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Islamabad

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Islamabad is the national capital city of Pakistan located within the Islamabad Capital Territory. According to a 2012 estimate by the Census Department, the population of Islamabad including its surrounding territory has increased to 2 million and together with its neighbouring twin city of Rawalpindi, the greater Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the third largest conurbation in Pakistan with a population of over 4.5 million inhabitants. Since its foundation, Islamabad has attracted people from all over Pakistan, making it one of the most cosmopolitan and urbanised cities of Pakistan. As the national capital, Islamabad is the seat of the Government of Pakistan; the Presidential Palace is located here. Islamabad is also home to the Pakistan Monument, which is one of the two national monuments of Pakistan. Islamabad hosts a large number of foreign diplomats, politicians and government employees.

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Google previewBlackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)

Islamabad is a fine name, and the town which it denotes is the terminus of the navigation of the upper Jhelam. Boats do not go quite up to it, but within two or three miles of it, and there are a number of highly interesting places round it within a radius of thirty- miles. Though the second town in the province, it has only about 1500 houses, and its population is a little doubtful, as the statistician leaves us at liberty to calculate from ten to thirty inhabitants to the house. It lies beneath the apex ...

Google previewThe Living Age ... (1875)

Islamabad is a fine name, and the town which it denotes is the terminus of the navigation of the upperjhelam. Boats do not go quite up to it, but within two or three miles of it, and there are a number of highly interesting places round it wi.hin a radius of thirty miles. Though the second town in the province, it has only about fifteen hundred houses, and its population is a little doubtful, ...

Google previewUnder the Cover of Darkness (2011)

by Duane De Mello

As the seat of government and administration, Islamabad is a relatively quiet city of greenery divided into sections of government buildings, residences, shops and parks that are connected by broad new roads and modern commercial office buildings. Before taking a few hours of ...

Google previewGlobal Memoryscapes (2011)

Contesting Remembrance in a Transnational Age by Kendall R. Phillips, G. Mitchell Reyes

Islamabad is a city of wide boulevards and tree-lined roads. At night, speeding through the deserted streets, there was little to see.We arrived, exhausted, at our hotel at 3:00 in the morning ...

Google previewGeography of India [signed D.T.A.]. (1870)

by D. T.. Anstey

Islamabad is a town of some importance, and is distant from the capital thirty-five miles.

Google previewU.S. Geological Survey Bulletin (2007)

Islamabad is a planned city in a beautiful setting at the foot of the mountains immediately north of Rawalpindi, constructed to serve as capital of the newly independent country of Pakistan. Construction began in the early 1960's, following extensive surveys and planning. Since then, rapid growth of both Islamabad and Rawalpindi to a combined population estimated at 1 .3 million has made ever-increasing demands on natural resources and caused adverse effects on the environment.

Google previewDictionary (2005)

by Claus Peter Zoller

Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics. (Studies in Languages of Northern Pakistan 1). A sketch of Kalam Kohistani grammar. Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani (2005)

by Claus Peter Zoller

Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics. (Studies in Languages of Northern Pakistan 1). 1999a Asketch ofKalam Kohistani grammar. Islamabad: National Institute of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

The Central Production Unit, established in 1960,isbased at Lahore,Karachi and Islamabad.The NationalSound Library is locatedatits Islamabad office. The records pertain to every aspect oflifein Pakistan and these are lentto media in Pakistan and ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Marketing and Communication (2012)

by Frank William. Jefkins

Associated Press of Pakistan: House 7, St 45, Shalimar 6/1, Islamabad. IINA: International Islamic News Agency (see). International Islamic News Agency: Islamabad. Islamic Press Union: Islamabad. Pakistan Press International: Press Centre, Shahrah Kamaj Ataturk, Karachi. PPI: Pakistan Press International (see). United Press of Pakistan: 1 Victoria Chambers, Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)

by Peter Chalk

Islamabad banned the organization on August 25, 2008, in addition to freezing its assets and bank accounts and barring it from making media appearances. The TTP espouses ...

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A once solitary cloud
In the hot summer
A fast drizzle
No shadow
No rainbow
And far on the hilltop

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15/4/2010 (Sadiqullah Khan)
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