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  Lahore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lahore (Urdu: لاہور) is the second largest city of Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab.
Lahore is largely thought of as the cultural centre of Pakistan ever since its accession by the Mughal Empire since the 16th century CE.
Lahore city is bounded on the north and west by the Sheikhupura District, on the east by India and on the south Kasur District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lahore   (3156 words)

 ShaikhSiddiqui Lahore
The city of Lahore is located at latitude 31 ° 35´ N and longitude 74° 13´ E. The city occupies an area of over 2000 km²; and is expanding.
Lahore is also identufied with Sanghala, mentioned by Arrian and Curtius, the classical writers, as the stronghold of the Kathaean or Khatri tribe.
Lahore came under Muslim rule in 713 CE when Umayyad Muslim Arab army led by Muhammad bin Qasim conquered Punjab, and the present Pakistan from Kashmir to the Arabian Sea.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /lahore.html   (718 words)

 Lahore - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to Hindu legend, Lahore was founded by Loh, or Lava, son of Rama, the hero of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana.
Lahore declined after the reign of Aurangzeb; it was annexed in 1767 by the Sikhs, who, under Ranjit Singh, made it their capital.
When Pakistan won independence in 1947, Lahore became the capital of its West Punjab; from 1955 to 1970 it was the capital of the entire province of West Pakistan, composed of all provinces in the western wing; and upon the province's dissolution it became the capital of Punjab prov.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Lahore.asp   (518 words)

 itsPakistan - Pakistan - Lahore
It was then that Lahore became the centre of social, cultural and educational activities reaching the pinnacle of its glory under the Mughals who gave it its famous architecture including the magnificent fort, gardens, tombs, mosques and pavilions.
The Lahore Railway station is one of the oldest station in the country, and serves as the main connecting point for rail services to many cities and routes.
Lahore airport is one of the busiest airport of the country after Karachi international terminal.
www.itspakistan.net /pakistan/lahore.aspx   (1081 words)

 Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore Chitrkar, studio and gallery is a registered non-profit, non-commercial organization founded in 2001 by a group of painters, architects, writers, dancers and musicians.
A new forum 'Lahore Sudhar' is established to encourage public participation in the process of planning and execution of development projects.The citizens must have a voice in the planning process and public hearings must be held for all city projects.
Lahore Chitrkar attaches great value to awareness of our cultural heritage as a necessary part of art training.Tradition is valued not as convention and formula but as an artistic response structured in a local body of expressions and forms.
www.lahorechitrkar.com   (307 words)

 Lahore - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore (لاەور) is a major city in Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab.
Lahore has 8.5 million inhabitants and thus is the second largest city in Pakistan, (Karachi being the largest).
Lahore is largely thought of as the cultural centre of Pakistan ever since its accession by Mughal rulers since the 16th century A.D.This is apparent by the vast array of historic buildings, presence in architecture and scenery.
www.voyager.in /Lahore   (3041 words)

A town near Lahore was the birthplace of Guru Nanak, the 15th century founder of the Sikh religion, and Lahore was the capital from which Maharaja Ranjit Singh ruled his 19th century Sikh Empire.
Lahore was a cultural and intellectual centre during both the Moghul and British eras, and it's an atmosphere which still pervades today, but it is the diversity and contrast of the different sections of the city which make Lahore interesting.
Minar-e-Pakisan is a new landmark in Lahore and stands in the Iqbal Park to commemorae the date when a resolution was passed there back in 1940 demanding the cretion olf separate homeland for the Muslims of this sub-continent.
pakistansite.tripod.com /lahore.htm   (17719 words)

 Architecture of Lahore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Architecture of Lahore reflects the history of Lahore and is remarkable for its variety and uniqueness.
There are buildings left from the centuries ago rule of the Mughal Dynasty as well as from the era of the British Raj, whose style is a mixture of Victorian and Islamic architecture often referred to as "Mughal Gothic." In addition, there are newer buildings which are very modern in their design.
An interesting point about Lahore's architecture is that unlike the emphasis on functional architecture in the west, much of Lahore's architecture has always been about making a statement as much as anything else.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Architecture_of_Lahore   (172 words)

 Lahore Bazaar- If its In Lahore Its On Lahorebazaar.com
Lahore is also called by the Mahomedan historians Lohar, Loher and Rahwar, the origin of the last name being explained by the fact of its situation on the great imperial roads to Cabul, Kashmir and Agra.
The first royal emigrant from Lahore is styled in the archives of the Rana of Mewar, Khushala putra, ‘son of Khushala.’ From Loh, the son of Rama, the Ranas of Mewar claim their descent.
The lure and luster that attaches to the name of Lahore is not the work of one man; it is a heritage that has been enriched by the contributions of various people at different stages of history.
www.lahorebazaar.com /indexlhr.asp   (1968 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lahore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Data Durbar is the tomb of Ali Hajweri, the famous Sufi of Pakistan, where hundreds of thousands of people come each year to pay their respects and to say their prayers.
One of the entrance gates of the Lahore Fort The Lahore Fort, locally referred to as Shahi Qila (شاهى قلعه) is the citadel of the city of Lahore, in modern day Pakistan.
Lahore (Urdu: لاہور) is a major city of Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lahore   (1011 words)

 Conservation of the Urban Fabric of the Walled City of Lahore, Pakistan
Lahore is the capital of the province of Punjab, the most fertile area of Pakistan and chief producer of agricultural products for the country.
Although Peshawar was controlled by the Moguls and populated with mosques and gardens as Lahore was during the 16th and 17th centuries, little of it remains to be seen.
The Lahore Development Authority's Conservation Plan for the Walled City of Lahore is a series of recommendations concerning the physical decay of historic structures in the city, the "visual clutter" of newer structures and infrastructure, and the encroachment of various unregulated elements on the city's fabric.
web.mit.edu /akpia/www/AKPsite/4.239/lahore/lahore.html   (3135 words)

 Pakistan Travel Web > Destinations > Major Cities & Towns > Lahore
Lahore was a cultural and intellectual center during the Moghul and British eras.
Lahore is the second largest city of Pakistan and the provincial capital of Punjab.
The Imperial or the Badshahi Mosque is accross the courtyard from Alamgiri Gate of the Lahore Fort.
www.travel.web.pk /destinations/cities/lahore.asp   (649 words)

Some fragments of it still remained when Lahore was visited by the French traveler Thévenot in 1665; but these have since been totally effaced, and from that time all traces of Christianity disappeared from the place.
Down to 1889 the Lahore diocese was in charge of the Italian Capuchins, but in that year it was taken over by the Belgian province of the same order in whose hands it now remains.
The missionary centres are at Lahore, Multan, Firozpur, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Dalhousie, Sialkot, Mean-Meer, Maryabad, Adah, Sahowala, Khushpur, Francisabad, and Lyallpur.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08742c.htm   (684 words)

 Lahore travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore (لاةور) is Pakistan's second largest city, and the capital of the northeastern Punjab province.
Lahore was the capital of the Sikh-ruled state of Punjab until the British take-over in the late 19th century.
The Lahore Fort is a huge mass of a structure where the Mughals built their imperial quarters, followed by the Sikhs.
wikitravel.org /en/Lahore   (3265 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Sense of the City: Lahore
Lahore also forms the location of many of the writers' works - they are known as the "pavement pounders" who wandered the streets of Lahore, including Kipling.
Lahore as a city inspires the arts in all their forms.
Some of the most famous singers have come from Lahore and just the general population seems to be bursting with artistic energy, so that the little motor-scooter rickshaws, the lorries, the trucks, all of them are splashed with decorations and colour.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/3106541.stm   (822 words)

 Lahore City Portal - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore is a bustling city with long history and character.
Lahore is famous for many things, and food is one of them.
Lahore, Sept 7: Pakistan Cricket team captain Inzamam ul Haq’s hearing in the Oval Test ball tampering controversy will be held on September 27 and 28, International Cricket Council (ICC)...
www.lahore.com   (468 words)

 travel LAHORE tours.
Lahore is the Capital city of Punjab Province.
The Lahore Museum is the largest in the country and houses articles from all over the country.
The Lahore airport is only 15 minutes away from the main down town.
tours.hypermart.net /pakistan/lahore.htm   (754 words)

 Rediff On The NeT Special: The Lahore diary
Lahore's tree-lined roads, sleek buildings and forts and tombs belonging to the Mughal era make it a replica of Delhi.
But Lahore reached its peak of glory during the reign of the Mughals especially during the time of Akbar the Great, who made it his provincial capital.
Like Delhi, the Mughals endowed Lahore with some of the finest architecture that are preserved in their original grandeur.
www.rediff.com /news/1999/mar/04lahore.htm   (1233 words)

 lahore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore, the cultural heart of Pakistan is situated along the bank of Ravi River.
Lahore High Court is the oldest superior Court in Pakistan and its predecessors Court have been providing justice since 1866.
LAHORE - The historic Pakistani team that managed to record first-ever victory over India was way back in 1959.
www.connectexchange.com /university-of-engineering-and-technology-laho...   (290 words)

 Gardens of the Mughal Empire - The Fortress Gardens of Lahore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Construction of the Masti Gate of Lahore Fort has been attributed to the third Mughal ruler, Akbar, sometime around 1566, the same time that he was rebuilding Agra Fort (Khan, 1993).
If the walled city was the social and economic center of Lahore the fort was its dynastic and political center.
The walled city was the social center of Lahore and the center of its regional culture, but the fort was the political center of Lahore and at least at times the center of its imperial Mughal culture.
www.mughalgardens.org /html/fortress_gardens.html   (834 words)

 Pakistan: Lahore - photos of Lahore on Worldisround   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lahore is a city located in Northeast Pakistan in the Punjab Province along the banks of the Ravi River.
Lahore is Lahore; you won't find a city like it anywhere else in Pakistan or the world for that matter.
Lahore is historically a important city; it's been around for hundreds or years and has been ruled by the Moguls, Sikhs and British.
www.worldisround.com /articles/42780/index.html   (2844 words)

 Train to Pakistan 2004: Passage To Pindi: Ideas & Identities of India Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ochre, saffron or geru colour was included specifically as it symbolised an ideal common to Hindu yogis and sanyasis, was close to the shade of yellow demanded by the Sikhs and symbolised the colour revered by Muslim faqirs and darveshes.
There are crowds and crowds of people waiting at Lahore to receive this train and the first loud words shouted over the top of the hullabulloo that I hear when I enter Lahore, are.
Lahore Station at night is what Amritsar would be like if it was cleaner and less crowded.
www.chowk.com /show_article.cgi?aid=00003454&channel=gulberg&start=10&end=19&page=2&chapter=1&order=0#19   (5608 words)

 Lahore, Pakistan  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Although little industry is located in the city proper, Lahore serves as a distribution center for the heavily industrialized surrounding area.
Lahore is the site of architecturally significant buildings and monuments, many dating from the Mughal Empire (circa 1526-1707), during which the city achieved great prominence.
When India was partitioned in 1947, Lahore was made capital of West Punjab.
www.galenfrysinger.com /lahore_pakistan.htm   (154 words)

 City Updates
LAHORE: The LHC Thursday put off the hearing on various identical petitions seeking liquidation of four units of Ittefaq Group of Industries until September 20 as the counsel for one of the parties was absent.
LAHORE: Qadianis are enemies of Pakistan and they are conspiring to split the country, said Jamiat Ullema Pakistan (JUP) leader Qari Zawar Bahadur while speaking at a seminar held in connection with the 33rd anniversary of the decision to declare Qadianis non-Muslims.
LAHORE: The Punjab University (PU) should conduct research on the agriculture sector as the country's 65pc population is associated with agriculture.
www.thepost.com.pk /City.aspx?catid=3   (736 words)

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