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Topic: Thatta

  Thatta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the province was ceded to Nadir Shah of Persia in 1739, Thatta has fallen into neglect.
Thatta's monuments include the Jama Mosque, built by Shah Jahan in 1647-49 and lined with glazed tiles.
Thatta is home to beautiful lake called Keenjhar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thatta   (248 words)

 Pakistan Travel Web > Destinations > Archaeological Sites > Thatta
From the 14th century four Muslim dynasties ruled Sind from Thatta, but in 1739 the capital was moved elsewhere and with it Thatta declined.
Thatta has a very rich heritage of Muslim architecture during the era of the 16th and 17th century.
Sugarcane is the chief crop; camel breeding is significant.
www.travel.web.pk /destinations/archaeological_sites/thatta.asp   (633 words)

 THATTA: Books on Thatta history -DAWN - Local; 15 April, 2004
THATTA, April 14: The Thatta Heritage Society will publish fourteen books on history, literature and heritage of the district by October this year.
The meeting decided that an international seminar on Thatta would be held in October this years.
The meeting constituted a committee headed by Thatta Heritage Society secretary Dr Mohammad Ali Manjhi to prepare a report for the establishment of a museum in Thatta.
www.dawn.com /2004/04/15/local47.htm   (294 words)

 PARC || NSRI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
National Sugar Crops Research Institute was established by PARC at Thatta with the main objective of developing new sugarcane varieties with high yields and desirable agronomic characters.
Thatta is the place where many sugarcane varieties flower under natural conditions.
New sugarcane variety Thatta-10 developed by National Sugar Crops Research Institute (NSCRI) of PARC, Thatta was approved by the Provincial Seed Council, Sindh for cultivation in the province on 16th Oct. 2004.
www.parc.gov.pk /sri.html   (1224 words)

 Thatta Kedona: GOGERA FORT -- Preservation of Cultural Heritage
A road bifurcates towards north from Gogera town and leads to village Thatta Ghulamka Dheroka (TGD) in the backwaters of the Punjab.
Thatta Kedona is a project of the first Pakistan international NGO network in rural area where handmade quality dolls and toys are crafted using all indigenous material and traditional designs based on cultural and folklore themes.
Thatta Kedona-Village Toys from Pakistan by Senta Siller {48 p., ISBN 3-922878-85-4, ã 1994, DGFK (German Society for the Advancement of Culture), Berlin in Cooperation with Anjuman-e-Falah-e-Aama, Thatta Ghulamka Dhiroka and SPARC (Society for the Promotion of Art and Culture), Lahore}
thattakedona.blogspot.com /2005/03/gogera-fort-preservation-of-cultural.html   (15566 words)

 THATTA: Seminar on Thatta planned -DAWN - Local; 11 May, 2004
THATTA, May 10: The Thatta Heritage Society has finalized the programme to hold a two-day international seminar on "Thatta: Past, Present and Future" in October.
The meeting decided to invite intellectuals and writers of international repute from all over the country and abroad to read out their papers highlighting archaeology, history, culture and heritage of Thatta.
He said that the seminar needed be held in a highly academic sense so that its purpose was achieved.
www.dawn.com /2004/05/11/local43.htm   (260 words)

 Heroic Struggle of Sindh Against Feudalism (1500AD to 1873AD)
Shah Beg, on arrival from Sehwan to Thatta, found the Sodhas and Sehtas under the leadership of Mahmood, son of Darya Khan backed by Makhdoom Bilawal, were ready to fight against him.
The Portugese, on arrival at Thatta in 1555 AD and hearing of a compromise between the adversaries landed troops at Thatta, looted the city, set it on fire and left it with the biggest haul of gold from all Asia.
The latter appointed Shamsuddin as the ruler of Thatta
www.panhwar.com /Article02.htm   (9812 words)

 Thatta Monuments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Occupied by several different dynasties over the centuries, Thatta was controlled by Samma rulers in the fourteenth century when the earliest Sufi monasteries and mosques at the site were built.
The monuments of Thatta cover an area of more than ten square kilometers and are located on a ridge.
Despite its designation as a World Heritage Site, the government lacks the resources to conserve or effectively manage Thatta, and UNESCO is seeking financial assistance for the conservation of a cluster of 16 Samma-period buildings at the site.
www.wmf.org /resources/sitepages/pakistan_thatta_monuments.html   (206 words)

 Historical Monuments of Thatta - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports
At one time Thatta was important as Sind's capital city and as a centre for Islamic arts.
Thatta is an awe inspiring place, magical and yet sad.
Thatta, or Tatta, is a historic town of 22,000 inhabitants in the Sindh province of Pakistan.
www.worldheritagesite.org /sites/thatta.html   (361 words)

 Thatta Cement Company Limited
The Privatisation Commission intends to privatise Thatta Cement Company Ltd. (TCCL) through the sale of a minimum of 90 % shares on an as-is –where-is-basis.
Thatta Cement Company Ltd. is a public limited company incorporated in 1980 under the Companies Ordinance 1913 (Now Companies Ordinance 1984) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the State Cement Corporation of Pakistan (Pvt) Limited (SCCP).
The unit is located at 115 Km in the North East of Karachi at Makli-Ghulamullah Road, District Thatta.
www.privatisation.gov.pk /industry/Thatta.htm   (190 words)

 Pakistan Water Gateway - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
THATTA, Oct 14: The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture has appealed to President Gen Pervez Musharraf to announce a special agricultural package for water-strived districts of Thatta and Badin as was promised by him in his inauguration address to the Kissan Conference in Islamabad on June 10 this year.
They said recently announced agricultural package of the 50 per cent exemption to Sindh and 75 per cent to Balochistan in loan outstanding had already been extended but the facility was not enough for Thatta and Badin districts.
They appealed to the president that incentives and subsidies might be given in the districts to help stand firm the farmers on their footings and revitalize the agricultural sector.
www.waterinfo.net.pk /a_Detail.cfm?ID=92   (267 words)

 SDNP News
A one day seminar on the "Use of ICTs for development" was jointly organized by SDNP, NGO Unit of IUCNP and Sindh Graduates Association (SGA) in Thatta city on 14th of Oct 2000.
The seminar was the first of its kind in Thatta, attended by students, teachers, journalists, staff of govt.
SSP Thatta and president SGA-Thatta branch were also invited.
www.sdnpk.org /item11.htm   (258 words)

 Metroblogging Karachi: Thatta Kedona
Thatta Kedona (Village Dolls) is an organization which I feel is a remarkable achievement of a select few visionary individuals to be able to realize this problem and have come together to create change for the poor living in Pakistan.
This organization simply allows the poor people to be creative and use their limited skills combined with the limited resources around them to create a piece of art.
Have a look at Thatta Kedona to better understand this noble cause.
karachi.metblogs.com /archives/2005/04/thatta_kedona.phtml   (244 words)

 Thatta Kedona
The idea behind the Dolls of the World took birth in Pakistan when Thatta Kedona - a self help project - started in small Punjab village Thatta Ghulamka Dheroka in Pakistan and NGO Anjuman-e-Falah-e-Aama (AeFeA) was registered in 1999.
Thatta Kedona Annual Summer Acedemy was held in Karimabad.
Here are the project goals that Thatta Kedona is pursuing through blogging and trying to make a difference.
www.thattakedona.blogspot.com   (2997 words)

Bank’s $13.50 million ‘Supporting Vulnerable Communities in Thatta and Badin’ will be another big project for coastal zone of Sindh, based on the ‘socio-economic’ study to be carried out in three years.
Oilpalm plantation on 1000 acres at different four locations in the Coastal zone of Thatta district as mode farms along with Oilpalm extraction plant of 2 tonnes per hour capacity (Rs84.919 million).
Opel was of the views that coastal zone of Sindh has not yet been exploited and that Oilpalm plantation can bring a green revolution as it is the ‘Crop of the Future’ and can easily be substituted for heavily infested bananas and sugarcane, besides absorbing huge manpower resources.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Aug05/08/07.htm   (263 words)

 Thatta Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
In outskirts of Thatta, the Shah Jehan mosque is the masterpiece of mughal construction.
After crossing Thatta bazar, it is on right side of raod that goes to Badin.
The tomb slabs of women’s graves are embellished with designs of jewellery, necklaces, earrings and rings while those of men bear horse-and-rider motifs as well as floral and abstract designs.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Pakistan/Sind/Thatta-1303812/Things_To_Do-Thatta-BR-1.html   (1039 words)

 [docfilmunit]: Lahore Blogger Shirazi on "Thatta Kedona"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
twoday.net > docfilmunit > Thatta Kedona > Lahore Blogger Shirazi...
Thatta Kedona: The Toy Village of Pakistan documentary was released in in the movie theatre situated in the Centre of Berlin, Germany.
All the active volunteers from 2004 were present to see the three hours documentary.
docfilmunit.twoday.net /stories/703497   (227 words)

 The Kalri Lake Project Land For Sale
For sale: 100 acres land, including 20 acre lake suitable for resort, farm houses, orchard, hydroponics, aquaculture and or agro-industry.
01 Main National Highway, near Thatta, 110 km from Karachi, 90 km from Hyderabad.
PQ Falls and excellent picnic point and the old city of Thatta, Makli.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/7/prweb415816.htm   (740 words)

The project was based on World Bank's socio-economic study report on the coastal areas of two districts prepared with SCDA assistance and has a life span of three years.
The report examines the socio-economic conditions of the communities residing in the coastal areas of Thatta and Badin Districts and identifies constraints that need to be addressed in
It focuses on 175,000 to 200,000 households that live along the coast in the eight Talukas of two districts and to address some of the constraints faced by them, resulting in improvement of livelihood of the local coastal communities.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/July05/10/09.htm   (364 words)

 Historical Monuments of Thatta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Report of the 5th Session of the Committee
The capital of three successive dynasties and later ruled by the Mughal emperors of Delhi, Thatta was constantly embellished from the 14th to the 18th century.
The remains of the city and its necropolis provide a unique view of civilization in Sind.
whc.unesco.org /sites/143.htm   (50 words)

 Thatta Travel Tips - Thatta Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Tips and photos for Thatta vacations and tourism, posted by real travelers and Thatta locals.
Wear summer dresses, no heavy dressings since the temperature may be as hot as 45C in summer.
While planning your excursion to Thatta, watch local travel forecast and travel only if weather is expected to be cloudy or pleasant.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Pakistan/Sind/Thatta-1303812/General_Tips-Thatta-BR-1.html   (461 words)

 Thatta, PAK Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Thatta, PAK Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News
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weather.msn.com /local.aspx?wealocations=wc:PKXX0020   (70 words)

 Pakistan Times | National: Stormy winds hit coastal areas of Thatta
National: Stormy winds hit coastal areas of Thatta
THATTA: Stormy winds in coastal areas of Thatta district have disturbed the civic life for the last four days.
According to reports received here Friday, Ketibundar, Shahbundar, Jati, Kharochhan and other coastal areas of Mirpursakro and Gorabari Talukas are hit by the stormy winds.
www.pakistantimes.net /2004/07/24/national4.htm   (136 words)

 Thumbnails for Thatta Kedona - The Toy Village of Pakistan - Part 1 (Germany 2005)
Thumbnails for Thatta Kedona - The Toy Village of Pakistan - Part 1 (Germany 2005)
Return to Program DetailsThumbnails for Thatta Kedona - The Toy Village of Pakistan - Part 1 (Germany 2005)
Below are images for each minute in the program.
www.archive.org /movies/thumbnails.php?identifier=Thatta_Kedona_D_2005_Part_1   (42 words)

 The Yale Herald - Sep 24, 2004 - Thatta boy, Bobby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Yale Herald - Sep 24, 2004 - Thatta boy, Bobby
Six months ago, they said the Braves simply couldn't do it.
Please see the Contact page to reach us.
www.yaleherald.com /article-p.php?Article=3494   (740 words)

G), was inaugurated by The Honorable Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Forest and Wildlife, Syed Aijaz Ali Shah Sheerazi on Friday 19th May 2006 at Thatta Memon Jamat Hall Thatta.
Abdul Qadir Dawood, President Thatta Memon General Jamat (TMGJ), welcomed all honorable guests, in which he also briefed history of the Jamat.
Ada Muhammad Memon Taluka Nazim Thatta, Haji Muhammad Hanif Hashmani, Chairman Halar Memon Jamat Karachi,Haji Siddique Tahir, Chairman Thatta Memon Jamat and other well known personalities belonging to all walks of life also attended the ceremony.
www.newspk.com /pressreleases/05-06/22may06-pr2.php   (489 words)

 The Organic brew; pakistan, photography, qawwali, poetry & a general acerbic sentiment. » Thatta Kedona
I marvel at the industriousness with which traditional toys are made here, using anything at hand really - small chapoys made of reeds, miniature trucks, buses and other mundanities all crafted with an amazing amazing talent for improvisation.
The workmanship of the dolls and toys has acclaimed international recognition and clientele through their participation in numerous international events, exhibitions, fairs and display..
Please see this post about Dr. Senta Siller -- the force behind Thatta Kedona:
www.streetphotos.net /blog/index.php/archives/2005/04/10/thatta-kedona   (383 words)

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