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  Khairpur – FREE Khairpur Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
The city was the capital of the former princely state of Khairpur, which was founded in 1783 and merged into Pakistan in 1955.
in Sukkur and Khairpur district of Sindh province.
with a capacity of 2500 tonnes/year in Khairpur, Sindh in 1982.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Khairpur.html   (501 words)

  Khairpur - LoveToKnow 1911
Like other parts of Sind, Khairpur consists of a great alluvial plain, very rich and fertile in the neighbourhood of the Indus and the irrigation canals, the remaining area being a continuous series of sand-hill ridges covered with a stunted brushwood, where cultivation is altogether impossible.
The chief, or mir, of Khairpur belongs to a Baluch family, known as the Talpur, which rose on the fall of the Kalhora dynasty of Sind.
In 1832 the individuality of the Khairpur state was recognized by the British government in a treaty under which the use of the river Indus and the roads of Sind were secured.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Khairpur   (366 words)

 Wildlife of Pakistan: Off the Beaten Track: A Forest Fit for A Prince
The Talpurs are of Baloch origin and came to power by defeating the last Kalhora sovereign and his foreign allies in 1783 after a period of war that began in 1775 with the murder of Mir Bahram Khan, the chief of the Talpur clan.
Khairpur State had chosen to accede to Pakistan on October 3 1947, and even before then had celebrated Pakistan Day on August 14 1947 to discourage its sizeable Hindu population from any thoughts of joining India instead of Paksitan.
Until then, Khairpur adn the other princely states that had joined Paksitan were an integral part of the country but had retained their autonomy.
www.wildlifeofpakistan.com /OfftheBeatenTrack/mehranoaforestfitforaprince.htm   (2452 words)

 Sindh WebSite - Khairpur: then and now — a page from history
Khairpur and Bahawalpur were the first states to be annexed in 1955 through a Merger Agreement which their rulers were forced to sign in 1954 on threat of military invasion.
The States that successfully acceded to Pakistan were; Khairpur, Bahawalpur, Swat, Dir, Amb, Chitral, and Kalat with its sub-states, while Junagarh and Manavadar were forcefully taken over by India on the grounds that the majority of their population was Hindu.
Khairpur was essential for Pakistan, because 1) The State bordered India; 2) Khairpur lay on the Indus River and India could easily nullify the Sukker Barrage had the State acceded to It.
sindh.ws /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=68&Itemid=33   (2124 words)

 :: Khair pur Heritage and Welfare ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Khairpur (formerly a village named Boira) was founded in 1786 by Meer Sohrab Khan Talpur as the capital of the Kingdom of Upper Sindh (founded 1783) which was part of the Confederacy of Talpur kingdoms ruled independently from Khairpur, Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas.
With this began the downfall and conquest of the Talpur Confederacy (1843) as it led to the gradual increase of British preponderance.
The survival of Khairpur as a state was purely the result of Mir Ali Murad's tact in handling and understanding the hypocritical policies of the East India Company.
www.khairpursindh.org /historyContent.asp?ChapterID=1   (2469 words)

at Faiz Mahal, Khairpur Mirs, 1923) of Sahibzada Mir Shah Nawaz Khan Talpur.
Ascended the musnaid, at Faiz Mahal, Khairpur Mirs, 9
Khairpur acceded to the Dominion of Pakistan, 3
www.4dw.net /royalark/Pakistan/khairpur3.htm   (947 words)

Khairpur State was founded in 1783, with the capital developed in 1786.
Khairpur closed its mint and currency in 1903 and gave legal tender to the British imperial currency in order to utilize the benefit of the economic market of the empire.
The state was forcefully merged with Pakistan in June 1955 in violation of the treaty of accession.
www.uq.net.au /~zzhsoszy/ips/k/khairpur.html   (313 words)

Khairpur, a land of meticulously lined date palms and vast cotton fields, boasts a majestic past.
Lastly, while the average literacy rate for males in rural Khairpur is 65%, for females it is a bleak 25%.
It is in this district of Khairpur that DIL collaborated with the Naz High School Old Boys Welfare Trust (NOWA) in September 1998 on a community school project for girls called the “NOWA Pirbhat DIL Project”.
www.dil.org /DIL/html/p_khairpur.htm   (382 words)

 Pakissan.com; Growing Lychee Trees.Khairpur 
The predominant fruit crop of Khairpur district in upper Sindh is date-palm.
Instead mango plantation with date-palm is quite common in spite of the fact that mango trees under the canopy of date-palm are vulnerable to many diseases and pests especially malformation and mildews.
After a successful cultivation of litchi under date palm orchards in District Khairpur it is suggested that necessary arrangements for large scale promotion of this fruit crop are required to be made by the horticulture division of PARC Islamabad.
www.pakissan.com /english/advisory/growing.lychee.trees.under.datepalm.shtml   (933 words)

 Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources
Khairpur Mirs is an important trading centre by having four sugar Mills, Six Cotton Factories and three leather industries.
Khairpur, Gambat and Kotdiji were selected for arsenic monitoring.
The Dadu District may be divided into three parts on the basis of difference in character namely the Kohistan or hilly area, the barrage zone and the low lands riverian area.
www.pcrwr.gov.pk /Arsenic_CS/ACS_Intro.htm   (1198 words)

 Child marriages on the rise across rural Sindh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
KHAIRPUR, 31 Mar 2006 (IRIN) - In the small, dusty city of Khairpur, in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh, with its bazaars selling the hand-spun, embroidered cloth typical of the region, as well as the dates grown widely in the area, Sumera, 11, is in high spirits.
In Khairpur, a city of some 125,000 people, located 450 km northeast of the port city of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest urban centre and the capital of the Sindh province, such marriages are increasingly common.
Organisations running schools for girls in rural areas of Khairpur and other locations in Sindh have reported that in many cases, girls are unable to complete their schooling as they are married soon after reaching their teens or even earlier.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=52533   (983 words)

 :: Khair pur Heritage and Welfare ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Eighth Sovereign of Khairpur, Mir Ali Murad Khan Talpur II (the present Ex-Ruler) acceded to Pakistan on the 3rd of October 1947 while in his minority through his Regent.
Khairpur and Bahawalpur were the first states to be annexed in 1955 through a Merger Agreement which their rulers were forced to sign in 1954 on threat of military invasion.
Inside Pakistan, Khairpur was relegated to the backwaters.(By 1985 the real income of this area fell to a 50th of what it was!!) Virtually every promise of the merger agreement was broken.
www.khairpursindh.org /historyContent.asp?ChapterID=3   (2888 words)

This is the second of the two projects that DIL has in the District of Khairpur, in the Sindh Province.
Khairpur is situated 450 km north of Karachi and shares a border with India to its east.
Its southeastern portion is parched desert while the remainder of the district is afflicted with the menace of acute water-logging and salinity, making life for its rural inhabitants extremely difficult.
www.dil.org /DIL/html/p_khairpur_2.htm   (492 words)

 Khairpur - Research the news about Khairpur - from HighBeam Research
rioting at 10 police sub-divisions of the Khairpur district exceeded 125,000 rioters, the...
to the census, the population of the Khairpur district is 1.7 million of whom women...
The accident occurred when the bus was attempting to overtake another vehicle near Khairpur, 190 miles north of the port city of Karachi.
www.highbeam.com /search.aspx?q=Khairpur&ref_id=ency_MALT   (983 words)

The history of the state of Khairpur is bound up with the history of the Talpur clan and its rule over Sind.
He honoured the alliance by assisting the HEIC during the Turki Campaign in 1847, but blotted his copybook by intriguing against them in 1851-1852.
Accused of deception and fraud, he was stripped of most of his territories in Upper Sind in 1852, being left with little more than his original emirate including Khairpur and surrounding lands.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Pakistan/khairpur.htm   (980 words)

 DCO Khairpur under fire for ordering raids
KHAIRPUR: The DCO Khairpur has failed to defend his orders for raids conducted on the offices of the EDO Education and the Accounts Office and has drawn criticism for his action.
Sources said that the Anti-Corruption Police of Khairpur and Sukkur, upon receiving the directives of the DCO, conducted raids on the offices of the EDO Education and the District Accounts Officer four days ago and had impounded the record of the said offices.
The DCO Khairpur was said to be under pressure of the anti-corruption team to withdraw the probe.
www.thenews.com.pk /daily_detail.asp?id=101320   (337 words)

 More than half of male population of Khairpur in Sindh booked as rioters
The figure of the registered cases of rioting at 10 police sub-divisions of the Khairpur district exceeded 125,000 rioters, the majority of whom belonged to the Pakistan People's Party.
According to the census, the population of the Khairpur district is 1.7 million of whom women make 45 per cent.
Commenting on the figure, the district police sources said that the assassination of Bhutto was not an ordinary incident, hence, the reaction was also of the same degree, which also attracted the criminals to have a field day.
story.pakistantelegraph.com /index.php/ct/9/cid/8c3d7d78943a99c7/id/314954/cs/1   (374 words)

 IUCN - Pakistan Programme
Khairpur, August 25: IUCN Pakistan’s Sindh Programme under PEP is providing support to Indus Resource Centre for strengthening the local governance initiative.
As a first step, capacity mapping exercise with IRC staff based at Khairpur was conducted on August 25, 2004.This would help identify the areas for capacity building.
The participants of the workshop said that as agents of change it is their first and foremost obligation to take this message to the community.
www.iucn.org /places/pakistan/news/006aug04.htm   (474 words)

 Plundering our past by Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro
All things considered, this is a remarkable achievement, as it serves as a springboard for further research regarding the Mirs of Khairpur.
When reading through the work on the subject, one comes across a passing mention of the necropolis of the rulers of Khairpur, saying that it is currently in a deplorable condition.
Mir Suhrab Khan was renowned for his exemplary architecture and left many imprints on the province in the form of forts, fortresses, mosques, Imambargahs and tombs scattered throughout the former state.
www.thefridaytimes.com /31082007/page28.shtml   (1185 words)

Makran, Khairpur (Mirs) and D.I. Khan are major date growing regions in the country.
Khairpur (Mirs) is therefore the right place, which must have the facility of full-fledge dry port.
Khairpur dry port will have a tremendous impact on Pakistan's export performance in the years to come.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2002/issue48&49/i&e4.htm   (2526 words)

 KHAIRPUR - Online Information article about KHAIRPUR
In 1832 the individuality of the Khairpur state was recognized by the See also:
Murad, cordially supported the British policy; and the result was that, after the battles of See also:
Meeanee and Daba had put the whole of Sind at the disposal of the British, Khairpur was the only state allowed to retain its See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /KHA_KRI/KHAIRPUR.html   (451 words)

 Thesis Library of Higher Education Commission
Weed Flora Composition of Wheat and Cotton Crops in District Khairpur, Sindh
A survey of weeds of wheat and cotton crops from eight Talukas of district Khairpur (Mir's) viz.
A general concept of area is given delineating Taulka and district boundaries that are supplemented with the preparation of layers for various physical features i.e.
www.hec.gov.pk /htmls/thesis/thesis_detail.asp?op=322   (454 words)

 PAKISTAN: Police allegedly poisoned a young man through anus
Mohammad Ali Mallah, whose hands were cuffed was brought to the Civil Hospital of Khairpur District unconscious in the early hours of January 25.
I was informed that although during the conciliatory meeting on 19 January 2007 called by Nazim of Khairpur District Council, Mr.
He fell unconscious and was brought by the police to the Civil Hospital of Khairpur District, where he remained unconscious for four days.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2007/2202   (2328 words)

 Main contest in Khairpur between PPPP, PML-F
KHAIRPUR: Some 297 polling stations have been declared sensitive, including those in Kot Digi Taluka, Nara Taluka, Kingri Taluka and some areas of Thari Mirwah, Gambat, Faiz Gunj and Sobhedero, the Election Commission sources here said.
In Khairpur, there are three National Assembly seats — NA-215, NA-216 and NA-217 and six Sindh Assembly seats — PS-29, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34.
All arrangements have been finalised in Khairpur for ensuring transparent, fair and free elections, sources in the Election Commission, Khairpur, said.
www.thenews.com.pk /daily_detail.asp?id=95406   (194 words)

 Khairpur, Pakistan News - Topix
Thursday, July 03, 2008 By our correspondent KHAIRPUR: The Chief Minster of Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, is posting his favourites in different departments, forcing officials to ignore merit and obey his orders.
KHAIRPUR: People in the Interior Sindh are facing severe troubles due to acute shortage of petrol, diesel and mobile oil in the area for the last three days.
Monday, June 02, 2008 By our correspondent KHAIRPUR: The under-trail prisoners of the Sukkur Central Jail-I climbed to the rooftop of the jail building on Sunday to press for acceptance of their demands.
www.topix.com /pk/khairpur   (1092 words)

 Bird flu scare reaches Khairpur -DAWN - National; February 05, 2008
KHAIRPUR, Feb 4: Confirmation of bird flu’s presence in some poultry farms in Karachi has adversely affected poultry business in Khairpur and other parts of northern Sindh.
District officer (poultry) Dr Inayat Ali Otho told reporters that there were no reports of bird flu’s presence in Khairpur.
However, he said, samples from 15 poultry farms had been collected and would be sent to Karachi for test.
www.dawn.com /2008/02/05/nat25.htm   (114 words)

 Family Planning Practices among Currently Married Women in Khairpur District, Sindh, Pakistan | The Communication ...
The investigation was carried out to obtain information about factors affecting use of family planning methods in the rural area of Khairpur District, Sindh, Pakistan as the basis for future communication-centred initiatives designed to enhance reproductive health in that area.
The research was motivated by data such as this: the contraceptive prevalence rate in Pakistan is only 24% in spite of the fact that 94% have heard of at least one method of family planning (Pakistan Fertility and Family Planning Survey 1997).
A pre-tested structured questionnaire was used during interviews with 300 subjects from the study area.
www.comminit.com /en/node/70922   (761 words)

 HEC to establish archaeology and anthropology museum at Khairpur
HEC to establish archaeology and anthropology museum at Khairpur
A teaching-cum-recreational Archaeology and Anthropology Museum will be established within the premises of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, as it is in this University that teaching of Archaeology and Anthropology is carried out.
The museum will display a representative collection, illustrating the arts, crafts and cultures of the country from earliest human occupation down to recent dimes.
www.kashar.net /technews/complete.asp?id=1294   (387 words)

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