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Kidnapped Pakistani workers for Polish company freed after six months
Reuters
WANA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Six kidnapped Pakistani workers for a Polish oil and gas company have been freed, a local official said on Monday, more than six months after they were abducted by a faction of the Taliban. The six workers for oil and gas ...

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The Daily Star

From the labyrinth of memory
The Daily Star
It was cold and we had dressed accordingly. We sped along the known highway towards Peshawar, only 90 miles away. After about three hours we went past the historic Attock fort and crossed the strategically located Attock bridge in the morning. By then ...

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DailyO

Why it's worth remembering Partition this Independence Day
DailyO
My mother, who left us last year, came from the same region in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). india-pakistan-parti_080717100434.jpg A family of Sikh refugees from Lahore. Photo: Life magazine. Horrors of the Partition never dominated our ...

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DAWN.com

Poverty and terror
DAWN.com
To answer, let history be our guide. In Arrested Development in India, Clive J. Dewey recounts that, between the 12th and 20th centuries, men from Punjab's northern districts (ie Rawalpindi, Jhelum and Attock) joined almost every invader who came to ...


Daily Excelsior

“Hukam Rajayee Chalna Nanak Likheya Naal”
Daily Excelsior
Several of these Gurdwaras which in series depict the birth, childhood, early life and death of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji are housed in Nankana Sahib, Lahore, District Gujarat, Mandi Bahauddin, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Kasur (The village of Baba Bulle ...

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thenews.pl

Poland still seeks justice in Pakistani Taliban beheading case
thenews.pl
Piotr Stanczak was kidnapped in September 2008 while working as a geologist for a Polish firm in Attock, near the dangerous north-west frontier region of Pakistan. The Taliban said they eventually killed the Pole in February 2009 after Pakistani ...

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The Lawless Frontier
Atlantic Online
Pakistan covers the desert frontier of the Subcontinent. British civil administration extended only to Lahore, in the fertile Punjab, near Pakistan's eastern border with India; its Mogul architecture, gardens, and rich bazaars give Lahore a closer ...


The Express Tribune

The Way of the Gun: The legendary gunsmiths of Darra Adam Khel
The Express Tribune
He added that if I wanted something fancier, then I should look up Nawabzada Ustad, who is known for producing exact copies of the world-famed and highly prized Holland & Holland double barrel shotguns. “But his gun would cost you Rs200,000 a piece and ...


Times of India

Why Talibs are gagging the voice of syncretism in Pakistan
Times of India
Rahman Baba, 'the Nightingale of Peshawar', was an 18th century poet and mystic, a sort of North-West Frontier version of Nizamuddin Auliya. He withdrew from the world and promised his followers that if they also loosened their ties with the world ...

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