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Heated air over the land rises, and cool, humid air from the ocean moves in to replace it. It has stuck to an IMF programme agreed to in 2013, a few months after it came to power in Pakistan’s first-ever handover from one civilian government to another. Currently, India is spread over an area of 3,287,263 sq km, while Pakistan comprises an area of 796,095 sq km. Inflation remains a significant threat to the economy: annual inflation was forecast to average 8.6% in 2006 and 6.7% in 2007. In 1987, the National Housing Authority was created to coordinate the upgrading of the existing katchi abadis and prevent the growth of new ones.

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Subsequently, Turkic and Afghan conquerors as well as Persian Sufi missionaries furthered the spread of the Islamic religion and culture throughout the Indo-Gangetic plains, further east towards Bengal, and deep south up to the Deccan. [127] India is the largest & fastest growing economy in the region (US$2.180 trillion) and makes up almost 82% of the South Asian economy; it is the world's 7th largest in nominal terms and 3rd largest by purchasing power adjusted exchange rates (US$8.020 trillion). [138] India is the only member of powerful G-20 major economies and BRICS from the region.

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An August 2000 news report listed seven such stations in Karachi. The daughters of Asia Bibi with an image of their mother, standing outside their residence in Sheikhupura on November 13, 2010. Sudha Ramachandran is an independent journalist/researcher based in Bangalore, India. The standoff between India and Pakistan continued for 10 months, and through 2003, the two countries continued to test-fire ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Foreign aid receipts amounted to $1,068 million or about $7 per capita and accounted for approximately 1.3% of the gross national income (GNI).

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Despite this erratic political landscape, the tradition of Pakistani music remained strong. The Quaid-I-Azam Residency in Ziarat Valley was Ali Jinnah's residence during his last illness and now houses relics of him and is a highly revered sacred site. All the militants in the attack were eventually killed, a police official said. Singh and several of the other convicts who were given reprieves, is still in prison on Nusakambangan Island, where Indonesia conducts executions.

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Afghanistan alone opposed Pakistani membership in the UN in 1947. DUBAI: Fourteen years ago Azhar Ali came on as a substitute fielder to see Inzamam-ul-Haq score an epic triple hundred in Lahore and wished he could emulate the legendary Pakistan batsman in future. For modern ethno-political, geo-resource, and socioeconomic reasons only countries like Egypt (despite actually being on the continent of Africa and not Asia), Syria, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Afghanistan, and Iran are considered to be the Middle East.

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The next bulletin will be sent on November 8, 2016. The Muslim religion was founded by the prophet Muhammad in the seventh century, when, according to Islamic belief, he received messages from God and wrote them down in what became the Qur'an, the Islamic book that instructs Muslims on how to conduct their lives. Third, Turkey’s international mission and responsibility are being subtly misrepresented as serving other states, giving rise to an accusation of just being their subcontractor.

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The scholarships are for full-time and part-time students only. Pakistan already need to regroup and adjust to these tricky conditions. The 32% jump in overall collection of custom duty, while apparently an achievement, actually comes at the cost of unprecedented fall in our exports and further isolation of Pakistan’s economy, a fact that the policymakers seem to be unaware of. Mehvish Miankhel, a member of an influential political family in Dera Ghazi Khan, allegedly was killed by her uncle in April.

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Cricket has a huge following and based on attendance figures at games, is the most popular sport in the country. There were 390,480 passenger cars and 396,225 commercial vehicles in use in 2003. We are thankful to our media friends who help VOM share the stories of our persecuted family. Within the Krishna basin, IWMI implements a number of interrelated activities aimed at improving water productivity, and reducing water and land poverty.

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Jawaharlal Nehru sits to his right, and M. Distribution of Asian Immigrants by Region and Top Country of Origin, 2014 Source: Migration Policy Institute (MPI) tabulation of data from the U. A win for Pakistan would seal a spot in the final in the Asia Cup. It is hardly surprising that the United States identified Pakistani involvement in the suicide bombing of the Indian embassy in July 2008.28 Pakistan has seen India’s rapid insertion of material support into Afghanistan as a strategic loss and as rolling back decades of efforts to establish an Islamic alliance between Islamabad and Kabul.

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Because Kashmir was more than 70% Muslim, Pakistan insisted that a vote be taken in the state. The government promised to begin privatizing some large companies in 2001 and eventually sell some loss-making ones in an attempt to improve the risky state of public finances. The fish catch in 2003 was 576,804 tons, 70% of it landed off coastal waters. The US invasion of Afghanistan left much violence on the streets of Pakistan and thus began a long, ongoing stretch of political instability.

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