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Its second largest province is known as Sindh with its capital in Karachi, which is not only the most populous metropolis of the country, but also, a commercial hub.
The province of Sindh has two gigantic seaports and both are located in Karachi.
The Finance Department, Government of Sindh has clarified the promotion benefit to the employees of selection Grade post holders to next higher status in same pay scale and option of pay fixation.
www.sindh.gov.pk   (184 words)

  
  ShaikhSiddiqui Sindh
The Sindh were in ancient times predominantly Buddhist and were in the process of coming under the influence of Hinduism when Umayyad Muslim Arab army led by Muhammad bin Qasim conquered Sindh, and the present Pakistan from Kashmir to the Arabian Sea, in 713.
Sindh is bounded by the Thar Desert to the east, the Kirthar Mountains to the west, and the Arabian Sea in the south.
The province of Sindh borders Punjab in the north and Balochistan in the west.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /sindh.html   (1205 words)

  
  Sindh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sindh is bounded by the Thar Desert to the east, the Kirthar Mountains to the west, and the Arabian Sea in the south.
Sindh was conquered by the Persian Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BCE, and became part of the Persian satrapy (province) of Hindush centered in the Punjab to the north.
Sindh was later made part of British India's Bombay Presidency, and became a separate province in 1935.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sindh   (3850 words)

  
 History Sindh, Invasions, Arab contact, trade, civilization, India, Pakistan, Islam
It is also asserted that the Arab rulers of Sindh promoted education and learning on a large-scale, and that Sindh experienced a cultural renaissance that outperformed the achievements of any previous era in the land of the Indus river.
Sindh was also a major exporter of agricultural produce and cash crops, as well as a variety of leather goods - including colored and soft leather.
In addition, there is the underlying assumption that the indigenous people of Sindh were incapable of producing anything of civilizational value on their own, and that the cultural and philosophical systems produced internally were inadequate, and needed to be replaced by those of outsiders.
india_resource.tripod.com /sindh.html   (4224 words)

  
 Pakistan :: Sindh
From the 14th century four Muslim dynasties ruled Sindh from Thatta, but in 1739 the capital was moved elsewhere and Thatta declined.
Situated on the outskirts of the new town it is surrounded by narrow lanes and multi-story houses made of plaster and wood which are top by badgers, the wind catchers designed to funnel cool breezes down into the interiors of buildings.
At Moenjodaro (Mound of dead) in the west bank of the Indus in Sindh have been found the remains of one of the earliest and a most developed urban civilizations of the ancient world.
www28.brinkster.com /pakistan4ever/htmls/sindh/sindh.asp   (1967 words)

  
 Category:Sindh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sindh is the south eastern province of Pakistan.
It lies at the basin of the Great river Indus known as Sindh.
The main article for this category is Sindh.
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 Sindh
Sindh, of which Karachi is the capital, stretches north on either side of the River Indus.
The name Sindh comes from the Sanskrit word Sindhu that means the divider describing the River Indus which divides the province into two.
Arab rule brought Sindh within the orbit of the Islamic Civilization and Sindhi language now came to be written in the Naskh script.
www.geocities.com /WallStreet/Market/9818/Sindh.htm   (762 words)

  
 History Sindh, Invasions, Arab contact, trade, civilization, India, Pakistan, Islam
It is also asserted that the Arab rulers of Sindh promoted education and learning on a large-scale, and that Sindh experienced a cultural renaissance that outperformed the achievements of any previous era in the land of the Indus river.
Sindh was also a major exporter of agricultural produce and cash crops, as well as a variety of leather goods - including colored and soft leather.
In addition, there is the underlying assumption that the indigenous people of Sindh were incapable of producing anything of civilizational value on their own, and that the cultural and philosophical systems produced internally were inadequate, and needed to be replaced by those of outsiders.
members.tripod.com /INDIA_RESOURCE/sindh.html   (4224 words)

  
 Occupied Sindh and Human Rights - Essay
Sindh was conquered by the Arabs in the "name of Islam" in the 12th century, and by the Moghuls in the seventeenth century.
Culturally and temperamentally, Sindhis are incompatible with political, economic, cultural, spiritual and social values and practices of the post-partition Muslim League leadership, the military-bureaucratic oligarchy and its capitalist, feudal and religious allies.
We would like to build a Sindh where children are recognised as persons and their rights enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child are respected.
www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net /articles/sindh.htm   (2149 words)

  
 HYDERABAD: Struggle urged for rights of Sindh: Motherland day observed -DAWN - Local; March 29, 2006
HYDERABAD, March 28: Sindh Taraqqi Pasand Party chairman Dr Qadir Magsi has reiterated his party’s opposition to the opening of the Khokhrapar-Munabao border and described it as a conspiracy to settle outsiders in the province.
Dr Magsi said Sindh was passing through a critical phase of its history and conspiracies were afoot to divide the province.
Sindh National Front secretary-general Gul Mohammad Jakhrani said the 1940 resolution called for sovereignty of states but it had not happened.
www.dawn.com /2006/03/29/local22.htm   (703 words)

  
 Scoop: Sindh Grievances in today's perspective
Sindh is a land which has been welcoming people of different faith, race, culture and ethnicity from centuries.
Therefore, involving the changing history of Sindh, as the parameters, in seeking the solutions on political or social issues or in claiming the native relation with the soil may not help those who believe in ground realities when addressing the issues of the day.
Instead of merging with the locals they regrouped and settled in urban areas of Sindh and survived to retain their ethnicity due to their size and established social background which was contrary to the locals.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/WO0406/S00254.htm   (1693 words)

  
 SINDH'S CONCEPT OF PAKISTAN
Colonization of Sindh by Punjabi-Zamindars and peasantry, under a long term plan with political over-tones to disturb the basic population structure to the disadvantage of the Sindhi people was seriously taken in hand during the Governor s Raj of this retired Punjabi-minded High Court Judge.
The plan to decimate Sindh as a political entity and permit its existence only as a district of the Punjab, seriously conceived under Shaikh Din Muhammad the first Punjabi Governor of Sindh, in 1952, was placed on the anvil in the shape of One-Unit.
Sindh Assembly and your government were therefore honor bound to resign your positions instead of obeying such a ukase from the Center as sheepishly as you did.
www.sindhudesh.com /gmsyed/nation/book5-chap3.html   (12676 words)

  
 Sindh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sindh is a repository of varied cultural values and has remained the seat of civilization and meeting point of diverse cultures from times immemorial.
Sindh’s cultural life has been shaped, to a large extent, by its comparative isolation in the past from the rest of the subcontinent.
Sindh is rich in exquisite pottery, variegated glazed tiles, lacquer-work, leather and straw products, needlework, quilts, embroidery, hand print making and textile design.
www.pakboi.gov.pk /BFacts/sindh_.html   (661 words)

  
 The Henna Page - The Encyclopedia of Henna - Henna Farming in Pakistan
In Sindh, the intensive henna-farming district is Nawabshah.
Farmers in Sindh raise henna, particularly in Nawabshah, the main henna-growing region of Sindh.
Punjab has hotter summers than Sindh, so the summer crop of Punjabi henna is superior to the Sindhi summer crop, and the Punjabi summer crop has the highest Lawsone content of the year.
www.hennapage.com /henna/encyclopedia/growing/Pakistan/index.html   (1339 words)

  
 The Use of Biotechnology to Improve Agriculture in Sindh, Pakistan - Farzana Panhwar
Sindh has a sub-tropical climate, which is extremely suitable for a large number of crops, but the farmers of Sindh are illiterate and they raise crops just by copying each others and do not take risks with their investment.
Sindh´s climate is extremely suitable for all kinds of melons, especially the seedless varieties, having more sugar to acid ratio, better post-harvest life, high yielding, more resistant to infections and diseases.
Since Sindh has good soil, favourable temperature and enough water facilities, if only little efforts are put in agriculture sector this province will bring about a revolution in agriculture and boost the country´s economy and bring the sustainable development to the country and peace globally.
www.eco-web.com /editorial/041203.html   (5488 words)

  
 World Sindhi Institute
Sindh Watch is a resource for information about Sindh, the southeastern province of Pakistan, and its people and culture.
It is a publication that features articles on various topics pertaining to Sindh and Sindhi life, regarding Sindhi culture, politics, economics, medicine, religion, art, history, the environment and the activities of Sindhis living in different parts of the world.
Sindh Watch is a quarterly publication of the World Sindhi Institute (WSI), with its headquarters in Washington, DC.
www.worldsindhi.org /sindhWatch.html   (220 words)

  
 Sindh Today . Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His case was like Rita Shahan’s case that left Sindh for the treatment of her uncle and partition took place in her absence from Sindh, making her unable to return to her native place.
The Autobiography of Hari Motwani is basically story of his early romance with a girl, whom he gives a fictitious name “Madho” and the story of his entire life is encircled by the unfulfilled desire of having her as a life partner, but due to social pressure of the family he lost her forever.
As she has defined in detail the difference between social life of Hyderabad Sindh and Lucknow, Puna, and other places shows that she is more that of a social critic than purely a creative writer.
www.sindhtoday.net /literature.htm   (10760 words)

  
 Large Dams and Huge Canals on River Indus Will Destroy Sindh Petition
On behalf of the people of Sindh, we appeal to you to use your good offices to ensure that no loan or grant is provided to the Pakistani government to build large dams and huge canals in Pakistan.
Sindh has not even been adequately informed on most of these decisions let alone consulted and sought her approval.
In spite of strong opposition that have included resolutions in the parliaments of Sindh, Baluchistan, and North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the present military government is once again pushing for the Kala Bagh dam and other dreadful projects to divert Sindh's share of water.
www.petitiononline.com /indus/petition.html   (1200 words)

  
 Environmental Pollution in Sindh, Pakistan - Farzana Panhwar
In Sindh and Pakistan the major air pollution is caused by fuel combustion in a primary gases states like: Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, un-burned hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen, sulphur dioxide and Aldehydes.
In some places in Sindh the well water at a depth of 2-6 meters is reported to contain aluminium about 24 ppm, while WHO standard for its level is 0.1 ppm.
Giardial diarrhoea is usually prevalent in Sindh and sporadic form and is the result of pollution on the river water by the human excrete.
www.eco-web.com /editorial/040924.html   (5840 words)

  
 SARDAR MAMTAZ ALI KHAN BHUTTO
And became the convenor of the alliance for Pakistan, returned beck to Pakistan and met with very huge crowed of the welcomers and once again arrested by the military government.
On 31st March 1989 he called the workers convention at Hyderabad Sindh and announced for a new political party named 'Sindh National Front' S.N.F. Once again he won the prvincial assembly saet on 6th October 1993 and became M.P.A form district Larkana.
Now he is the Chairman of S.N.F, which is the largest nationalist party of Sindh, and also the Cheif of the 'Bhutto' community of Pakistan.
snfsindh.netfirms.com /chairman.htm   (485 words)

  
 Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pakistan was formed on 14 August 1947 with two Muslim-majority wings in the eastern and northwestern regions of South Asia, separated by Hindu-majority India, and comprising the provinces of Balochistan, East Bengal, the North-West Frontier Province, West Punjab and Sindh.
To the west of the Indus are the dry, hilly deserts of Balochistan; to the east are the rolling sand dunes of the Thar Desert.
The climate varies as much as the scenery, with cold winters and hot summers in the north and a mild climate in the south, moderated by the influence of the ocean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pakistan   (4967 words)

  
 Sindh Programme - Educational Resources
The Lotus is now a largely cultivated vegetable in Sindh and is grown by the farmers and small landowners in Larkana and Dadu in their rice fields after loping the food crops.
The huge circular leaf of the Lotus is used by the pheasant- tailed jacans to lay their eggs in.
In Pakistan it is found in Sindh, Indus delta and along the coasts of Lasbela and Makran in Balochistan.
www.sindh.iucnp.org /reso4.htm   (966 words)

  
 Paktax
In the Sindh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1958, the Schedule shall be substituted by the Schedule-I to this Ordinance.
In the Sindh Wildlife Protection Ordinance, 1972 in Section 33, in sub-section (30, for the words “Fifteen hundred” the words “Fifteen thousand” shall be substituted.
Interpretation:– In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, the words and expression used but not defined shall have the same meaning as in the Sales Tax Act, 1990.
www.paktax.com.pk /Sindh.htm   (2376 words)

  
 Sindh - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hyderabad (Pakistan), city in south-east Pakistan, in Sindh Province on the River Indus.
It is an important commercial centre for the millet, rice,...
Karachi, city in southern Pakistan, capital of Sindh Province, on the Arabian Sea at the north-western edge of the Indus River delta.
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