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Fai·sa·la·bad

 (fī′sä-lə-bäd′) Formerly Ly·all·pur (lī′əl-po͝or′)
A city of northeast Pakistan west of Lahore. Founded in 1892, it is an industrial and commercial center.
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Faisalabad

(faɪˈʒɑːləˌbɑːd)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Pakistan: commercial and manufacturing centre of a cotton- and wheat-growing region; university (1961). Pop: 2 533 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1979): Lyallpur
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Fai•sa•la•bad

(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
n.
a city in NE Pakistan. 1,875,000.
Formerly, Lyallpur.
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Noun1.Faisalabad - city in northeast Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Rainfall recorded in Sindh; Shaheed Benazirabad 58mm, Mithi 48mm, Karachi Surjani 41mm, North Karachi 39mm, Saddar 25mm, Nazimabad 19mm, Faisal base, Jinnah Terminal 16mm, MOS 13mm, University road 07mm, Masroor 02mm), Sakrand 41mm, Kaloi 35mm, Chhor 22mm, Mirpur Khas 21mm, Badin 06mm, Hyderabad 05mm, Islamkot 03mm, Diplo, Nagarparkar 02mm, Punjab; Khanewal 38mm, Lahore (City 31, AP 22), Narowal 24mm, Bahawalnager, Okara 16mm, Sialkot 08mm, Islamabad (Saidpur 07, Golra 05, Bokra 03), Mangla 05mm, Jhelum 06mm, Kasur, Faislabad, Sargodha, Gujranwala 03mm, M.B Din 02mm, R.Y Khan 04mm, Balochistan; Khuzdar 17mm, Barkhan 07mm, Sibbi 06mm and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; Takht Bai 05mm, Cherat 04mm, Saidu Sharif 03mm, Dir 01mm Kashmir Kotli 02mm.
In a video that has been doing rounds on the media and the internet, the suspect, identified as Salahuddin Ayyubi can be seen stealing an ATM card after breaking open the machine in Faislabad.
The route schedule for Pakistan airlines are Istanbul, Ankara and 4 other points while designated airlines of Turkey are destined for Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Faislabad, Quetta and Sialkot.
Met Office has predicted widespread rains/wind thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) in Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir, while at scattered places in Malakand, Sargodha, Faislabad, Sahiwal, Multan, D.G.Khan, Bahawalpur divisions and GilgitBaltistan during next 24 hours.
Met Office has predicted widespread rains/wind-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) in Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir, while at scattered places in Malakand, Sargodha, Faislabad, Sahiwal, Multan, D.G.Khan, Bahawalpur divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan during next 24 hours.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted widespread rains/wind-thunderstorm in Sindh (Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi, SH.Benazirabad, Sukkur, Larkana divisions), while at scattered places in Makran, Kalat, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Bahawalpur, Faislabad, Rawalpindi, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, at isolated places in Sahiwal, Zhob divisions and Islamabad.
'There are 500 development projects in the Faislabad division and Rs152 billions will be spent on them.'
A westerly wave is present over Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faislabad, Sahiwal, Multan, D.G.
However, dust-thundershower/rain with gusty winds occurred at isolated places in Faislabad, Sargodha and Malakand divisions during this time span.
At convocation of Allama Iqbal Medical University Faislabad, Farhan Mustafa secured 23 medals.
FAISLABAD -- Pakistan and Tajikistan are negotiating to eliminate double taxation in order to promote bilateral trade on a sustained basis, announced Tajikistan Ambassador Jononov Sherali.