM: A 'Rights Movement' or a new 'Regional Agenda'?
Global Village space (blog)
For greater part of history, these areas, inhabited by Pashtuns or related tribes, at least up to Indus at Attock, have remained with undefined borders; kingdoms were identified with the cities they held. Afghan rulers of Kabul ... of the British ...


DailyO

Why it's worth remembering Partition this Independence Day
DailyO
So, what are we commemorating this August - the 70th anniversary of India's Independence or the bloody cleaving of the subcontinent? What imagery on domestic and international air will encapsulate what unfolded seven centuries ago in this part of the ...

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The Express Tribune

The Way of the Gun: The legendary gunsmiths of Darra Adam Khel
The Express Tribune
Every vehicle had to undergo strict checking by Frontier Corps personnel and because of the lengthy question and answer session, there was a long line of vehicles at the very first entry point just outside Darra. Once I got there, I was met with ... It ...

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