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  Kakar - LoveToKnow 1911
KAKAR, a Pathan tribe on the Zhob valley frontier of Baluchistan.
The Kakars inhabit the back of the Suliman mountains between Quetta and the Gomal river; they are a very ancient race, and it is probable that they were in possession of these slopes long before the advent of Afghan or Arab.
During the second Afghan War the Kakars caused some annoyance on the British line of communications; and the Kakars inhabiting the Zhob valley were punished by the Zhob valley expedition of 1884.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Kakar   (167 words)

 India Travelog: Bookshelf - Sudhir Kakar's The Colours of Violence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kakar is fully aware of a basic problem in studies of such social phenomena: the bias of the observer.
Kakar criticizes several prominent contemporary Indian historians, such as the Marxist historians Romila Thapar and Gyanendra Pandey, for having "underestimated the extent of the historical rift between Hindus and Muslims and have thus invited a backlash to their Panglossian view of the past.
Kakar quotes Muzaffar Alam, a contemporary Muslim scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University: "Indeed in relation to Hindus, it is difficult to distinguish between an orthodox theologian and a liberal mystic [Sufi]....
www.iw.sify.com /travel/bookshelf/book19-kakar.html   (2049 words)

 The Ascetic of Desire - Sudhir Kakar
Kakar's novel is told by a young man who comes under the influence of Vatsyana, the author of the Kamasutra, and who comes to record his life.
This allows Kakar to invent a history and background for the mysterious author about whom practically nothing is known except his name, the area where he lived, and the book he wrote.
Kakar also fleshes out the characters, and particularly the young narrator relates his own story and concerns and confusion convincingly.
www.complete-review.com /reviews/kakars/theaod.htm   (807 words)

 Altered Lives: 'Our nightmares are following us here'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kakar is the youngest of 14 children -- 10 from Kakar's mother, the rest from her father's other two wives.
Kakar was 5 years old when she left the country with her mother, whose health was failing.
Zarby Kakar of Shoreline was born in Afghanistan and came to the United States as a child fleeing the war with the Soviet Union.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/49987_zarby10.shtml   (1560 words)

 rediff.com Special: Ashok Banker reviews Sudhir Kakar's new novel, Ecstasy
But Kakar's exercise was a fascinating one because it enabled us to examine our own Indian history of sexual behaviour and attitudes in the light of modern psychoanalytical practice.
Kakar clearly tells us in his note at the outset that Gopal's story is based on incidents taken from Ramakrishna's life.
The final dream of despair he experiences is as thin and cardboard-like as the rest of the novel, unconvincing in its humanity and unfulfilled in its storytelling.
www.rediff.com /news/2001/apr/17spec.htm   (1321 words)

"Kakar is more than just a recording angel: as a professor in history at Kabul University he was at the centre of events from 1979 until his arrest by Karmal's regime in 1982.
Because of his prominence Kakar was at first treated with deference by the Marxist government and was not imprisoned, although he openly criticized the regime.
Kakar brings firsthand knowledge and a historian's sensibility to his account of the invasion and its aftermath.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/6413.html   (646 words)

 Kakar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kakar's father was Dani, son of Ghourghusht, son of Qais Abdur Rashid, according to the Afghan appendix of tribes.
KAKAR- santay is the son of kak neka.sarda haytuallah is chip of santay.
Barakzai is a sub-tribe of Taraghzai, son of Kakar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kakar   (751 words)

 Kakar, Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response
The position of the Kabul regime (as Kakar calls it, refusing it the dignity of ``state'' or ``government'') was not strengthened by the internal struggles of the communists, in which Taraki was overthrown by Hafizullah Amin.
Kakar was trained first at Kabul University, and then at the University of London, where he took his Ph.D. in history; he returned to become a professor of history at Kabul University.
Kakar's political sympathies are quite clear --- he is a modernizing, Muslim, democratic nationalist --- but I can find no point at which they have distorted his narrative or conclusions (and I am a cosmopolite atheist, and looked).
cscs.umich.edu /~crshalizi/reviews/kakar-soviet-invasion   (2551 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro
In the just-released Mira and the Mahatma, psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar delves into the complex relationship between a remarkable Englishwoman and the man she worshipped.
Kakar?s Mira and the Mahatma was released by Penguin exactly three days before Mahatma Gandhi?s 135th birth anniversary, a semi-factual, semi-fictional study of the complex relationship between Gandhi and Mirabehn, the most favoured inmate of his ashram at Sabarmati.
Mira is the heroine of Kakar?s book, the one person in Gandhi?s later life who leads him to clash with his self-imposed moral and spiritual codes.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041003/asp/look/story_3824566.asp   (1301 words)

 Official Page of Sudhir Kakar
Kakar took his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gujarat University, his master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business economics from Mannheim in Germany and his doctorate in economics from Vienna before beginning his training in psychoanalysis at the Sigmund-Freud Institute in Frankfurt, Germany in 1971.
Sudhir Kakar’s sixteen books of non-fiction and four of fiction, include The Inner World(now in its 16th printing since its first publication in 1978), Shamans, Mystics and Doctors, The Analyst and the Mystic, Culture and Psyche, The Colors of Violence as also the novels The Ascetic of Desire, Ecstasy and Mira and the Mahatma.
Sudhir Kakar is married to Katha, a writer and a scholar of comparative religions.
www.sudhirkakar.com /index.htm   (346 words)

 Ecstasy - Sudhir Kakar
In his preface Sudhir Kakar explains that many of the incidents in his novel are based on the life of a "great Bengali mystic" and his chosen successor (Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Swami Vivekananda).
However, Kakar has clearly not merely fictionalized the stories of these two guys, the most striking difference being that he has transposed their stories from the nineteenth to the twentieth century.
Kakar seems, much of the time, to approve of this energy-sapping "irrational emotionalism", but it is unclear what he is trying to convey in this novel.
www.complete-review.com /reviews/kakars/ecstasy.htm   (1367 words)

 K&LNG : Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP : Professionals : Sandip Kakar
Kakar also advises venture capital and private equity firms in connection with their fund formation and investment and liquidity transactions.
Kakar also advises public companies, members of boards of directors and investors in connection with securities compliance and regulatory matters, including corporate governance issues and filings of periodic and other reports with the SEC.
Kakar has counseled members of the investment management industry, including broker-dealers, mutual funds, hedge funds and investment advisers, in connection with a broad variety of legal and compliance matters and regulatory investigations.
www.klng.com /professionals/Detail.aspx?professional=640   (359 words)

 IndiaStar Review of Books. Sudhir Kakar, "The Colors of Violence," reviewed by C.J.S.Wallia
Kakar, a psychiatrist in New Delhi, notes that his study is not grounded in psychoanalytic theory; it is a trained clinician's cold-eyed analysis of a complex, emotionally charged, social problem.
Kakar accurately diagnoses the major malady as symptomized in Azmi's repeated assertion of Muslims' having come from the outside.
Accordingly, Kakar devotes an entire chapter in recalling his childhood memories of the Partition riots in the Punjab.
www.indiastar.com /wallia5.htm   (1828 words)

 rediff.com: The Rediff Interview/ Psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar
Now, in his latest novel, Ecstasy, Kakar delves into the astonishing relationship of two mystics.
Kakar spoke to Roving Editor Ramesh Menon about his new book, corruption, and the sexual revolution.
Sudhir Kakar's earlier books were: The Inner World (1978), Shamans, Mystics and Doctors (1982), Tales of Love, Sex and Danger (1986), Intimate Relations (1990), The Analyst and the Mystic (1992) The Colours of Violence (1996), Culture and Psyche (1997), Indian Love Stories (1999) and The Ascetic of Desire (1998)
www.rediff.com /news/2001/apr/19inter.htm   (1819 words)

 Amazon.com: The Ascetic of Desire: Books: Sudhir Kakar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This lushly sensual and thoughtful debut novel by New Delhi psychoanalyst Kakar was inspired by the mysterious Vatsayana who wrote the Kama Sutra sex manual between the first and sixth centuries of the present era.
Always an elegant stylist, Sudhir Kakar has written a sensual work that is alive with historical detail and provocative ideas about the world's most fascinating subject.
Kakar takes the reader deep into sexual ideas and lore, in the classical Indian way, that will certainly enlighten and even titillate some readers.
www.amazon.com /Ascetic-Desire-Sudhir-Kakar/dp/1585670073   (1334 words)

 Dr. Kakar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are working on two research projects: 1) to define the molecular mechanisms of inhibition of tumor cell growth and proliferation by gonadotropin-releasing hormone/gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptors, and 2) molecular mechanisms of pituitary tumor transforming gene (PTTG) in human tumorigenesis.
Sham S. Kakar (1998) Inhibition of growth and proliferation of EcRG293 cell line expressing high affinity gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor under the control of an inducible promoter by GnRH agonist (D-Lys6)GnRH and antagonist (Antide).
Sham S. Kakar and Lothar Jennes (1999) Molecular cloning and characterization of the tumor transforming gene (TUTR1): a novel gene in human tumorigenesis.
www.louisville.edu /medschool/medicine/endo/fac/Kakar.html   (215 words)

 USATODAY.com - The Afghan-American: Torn between 2 nations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nooria Kakar, Afghan-American woman feels as if she is between two worlds after the events of 9/11.
Now, Kakar is thinking of moving there along with her husband, Abdul Mateen, 28, and son, Jamal, 2.
On a recent lunch break at a neighborhood Burger King (where she declined food or drink in deference to her Ramadan fast), she poured out her conflicted thoughts.
www.usatoday.com /life/2001-12-7-kakar.htm   (1048 words)

 Toba Kakar Range - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Toba Kakar Mountains are a Southern offshoot of the Himalayas in the Balochistan region of Pakistan.
The historical route through the mountains is known as the Bolan Pass, and though the mountains are sometimes inaccurately referred to as the "Brahui Mountains", Brahui is the term for an ethnic group that lives in the region, and their language.
In late 2004, John Lehman announced that the United States now had the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden narrowed down to a 16-square kilometre area in the Toba Kakar mountains; though they were hesitant to enter the area, Lehman using the reference that it would be "another Vietnam".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toba_Kakar_Range   (271 words)

 Rajeev Kakar, Citibank Regional Head | Executive Interview
Kakar's very sincere approach to customer service is the revolutionary 8am to 8pm opening hours, six days a week, that Citibank has introduced recently in the UAE.
Kakar explains the roll-out of services is having to move faster to meet rising customer expectations.
Kakar hints that this is the way product development will go in the near future.
www.ameinfo.com /43565.html   (959 words)

 Demand for arrest of Kakar’s killers -DAWN - National; March 18, 2006
QUETTA, March 17: Pakistan Workers’ Party has called for immediate arrest of the killers of the party’s leader, Nasrullah Kakar, and threatened to block highways connecting Balochistan with Punjab and Sindh if the culprits were not arrested immediately.
The PWP leader accused the nationalists of assassinating the party’s leader and said that the murdered leaders were staunch supporters of the government’s development programme.
He said that the party workers had waited peacefully for 17 days, hoping that the killers of Nasrullah Kakar would be arrested but it seemed that the party was left with no option but to block Quetta-Karachi and Quetta-Pishin highways.
www.dawn.com /2006/03/18/nat19.htm   (218 words)

 Salon.com News | Has bin Laden made himself expendable?
The American ultimatum to the Taliban to hand over bin Laden "comes at a point in time when it would be relatively easy for the Taliban to hand him over because their main opposition leader is dead and the Taliban's dependence on bin Laden has decreased," says Kakar.
Kakar says that it shouldn't be very difficult for the Taliban to "get rid of" bin Laden because it's "the sensible thing for them to do if they want to keep Afghanistan under their power.
Kakar describes this meeting of clerics as "a make or break moment for the Taliban." Afghanistan is ringed by countries anxious to knock them out of power so that they could exert their own influence over the mineral- and resource-rich region that they view as their own backyard.
archive.salon.com /news/feature/2001/09/18/kakar/index.html   (983 words)

 UCSF Department of Pathology
My research projects include the use of fluorescence in situ hybridization in the diagnosis of dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Kakar S, Burgart LJ, Rabi KG, Petersen GM, Thibodeau SN, Lindor L. Loss of MLH1 as a function of age in colorectal cancer.
Kakar S, Puangsuvan N, Stevens JM, Serenas R, Mangan G, Sahai S, Mihalov M. HER-2/neu assessment in breast cancer by immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in situ hybridization: comparison of results and correlation with survival.
www.ucsf.edu /pathology/people/kakar.htm   (188 words)

 KAKAR - Online Information article about KAKAR
The Kakars inhabit the back of the Suliman mountains between See also:
War the Kakars caused some annoyance on the See also:
line of communications; and the Kakars inhabiting the Zhob valley were punished by the Zhob valley expedition of 1884.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /JUN_KHA/KAKAR.html   (278 words)

 NASA - Meet Dr. Ramesh Kakar: Weather Focus Area leader for the NASA/Science Mission Directorate
Ramesh Kakar is the Weather Focus Area leader for the NASA/Science Mission Directorate programs.
Kakar earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1962 from the University of Delhi, India, and a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Wyoming in 1970.
Kakar has been a civil service employee at NASA Headquarters, Washington, since 1990.
www.nasa.gov /lb/mission_pages/hurricanes/bios/kakar_bio.html   (325 words)

 Wahid Kakar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wahid Kakar was Chief of Army Staff, Pakistan.
President Ghulam Ishaq Khan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came into public on the appointment of the Chief of Army staff after the sudden death of General Asif Nawaz in January 1993.
It was Kakar who forced Ghulam Ishaq Khan and Nawaz Sharif to hand over their resignations at the height of the crisis in 1993.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wahid_Kakar   (253 words)

 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
Kakar, S. Nelson, A. Treusch, R. ; et.al.
Kakar, S.N. Perez, A. Gonzales, J. 1993 Jun 01
Kakar, S.N. Perez, A. Gonzales, J. 1994 Mar 01
www.osti.gov /energycitations/searchresults.jsp?Author=Kakar,+S.   (327 words)

 Kakar, Bhootani elected Speaker, DS -DAWN - Top Stories; December 1, 2002
QUETTA, Nov 30: The joint candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Q and Muttahida Majlis-I-Amal Jamal Shah Kakar was elected speaker, and Mir Mohammad Aslam Bhootani, Deputy Speaker, of the Balochistan Assembly, here on Saturday.
The Kakar of the MMA bagged 37 votes out of the 59 polled, and his rival candidate Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal of Pashtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party (PMAP) could get only 10 votes; 12 votes were declared invalid.
Seven out of the 12 invalid votes were polled in favour of Kakar, presiding officer Jafar Khan Mandokhel informed the House.
www.dawn.com /2002/12/01/top4.htm   (549 words)

 The Ascetic of Desire - Kakar, Sudhir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In The Ascetic of Desire, Sudhir Kakar tells the story of its author, Vatsayana, and his times -- the fourth century A.D., considered the golden age of Indian history -- in a way that promises to make this debut novel a major literary event.
In Kakar's masterful account, we see Vatsayana through the eyes of his pupil, the son of a Brahmin scholar who is embarking on his first exploration of the sensual life.
Like Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha, Sudhir Kakar's novel is a startling combination of psychological insight and historical background.
www.internetbookshop.it /ame/ser/serdsp.asp?shop=1409&e=1585670073   (274 words)

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