North-West Frontier Province love

North-West Frontier Province

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A historical region of northwest Pakistan on the Afghanistan border. Long a strategic area because of its proximity to the Khyber Pass, it is the traditional home of the Pathans, an Indo-Iranian people. The region was annexed by the British in 1849 and became part of Pakistan after independence was achieved in 1947.

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Examples

  • From there they began sneaking into the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - which until recently was known as the North-West Frontier Province - and started targeting schools and commercial establishments such as CD and music shops.

    Global Issues News Headlines

  • From there they began sneaking into the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa -- which until recently was known as the North-West Frontier Province -- and started targeting schools and commercial establishments such as CD and music shops.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • Pakistan's Daily Times newspaper reported Monday that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government - previously known as the North-West Frontier Province - is cracking down on relief workers affiliated with outlawed terrorist groups, such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, the organization blamed for the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Floodwaters are moving downstream in the Indus River watershed, from the worst-hit province, Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa, formerly known as North-West Frontier Province, to Pakistan's three other provinces - Punjab, Sindh and Baluchistan.

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Punjab, Afghania (also known as North-West Frontier Province),

    British Blogs

  • The stone structure became the city's first war memorial when it was put up in 1900 to honour servicemen who died during the Tirah Campaign in British India's North-West Frontier Province, which is now in Pakistan, in 1897-98.

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  • Ghazi moved to the neighbouring district of Tank in the North-West Frontier Province, which is also the gateway to South Waziristan, to save his second teenage son from the influence of his fellow tribesman and local warlord Baitullah Mehsud, who he blames for Haneef's recruitment and death.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The militants 'main target remains Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, which is close to the tribal areas.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • By 2009 the Taliban wholly controlled all seven of the tribal agencies in the FATA and their writ extended into the “settled” areas of the North-West Frontier Province, almost up to the gates of Peshawar, the provincial capital.

    The Longest War

  • Imdadullah was in Afghanistan at the time, but he was originally from the Pakistani town of Bannu in the North-West Frontier Province, where he had trained for his mission.

    The Longest War

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