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  Pakistan Times | Top Story: Flood plays havoc in Charsadda, Nowshera in NW Pakistan
CHARSADDA: High flood in the Kabul and Sw at rivers have washed away dozens of houses, damaged standing crops and killed cattle in several riverside villages of Charsadda and Nowshera districts besides forcing the closure of main Peshawar-Charsadda road for all kind of traffic.
On the directives of DCO Charsadda, relief goods including tents and food items have been supplied to Biar Garhi, Sarmung, Karhma and Sewlai villages in Tangi tehsil where hundreds of houses and standing crops were inundated while dozens of cattle were swept away by the flood waters.
On the other hand residents of Charsadda district were facing great difficulties due to the blockade of Peshawar-Charsadda road for the last two days and they have been paying high fares to reach Peshawar via Nowshera and Mardan.
pakistantimes.net /2005/03/21/top8.htm   (469 words)

 Khyber Gateway >> Pashto Places >> Mardan
The district lies from 34 degrees 05 to 34 degrees 32 north latitudes and 71 degree 48 to 72 degree 25 east longitudes.
It is bounded on the north by Burner district and Malakand protected area, on the east by Swabi and Burner districts, on the South by Nowshera district and on the west by Charsadda district and Malakand protected area.
The urban proportion of the district is 20.2 percent of the total population where as rural proportion is 79.8 percent.
www.khyber.org /pashtoplaces/mardan.shtml   (2942 words)

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Formerly, it was a tehsil of Peshawar district and was upgraded to the status of district in July, 1988.
It is bounded by Malakand district on the north.
Mardan district on the east, Nowshera and Peshawar districts on the south and Mohmand Agency on the west.
www.dtce.org.pk /DTCE/sources/nwfp/Charsadda/Charsadda.htm   (160 words)

 Khyber Gateway >> Pashto Places >> Charsadda
Charsadda is 30 km (17 Miles) North East of Peshawar.
There are 102 NGOs, working in District charsadda and taking active part in the social and welfare development of the people of District Charsdda.
At the crossroads in the center of Charsadda turn night towards "Prang" through the hundreds of acres of graves all decorated with fl and white stones in geometric patterns.
www.khyber.org /pashtoplaces/charsadda.shtml   (1273 words)

 Growers want Charsadda declared calamity-hit -DAWN - National; June 13, 2002
CHARSADDA, June 12: Farmers of Charsadda district have demanded of the government that like many other districts of the province, Charsadda too should be declared a calamity-hit district, as the farmers had suffered losses due to the long dry spell.
The farmers of Charsadda, like other districts of the province, have formed the Farm Service Centre (FSC) in the district to protect the rights of the farmers.
Yahya Jan Khan, a farmer, said various kinds of fruits produced in Charsadda district were unique but lamented that the government was discouraging the establishment of orchards by imposing Abiana and other kinds of taxes.
www.dawn.com /2002/06/13/nat33.htm   (523 words)

 Babra Sharif massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Babra Sharif massacre occurred in 1948, Charsadda district of Pakistan, when unarmed workers of the Khudai Khidmatgar movements were fired upon by the provincial government of North-West Frontier province on the orders of the then Chief Minister Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan.
In July 1948, the provincial governor of NWFP promulgated an ordinance which authorized the government of detaining any one indefinitely and confiscating their properties without disclosing any reason to the detainee.
On 12 August 1948, The march was announced ahead of time in the major newspapers, all participants were told to congregate at Charsadda empty handed and to peacefully march to the Babra grounds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Babra_Sharif_massacre   (482 words)

 Pakistan Link Headlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
CHARSADDA: District Nazim Nasir Mohammad Khan has said that primary duty of monitoring committees of the district assembly is to bring reforms in the government institutions, identify irregularities and eradicate corruption from these departments.
Meanwhile, the district nazim also inaugurated the spring tree plantation campaign in the district by planting a sapling in the district lodge.
The district nazim was told that more than 50,000 sapling would be planted in the district during the current year.
www.pakistanlink.com /headlines/Mar/05/10.html   (280 words)

 PPF - Media Files Details
The girl, Naureen, was granted bail by an additional district and sessions judge in Charsadda on August 31, in a case registered under the Zina Ordinance.
PESHAWAR - Human rights organizations have asked the government to provide protection to a young girl in Shabqadar area of Charsadda district as they feared she would fall prey to honour-killing by her family.
The court directed that she should be released after furnishing two sureties of Rs 200,000 each and an undertaking from her father that she would not be harmed her.
www.pakistanpressfoundation.org /userMediaFilesDetails.asp?uid=4516   (365 words)

 History of NA 7 Charsadda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Charsadda district were considered strong hold of Awami National Party as out of four provincial assembly seats, three were used to be won by the ANP’s nominees.
Under the delimitation of constituencies by the Election Commission, Charsadda district bifurcated into two NA and six provincial assembly seats for the October general elections as in the previously held elections, it has only one seat NA-5 and four PF seats.
Maulana Hassan Jan, a new comer in the field of politics, had the support of over a dozen of big and small parties in Charsadda District to put an halt to the politics of Khan Abdul Wali Khan.
www.khyberwatch.com /na7.htm   (725 words)

 The Nation
The three districts hit by the floodwater from Kabul River and its offshoot Shalam River and Swat River include Charsadda, Nowshera and Peshawar.
In Peshawar district the situation was comparatively calm and at Warsak headwork 91,720 cusecs water flow was recorded, which was 100,000 cusecs on Friday.
In Charsadda district the maximum flow of Kabul River at Sadaryab was 62,460 cusecs and according to flood control officials there had been high floods, which damaged standing crops on its both banks.
www.nation.com.pk /daily/june-2005/26/index15.php   (623 words)

 CHARSADDA: Rs60m announced for Charsadda uplift -DAWN - Local; January 27, 2002
CHARSADDA, Jan 26: The NWFP Governor, Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, has announced a grant of Rs60 million for various development schemes of Charsadda district.
Speaking at a meeting of the elected representatives and elite of the district at Shiekhabad here on Saturday, the governor said that the new local body system would bring about a revolution in the country as it was intended to empower the people.
Similarly, a tehsil Nazim or district Nazim could not implement a project unless it was adopted by the tehsil or district assembly.
www.dawn.com /2002/01/27/local31.htm   (375 words)

 Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Until 1937, Mardan district was a part of Peshawar district.
It is bounded on the north by Buner district and Malakand protected area, on the east by Swabi and Buner districts, on the south by Nowshera district and on the west by Charsadda district and Malakand protected area.
The total area of the district is 1632 square kilometers.
www.mardan.sdnpk.org /main.htm   (148 words)

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MALAKAND DISTRICT, having an area of about 952 square kilometres and a population of over 4.5 lakhs as per population census of 1998 is situated in the lower reaches of the Swat region.
In addition to the above clarification Malakand is bounded on the north by Lower Dir district, on the east by the district of Buner, on the south-east by Mardan district and south-west by Charsadda district and Mohmand Agency.
It is also bounded by a range of mountains on the north-east separating it from district Swat and another range of mountains to the west separating it from Bajaur and Mohmand agencies.
www.malakand.8m.com   (602 words)

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Almadina Colony, Sahibzadgan, Mohallah Nursrat Zai, Tehsil Tangi District Charsadda
Village Jatta Ismail Khel Tehsil Banda Daud Shah District Karak
Village Shaheedan Wazeer Tehsil Banda Daud Shah District Karak
www.ecp.gov.pk /content/tnNWFP.htm   (129 words)

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District distribution and location of the farm had a significant effect on peak milk yield (Table 3), with higher peak milk yield in Peshawar (11.4±0.39 kg) as compared to those in district Charsadda (9.58±0.27 kg).
District distribution of buffaloes and location of the farm had a significant effect on lactation yield (Table 3).
The effect of district and farm location on lactation length was similar to what was observed for milk yield.
www.cipav.org.co /lrrd/lrrd15/10/hami1510.htm   (3532 words)

 Directorate of Archaeology & Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Pushkalavati (modern Charsadda), and the first capital of Gandhara from 6th to 1st century BC, is situated 30 km to the northeast of Peshawar.
Charsadda, The Metropolis of North-West Frontier was published by S. Wheeler in 1962, while another book on the Archaeology of Charsadda, authored by Robin Coningham, Ihsan Ali and Ruth Young has been completed and will be published soon.
In September 1988, for a short time, the District Council, Chitral used the building for their office, which was then handed over to the District Government in 1989.
www.frontierarchaeology.gov.pk /museums.htm   (2447 words)

 Anjuman Nawjawanan Charsadda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A survey was conducted in 1999 by the Social Welfare Department, NWFP in District Charsadda and it was found that approximately 4500 persons were hearing impaired, out of which approximately 2000 were under the age of 12.
Keeping this in mind and looking at the grim situation in the district, ANC decided to establish a centre for the welfare and development of these handicapped children.
The organisation is involved in providing education to physically handicapped children (deaf and dumb) of District Charsadda under twelve years of age.
www.pcp.org.pk /certified_NPO/ANC/ANC_programmes.htm   (563 words)

 ...~~(((((((|THE NWFP|))))))))Charsadda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The word Charsadda is derived from the name of district Head Quarter.
Home handwork is growing up in this district, but majority of the population of Charsadda is of villagers.
This district has all facilities because it is near by Peshawar.
thenwfp.com /DiStRiCtS/Charsadda.asp   (143 words)

 Employment news for District Captain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Central District Planning for Hallloween Oct 19, 2005 And because of that, special project have been put on hold.
Genaro and Theresa Salzano Oct 31, 2005 He was a district captain of the Democratic Party for 25 years and a member of the former Bulls Head Athletic Club and the former Denino's Social Club in Port...
MPD highlights Halloween tactics Oct 20, 2005 Central District Captain Mary Schauf presented changes in police tactics with regard to this year’s celebration, highlighting the use of fencing, MPD house...
www.jobtitles.net /D/District_Captain.html   (280 words)

 Pakistan Water Gateway - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
PESHAWAR: Water level in almost all the rivers of NWFP Tuesday started receding, while the district administrations, flood relief commission and non-governmental organisation remained busy in the relief and rehabilitation activities.
According to daily situation report of NWFP Flood Relief Commission floodwater washed away Tarkha-Hajizai Road in Charsadda district disconnecting Tarkha, Bakyana, Dheri Sikandar, Ghari Mohkem Shah Haryana and Mahmood Abad from main road.
In other affected districts situation was under control and rehabilitation activities there were going on in full swing.
www.waterinfo.net.pk /a_Detail.cfm?ID=3231   (228 words)

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Charsadda usually suffers severe winter conditions and birds having no housing facilities are adversely affected, causing severe death losses in the area as was reported by Naila et al (2001).
However, the relatively high household annual egg production and consumption in Charsadda could probably be related to heightened interest of the women in chicken production for that area.
Naila C, Farooq M, Durrani F R, Asghar A and Pervez 2001 Prevalence and economic ramification of Newcastle disease in backyard chicken in Charsadda, NWFP, Pakistan.
www.cipav.org.co /lrrd/lrrd14/1/faro141.htm   (1985 words)

 The News - International
Divers and rescuers of the district government, the local police and the Army were continuing a hunt for the missing persons.
In Charsadda, floods damaged one side of the two-lane Khyali Bridge on the main road linking the provincial metropolis with the district, blocking all kinds of traffic.
In the Sanghar district of Sindh, two persons were killed in rain-related incidents as heavy downpour lashed the Khadro town and its surrounding areas.
www.thenews.com.pk /top_story_detail.asp?Id=2387   (1692 words)

 Tourism @ Pakwatan.com
During his regime the Pathan tribes revolted and Aurangzeb himself led his army to re-establish his authority but after a hard struggle which lasted for two years(1673-75) he was compelled to agree to the terms which left the Pathans practically independent.
Other important streams which join Kalpani are Baghiari Khawar on the west and Muqam Khawar, coming from Sudham valley and Naranji Khawar from the Narangi hills on the left.
However, climatic conditions of Mardan district have been interpreted in the light of the data recorded at Risalpur station which is nearest to the Mardan district and have more or less similar topographic condition.
www.forenadepakistanier.com /Mardan.htm   (1305 words)

 The News - International
It may be mentioned here that a heavy flood swept dozens of villages of Charsadda district and displaced more than 1,600 families.
He also released a sum of Rs2 million to the district administration for emergency requirement and assured that the affected families would not be left unattended.
Durrani directed the district administration to make an estimate of the loss of property so that necessary steps could be taken for rehabilitation of the affected families.
www.thenews.com.pk /daily_detail.asp?id=17351   (302 words)

 NWFP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
(iv) Utman Zai Qanungo Halqa of Charsadda District.
NA-10 Mardan –II (a) Takht Bhai Tehsil of Mardan District; and
(f) Gadoon Qanungo Halqa of Swabi Tehsil of Swabi District.
www.hrcpelectoralwatch.org /nwfp.cfm   (441 words)

 iPaki.com:: Pakistan News Service - Aziz announces Rs100m relief : Flood situation remains grim - More Top Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
PESHAWAR, June 28: The overall flood situation in three districts of the NWFP remained grim with the Kabul and Swat rivers registering a further rise in their levels.
According to the NWFP Flood Relief Commission, some 120 houses have been damaged in Charsadda district and the flood has engulfed wider areas.
A hydrologist at the provincial flood warning centre said that the level of River Kabul was rising at Nowshera where a discharge of 151,000 cusecs was recorded at 5pm on Tuesday.
www.ipaki.com /news/wmprint.php?ArtID=4844   (432 words)

Jamia Taleemul Quran Wa Sunnah for Women Charsadda is a unique of its kind Islamic Institution for Women of district Charsadda.
For such a long time, there was a great need felt in the Female Islamic Education in District Charsadda, as there was no qualified Islamic Institution in the area and most of the desirous female students were have to suffer and while most of them were have to travel outside the area.
Muhtaram Zia -ur-Rehman sahib, took the intuitive at their own sources and started the Jamia Taleemul Quran wa Sunnah in District Charsadda for the Female Students.
www.jamiataleemulquran.com /mission.html   (225 words)

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Chiragh(Lamp) PPP-S PF-18 Charsadda-II 1 Ihsan Ullah Khan Gulabad, Charsadda.
Arrow PPPP 2 Sikindar Hayat Khan Sherpow, Tangi, Charsadda.
Lantern ANP 3 Abdul Akbar Khan Matta Mogal Khel, Charsadda.
www.hrcpelectoralwatch.org /NWFP.txt   (4333 words)

 Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The south western half of the district is mostly composed of fertile plain with low hills strewn across it.
It is generally accepted that this plain once formed the bed of a lake which was gradually filled up by the load of the river flowing into from the surrounding hills.
The district has a variety of fauna comprising the following:.
www.mardan.sdnpk.org /Geography.htm   (593 words)

 The Hindu : International : Bird flu in Pakistan farms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Reports from Charsadda district in the Frontier said that authorities have completed chicken cull in the district while the process has been at another poultry farm in district Abbottabad.
Provincial livestock department officials have completed killing of over 10,000 chickens in a farm a Dheri Zardad in district Charsadda.
At a farm in Abbottabad district, preparations have been made for killing over 16,000 birds.
www.hindu.com /2006/03/01/stories/2006030104441600.htm   (182 words)

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