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  :: NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar ::
Located at the gateway to Central Asian Republics, in the 2500 years old historic city of Peshawar, our university boasts a rich cultural diversity, and is steeped in traditions of hospitality, valour and frontier romance.
At NWFP UET we recognize the singular importance of research, and hence are playing a vital role in RandD since 1990.
Presently research activities are revolving around the areas including mechanical design, design of earthquake-resisting structures, mining techniques, processing of low grade industrial minerals and metalic ores, environmental management, water resources management and application of computers in engineering.
www.nwfpuet.edu.pk   (270 words)

  North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NWFP was an important borderland that was often contested by the Mughals and Safavids of Persia.
The NWFP remained heavily influenced by events in Afghanistan and the civil war led to the rise of the Taliban, which had emerged in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan as a formidable political force that nearly took-over all of Afghanistan.
The major language spoken in the NWFP is Pashto, and most of its residents are Pashtuns, especially in the lowlands and the southern areas of the NWFP.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NWFP   (1439 words)

 North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) is geographically the smallest of the four provinces of Pakistan.
NWFP was traditionally a part of Afghanistan, but was divided during British rule of India.
Pashtuns within the NWFP have sought to rename the province to Pakhtunkhwa, which translates to Land of the Pakhtuns in Afghan.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/NWFP   (500 words)

 NWFP to start interest-free banking -DAWN - National; January 19, 2003
This was stated by NWFP senior minister for finance, planning and development and environment Sirajul Haq on Saturday.
He said the NWFP government was also considering to launch an interest-free bank in the province.
Mr Siraj said that the NWFP had imposed emergency in the health and education sectors to utilize allocated funds judiciously.
www.dawn.com /2003/01/19/nat5.htm   (510 words)

 Draft TOR for NWFP
NWFP plays a major role in the economic upliftment of the poor people living in the forest areas.
A number of NWFP items are collected by the forest dwellers either for their personal use or for sale.
NWFP in Scheduled Areas: Gram Panchayats are provided with ownership rights on 33 items of NWFP occurring on Government land as per the Maharashtra Transfer of Ownership of Minor Forest Produce in Scheduled Areas and the Maharashtra Minor Forest Produce (Regulation of Trade) (Amendment) Act 1997.
fdcm.nic.in /tor_nwfp.htm   (3327 words)

 Easterbrook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The NWFP borders Afghanistan and is ruled by local warlords in a system scarcely changed for centuries, except that satellite dishes have been added.
Vehicles move in and out of the area at 30 miles per hour, max, and monumental traffic jams, paralyzing the highways for hours when one thug or warlord in his Toyota Land Cruiser refuses to yield at an intersection to another thug or warlord, are standard.
Helicopters approaching the NWFP are assumed hostile by local warlords; Pakistan Army attempts to assert jurisdiction in the region using heli-borne troop landings have always been foiled because the warlords know helicopters are coming.
www.tnr.com /easterbrook.mhtml?pid=1079   (590 words)

 "Checklist & Approximate Quantity of Non-Wood Forest Produce (NWFP) Collected from Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary" ...
Checklist of NWFP from the sanctuary is prepared on the basis of data collected over a period of one given month; it is subject to the season, availability, market demands and to the known trade outlets.
Trade in banned NWFP such as Trichopus zeylanicus; resin of Kingiodendron pinnatum, etc., was noticed during the study even in legal centres.
Many tribal NWFP collectors are in deep debt to the traders; lack of trustworthy financing institutions lead the Kani to such debt traps.
www.mtnforum.org /resources/library/menop02a.htm   (3761 words)

 NWFP set to introduce Islamic banking - JI MEDIA NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Karachi, Feb 18: Senior NWFP Minister and Jamaat-e-Islami provincial leader Sirajul Haq on Tuesday said his government was all set to introduce no-profit banking in the province "in real terms".
The NWFP government has also closed cinema houses and banned cable TV networks besides banishing the VIP culture in the province.
To a question, he said there were no Al Qaeda operatives in the NWFP and expressed ignorance about the whereabouts of Mullah Omar and Osama bin Laden.
www.jamaat.org /news/pr021903.html   (350 words)

 Indian Institute of Forest Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The seasonality of NWFP availability compels the forest dwellers to source their micro finance requirement for the usury system that is predominant in the local vicinity.
The appropriate NWFP value addition technology development becomes indispensable for the development of forest dwellers on one side and to conserve the environment on the other.
It is wise to diagnose the environmental aspects and all the possible impacts associated with a processing of NWFP from procurement to the consumption including the value addition part from environmental point of view.
www.iifm.org /research/es.html   (10229 words)

 JI Media News : Punjab arrests JI ameer after his release by NWFP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The NWFP government had issued four orders under the MPO for keeping him under detention, stating that his presence outside was detrimental to public peace and tranquility.
He charged that the NWFP government had committed contempt of court by submitting, on Monday morning, in the Supreme Court, which was hearing writ against the JI leader's detention, that the Frontier government was withdrawing the detention orders and then handing him over to the Punjab police instead of setting him free.
Amirul Azim said that Qazi Hussain Ahmad in his message to the nation has said that his detention is manifestation of the dictatorship in the country since he is campaigning against the military government, restoration of the Constitution and installation of an interim government for holding fair elections to restore democracy.
www.jamaat.org /news/pr012802.html   (742 words)

 4. NWFP'S STRUCTURAL FLAWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In the context of the NWFP, the minimum standard of being a full fledged citizen is of being a tribal leader.
While the NWFP provincial assembly is busy acting out its limited vision of governance, it should remember that the NWFP is not only one sect, but rather is composed of multiple sects and religious communities.
It is a fact that tribal leaders and jirgas in the NWFP are using the parliament to sustain conditions of impunity for themselves; to ensure that they maintain social control in the name of religion and deprive the general populous from information and access to education for women and girls.
www.ahrchk.net /qaumi/mainfile.php/0106/24   (427 words)

The main tenets of the NWFP are: 1) to protect and enhance late-successional and old-growth forest ecosystems and habitats for associated species; 2) to provide an ecosystem-wide framework for maintaining and restoring aquatic ecosystems; and 3) to provide for a sustainable supply of timber.
Although definitions differ by ecosystem, under the NWFP late-successional forests are defined as stands which are generally 80 years and older, and old-growth forests are defined as stands which are 200 years and older.
Old-growth forests, as defined in the NWFP, are a subset of late-successional forests.
www.doi.gov /ocl/2001/oldgrowth.htm   (1762 words)

 Pakistan Times | Top Story: NWFP Cabinet expanded, six new NWFP Ministers take Oath
PESHAWAR: The NWFP cabinet was Friday evening expanded when six new provincial ministers took oath of their office here at Darbar Hall of the Governor House.
NWFP Governor Lt.Gen (retd) Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah administered the oath to the new Ministers.
Speaking to newsmen, the NWFP Chief Minister Akram Khan Durrani told that new ministers were inducted in consultation of their respective parties.
pakistantimes.net /2004/07/24/top5.htm   (358 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Death toll in Pakistan's NWFP region passes 12,000
NWFP information minister, Asif Iqbal Daudzai, feared the number of causalities in the province would further rise as nearly 500 villages in five badly affected districts of the province remained inaccessible due to severed road links.
Army spokesman, Major General Shaukat Sultan had Thursday put the total figure at 25,000 including roughly 4,000 fatalities from NWFP from the October 8 earthquake, saying the exact toll could be ascertained only after access to remote villages in Kashmir and the NWFP.
Those injured and left homeless, especially in the hardiest-hit area of Balakot in NWFP, some 150 kilometres north of Islamabad, were complaining about the non-availability of relief goods as no rescue teams from the government had reached there.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/LSGZ-6H6DZ3?OpenDocument   (438 words)

 NWFP to take up transfers issue at NFC meeting -DAWN - Business; December 12, 2003
PESHAWAR, Dec 11: NWFP would make an elaborate case, at the December 12 meeting of the National Finance Commission, for seeking raise in the size of its annual straight transfers to be projected under the new NFC award, according to official sources.
NWFP receives straight transfers on account of net hydel profit whereas in the case of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan straight transfers come in the form of royalty on gas.
Tough stand adopted by the last military-backed civil government in the province over the question of getting net hydel projections reflected under the new NFC award and un-capping of the annual share was one of the core issues which the NFC could not decide amicably.
www.dawn.com /2003/12/12/ebr2.htm   (479 words)

 Nichols Pashto education policy and practice in the NWFP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pashtu language policy may be discussed spatially (Afghanistan, Pakistan’s NWFP, Swat State, 1926-69) and temporally (Afghanistan in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the British colonial period in the NWFP, the NWFP after Pakistan’s independence in 1947.
Yet in the NWFP Raverty notes (1860) that by the end of the sixteenth century competitive religious polemics were being composed in the Pashtu language, including Bayazid Ansari’s Khair ul Bayan and Akhund Darweza’s Makhzan.
The 1998 NWFP census noted that perhaps 73.9% of the population spoke Pashtu.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /salrc/afghanistan/lgpolicy/nichols.html   (673 words)

 Pakistan Times: | Top Story: Musharraf appoints Khalilur Rehman as new Governor NWFP
Beside this, he argued that the NWFP would lose the post of deputy chairman Senate, which was the only major constitutional position that the province possessed in the present set-up.
The NWFP's Governor-designate Khalilur Rahman, who would be administered oath on March-15, has said he was praying to Allah to enable him to deliver in his new job.
As Khalilur Rehman assumes his office as the 25th governor of NWFP, the office of Deputy Chairman Senate would stand vacant for which Naseer Mengal, Ayaz Jogezai, Roshin Khurshid and Fozia Fakhruzzaman are being considered as contenders.
pakistantimes.net /2005/03/13/top3.htm   (604 words)

 NWFP to have marble development institute -DAWN - Business; July 13, 2003
The NWFP governor and the chief minister also discussed with the commerce minister the trade potential of the province and proposed that this should reflect in the forthcoming trade policy.
The minister said that a display centre was being set up in NWFP in collaboration with private sector, which, he said, would help in promotion of trade with Afghanistan.
The NWFP governor and the chief minister are said to have told the minister that the provincial government needed support of federal government for promotion of industrialization in NWFP particularly in the area of mineral resources.
www.dawn.com /2003/07/13/ebr10.htm   (340 words)

 [Eco-list] NWFP gets Rs408m to counter drought   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
NWFP gets Rs408m to counter drought The Dawn, Bureau Report, 10/5/2002 http://www.dawn.com/2002/05/10/nat29.htm PESHAWAR, May 9: The federal government has released around Rs408m to the NWFP for the development works to be carried out under the donor-assisted Drought Emergency Relief Assistance (DERA) programme, according to official sources.
Official sources told Dawn that the NWFP had so far received a total of Rs408m from the federal government in two instalments of Rs270m and Rs136m deposited in the provincial government's account number one.
Large parts in the 12 districts of the NWFP, including a majority of the rain-fed areas, got seriously affected due to a prolonged spell of drought.
lists.isb.sdnpk.org /pipermail/eco-list/2002-May/002471.html   (428 words)

 Task force established in NWFP to combat hepatitis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The NWFP is the first region in Pakistan to launch such a campaign," the provincial health secretary, Dr Ihsan-Ul-Haq, told IRIN from Peshawar, adding that the federal government was working on a similar idea for the whole country.
All the districts in the NWFP were involved, with the three main components of the campaign intended to raise awareness amongst health workers, to hold public meetings in hospitals and arrange walks to raise awareness, Najibul Haq said, adding that his task force wanted to see the activities continue even after the campaign ended.
At present 18 percent of all patients admitted to general wards in hospitals in the NWFP suffered from hepatitis in one form or other, the chief of the NWFP government’s Health Sector, Research and Reform Unit, Dr Mohammed Rafiq, told IRIN from Peshawar.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=35819   (484 words)

 Pakistan Link Headlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This was agreed upon in a lengthy and detailed meeting with the NWFP food and agriculture minister, Fazal-e-Rabbani advocate, Additional secretary Ministry of food and agriculture, food and agriculture secretaries of NWFP and Punjab and a delegation of flour mills association of NWFP led by its chairman, Muhammad Naeem Butt, here Thursday.
This was a follow-up meeting to the earlier meeting of the minister with the delegation of flour mills association to discuss the ban on wheat supply from Punjab.
He said that the ministry of inter-provincial coordination is working towards resolution of all issues that need to be resolved between the provinces by discussion and dialogue.
www.pakistanlink.com /headlines/July04/30/08.html   (401 words)

 Biosaline agriculture in NWFP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Large areas (20% of the irrigated area) of NWFP suffer from salinity, sodicity and waterlogging, and this has a severe effect upon agricultural production and so on the standard of living of its inhabitants.
These were released in NWFP and Sindh respectively, although before our work it was not known that they also had some salt tolerance.
Tubewells are also not generally successful in NWFP due to surface ponding and perched water tables, where water stands over a hard, impervious layer within the soil.
www.cazs.bangor.ac.uk /salinity/reports/PressArticleRashid032000.htm   (1797 words)

The first Asia-Pacific school milk conferences/International Dairy Exhibition was held in Thailand during 1999 and the second one is being held in Shanghai, China from November 19 to 23, 2001.
In the NWFP the population of dairy buffaloes comprise 1.42 million heads.
In another study (Qureshi, 2000) the calf losses, irregular breeding, imbalanced feeding and ungainly loans caused a loss of Rs.1043.67 in the 4.87 million buffaloes and 10.38 millions cattle, kept on commercial scale in the country (having more than 5 buffaloes per herd).
www.pakissan.com /english/allabout/livestock/dairy/school.milk.project.shtml   (1157 words)

 PakDef Forums - MMA's policies in NWFP:
He said it had been decided that the situation in the NWFP demanded the federal government's attention and an "administrative action" would be taken by the government.
LAHORE: Reacting strongly to the federal government's conspiracies against the NWFP government and absurd language against Ulema by prime minister and cabinet members, the MMA has decided to halt the dialogue process with the government and continue protest in the assembly with all opposition parties until the rulers change their attitude.
He alleged that the NWFP Nazims' resignation was a conspiracy against the provincial government whose strings were being controlled from the presidency which was evident from the fact that they had not submitted their resignations to the chief minister, according to law.
www.pakdef.info /forum/showthread.php?t=4123   (6960 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Sikhs of NWFP regularly conduct classes for teaching Gurmukhi to their children besides morning and evening recital of Gurbani at their homes.
Sources said that NWFP Sikhs were also resentful of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) jatha leaders to Pakistan who often promised to take up the visa issue with the Indian government but ‘‘never keep their word’’.
The letter says that the NWFP Sikhs were primarily traders and in medical profession and were not dabbling in any political activities and it was their heartfelt wish to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple and five takhts.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/xml/uncomp/articleshow?msid=86371   (1081 words)

 Eligibility for applying against different categories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The NWFP General Self Financing Seats are open for applicants who are Bonafide residents of NWFP and FATA and children of Overseas Pakistanis of NWFP or of FATA origin.
To be eligible for NWFP backward area (PATA) seat, the candidate must have passed and F.Sc (Pre-Medical) from PATA in addition to the other criteria of eligibility for admission.
The candidates seeking admission against seats reserved for Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Northern Areas in NWFP Medical/Dental Colleges must fulfil the requirements as laid down by the Govt: of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Northern Areas for their admission in medical and dental Colleges of Pakistan regarding their nationality and domicile.
www.kmc.edu.pk /eligibility.htm   (1032 words)

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