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  ShaikhSiddiqui Multan
Multan was sparsely populated by various Elamo-Dravidian and Indo-Iranian tribes for centuries following the decline of the nearby Harappa and Mohenjo Daro of Indus Valley Civilization to the east.
Multan was first visited by the Muslim arms during the reign of the Khalifa Abu Bekr, in 44 Hijri (664 CE), when Mohalib, the Arab General, afterwards an eminent commander in Persia and Arabia, penetrated to the ancient capital of the Maili.
From Multan he rose to be the Sultan of Delhi - Multan remained under the Tughlaqs until it was conquered by Amir Taimur in 1 397 CE During this long period the prosperity of Multan grew unabated.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /multan.html   (2763 words)

  Multan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Multan (Urdu: ملتان Sanskrit: Mulasthan मूलस्थान) is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan, and capital of Multan District.
Multan is known as the 'City of Pirs and Shrines', and is a prosperous city of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs.
Multan is a commercial and industrial center, it is connected by road and rail with Lahore and Karachi, and by air with Karachi, Quetta and Faisalabad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Multan   (2368 words)

 Multan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Multan is also known for its handicrafts, especially pottery and enamel work.
One of the Indian subcontinent’s oldest cities, Multan derives its name from an idol in the temple of the sun god, a shrine of the pre-Muslim period.
A.D. 641) by the Chinese Buddhist scholar Hsüan-tsang, taken (8th cent.) by the Arabs, and captured by Muslim Turkish conqueror Mahmud of Ghazna in 1005 and by Timur in 1398.
www.bartleby.com /65/mu/Multan.html   (226 words)

 Multan - LoveToKnow 1911
MULTAN, or Mooltan, a city, district and division of British India, in the Punjab.
The District Of Multan occupies the lower angle of the Bari Doab, or tract between the Sutlej and the Chenab, with an extension across the Ravi.
The early Arab geographers mention Multan as forming part of the kingdom of Sind, which was conquered for the caliphate by Mahommed bin Kasim in the middle of the 8th century.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Multan   (657 words)

 Multan Travel Information
Multan is is main city of Southern Punjab province, It has always enjoyed a great importance in the history.
Multan is known to be the oldest living city in south east Asia.
Multan is famous for the puppet shows a typical string puppet show depicting a legend from the numerous Sufi stories.
tours.hypermart.net /pakistan/multan.htm   (823 words)

 Pakvisit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Multan, one of the most ancient cities of Pakistan has the distinctian of possessing an almost uninterrupted history of religio-political activities spread over a period of not less than five thousand years.
On the distintegration of Mughal rule, Multan became a province of Afghanistan.
The last king of Sadozai dynasty was Nawab Muzzafar Khan, who died in action culminating in the capture and sack of Multan by Ranjit Singh in 1818.
www.pakvisit.com /pakistan/multanintro.html   (264 words)

Multan figured as the capital of an important province of the kingdom of Sindh in the writings of the early Arab geographers.
Multan Fort was built on a mound separating it room the city by old bed of river Ravi.
Baba Farid Shakar Ganj was born in a village of Multan, and settled in Pakpattan.
www.gerrystravel.com /gtours/newmultan1.html   (1336 words)

 Historic Multan
As Multan was once a centre for wood carving, some of its old houses have good specimens of woodwork on their windows and doors.
Multan, it is not surprising, is also known as "Mandinatu-Aulya", the city of saints.
The Shaikh was the son of Pir Sadar-Al-Din Arif born at Multan on the 9
www.heritage.gov.pk /html_Pages/historic_multan.htm   (1588 words)

Multan figured as the capital of an important province of the kingdom of Sindh in the writings of the early Arab geographers.
Multan city has the distinction of being the birthplace of three distinguished man in history Muhammad Tughlaq is said to have been born in 13th century in a hamlet and the place, which is known as “ Kotla Toleh Khan “.
Baba Farid Shakar Ganj was born in a village of Multan, and settled in Pakpattan.
www.angelfire.com /pa5/pakistanpoint/multan.htm   (1325 words)

 Thirsty Barmy Army go from Ashes to dust in bone-dry Multan - Independent Online Edition > Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Westerners are such rare visitors to Multan that the few England fans out on the streets yesterday were being stopped and asked to sign bits of paper by locals yesterday.
The Holiday Inn, the only international hotel in town, has been block-booked for the two cricket teams and the television crews, so fans were having to take their chances with the cheap hotels and guesthouses.
Multan is full of the madrassa religious schools that attracted such a bad press in the UK after the bombing attacks in London on 7 July.
news.independent.co.uk /world/asia/article326586.ece   (922 words)

 Multan ODI to go ahead
Multan city witnessed large scale arson by crowds who were protesting against the cartoons of Prophet Mohammad that were printed in Denmark newspapers and reprinted in many other European countries.
A top official of the intelligence bureau said that as of now there is no threat to the Indian team and hence the remaining two matches to be played in Multan on Thursday and last one in Karachi to be played on February 18 could go on as scheduled.
If the situation deteriorates further tomorrow in Multan then there is a possibility of match being called off because we would not like to take undue risk with our players," the officer said.
www.rediff.com /cricket/2006/feb/15multan.htm   (333 words)

 Massive car bomb blast kills 39 in Multan -DAWN - Top Stories; 08 October, 2004
MULTAN, Oct 7: At least 39 people were killed and over 70 injured when a powerful car bomb exploded near a place where a gathering was held to commemorate the first death anniversary of Maulana Azam Tariq in the early hours of Thursday.
Some news reports put the death toll at 41 and the number of injured at over 100.
Talking to journalists, Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi said that the Multan incident might be the reaction to the last week's blast at a Sialkot imambargah that claimed 31 lives.
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 News & Media ..: Hamara Multan :..
MULTAN: More than 8,000 lawyers of Multan and Dera Ghazi Khan on Friday boycotted their professional duties as a protest against the separation of Pakpattan and Lodhran districts from the Lahore High Court (LHC) Multan Bench.
The lawyers convention condemned senators and members of the national and provincial assemblies from Southern Punjab and their ignorance of the exclusion of Pakpattan from Multan Bench while it is still a part of Multan division administratively.
It said the detachment of Pakpattan district from the jurisdiction of Multan bench be immediately withdrawn and attachment of the Sahiwal anti-corruption establishment to Lahore and Lodhran with Bahawalpur circle be withdrawn because it was repugnant to the regions, circles and zones already notified by the government.
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 Multan industrial estate to create 100,000 jobs: CM -DAWN - National; September 23, 2006
MULTAN, Sept 22: The chief minister has said the industrial estate, consisting of 670 acres, will create 100,000 job opportunities in Multan while the excepted investment is Rs16.5 billion.
The people, he said, would be able to express their talent in their own language while it would also provide a platform to local artists to prove their capabilities.
During his visit to the under-construction building of the press club, the chief minister directed officials to accelerate work on the project for the journalist colony in Multan.
www.dawn.com /2006/09/23/nat30.htm   (397 words)

 Mission and Evangelism: Companion Links - Diocese of Multan
Multan Diocese, Church of Pakistan covers remote, rural region and spans a vast area of 500 by 200 Kilometres.
The Multan Diocese, Church of Pakistan is obeying the great command of our Lord Jesus Christ, to proclaim love and sympathy to every human being.
The community living in Multan Diocese expects to be directly in communion with The Community living at a considerable distance.
www.anglicancommunion.org /mission/companion/diocese/2004multan.cfm   (353 words)

 Multan - Pakistan Special Weapons Facilities
Multan is the reported location of an un-safeguarded heavy water production facility, with an annual capacity of 13 metric tons, obtained from Belgium in 1980.
The Multan facility, which is said to be co-located with or disguised as a fertilizer plant, could supply the Khushab reactor with heavy water.
Ltd., headquartered on Khanewl Road, operates three fertilizer plants in Multan, which were constructed in 1962 and subsequently expanded in 1978.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/world/pakistan/multan-fac.htm   (387 words)

 Karachi Whites v Multan
After being bowled out for 214, Multan had reduced the Whites to 89 for six in an inspired display in the late afternoon.
Earlier, a career-best four for 54 by left-arm leg-spinner Arif Mahmood saw Multan lose a clatter of wickets in the middle-order.
In the end, it was a magnificent victory for the Whites after they had conceded an 86-run first innings lead to Multan, who had suffered a 10-wicket defeat against Karachi Blues at the same venue last week.
www.cricinfo.com /link_to_database/ARCHIVE/1997-98/PAK_LOCAL/QEA/KARACHI-W_MULTAN_QEA_03-06JAN1998_MR.html   (588 words)

 Pakistan: Multan - photos of Multan on Worldisround
Multan - travel photos - Multan is a city located in East Central Pakistan, in the Punjab, near the Chenab River....
Multan is a city located in East Central Pakistan, in the Punjab, near the Chenab River.
Even though I have not visited Multan, there is some multani spiirt in me. My parents came to India from Multan after partition.
www.worldisround.com /articles/86927/index.html   (287 words)

 Multan City the City of Saints Online Shop of Pakistan
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Multan is a very old and historical city.
It has passed through many vicissitudes of fortune in its long and chequered history but has always been acknowledged as a place of great culture and civilization and has grown from strength to strength to occupy, as it does today, a very distinguished and honorable position among the cities of Pakistan.
www.multancity.com   (402 words)

 Multan declaration was a mistake: Ganguly : Cricket News : IndiaExpress.Com
Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has conceded that the declaration in the Multan Test against Pakistan with Sachin Tendulkar on 194 was a "mistake".
The Indian captain, who did not play in the Multan Test because of an injury, also made it clear that the declaration issue was a closed chapter and said as far as he was concerned it was a "non-issue".
As far as I am concerned this incident of Multan is a chapter closed.
www.indiaexpress.com /news/sports/cricket/20040429-2.html   (346 words)

 PAF Multan
PAF Multan is located in the Central Pakistan approximately 422 kilometers Southwest of Islamabad, on the Northern edge of the town of Multan.
PAF Multan is a Forward Operating Base with several aircraft disperal areas, and is served by a 10,000 foot long runway with a parrallel taxiway that could be used as an emergency runway.
Ikonos browse imagery of PAF Multan as of 1 September, 2001.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/pakistan/multan.htm   (128 words)

 Livius Picture Archive: Multan - Pakistan
After crossing a river that is called Hydraotes by the historian Arrian of Nicomedia but must have been the Acesines, the Macedonian army approached a large city, which is probably identical to modern Multan, a city now know for its graveyards, heat and dust.
Later, the temple complex became the fort of Multan, and was surrounded by a wall.
During the attack of the city of the Mallians, Alexander was almost mortally wounded.
www.livius.org /a/pakistan/multan/multan.html   (291 words)

 U.S. Embassy And Better World Foundation Sign English ACCESS Agreement In Multan - U.S. Embassy Islamabad Pakistan
Multan, July 7, 2006 - U.S. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker and Muhammad Arif Malik, Project Director Better World Foundation after signing a $198,891 grant agreement that aims to teach English to 300 students from government schools in Multan over a two-year period under the ACCESS English Micro-scholarship Program.
Multan – The U.S. Embassy and Multan-based NGO Better World Foundation today signed a $198,891 grant agreement that aims to teach English to 300 students from government schools in Multan over a two-year period under the ACCESS English Micro-scholarship Program.
He said, "The extraordinary success of the ACCESS English pilot project in Lahore has encouraged us to expand this program to Multan, where it will reach around 300 high school students, giving them the English language skills so necessary to compete for college admissions and later on in the job market.
usembassy.state.gov /pakistan/h06070702.html   (455 words)

 Multan Apartments for rent Multan apartment rentals, Multan furnished apartments to rent.
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Multan housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
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Aircraft Crashes - 1921 Aug. 24, England: British dirigible AR-2 broke in two on trial trip near Hull; 62 died.
Study of wheat marketing in Punjab with particular reference to Multan Division.
PARCO - the symbol of progress and prosperity.
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