Abdul Jalil, head of Pachaghan Dara clinic, in Afghania
Dara had been killed by unidentified men, locals said.
The word 'Pakistan' is made up of the initial letters of Punjab, Afghania
- the North-West frontier province - Kashmir and Sind, and the ending stan - land.
As they were talking in their native language, it was hard for me to grab much of it, but the names of places such as Wakhan, Afghania
, Islam, Nato, Taliban were comprehendible.
Alternatives included Pashtunistan, Pakhtunkhwa and Afghania
He said that firstly PML-N suggested Abaseen but now thinking over Afghania
Fourteen years before the division of what we used to call India, Rahmat Ali combined the Urdu word Pak, meaning spiritually pure, with Stan, meaning land, and wrote a pamphlet advocating the union of Punjab, Afghania
, Kashmir, Iran, Sindh, Tukharistan and Afghanistan - names that create the acronym Pakistan.
Launched three days ago, the operation in Afghania
and Ghain valleys has ended, police spokesman Maj.
Ironically, believers in the thesis that Afghanistan provides Pakistan with strategic depth are so scared of this shared bond that they had vetoed Afghania
- represented by the letter 'A' in the word Pakistan - as the new name for the province previously known as NWFP.
The issue was raised by late Bacha Khan with late General Ziaul Haq, who had offered to give a name to the nameless province, but later Gen Zia did not accept any of the three names Pakhtoonistan, Afghania
and Pakhtoonkhawa, which compelled Bacha Khan to abandon negotiations with the then martial law administrator.
ISLAMABAD, March 27, 2010 (Frontier Star ): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has agreed over the name of Afghania
The would-be suicide attackers had been arrested from Yakabagh Afghania
area on the outskirts of Shiberghan, the provincial capital, the deputy governor told Pajhwok Afghan News.
During this period, certain informal names like Frontier, Pakhtunkhwa, Sarhad, Pukhtoonistan and Afghania
were also used.