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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > History of Pakistan
Pakistan, along with India, was one of two states created out of the territory of British colonial India in 1947.
Pakistan's Islamic history began with the arrival of Muslim traders in the 8th century.
Pakistan means "land of the pure", and also stands for the provinces it would include: P for Punjab, A for the Afghan States (aka North-West Frontier, K for Kashmir, S for Sindh, and Tan for Balochistan.
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 Pakistan Web....History of Pakistan
Pakistan was greatly affected by the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in December 1979; by 1984 some 3 million Afghan refugees were living along Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan, supported by the government and by international relief agencies.
She also announced that Pakistan would continue with its nuclear weapons development programme, raising concerns that a nuclear arms race could start between Pakistan and India, which is believed to have had nuclear weapons since the 1970s.
Pakistan became the focus of worldwide attention and diplomatic efforts by the United States and Britain over how it should respond to the terrorist action of September 11, 2001, and the threat of military retaliation against neighbouring Afghanistan.
www.angelfire.com /80s/pkweb/pakistan/history_of_pak.htm   (4292 words)

  
 History of Pakistan - Definition, explanation
Ancient Pakistan was ruled by the Persian Achaemenid empire from c.520 BCE in the reign of Darius the Great to its conquest by Alexander the Great.
In ancient Pakistan, nearly all of the Asokan edicts are written either in the Aramaic script (Aramiac had been the lingua franca of the Achaemenid empire) or in Kharosthi, a script derived from Aramaic.
Pakistan's Islamic history began with the arrival of Muslim invaders in the 8th century CE.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/h/hi/history_of_pakistan.php   (6070 words)

  
 History India Pakistan Wars - History Of Ancient, Medieval And Modern India.
Pakistan believed that the population of Kashmir was generally discontented with Indian rule and that a resistance movement could be ignited by a few infiltrating saboteurs.
Pakistan was rudely shocked by the reaction of the United States to the war.
The "Official History of the 1965 War", drafted by the Ministry of Defence of India in 1992 was a long suppressed document that outlined intelligence and strategic blunders by India during the war.
www.bharatadesam.com /history/india_pakistan_wars.php   (8976 words)

  
 History of Pakistan
Pakistan's Islamic history began with the arrival of Muslim traders in the 8th century in Sindh.
Pakistan emerged over an extended period of agitation by many Muslims in the subcontinent to express their national identity free from British colonial domination as well as domination by what they perceived as a Hindu-controlled Indian National Congress.
Accordingly, on August 14, 1947 Pakistan, comprising West Pakistan with the provinces of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), and East Pakistan with the province of Bengal, became independent.
www.historyofnations.net /asia/pakistan.html   (2281 words)

  
 A short history of Pakistan
Accordingly in 1947 the Dominion of Pakistan, comprising West Pakistan with the provinces of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), and East Pakistan with the province of Bengal, becomes independent.
Pakistan refuses to recognize the accession and campaigns to reverse the decision.
Pakistan is a parliamentary democracy and Muhammad Ali Jinnah becomes the first governor general.
www.electionworld.org /history/pakistan.htm   (1218 words)

  
 History of PIA - Pakistan International Airlines
When Pakistan was founded in 1947 it comprised two territories on either side of the expanse of India.
It was in this unusual circumstance that Pakistan International was formed.
All photos are copyright to their respective photographers and may not be used in any way without proper permission.
www.historyofpia.com   (201 words)

  
 PAKISTAN HISTORY
With West and East Pakistan separated by more than 1,000 miles of Indian territory, and with the major portion of the wealth and resources of the British heritage passing to India, Pakistan's survival seemed to hang in the balance.
The constitution of 1956 embodied the Islamic provisions of the "aims and objectives" resolution of 1949 and declared Pakistan to be an Islamic republic.
Pakistan skillfully negotiated for assistance from the World Bank, the United States, and other friends.; In addition to economic aid, Pakistan also received immense military aid from the United States.
www.pakistaninformation.com /historyhtml.html   (3228 words)

  
 Pakistan - History
Pakistan, along with India, was one of two states created out of the territory of British colonial India in 1947.
In ancient Pakistan, nearly all of the Asokan edicts are written either in the Aramaic script (Aramiac had been the lingua franca of the Achaemenid empire) or in Kharosthi, a script derived from Aramaic.
Pakistan continues to be involved in a dispute over Kashmir, with allegations of support of terrorist groups being leveled against Pakistan by India, while Pakistan charges that the Indian government abuses human rights in its use of military force in the region.
www.spot-pakistan.com /History-3.html   (6946 words)

  
  Pakistan History, Pakistan Ancient History, Pakistan History Culture, Modern History Of Pakistan
Historically, Pakistan is one of the most ancient lands known to man. Its cities blossomed even before Babylon was built: its people practised the art of good living and citizenship long before the celebrated ancient Greeks.
The amazing history of Pakistan can be traced back to at least 2500 BC, when a highly developed civilization flourished in the Indus Valley Area.
Pakistan owes its many influences to the countless visitors to the region.
pakistan.saarctourism.org /pakistan-history.html   (262 words)

  
  History of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prior to the 8th century Pakistan was dominated by native rulers in the east and the Sassanid Persians in the west.
Pakistan fought a war by proxy against the Communists in Afghanistan in the Soviet-Afghan War, greatly contributing to the eventual withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan.
Pakistan continues to be involved in a dispute over Kashmir, with allegations of support of terrorist groups being leveled against Pakistan by India, while Pakistan charges that the Indian government abuses human rights in its use of military force in the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Pakistan   (9390 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pakistan is bordered by India on the east, the Arabian Sea on the south, Iran on the southwest, and Afghanistan on the west and north; in the northeast is the disputed territory (with India) of Kashmir, of which the part occupied by Pakistan borders on China.
Pakistan may be divided into four geographic regions—the plateau of W Pakistan, the plains of the Indus and Punjab rivers, the hills of NW Pakistan, and the mountains of N Pakistan.
In Aug., 1973, India and Pakistan reached an agreement on the release of Pakistani prisoners-of-war and the exchange of hostage populations in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh—especially of the Bengalis in Pakistan and the Biharis in Bangladesh.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/pakistan_history.asp   (5195 words)

  
 History of Pakistan
Pakistan's Islamic history began with the arrival of Muslim traders in the 8th century in Sindh.
Pakistan emerged from an extended period of agitation by Muslims in the subcontinent to express their national identity free from British colonial domination as well as domination by what they perceived as a Hindu-controlled Indian National Congress.
Accordingly, on August 14, 1947 Pakistan, comprising West Pakistan with the provinces of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), and East Pakistan with the province of Bengal, became independent.
infotut.com /geography/Pakistan   (5226 words)

  
 Pakistan History
Pakistan, the Indus land, is the child of the Indus in the same way as Egypt is the gift of Nile.
Pakistan was later the entryway for the migrating pastoral tribes known as Indo-Aryans or simply Aryans who brought with them and developed the rudiments of the religio-philosophical system of what later evolved into Hinduism.
Sikhism another religious movement that arose partially on the soil of present-day Pakistan was briefly dominant in Punjab and in the northwest in the early nineteenth century.
www.world66.com /asia/southasia/pakistan/history   (6090 words)

  
 Pakistan (12/05)
The Pakistan Constitution of 1973, amended substantially in 1985 under Zia ul-Haq, was suspended by the military government in October 1999.
Pakistan's economic prospects began to increase significantly due to unprecedented inflows of foreign assistance at the end of 2001.
The PRC strongly supported Pakistan's opposition to Soviet involvement in Afghanistan and is perceived by Pakistan as a regional counterweight to India and Russia.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3453.htm   (7932 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Pakistan (History)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pakistan is bordered by India on the east, the Arabian Sea on the south, Iran on the southwest, and Afghanistan on the west and north; in the northeast is the
Afghanistan is bordered by Iran on the west, by Pakistan on the east and south, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan on the north; a narrow strip, the Vakhan (Wakhan), extends
Kashmir is bordered on the west by Pakistan, on the south by India, and on the north and east by China.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/09759.html   (451 words)

  
 History of Pakistan Summary
In ancient Pakistan, nearly all of the Asokan edicts are written either in the Aramaic script (Aramiac had been the lingua franca of the Achaemenid Empire) or in Kharosthi, a script derived from Aramaic.
Prior to the 8th century Pakistan was dominated by native rulers in the east and the Sassanid Persians in the west.
Pakistan fought a war by proxy against the Communists in Afghanistan in the Soviet-Afghan War, greatly contributing to the eventual withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan.
www.bookrags.com /History_of_Pakistan   (9160 words)

  
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Pakistan is one such state -- created by a colonial power, it is a state devoid of any historical or cultural basis.
Pakistan today is held together by a powerful military which directly consumes 70% of the its budget after debt payments.
Despite the diabolical role of the Pakistan military, it has been an axiom of faith among policy makers in the U.S., and even in arch rival India, that the continuation of Pakistan is desirable, even necessary, for stability in the region.
yangtze.cs.uiuc.edu /~jamali/sindh/res/breakup.html   (2203 words)

  
 5000 years - History of Pakistan Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pakistan, officially Islamic Republic of Pakistan, republic in southern Asia, at 23.30º to 36.45º north latitude, and 61º to 75.31º east longitude, bounded on the north and north-west by Afghanistan, on the north-east by China, on the east and south-east by India, on the south by the Arabian Sea, and on the west by Iran.
Pakistan was subsequently part of the Mauryan empire during the 3rd century and part of the 2nd century BC and later, in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, part of the Kushan (Kusana) kingdom.
The approximation of the boundaries of a new Pakistan was clear from the delineation of the zones.
www.brain.net.pk /~wisetech/50/history   (4116 words)

  
 Turning Moments in the History of Pakistan
Whatever was my position, I can well enough count myself among those whom history will remember as those who laid down their arms not their lives in protecting the integrity and the honour of their country.
Having read various accounts on 1965 and 1971 wars with India, written by senior officers of the Pakistan Army, my assessment is that five persons played the key role in leading the country towards 1971 war, which subsequently led to the dismemberment of the country.
But as weeks and months passed, his decision to remain as the President of Pakistan, initially, which was a desire, the General became helplessly involved in retaining that position.
www.defencejournal.com /2002/april/history.htm   (1401 words)

  
 History of Pakistan
Pakistan is a country situated in South-East Asia.
Pakistan became an independent country on 14th August 1947 because of the efforts of Muhammad Ali Jinnah - known as the Quaide Azam.
Mohammed Ali Jinnah, "founder of Pakistan", born in Karachi, on December 25th.
www.msstate.edu /org/psa/links/history.html   (342 words)

  
 Recording Oral History of Pakistan Movement
There are histories, films, and books about this great event, but the stories and experiences of ordinary people who lived through this period are not as thoroughly recorded they should have been.
Considering every day thousands of Pakistanis who experienced the Pakistan movement are leaving this world with their experiences unrecorded, there is an urgent need to record their experiences and observations.
There are many of this age group in Pakistan and the rest of the world—including those who reside in the U.S. and Canada.
yespakistan.com /forpakistan/recoralhistory.asp   (1293 words)

  
 Quick History of Pakistan
August 14 -- Birth of Pakistan, consisting of East Bengal, a part of Assam (Sylhet), West Punjab, Sind, NWFP and Baluchistan.
Pakistan signed an agreement with the U.S. saying that US will come to Pakistan's aid in a time of war.
Pakistan is suspended from Commonweath due to widely condemned military coup.
www.personal.kent.edu /~rmuhamma/Personal/Pakistan/PakHistory/timeLinePak.htm   (2895 words)

  
 History Of Pakistan
The name "Pakistan", which came to be used to describe this grouping, is thought to have originated as a compound abbreviation made up of letters of the names of the provinces involved, as follows: Punjab, Afghania (North West Frontier Province), Kashmir, Indus-Sindh, and Balochistan.
In the election of December 1970 called by Yahya, Sheikh Mujib-as Mujibur Rahman was generally called-won by a landslide in East Pakistan, capturing a clear majority in the National Assembly.
Pakistan was greatly affected by the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in December 1979; by 1984 some 3 million Afghan refugees were living along Pakistan's border with
www.angelfire.com /ia/yasir710/history/history.html   (3544 words)

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